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Vice President of Adult Services

Topeka, KS
Organization: Capper Foundation
Job Title: Vice President of Adult Services
Job Classification: Exempt, Full-time
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Reporting Relationship: President and CEO

Primary Accountabilities: The primary function of the VP Adult Services is to support the mission, vision and values of Capper Foundation by exhibiting 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.

Major Duties:
  • Directs Intellectual Developmental Disability (IDD) Services, and the development of additional services.
  • Develops, coordinates and evaluates activities and services of the Adult Day, Residential, Employment Services and other services provided by Capper.
  • Participates as a member of the Senior Management Team.
  • Participates on the Program and Services Board Committee and the Governmental Affairs Committee.
  • Participates as a member of the Grant Committee.
  • Provides supervision and evaluation of Directors in Adult Services as assigned.
  • Promotes effective mission-based management.
  • Supports the mission and practices of Capper and participates in organizational activities.
  • Follows organizational policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Equivalent education, experience, and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirements.
  • Experience in IDD Waiver services and/or non-profit services required.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience as a supervisor required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high energy environment.
  • Self starter who is challenged by high expectations and significant responsibility and able to exercise his/her authority independently to effectively accomplish goals and objectives.
  • Superior interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to understand and translate information for all audiences and to be an articulate, outgoing and motivational spokesperson for Capper.
  • Strong influencing and relationship building skills with an ability to quickly establish credibility with a wide variety of constituencies.
  • Innovative and creative thinker who generates new ideas to accomplish organization objectives.
  • Read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Must be able to pass background checks and drug test per Capper procedures.
Training Requirements:
  • Must complete orientation training and maintain training certification based on Capper procedures.
Physical Demands:
  • Ability to lift up to thirty (30) pounds.
  • Regularly required to speak and hear, sit, stand, walk, reach and use hands.
  • Required to read computer screens for an extended period of time.
  • Frequently bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, walk and respond to aggressive behavior with prescribed techniques.
Work Environment:
  • 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.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor.
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