TITLE: Assistant Program Director
DIVISION/DEPT.: Developmental Disabilities Services
REPORTS TO: Program Director
SUPERVISES: DSPs and Shift Supervisors
FLSA: Non-Exempt | Hourly
The Assistant Program Director (APD) is responsible for ensuring that our individuals have the supports and resources necessary to live meaningful lives, and that they align with their needs and aspirations within both their respective homes and communities. The APD is responsible for ensuring that the individuals’ wellness, nutritional, and healthcare needs are met. He/she will lead their assigned shift, providing hands-on coaching and role modeling best practices and behaviors for Direct Care Professionals (DSPs) as well as providing 24-hour assistance in periods of high demand.
In collaboration with a trans-disciplinary team member and under supervision of the Program Director, the APD is expected to promote an environment of respect, learning and independence for the individuals. He/she will interact with individuals and colleagues in a manner that stems from dignity and with hopes of fostering a true home atmosphere for the individuals. In addition, he/she will provide coaching to DSPs and Shift Supervisors so that their actions ensure the health and wellness of the individuals, support their independence, self-determination and right to take reasonable risks.
The APD will maintain operational efficiency of the residence, including fiscal, regulatory, policies & procedures, staff management, and quality improvement.
This position is located at our program in The Bronx on Henry Hudson Parkway. The minimum and has maximum salary is $49,000.00
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays
Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus. If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
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Benefits S:US offers an attractive compensation package which includes: Medical/ Dental/ Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; and Generous Paid Vacation time and Holidays.
Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others. We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values: respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement. S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals. To request reasonable accommodation or if you believe such a request was improperly handled or denied, contact the Director of Recruitment.