Services for the Underserved

Assistant Program Director

Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Category
Developmental Disabilities
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you have what it takes to promote Services for the Underserved’s (S:US) mission of transforming the lives of New Yorkers with life circumstances marked by homelessness, poverty, disabilities, addiction and mental health challenges?

 

If this sounds like you, apply for a fulltime Assistant Program Director (APD) position at S:US!

 

You will be joining a dedicated workforce of 2,400 employees serving over 37,000 individuals and families in New York City. S:US is committed to providing you with every opportunity to learn and grow professionally, and find a career path.

The ideal candidate will have passion for working with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Services are provided in OPWDD-certified programs throughout New York City .

                   This position is located at our Buffalo IRA located on Buffalo Ave in Brooklyn,New York

The Assistant Program Director (APD) is responsible for ensuring 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Promotes the independence and self-determination of individuals, utilizing person-centered practices that focus on the individuals’ strengths and preferences while simultaneously addressing their needs.

·         Manage the holistic healthcare, nutrition, and wellness of individuals including tracking appointments, communicating with the CMS, Nurse, relevant doctors and managers.

·         Role model the necessary behaviors that support independence and the aspirational desires of the individuals.

·         Supports the mission, vision, values of S:US.
Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by Program Director or designee

 

Benefits Overview:

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

 

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

·         Associate’s Degree in a related field and/or five years’ experience in ID/DD or related supervisory/management experience  in a residential setting.

·         Effective written and oral communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

·         AMAP; SCIP-R; CPR & First Aid is needed, but not required.

  • Note: S:US will provide on-the-job training for such certifications.
    ·         Behavior Tech Training preferred.  

Computer skills (e.g. MS Office suite and Windows

Company Overview

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.

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