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Assistant Director of Program Services 

Category Social Services, Human Services, Case Management  
Description

The Assistant Director of Program Services is responsible for the supervision of all the staff that provide therapeutic day training and prevocational services to people with intellectual and related disabilities. This role supervises the program operations of PRIDE, Enable, Employment Resource Center, Fine & Performing Arts/VIA, KR Culinary, and other programs or projects as directed.

Embrace Opportunity Village core values by cultivating positive and meaningful CONNECTIONS with colleagues, clients, family members, and caregivers. Demonstrate ENTHUSIASM, high standards of PRODUCTIVITY, authentic STEWARDSHIP, and consistent participation in individual and team DEVELOPMENT. Reinforce and positively engage in Opportunity Village’s organizational culture supporting choice and creativity of clients and of staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Duties for this position will include, but are not limited to, assisting in the oversight of services provided to individuals with complex behavior support needs, crisis response, behavior management, and staff training.
  2. This incumbent will also seek out new business opportunities in long-term care and related fields.
  3. Assist in creating and maintaining close relationships with families, guardians, caregivers, other providers, regulatory agencies, funders, and the community.
  4. Develop program budgets and supervise the management of expenses within budgets.
  5. Maintain basic health and safety principles and requirements sufficient to ensure that the safety needs of clients and staff are met.
  6. Adhere to professional and ethical guidelines for treatment staff, federal, state and county programs, laws and regulations.
  7. Provide instruction to staff of techniques and methodologies used successfully to deliver services to persons with developmental disabilities and related conditions.
  8. Supervises and assists case management team to ensure that treatment requirements for clients are met and both internal and external deadlines are met.
  9. Measures principles sufficient to develop valid, reliable measure of client needs.
  10. Provides theories, practices and methods of providing crisis response.
  11. This position requires travel to all OV campuses and other off-campus meetings and events.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Program Managers for PRIDE and Enable, ERC, and FPA/VIA
 
Position Requirements

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals receiving services and their families and caregivers, co-workers and supervisors (verbal and written) to ensure a common understanding of programming needs and methodologies.
  • Thorough understanding of the principles that guide the provision of services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families.
  • Professional experience in developmental disabilities program services and supervision of professional staff.
  • Possess and display social perceptiveness to assess and understand other’s reactions and behaviors.
  • Visionary leadership skills and the ability to remain calm stressful and critical situations.
  • Support, lead, mentor, and motivate high performing staff.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field OR minimum five years of management experience related to health or human services for people with developmental disabilities.
  • Required: Achieve and maintain current CPR and CPI certifications as a condition of employment.
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in related field.
  • Preferred: Seven to ten years effectively managing people and/or programs.
  • Preferred: Experience working with Nevada statewide developmental disabilities services and programs.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES & WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and functions of the position. The list below of minimum essential functions is illustrative of the minimums only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.

  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to sit at a computer for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to work in a typical office environment.
  • Ability to tolerate stress.
  • Ability to conduct tasks and successfully perform under critical deadlines.
  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment and examine documents, records and files.
  • Ability to travel to all OV sites and community partners in the Greater Las Vegas Valley.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Rate of Pay DOE  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number SOC-19-00001  
Open Date 2/15/2019  
Location Varies  
About the Organization Join Las Vegas' Favorite Charity! Here you can be proud to answer the question, 'Where do you work?' Opportunity Village (OV) is more than just a job; being a member of the OV team instills a sense of pride and purpose into your work week. Our motto for the people we serve is: Pride. Purpose. And a Paycheck. So it is no wonder that the same can be said for our employees who serve our clients.

Aside from the satisfaction of participating in a community that extends beyond our campuses, OV also offers a wide array of additional benefits including: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement savings account, training and development opportunities and much more!  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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