Director Adult Services
As negotiated in employment letter
VP Adult Services
The primary function of the Director of Adult Services is to support the mission, vision and values of Capper Foundation by exhibition the following behaviors: ability and commitment to identify strengths, genuine respect for diverse perspectives and life styles, a capacity to listen and reflect, skill and creativity in helping people become more aware and confident of their own abilities, to help the individual or group assume decision-making and action, knowledge about how to gain access to information and ability to reflect and criticize ongoing process, including one’s own role in those processes.
- Develop, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate activities/services of Adult Day, Residential and Employment Services
- Ensure all Federal, State, local service delivery and Article 63 – Developmental Disabilities licensing requirements are met
- Participate in all CDDO related meetings
- Monitor adult services are provided according to agency policies and protocols
- Provide, training, supervision, guidance/instruction and evaluation of Managers and other assigned staff
- Conduct supervision meetings on a weekly basis
- Monitor that DSP and program coordinator performance evaluations are completed per agency protocols
- Review counseling statements and provide input and guidance to the supervisory staff
- Facilitate the regularly scheduled adult services management staff team meetings
- Attend internal and external committee meetings as scheduled
- Facilitate scheduled parent/guardian meetings
- Provide input into strategic planning process
- Provide input into budget development
- Promote effective mission-based management
- Support the mission and practices of Capper Foundation and participate in organizational activities.
- Follow organizational policies
- All other duties as assigned
- College degree in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, special education or related health and human services field
- Experience in IDD Waiver services and/or non-profit services
- Supervisory experience
- Read, write and speak fluent English
- Must be able to pass background checks and drug test per agency procedures
- Must complete orientation training and maintain training certification based on agency procedures
- Lift up to 25 pounds
- Majority of the time is spent in office setting and occasionally in the areas day and residential services are provided.
- May need to respond and assist staff support persons displaying aggressive behavior
- Direct contact with individuals who are severely physically and/or developmentally disabled and who may exhibit unpredictable behavior and uncontrollable outbursts. The physical characteristics of the work environment are such that noise and odor control procedures are required. May work with individuals with Hepatitis B and/or other blood borne pathogens.