The Salvation Army

  • Assistant Program Director, Bucks County, PA

    Job Locations US-PA-Bensalem
    Job ID
    2018-4385
    Category
    Developmental Disabilities
    Compensation
    plus benefits
    Compensation Min
    USD $45,000.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $45,000.00/Yr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position:  Assistant Program Director, Bucks County, PA

    Department:   Developmental Disabilities Program in Bucks County

    Availability of Position:  Immediately

    Schedule:  Full time, 40 plus hours per week with On-Call Responsibilities

    Reporting Relationship:  Program Director of Bucks County

    Salary Grade: 12 Exempt

     

    The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

    • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Remitted Tuition Program
    • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

     

    Responsibilities

    This position assists the Program Director with the administrative and programmatic work with 24-hour-a-day responsibility for overseeing and coordinating staffing and a wide array of other supports for persons with intellectual disabilities who are residing in residential programs in Bucks County.  Work requires flexible scheduling to encompass some evenings and weekends as necessary to provide appropriate oversight of the program and to ensure emergency response is available to meet health and safety needs. Travel throughout Bucks as well as to our Philadelphia office to coordinate and integrate the program with departmental objectives and to provide appropriate oversight of the program is also required.

     

    Qualifications

    Minimum requirements include a Master’s degree in Human Services field/area and 6 years administrative/supervisory experience or BA and equivalent.  Experience with a wide range of persons with intellectual disabilities and/or autism and their concomitant service needs/treatment preferred --especially dually diagnosed, multiply handicapped, and persons with challenging behavior problems, etc.  Ability to track and organize massive amounts of information to meet both the individual’s and State requirements, as well as efficient use of personnel time.  Experience with a wide range of support services (e.g. varying models of residential services, specialized therapies, supported employment, natural home supports, vocational programming, job development and job support, etc). Ability to work with families, teams and funding sources in a cooperative and respectful manner and effectively maximize support from these sources.   Commitment to quality services focused on the individuals we serve and implementation of State and Department initiatives in Quality, as well as maintenance of all certification and licensing requirements. Individual should have a commitment to participatory management/total quality management style, as well as the ability to provide oversight of fiscal operations/expenses (e.g. staff schedules, cost effectiveness).  Ability to anticipate problems and to initiate problem solving and new projects and carry them to completion.  Ability to provide programmatic and training supports to staff and individuals served.  It is essential to support The Salvation Army by having an appreciation and understanding of The Salvation Army mission. 

     

    Contact:          Please send your resume and a cover letter to:

    Loretta Carey, DDP, 701 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123, Loretta.Carey@use.salvationarmy.org

    Or go to http://careers-usesalvationarmy.icims.com 

                                  

    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on March 13, 2018

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    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

     

     The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. 

    Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

    Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

    and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

                                                                                                                                                                                                   

     Requisition No. 722

     

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