To direct and supervise all aspects of Riverside Work and Activity Center. To oversee 120 Adults with ID/DD and to supervise 25 staff members.
NATURE AND SCOPE
The Director of the Day Training Program reports to the Administrator. Reporting to this position are DSP staff, Program Coordinators, Production, Maintenance, and Office personnel.
The minimum educational requirements necessary to effectively carry out position responsibilities include graduation from an accredited college, a Bachelor's Degree in a human services field or a directly related field; at least five years of supervisory experience and two years of experience working with individuals who are ID/DD; excellent management skills to facilitate administration of the Work and Activity Center; ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and respect for the principles of client rights, confidentiality, EEO and ADA.
Directs and supervises all aspects of Riverside Work and Activity Center. Participates in admission eligibility of prospective clients and client discharges. Develops and implements in-services for staff. Supervises all staff. Evaluates programs and staff. Develops and implements of a marketing plan.
- Provides a program of services and support to coordinate the development, implementation, marketing and quality assurance processes of these programs,
- interviews, trains and supervises Program Coordinators, Production Supervisors, Direct Care Staff, and other support personnel,
- Participates in interview and assessment of prospective clients to determine if their specific needs can be met by program services,
- Monitors the effectiveness of Department programs through quality assurance procedures and develops new program concepts, continuously updating content to satisfy client's ever-changing and widely diverse needs,
- Monitors program content to ensure compliance with Federal and State standards and maintains eligibility for funding through the Illinois Department of Human Services,
- Participates in the annual staffing and assists with program development,
- Consults and coordinates with other members of the Interdisciplinary Team, including Nursing, Social Services, Psychiatry, Psychology, and Resident Services,
- Deals with transportation scheduling problems as well: accommodating client's needs, poor weather conditions, van maintenance, etc.,
- Develops new program content and revises and updates existing programs to meet an ever-changing targeted population,
- Strives to keep staff motivated, functioning as a team with opportunities for growth and development,
- Supports staff through periodic, actual hands on service to the clients, including toileting, driving the vans, leading recreational programming and managing behaviors,
- Confers with the Administrator on decisions pertaining to termination of personnel, budget amendments, proposals, and contract services with outside agencies.
Salary Commensurate with experience.
Position Available July 1, 2017
Job Type: Full-time