TITLE: Program Director, Residential Services
DIVISION/DEPT: Developmental Disabilities Services/Residential Services
REPORTS TO: Regional Coordinators
SUPERVISES: Assistant Program Directors, Shift Supervisors, Direct Support Professionals
The Developmental Disabilities Division believes that our role in supporting people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is to live meaningful lives as determined by the person. All persons shall live a life with dignity conforming to each personal value system. Our philosophy is for the people we serve to be part of the community, to live fulfilling lives driven by their choices and to be as independent as possible. Our mission is to accomplish this with well-trained staff, access to the quality health care, clinical supports, and a clean and safe home.
The Program Director is an empathetic and compassionate leader who will focus on enhancing the quality of life of all the people supported in their respective program. They will lead their program and staff and ensure that they are continuously improving the quality of the programs and providing excellent quality of life for the people we support. They will be responsible for ensuring that they are meeting the regulatory and quality standards. They will ensure that people supported are treated with dignity and respect. They will focus on developing strategies to educate, develop their team so that the mission, vision and values of the organization are achieved. The leader will ensure that the expectations and desires of the people supported and their circle of support are met. They will provide transformational leadership that positions the residential team to adapt to changes in people’s needs as they arise. They will manage and lead their team and provide 24-hour support in emergency situations. This will include all aspects of their program including direct care.
This position is located at our program located on Graff Street in The Bronx with a salary of $64,000
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Person Centered Planning
KEY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
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.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
· Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
· Experience working with people with IDD.
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.
Basic computer skills (e.g. MS Office suite and Windows).
Driver’s License preferred
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.