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Director of Day Services

General Description

 

The Director of the Day Services  is responsible for aspects of the departmental operations associated with provision of services to individuals with disabilities and their families.   The Director of the Day Services has a support responsibility to all departmental staff and managers.

 

General Qualifications

 

Bachelor Degree in Human Services or related field.  Advanced degree preferred.  

At least five years experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Two years supervisory experience.

A safe driving record, current driver’s license, and current motor vehicle liability insurance.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

·        Supervise the day program staff and oversee their activities.

·        Oversee day-to-day operation of site, including ensuring sufficient staffing ratios.

·        Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team and conducts regular review meetings to ensure appropriate direction of services for each individual.

·        Recruit, hire, oversee training, supervise and evaluate all Day Program staff.

·        Provide support and oversight to Independent Contractors who provide services to day program participants.

·        Supervise assessment, development and implementation of individual support strategies in DHSP’s with interdisciplinary team.

·        Assess program services and modify and develop new services to meet identified needs in DHSP.

·        Provides direction and oversight to the extended day program/CBDS

·        Maintain compliance with all federal, state and purchasing agency requirements including documentation, admission criteria, development of policy and procedures, and implementation of services.

·        Represent the agency with external personnel, and maintain liaison role with rehabilitation community and participate in relevant committees and task forces.

·        Manages day to day operations including personnel management, case management and crisis intervention.

·         Monitors program accomplishments and prepares reports to evaluate contractual compliance and internal objectives, including satisfaction surveys, performance objectives, and departmental reports.  Identifies community resources and fosters community collaboration.

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