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This venue was created to help those members and others in the disabilities field who are seeking candidates for their specific management career opportunities as well as for candidates who are looking to connect with agencies to further their own career paths.  Both types of information are posted in this section.

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Post date: April 19, 2017
Chief Operations Officer - Franklin County, New York

Citizen Advocates and the North Star Family of Services
Malone, NY

Citizen Advocates and the North Star Family of Services (Citizen Advocates) is a multi-service 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides caring, professional, and certified care to over 7,000 individuals each year through its programs in mental health, substance use disorder treatment and prevention, and residential, habilitation and vocational services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Founded in 1975 as a small sheltered work program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, today Citizen Advocates is the largest private employer in Franklin County, NY, with a staff of over 700 employees.

The organization partners with numerous state agencies, including the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH),  the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), and the NYS Department of Health (DOH).

Headquartered in Malone, NY with an operating budget of $40M, Citizen Advocates operates extensively throughout Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Hamilton and St. Lawrence Counties in northern New York State, often referred to as the North Country. The large catchment area means the agency’s transportation systems log over 800,000 miles each year transporting clients.

Citizen Advocates is committed and passionate that their evidence-based, culturally sensitive, trauma informed and family/patient-centered care programs help their regional population address behavioral health needs that achieves best outcomes and improves quality of life for all.

Malone is located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains with the natural beauty of mountains, lakes, ski slopes, verdant valleys and steep cliffs. The Adirondack Region is home to the largest protected natural area in the lower 48 states. The Adirondack Park covers six million acres, and is almost the land size of the state of Massachusetts. Malone is about 50 miles from Lake Placid, 80 miles from Burlington Vermont and 70 miles from Montreal, Canada. The community has long been attractive to those seeking rural living, coupled with a love of the outdoors while still being an easy drive from cultural and other large city attractions in Montreal.

To learn more about all of Citizens Advocates visit http://www.citizenadvocates.net.

THE POSITION

The COO has the responsibility and authority for all aspects of Citizen Advocates’ operations. S/he is responsible for ensuring programs operate in compliance with CA’s policies and practices, Council on Quality and Leadership Accreditation Standards and State and Federal requirements. The COO provides leadership and direction to the heads of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, Facilities and Transportation, and Information Technology. S/he directs and monitors the consistent implementation of the CA’s strategic plan.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for ensuring program delivery within the core lines of Citizen Advocates’ business, behavioral health and intellectual/developmental disabilities are soundly managed, and that best practices are deployed that lead to positive outcomes for all clients.
  • Provide strong and inspirational day-to-day leadership and oversee all administrative/operational functions.
  • Support an open door policy among all staff; cultivate the values of a client driven culture throughout the organization.
  • Work with the Director of Information Technology to ensure the organization’s current technology needs are properly addressed. Be strategic in continual examination of the benefits of new hardware and software.
  • Ensure that the organizations’ programs are in compliance with all federal state, funding, and city regulations, certifications, and licensing requirements.
  • Lead and manage training and ongoing development for staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible professional management experience in human service program delivery, including knowledge of compliance standards and fiscal regulations with a minimum of five years in a leadership role.
  • A proven track record of success as a strong, collaborative internal manager and external representative of an organization.
  • Exceptional capacity for managing and leading people.
  • A team builder who has experience in managing organizational change including complexity of systems and communication between programs.
  • Knowledgeable in the fields of behavioral health and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities or related experience within comparable human service delivery organization.
  • An ability to develop, manage and assess budgets and financial reports in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
  • Strong planning and organizational skills; effectively interacting with a large workforce and client base.
  • Comfortable initiating new projects, able to work self-directed, have good instincts and a willingness to ask for help when required.
  • Capacity to help staff establish goals and objectives and to be accountable for outcomes, develop and empower top-notch leaders from the bottom up and cultivate teamwork.
  • A creative and energetic personality with strong interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent advanced degree or an advanced non-Human Services related degree.

To apply, or for more information: citizen@drgnyc.com

Post date: April 14, 2017
Senior Home Manager II - Savannah, Georgia

United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia, Inc.
Atlanta, GA

ORGANIZATION

United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia, Inc. ensures that individuals who have disabilities within our care live a "Life without Limits"! Founded by individuals who cared about the quality of life for people with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities, UCP of Georgia has, for over 50 years, improved the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and their families. UCP of Georgia provides services and programs for adults with disabilities addressing physical and health needs, encouraging their educational development and offering opportunities for true integration into the community. The organization has an annual budget of $22m and a staff of 600 employees who are committed to the mission of the organization. United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia is an affiliate of United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc., a national organization recognized for quality services, and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).

DESCRIPTION

Would you like to work for a company that makes a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities every day? If so, United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia (UCP) is the place for you! 

At UCP our individuals with disabilities are our most valuable asset – we put them first! We are inspired, optimistic, committed, and believe that a life without limits is the most important aspect of anyone’s experience. Our successes solely depend on our employees who believe in leadership at every level, are committed to a good to great mindset, and most importantly FUN!  

We are looking for a Senior Home Manager II for the Savannah, GA area. 

POSITION

The Senior Home Manager II (Savannah, GA) will be responsible for training and supporting 4-8 individuals (2 separate residential locations) who have intellectual and/or physical disabilities in a group living or 1:1 residential setting.  Manages the all of the Community Living Coaches, administrative duties, payroll, performance evaluations, assists with the self-administration of medications, daily living skills, lifting/transferring and transporting to/from day programs and community activities. This is a full-time, salaried position.

I. Training/Program Responsibilities:

  • A. Implements activities as coordinated by Consumer Support team which reflect training objectives in each individual’s service plan.
  • B. Ensure that each resident is engaged in activities of choice, which reinforces ISP goals and are person centered.
  • C. Promptly reports any emergency/crisis situation to supervisor and complies with internal and external reporting requirements.
  • D. Coordinates transportation and supervision for residents as dictated by individual program.

II. Responsibilities Relating to Health and Safety

  • A. Utilizing monthly site visit tool, inspects home to ensure that home meets all safety requirements, checking for clutter and dangerous objects,.
  • B. Corrects deficiencies and submits written reports as required by internal guidelines.
  • C. Ensures evacuation drills, both fire and severe weather; records results of each drill are done per standards and licensure requirements
  • D. Follow program plan for meeting all potential emergencies and disasters, such as medical, fire, severe weather and missing persons. Discusses with Consumer Support team specific role relating to each emergency.

III. Administrative Responsibilities

  • A. Ensures compliance in the area of responsibility during assigned hours with local, state and federal rules and regulations applying to Community Living Arrangement and UCP Community Living Services.
  • B. Ensures compliance with the organization policies and procedures governing the use of behavior management programs for controlling maladaptive or problem behavior.
  • C. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures to ensure that confidentiality requirements are upheld.
  • D. Supports and protects the fundamental human, civil, constitutional and statutory rights of clients and families as defined by agency.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

Minimally qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or a closely related field. Additionally, previous 1 year experience is required. Please include your salary history and requirements in your letter of interest for the position. UCP offers a competitive salary & full benefits including health & dental benefits, a 403b retirement plan, company paid life insurance and vacation package. The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and pass drug and background checks. UCPGA is an EOE&DFWP employer.

Full-time employees are eligible for an excellent benefits package to include but not limited to health & dental insurance, 403b retirement account, company paid life insurance and leave time.

Must have a valid driver’s license, experience working with Microsoft systems, pass drug test and background check. United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia is an equal employment opportunity and drug free workplace employer.

Please apply for the position via the company website www.ucpga.org using the Careers tab.

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