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:
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.
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
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