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Post date: March 13, 2018
Director, UI Reach Program - Iowa City, Iowa

University of Iowa College of Education
​Iowa City, IA


Director, UI Reach Program


University of Iowa


Iowa City, Iowa, 52242

The University of Iowa College of Education seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial leader to serve as the next Director of its UI REACH program. This position provides the opportunity to build upon a bold vision to empower young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to become independent, self-determined individuals and live rewarding and impactful lives.

Founded in 2007, UI REACH (Realizing Educational and Career Hopes) is a nationally renowned two-year certificate program for 18-25 year olds with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For its 50 students, who are enrolled in classes Monday through Friday, the program offers an immersive college experience on the campus of the University of Iowa, which is designed to both empower and prepare them for independent living. Program participants live in a university residence hall and have full access to the resources that the University of Iowa offers. When outside of the classroom, the students are encouraged to engage with student organizations, participate in a number of weekly activities and outings ranging from trips to downtown Iowa City to Hawkeye football games, and intern with local organizations. A hallmark of the program is its committed, passionate staff that works tirelessly to meet the personal and professional needs of its students.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Education, the Director provides leadership and strategic vision for the UI REACH program. S/he will strengthen UI REACH's external brand and reach, inspire and empower staff, solidify internal policies and procedures, diversify its revenue sources, and oversee the budget while building upon the program's reputation for the highest quality of services.

The University of Iowa (UI) is world-renowned for its commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. UI has been a member of the Big Ten conference since 1899 and the Association of American Universities since 1909. UI ranks #33 among the nation's 629 public universities (U. S. News & World Report). More than 33,000 students earn bachelor's, graduate, and professional degrees from UI's 12 colleges.

Iowa City, a UNESCO City of Literature, was ranked #2 in 2017 among best places to live by With 70,000 residents, Iowa City is an attractive haven for scholars, scientists, artists, writers, and professionals of all kinds. Highlights of living in Iowa City include outstanding affordable health care, excellent libraries and schools, historic neighborhoods, and a lively downtown. Chicago, St. Louis, and Minneapolis/St. Paul are a short car or bus trip away, and nearby Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) connects travelers to the world. The relationship between Iowa City and the UI is very cooperative and supportive. Visit the University Build A Career/Build A Life website for more information: The University of Iowa is a member of HERC, the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.


The University of Iowa has retained Isaacson, Miller to assist in this search. Please direct all inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications in strict confidence to:

Phillip Petree, Managing Associate
David Ferguson, Associate
Isaacson, Miller
263 Summer Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02210

Phone: (617) 262-6500

Electronic submission of application materials is strongly preferred.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.



Post date: March 9, 2018
Director, Division of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Policy - Washington, District of Columbia

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy
​Washington, DC

HHS’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) is hiring!  We are looking for a director for our Division of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Policy in the Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy. The Division of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities Policy addresses financing, delivery, quality, and evaluation of services and supports for adults, children and youth with mental illnesses, substance use disorders, or intellectual disabilities.

The position is a GS-15 Supervisory Social Science Analyst.

This is a pre-announcement. The official job posting will be available in the coming days. Stay tuned for a link to the announcement but also keep an eye on

In this position you will:

  • Supervise a professional staff of social scientists, economists, clinical psychologists and public health analysts focused on the development, assessment, evaluation, and implementation of HHS behavioral health and intellectual disabilities programs and policies.
  • Provide leadership, coordination, and guidance related to the Department’s behavioral health policy agenda, including two top HHS priorities: (1) addressing the opioid epidemic, and (2) better addressing serious mental illness.
  • Inform HHS policymaking by providing objective policy research and analysis of behavioral health issues.
  • Represent ASPE and the Department on inter- and intra-agency activities pertaining to behavioral health policy. As appropriate, represent HHS to outside groups such as state and local governments, Congressional staff, and private and public organizations.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate substantial leadership skills and management experience, as well as expert knowledge of major policy and programmatic issues pertaining to behavioral health, inclusive of mental health, serious mental illness, substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder, and other addiction issues.

For more information: Interested parties should contact Gavin Kennedy ( Again, this is a pre-announcement of the vacancy that will be posted on soon. Applications must be submitted through the website to be considered. All inquiries will remain confidential.

Post date: February 9, 2018
Behavioral Analyst - Tampa, Jacksonville, Orlando and Pensacola, Florida

Florida MENTOR
Tampa, FL

Florida MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network and is seeking an experienced Behavioral Analyst to develop behavioral plans and provide behavioral therapy, and other therapeutic services to program participants. Working with your regional team to conduct functional behavior assessments, develop and implement effective, positive, behavioral support plans.

Our Behavioral Analyst positions enjoy high-impact with those we serve while providing flexibility with your schedule and location - and offering longer-term career options across our nationwide network.


  • Work closely with our individuals and staff to observe, identify, analyze, and document a range of behavior challenges.
  • Conduct functional behavioral assessments.
  • Develop and implement Behavioral Analysis Service Plans.
  • Create individualized treatment plans to help each individual improve.
  • Using training and creativity, explore ways to handle challenging problems for our individuals in home settings, workplaces, and the community.
  • Train team members to reinforce implementation of behavioral plans.
  • Visit programs for follow-up and ongoing evaluations to realign plans as needed.
  • The position requires travel throughout the service areas; hours and schedule are flexible around the people we serve. 


  • Master's Degree in psychology or related field preferred
  • One year experience working with special populations in related capacity
  • Experience with conducting research in behavior analysis within an applied setting preferred
  • Required Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)
  • Experience working with individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities is preferred, but bring the right attitude, and we’ll train you for success
  • Effective communication skills a must – ability to communicate clearly with team members, medical professionals, those we serve, and their families


  • Paid training; Holiday pay; 401(k); paid time off, medical, vision, dental and short term disability
  • Flexibility with your schedule
  • Dynamic work environment, no day is ever the same as the next
  • On-the-job training including career development, advancement and paid CEU opportunities
  • Access to career opportunities throughout our nationwide Network
  • Mileage reimbursement

Each of our programs is designed around the needs of the children and adults we serve and delivered in the communities they call home. We provide the right balance of service and support – combining personal choice, flexibility and community integration with professional oversight, family involvement and stability.

Florida MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.  We have a great work environment, and you’ll be surrounded by a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. With approximately 30,000 employees serving 30,000 individuals in 35 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast.

Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!


Post date: February 6, 2018
Program Director - Dayton, OH

Echoing Hills Village, Inc.
Warsaw, OH


Echoing Hills of Southwest Ohio facilities offer individuals with special needs plenty of opportunities to experience community living, adult daycare services, and recreational activities. We are celebrating over 50 years serving the Greater Dayton, Ohio and surrounding area. Join our team of dedicated and professional employees to enrich the lives of others.


We are currently seeking an experienced Program Director for our Echoing Valley location, located at 7040 Union Schoolhouse Rd. in Dayton, OH. This is a full-time, exempt position. 

As the Program Director, you are responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and managing all aspects of individual activities and programming designed to meet the physical,social, educational and spiritual needs of our individuals. This position oversees the daily operation of the Program Department including activities and programs, staffing and personnel issues, financial and budget management, managing individual social service needs, managing and fostering relationships with families, guardians, medical providers, regulators and other local and state DD programs and providers and ensuring compliance with various regulatory agencies. This position provides a vital link between all internal and external personnel involved in the care, active treatment and programming for the individuals served. This position will serve as a member of the Leadership Team and will help guide the overall direction of the ICF/DD and supporting waiver homes. This position will supervise and manage a number of employees including Direct Support Professionals, QDDPs, Activity Staff and other Program Staff.


Position requires a Bachelors Degree in Social Services, Rehabilitation or Human Services related field or a Degree and Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN, active in state of Ohio). Prior management experience and two years prior experience working with persons with developmental disabilities (DD)required. CPR and Certification in First Aide will be required prior to or within 60 days of hire.Position requires a demonstrated Christian background and a demonstrated ability to fulfill the mission and purpose of the Ministry. Position also requires a valid Ohio Drivers License and a basic knowledge and ability to operate Microsoft office products, the internet, email and general office equipment. Experience with Kronos payroll system also preferred.


Please send a resume and cover letter detailing experience and salary requirements to:
Nicole Nickell, PHR, SHRM-CP
Regional Director of Human Resources, Southwest Ohio
(937) 716-1313, ext. 222

Post date: January 31, 2018
Executive Director - Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Mountain Valley Developmental Services
Glenwood Springs, CO


Board of Directors




Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Inc. (MVDS) exists to provide individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families with supports that promote skill acquisition, independence, and inclusion within the community which encompasses four counties.  It serves roughly 125 adults and 350 children a year. Adult offerings include residential group homes, host homes, family caregivers, and apartment programs; day services, supported employment opportunities (both community based and in MVDS’ greenhouse and weaving studio), and community engagement.  Case management and care coordination are provided for both adults and children aged birth to 3.

MVDS’ assets include a real estate portfolio of 20 residential and commercial properties. Those not in use by individuals served are rented to the larger community at fair market rates.

MVDS has historically been funded by government and quasi-governmental organizations. Moving forward, it seeks to enlist more support from individuals, foundations, and businesses and by partnering with similar community-based organizations. The transition from one-source to multi-source funding will require planning, networking and execution skills.


The Executive Director is responsible for setting the mission and vision of MVDS and defining its strategic direction, ensuring that resources are in place to accomplish important mission goals, recruiting and retaining staff, keeping teams motivated and capable of exceeding expectations, and building the kind of corporate culture which supports the MVDS mission.

Reporting Relationships: The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.


The Executive Director will set strategy and vision, build the MVDS culture, lead the senior team, and allocate capital and manage the real estate portfolio appropriately. Working with the Board, the Executive Director will set important goals for the organization and work systematically to meet them.

The Executive Director will make it a priority to define MVDS's priorities and direction. He or she will assess and evaluate strategies, decide how the organization will position itself for future success, and will hire teams, set budgets, forge alliances and build partnerships to further the mission. The Executive Director will play a formative role in building the culture of MVDS around community service, accountability and results so that the very best in the field find MVDS to be a solid professional home with ample opportunities for advancement and professional growth. The Executive Director will form and maintain relationships with state officials, work closely with the I/DD industry’s professional organizations, and advocate on behalf of MVDS and the individuals it serves at the federal, state, and local level. Finally, the Executive Director will actively promote MVDS to build its financial reserves and goodwill. He or she will secure resources, budget and allocate resources appropriately and hold him or herself accountable for the financial health of the organization.


The Executive Director will:

  • Lead the mission and vision of the organization, along with the Board, so that MVDS clients receive high-quality services;
  • Implement strategic plans, based on data-driven analytics, projections and financials;
  • Manage MVDS's budget and ensure that it is a financially viable, sustainable organization with the resources to meet current and projected program growth;
  • Ensure that MVDS is in compliance with relevant state and federal laws, regulations, and standard accounting procedures;
  • Maintain a high-performing senior leadership team and play an active role in attracting, retaining and developing a best-in-class staff;
  • Identify and implement cost-effective ways to deliver state-of-the-art programs to clients;
  • Participate in identifying and cultivating corporate, individual and foundation sponsors;
  • Cultivate excellent relationships with local media; provide oversight for MVDS's presence in the social media;
  • Reach out to the community to present MVDS, its vision and services through public presentations and by attending relevant business events, conferences and gatherings;
  • Serve as lead representative with government agencies and advocate for MVDS at the federal, state, and local level;
  • Develop and work with the Board, ensuring that Board committees and efforts are well-organized and funded;
  • Inform the Board regularly of external challenges and  internal organization matters, including relevant staffing, funding and program success and priorities; and
  • Effectively manage real estate portfolio.

Key Credentials and Personal Qualities

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required.  Prefer Master's Degree in Nonprofit Management, Business Administration, Finance, Economics or its equivalent.
  • 5-10 years successful senior leadership experience for a non-profit with a $10m annual budget. 5 years in a leadership position with an I/DD or similar organization required.
  • Senior level management experience for a diverse human services organization with 100 + employees.
  • Commitment to results; “can-do" mindset with emphasis on accountability
  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining effective relationships with regulatory agencies and law makers.
  • Ability to think strategically and react effectively to a constantly changing environment.
  • Emotional intelligence and experience diffusing complex emotional situations with families and staff of varying levels of sophistication.
  • Strong motivational and staff leadership abilities.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Sense of humor, integrity, impeccable work ethic.


Interested candidates may apply online at Applications should include a resume and thoughtful cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and how you heard about this search.

Post date: January 26, 2018
Regional Director - North Carolina

The Charles Lea Center
Spartanburg, SC

The Charles Lea Center is a nonprofit organization serving individuals with developmental disabilities. We are seeking a regional director to provide the administrative, programmatic and financial leadership for a supported living program. Candidate must have a strong programmatic skills with a focus on supporting individuals with disabilities in fully integrated residential settings. This position will be responsible for the developmental, implementation and management of all services in North Carolina. 

As a Senior Leadership position, it is expected that this candidate:

  • Possesses strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Has a capacity to make decisions independently
  • Possesses experience in operating and managing diverse models of service.


  • Minimum BA or BS degree in related field
  • 5 years of leadership experience with at least 2 years in a higher level leadership role
  • Direct care work experience
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills and managing budgets.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of person centered thinking with a focus on individualized services and supports.

Please apply online at Click “Work Here” section

Please direct all questions to

The Charles Lea Center
195 Burdette Street
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29307
(864) 585-0322

Post date: January 24, 2018
Regional Director - Fort Dodge, Iowa

One Vision
Clear Lake, IA

One Vision, a growing leader in providing services to individuals with disabilities has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our executive team. The Regional Director, along with 8 other executives, make-up the One Vision executive leadership team. Located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, this position has outreach in 5 communities, manages over 200 employees as well as an 8 million dollar operating budget.

The Regional Director has responsibility for overseeing the administration, financial and strategic planning of the defined region. They are responsible for leading their defined area in a manner that supports and guides the One Vision mission. The Regional Director is responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget as well as ensures maximum resource utilization and maintenance of the region in a positive financial position. Ensures the region is compliant with all organizational, state and federal requirements. The Regional Director is responsible for the enhancement of One Vision’s public image by working in conjunction with other One Vision departments as well as being active and visible in the community for fundraising as well as other public events in addition to developing and maintaining positive working relationships with internal and external business partners. The Regional Director is responsible for overseeing and implementing appropriate resources to ensure that the One Vision mission is carried out effectively by administering all operations as well as providing oversight of the hiring, development and discipline of competent, qualified staff.

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED as well as 10(ten) or more years of applicable non-profit management experience. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, human services field or an active Iowa RN license and 5(five) years of applicable non-profit management experience is preferred. Solid hands-on, budget management skills including preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting as well as strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation is also preferred.

Qualified candidates may apply at or by submitting resume, cover letter and references to

Resumes will be reviewed as they are received. Closing date for position is 2/9/18.

Post date: January 24, 2018
Senior Vice President of Operations - Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, NE

Mosaic is a faith-based organization serving people with intellectual disabilities and operating under the belief that every individual is a person of worth. With more than 4,300 employees across 36 agencies in 10 states, Mosaic serves more than 3,700 individuals with intellectual disabilities. Mosaic’s employees and volunteers are passionate about opportunities and partnerships that create meaningful lives, in caring communities, giving a voice to the needs of the people we serve.

The Senior Vice President of Operations will be a key player in the next phase of growth for Mosaic. One year into an aggressive five-year strategic plan, the organization plans $80 million in growth through agency acquisition in conjunction with a $63 million comprehensive campaign.

The Senior Vice President of Operations is responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive range of services and programs delivered across Mosaic’s network of agencies. This person will provide leadership through the supervision, mentoring, and coaching of the vice president and director level staff in the operations department.  He/she will lead operations in the achievement of strategic goals, high quality service delivery and overall compliance with Mosaic standards and multi-state government contracts. The SVP will be responsible for operations performance, analysis, and as a member of Mosaic Leadership Council informing the Council on matters related to operations in order to promote effective strategies and utilization of resources.

Reporting to the President & CEO, Mosaic seeks a proven leader with exceptional skills in operations within the field of intellectual/developmental disabilities and a keen understanding of, and passion for, the organization’s mission.

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Human Services or a related field is required. Minimum of ten years of proven experience in the field of intellectual/developmental disabilities in a multi-state provider setting, with at least three years in an executive role. Master's Degree in Business Administration or a related field is preferred. Demonstrated leadership at an executive level with proven results of leading a complex, multi-state organization to leverage strengths across the organization.

To apply, please send a current resume and letter of introduction to Kittleman & Associates, LLC at

For more information about Mosaic, please visit