AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
The Program Director is a key position that is responsible for providing leadership and management of Dungarvin’s supported living and other services. Under the supervision of the Area Director, the Program Director focuses on achieving valued outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities, management of employees, and working collaboratively with people inside and outside of the organization in the provision of supported living services. The Program Director may also have additional responsibilities, such as case management, supervision of supported employment or recreational services, etc.
Program Directors should be a role model for Dungarvin employees, by virtue of the manner in which they work with individuals with disabilities and their “community support teams.” Program Directors should also model appropriate behavior for other “team” members by proactively identifying issues and constructively working to solve problems. Program Directors accept responsibility for overall coordination of the efforts of the “community support team” to include individuals with developmental disabilities in the life of their communities.
- Must have a background in human services or in management (with experience and training that prepares them for working with people with disabilities).
A bachelor’s degree in a human service or related field and with at least one year of experience in working with people with developmental disabilities. Transcripts will be requested as proof of graduation.
Experience in managing budgets and in staff supervision is desirable.
M ust have good decision-making, time-management, and communication skills.
Other desirable professional and personal traits include responsibility, maturity, and flexibility.
Dungarvin is a national organization of privately owned companies that are dedicated to providing high quality, community-based supports to...