Program Director (North Austin) in Austin, TX at D&S Community Services

Date Posted: 9/2/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/2/2020

Job Description

  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Oversees the hiring/termination of all staff for the area, assuring adequate staffing to meet office and home needs within established organization budgetary guidelines.
    • Regularly monitors hours worked and payroll reports to ensure optimal hours are not exceeded.
    • Assures that all staff hired meet organizational requirements for their positions and ensures that appropriate training is provided for all staff.
    • Provides direct supervision for assigned professional staff and house managers.
    • Works with professional staff and house managers to assure consumers’ individual needs are addressed.
    • Works with Area Director (or assigned supervisor) to maintain program within assigned budgetary guidelines.
    • Works with Placement Team to assure census is consistent and ensures placements are appropriate.
    • Works with all staff to assure quality assurance standards are consistently met so as to ensure programs are prepared for surveys at all times.
    • Responds or delegates the appropriate person to respond to crisis situations.
    • Works with Area Director (or assigned supervisor) to ensure timely submission of BOW documents.
    • Assures maintenance program is effective in maintaining the safety and appearance of homes and office space.
    • Conducts at least one (1) unannounced visit at each group home monthly.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a college degree.
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in a supervisory and/or management position.
  • 3 years experience in planning and providing direct services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, problem solving and analytical skills and ability is required.
  • Ability to handle and organize multiple tasks and projects simultaneous.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Must have the ability to deal tactfully with others, exercise good judgment, effectively communicate, understand and follow instructions, and express ideas in a professional manner.
  • Maintain valid driver’s license and meet D&S’ driver eligibility requirements.
  • Acceptable driving record and background check.
  • Able to pass all required training.

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