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Post date: August 4, 2017
PRESIDENT and CEO - Peachtree Corners, Georgia

Developmental Disabilities Ministry, Inc.
Peachtree Corners, GA

WHO WE ARE

DDM is a nonprofit, charitable corporation serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families. DDM owns and/or operates 19 homes in Georgia. DDM is supported by churches, endowments, memorials, foundations, and individual contributions. Services are provided to persons with developmental disabilities regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or ability to pay for services.

At DDM, our mission is to empower persons with IDD to achieve their highest level of social, physical, emotional and spiritual maturity. DDM is proud of its Christian heritage and its faith-based conviction to serve on the basis of need. DDM is seeking a leader who can creatively build upon its heritage and history of service in order to successfully continue serving persons in need.

THE POSITION

The President/CEO is responsible to the Board of Trustees (BOT) for the effective management and successful administration of all DDM operations.

Essential Responsibilities of the President/CEO:

  • I. Vision, Mission, and Strategies
    • Works with the BOT and staff to develop a clear vision for the organization.
    • Works with staff in translating the organizations’ missions into realistic strategies.
    • Ensures an organizational strategic planning process with active engagement of DDM’s stakeholders, BOT, and staff.
    • Administers an operating planning process for the organization, including tactics and performance milestones.
  • II. Corporate and Operations Management
    • Selects and directs senior staff, and promotes an organizational culture that fosters collaboration, open communication, and teamwork.
    • Develops, motivates and directs staff to manage and administer the programs and services of DDM in support of the strategic plan, operational goals and budget by promoting a performance-driven culture.
    • Assures appropriate systems to facilitate effective operations of the organization, including financial management systems and controls, human resource policies and systems, safety and efficiency of the work place, appropriate use of technology and technological systems, including disaster recovery. Demonstrates substantive knowledge regarding the organization’s programs and services.
    • Assures all services and supports provided remain in continual compliance with all applicable local, state and federal laws, rules and policies.
    • Ensures corporate compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • III. Business Development, Advocacy, Fund Raising and Resource Development
    • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the current and future financial resources and expenditures needed to realize the organization’s strategic plan.
    • Develops and maintains positive and productive working relationships with all current and future funding sources to include the Dept. of Community Health and Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.
    • Creates innovative partnerships with businesses, government and other organizations that contribute to DDM’s resources.
    • Guides revenue-generating activities to assure adequate income to the organization.
  • IV. Fiscal Management
    • Demonstrates knowledge in financial planning and budgeting, understanding the role of each in the organization’s overall financial picture.
    • Establishes a system linking strategic and operational planning with the organization’s budget process.
    • Assures financial reports are presented to staff as appropriate and the BOT on a regular basis for approval.
    • Utilizes a clear and accurate accounting system that allows the BOT to monitor the finances and operations in relationship to the approved budget, and enables the BOT to make informed financial decisions.
    • Provides budget variance reports to the BOT in accordance with financial policy.
    • Negotiates, and executes all contracts with funders, vendors, and consultants.
  • V. CEO/Board Relationship
    • Serves as an agent of the BOT, functioning within the established framework.
    • Keeps the BOT informed on matters requiring attention by the BOT.
    • Utilizes delegated authority to effectively manage the organization and executes policies, plans, and priorities established by the BOT.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s in relevant field is a plus).
  • Minimum of 4-7 years of executive leadership; organizational development within a nonprofit organization or business with relevant professional/industry experience.
  • Current experience working in an organization serving persons with IDD.
  • Knowledge of funding requirements and licensing and regulatory environment for IDD services.
  • A proven ability to foster a healthy organizational culture by supporting, inspiring and motivating the leadership team to set and achieve strategic objectives.
  • Is visionary, trustworthy, diplomatic and innovative in driving a performance based culture; effective conflict resolution skills.
  • Experienced in developing high-performance teams to take the organization to the next stage of growth and development.
  • Demonstrated track record of success and proven management and financial business acumen within an organization of similar or larger scale and complexity.
  • Experienced overseeing sound financial practices, ensuring appropriate and compliant checks and balances are in place.
  • The ability to raise the visibility of the organization through successful marketing campaigns designed to breathe new life into the organization and grow the business. Ability to identify, steward and solicit external constituencies to attract and expand fundraising, partnership, and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Knowledge of best practices in the IDD field
  • Experience with fundraising and community relations
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with residents, families of residents, employees and volunteers, with a team-oriented management style
  • Experience developing, implementing, and maintaining budgets
  • Clean background check
  • Ability to travel throughout Georgia

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Opportunity to lead DDM in an exciting time of change and growth
  • Dedicated staff
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • A performance-based bonus plan
  • Opportunities for training

HOURS REQUIREMENT/STATUS

  • This is an exempt, full-time position

To apply, submit a confidential cover letter and resume, including a detailed work history to: DDMSearchCommittee@gmail.com

Post date: August 2, 2017
Chief Program Officer - Raleigh, NC

Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities
Raleigh, NC

OVERVIEW

Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities (TLCDD) seeks a Chief Program Officer to lead and grow its long-standing and diverse programs for children and adults, serve as a member of the senior leadership team, and inspire and empower a dedicated workforce to continue to provide high quality services. 

Established in 1969 and located in Raleigh, NC, TLCDD is the Triangle’s premier provider offering residential, education, early intervention, therapy and respite care services that allow children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to reach their full potential and optimize their quality of life. The organization has a budget of $9M+.

THE LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The CPO will oversee a budget of <$7.5M and lead a workforce of <200 program staff and contractors that are varied in their credentials and expertise. Serving as a member of the senior leadership team and reporting to the CEO, the CPO will enhance the organization’s position in the community through thoughtful planning and the execution of sound, sustainable business and program solutions.

Leadership and Public Administration

  • Identify opportunities, craft and execute business plans for strengthening Tammy Lynn Center programs, determining and overseeing expansion of certain offerings.
  • Participate in ongoing strategic planning efforts that strengthen the organization’s structure, sustainability and impact in the communities it serves.
  • Interface and build trusting relationships within the organization, including staff, consumers and families, as well as external entities such as local and state officials, Managed Care Organizations, Raleigh Chamber, trade associations and other key stakeholders.

Program Planning and Evaluation

  • Plan/forecast, manage and expand a $7.5M cost-based budget, heavily comprised of Medicaid funding.
  • Oversee a diverse service line including 24/7 programs such as Intermediate Care Facilities & group homes, as well as periodic and other services such as Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), therapy and respite services.
  • In partnership with the COO and Compliance and QI Officer, enforce and oversee compliance with all regulatory, licensing, and accreditation standards.

Staff Supervision & Workforce Development

  • Lead, prepare, empower, delegate and evaluate the performance of a diverse team of professional, technical, paraprofessional, and medical personnel; delegating to managerial staff, ensure staff receive effective orientation, training, and performance management.

Communication

  • Interpret laws, policies and procedures quickly and succinctly to assure timely, consistent and accurate implementation.
  • Represent and promote the organization with stakeholders and in the broader community.
  • Model transparent and open communication.

QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services (i.e. Special Education, Psychology, Social Work or a related field) and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including five (5) years of supervisory experience in executive leadership/management roles.
  • Progressive responsibility and experience in ICF/MR and CAP-MR/DD (Innovations) programs and national accreditation processes.
  • Considerable knowledge of federal and state provisions, regulations and objectives pertaining to special education programs, residential programs, respite care services, developmental day care programs and early childhood intervention programs that serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
  • Considerable knowledge of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and trends in serving individuals and families involved with IDD.
  • Solid knowledge of the Medicaid Program for purposes of compliance and expansion.
  • Proven track record in program development, oversight/compliance, and evaluation.
  • Experience in leading and participating in strategic planning processes and implementation.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience managing similarly sized and constructed budgets and executing key business functions, risk management principles and cost report performance.
  • Credentialed as a QP (Qualified Professional).
  • Medical knowledge/background helpful.
  • Knowledge of North Carolina funding, service climate and need helpful, or, demonstration of the ability to understand critical factors quickly.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply, upload a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to armstrongmcguire.com/apply. Email bert@armstrongmcguire.com in case of technical problems. No phone calls please.

Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities is an equal opportunity employer.

Post date: July 25, 2017
Chief Financial Officer - Miami, Florida

Sunrise Community, Inc.
Miami, FL

SUPERVISES

Finance Department

REPORTS TO

CEO

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

Completion of a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in accounting or finance. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable. Minimum of five (5) years’ supervisory experience required. Must possess strong oral and written communication skills, strong organizational and time management skills. Must be computer literate and able to use general office software such as Microsoft Office Suite and use of databases. Must demonstrate a proficiency in the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively and efficiently. Must support, uphold and adhere to Sunrise Community’s Standards of Excellence. Healthcare industry background preferred.

ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION/POSITION SUMMARY

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Sunrise Community, Inc., and its affiliated organizations, provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization. The CFO supervises the Finance Department and is the chief financial spokesperson for the organization. The CFO reports directly to the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and directly assists the Chief Operating Officer (COO) on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Must keep abreast with not-for-profit accounting skills in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  2. Direct, monitor and evaluate the activities and performance of the finance department.
  3. Implement controls to mitigate risk for the organizations.
  4. Assess departmental internal controls and implement change when needed.
  5. Develop and maintain banking relationships with participating partners.
  6. Oversee the preparation of the annual company audit, cost reports, IRS Form 990, and the administration of client trust funds.
  7. Assist in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the organization's mission and help execute Finance department staff succession and growth plans through training.
  8. Manage and coordinate all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including: monthly financial statements, organizational revenue/expense, cash flow statement and balance sheet reports, reports to funding agencies, development and monitoring of organizational and contract/grant budgets.
  9. Participate, evaluate and execute acquisition of new development and or prospective business ventures.
  10. Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization and oversee federal awards and programs. Oversee the coordination and activities of independent auditors ensuring all A-133 audit issues are resolved, and all 403(b) compliance issues are met, and the preparation of the annual financial statements is in accordance with U.S. GAAP and federal, state and other required supplementary schedules and information.
  11. Attend Board and Subcommittee meeting quarterly.
  12. Prepare and present monthly/quarterly/annual Board and Finance Committee meeting packages.
  13. Ensure adequate cash flow is available to meet the organization's needs.
  14. Participate in policy development as a member of the Executive management team.

MINOR JOB FUNCTIONS

Manager will perform other tasks as requested/required by the President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), or other appropriate authority within the organization.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Zach Wray

Interested candidates may submit Resume by:

Email: zwray@sunrisegroup.org

Apply in person at:

9040 Sunset Drive
Miami, FL 33173

Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace

Post date: July 20, 2017
Chief Operating Officer - Pocasset, Massachusetts

Community Systems, Inc.
McLean, VA

Community Systems, Inc. is seeking a dynamic leader to fill the position of Chief Operating Officer effective October 1, 2017.

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) leads the organization in the implementation of the mission and all aspects of operations of the multi state, multi corporation Community Systems, Inc. (CSI) including Community Systems Support and Management Services, Inc. (SAMS), Community Systems, Inc. DE (DE and VA operations) Community Systems, Inc. MA and Community Systems, Inc. CT. As a member of the SAMS team, the COO is responsible for the success of Community Systems, Inc. by assuring CSI’s relevance to the community, the accomplishment of CSI’s mission and vision, and the accountability of CSI to its diverse constituents. The COO reports to and receives direct supervision from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the management of day-to-day operations. The COO supervise the functions of the organization through the direct supervision and support of the four CSI Executive Directors and the Director of IT Services.

All actions of the C0O are predicated by the CSI Mission... Helping persons with disabilities to find happiness in their own homes, in their personal relationships and as contributing members of their community. **The new COO will be a highly energetic team player committed to influencing change and guiding CSI to be a leader in the field of intellectual disabilities.

The Community Systems, Inc. group provides supports to more than 600 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Massachusetts, Delaware, Connecticut and Virginia. CSI employs more than 1200 staff and has an operating budget of over $63 million. For more information on our organization visit our website at: www.communitysystems.org

QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor’s Degree is required with a minimum of 8 years’ experience in a senior management position. As Chief Operating Officer, this individual demonstrates critical competencies in four broad categories: commitment to results, business savvy, leading change, and motivating.

Commitment to results: The COO is a systems thinker who is mission and systems focused and goal driven. S/he anticipates and solves problems and takes advantage of opportunities, is a self-starter and team player. Leading change: The Chief Operating Officer possesses the skills and implements the functions of a leader. S/he shares and promotes CSI’s values, mission and vision. Motivating: The Chief Operating Officer manages continuity, change and transition in the operations of each of the four CSI locations

Business savvy: As CSI’s leader, this position requires an individual with knowledge of and experience in management and administration. The position requires demonstrated experience in integrating and coordinating diverse areas of management.

  • Knowledge in the following areas is required: best practices in supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, human services, finance and human resources; oral and written communications; program planning and evaluation;
  • A demonstrated ability to build and support teams and promote a positive work environment.
  • A high level of personal skills is required to make formal, persuasive presentations to groups and to deal effectively with people from all segments of the community.
  • The individual must be comfortable with diversity and respectful of a wide range of faiths, beliefs and experiences.

The home office for the SAMS staff including the COO is in Pocasset, MA and the COO is required to work from this office. The position requires frequent travel and interactions in each of the four states of service. Please see the attached job description’s is an equal opportunity employer affirmative action employer who encourages diversity in the workplace.

Interested Candidates should submit your letter of interest and resume to: Janet Butler, CEO by email at jbutler@communitysystems.org

JOB DESCRIPTION

COMMUNITY SYSTEMS SUPPORT & MANAGEMENT SERVICES POSITION DESCRIPTION CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER (COO)CSI-SAMS shall have as one of its principal executives a COO who shall have the responsibility to oversee the implementation of the Mission of the organization in all programmatic operations of the several CSIs. Working with the President/CEO and the Boards of Directors on policy and overall direction, the COO shall function under the direct supervision of the President/CEO and general supervision of the Boards of Directors. The COO shall have at least a Bachelor’s Degree (or the equivalent in experience) in a relevant field and at least eight years’ experience in the management of human service programs, including experience in direct care support and/or treatment or persons with disabilities.Duties of the COO shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide professional leadership and guidance to each CSI Executive Director in a manner which encourages the fulfillment of the CSI Mission: "helping persons with disabilities to find happiness in their own homes, in their personal relationships, and as contributing members of their community." The COO will provide leadership for team development, professional development, and sound program and fiscal development.
  • Remain abreast of the state-of-the-best practice in the provision of supports to persons with intellectual, physical, and developmental disabilities, mental illness, brain injury, and other populations supported by CSI. Share the findings with the Executive Directors, Boards of Directors, President, and CFO.
  • Assist the President, CFO, Boards of Directors, and Executive Directors in the development, implementation, oversight, and revision of programmatic and personnel procedures. The COO is responsible to bring to the President and the Boards of Directors any issues of policy in need of review, revision, and creation.
  • Provide direct supervision to the Executive Directors to ensure that operations promote the programmatic and fiscal integrity of the agency.
  • Provide direct supervision to the Director of Information Technology.
  • Provide the Executive Directors and other staff frequent guidance and emergency assistance as needed and on-site as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with state, federal, and local laws and regulations, and accreditation bodies. Bring to the attention of the Boards of Directors any issues of law or regulation which may impact upon one or more CSIs’ ability to carry out the Mission.
  • Review program evaluation data and assist with the development of plans for future improvements and development.
  • Coordinate the maintenance of the Healthy Lifestyles Program.
  • Provide or arrange for on-call responsibility in a manner that allows coverage to the CSIs 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.
  • Provide guidance for access to the necessary medical, behavioral, nutritional, habilitative, occupational, and other program consultations through the utilization of community resources to the persons supported. Facilitate access to specialty resources from the other CSIs.
  • Support each CSI Executive Director to effectively interact with the governmental constituencies in a manner that brings credibility to, support for, and continued development of CSI. Represent the Board of Directors to such constituencies.
  • Pursue development opportunities and work with the President, CFO, and Executive Directors in the decision to pursue and if so how to respond to new opportunities.
  • Assist the President in the development of any proposals.
  • Assist with development and implementation of the strategic plan of CSI.
  • Perform other related and relevant duties as assigned by the position’s supervisor.
Post date: July 20, 2017
Behavior Analyst/BCBA - Northern Virginia

Community Systems, Inc.
McLean, VA

Community Systems, Inc. (CSI) supports people with disabilities, and is now looking for a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to join our team. If you value exceptional and individualized care, CSI is the place for you! Position is based in Northern Virginia.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is responsible for ensuring implementation of ABA therapy services in accordance with best clinical practices.

  • Clinical Services
    • Responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive behavioral assessments and behavioral treatment programs for people we support
    • Manage coordination of case management activities
    • Provide training to DSP’s to implement treatment programs
    • Responsible for providing clinical appropriate supervision and training of clinical staff
    • Ability to travel independently to person supported homes and other community locations
  • Consultation Services
    • Responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive behavioral assessment and behavioral treatment programs in Group home settings.
    • Conduct functional behavior assessments
    • Provide consultative services
    • Provide staff training as needed
    • Organize, facilitate and lead treatment team meetings
  • Administrative
    • Effective and timely documentation skills
    • Timely completion  of all paperwork and phone contacts to staff, funding sources, outside agencies regarding treatment and development of treatment plans, goals, and objectives
  • Professional Conduct
    • Establish effective clinical and ethical relationships with Person Supported and families, and maintain appropriate boundaries
    • Establish and maintain professional and ethical working relationships with staff and in collaborations with funding sources, community agencies, schools, medical practices, and other therapy providers

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in applied behavior analysis, psychology, education / special education, or a related field
  • BCBA Certification required or waiting to take BACB examination
  • Current license / ability to obtain a license as a Behavior Analyst in Virginia
  • At least two years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or behavior disorders
  • BLS certification is required within 30 days of hire
  • Experience in behavioral assessment and treatment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with adults with developmental disabilities
  • Possess a Valid Driver’s license

BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation package
  • FSA, life and Short Term Disability
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 403 (b)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Healthy Lifestyles Wellness Program

OUR MISSION

Helping persons with disabilities to find happiness in their own homes, in their personal relationships, and as contributing members of their community.

Please email cover letter and resume to:

Janet Butler, CEO
jbutler@communitysystems.org

 

 

Post date: July 19, 2017
Chief Operating Officer - Springfield, Illinois

United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln
Springfield, IL

INTRODUCTION

The UCPLL Board of Directors is offering this Request for Applications for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to: coordinate, oversee and maintain the operation of all UCP Programs and services including regulatory compliance, strategic planning and human resources. This position reports to the President/CEO.

BACKGROUND

UCPLL has been serving Springfield and Central Illinois for 48 years and is committed to helping children and adults with disabilities live “Life Without Limits.” UCP works with individuals with disabilities and their families to live in their homes, have access to a quality education and health care, acquire employment skills and work in the community. UCPLL believes every individual has the right to live life to their fullest potential.

UCPLL is a nonprofit organization with a track record of providing quality services, programs and advocacy to individuals with all types of disabilities. UCPLL is an affiliate of United Cerebral Palsy Associations, a member of the United Way, and has been accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).   

UCPLL provides comprehensive services to over 600 children and adults with disabilities in throughout Central Illinois. Services include job training and placement, assistive technology, summer camps, residential support, day services, respite, case management, and advocacy.

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

  1. Advanced degree (preferred) with a minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible management experience.
  2. Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff; manage and develop high-performance teams; set and achieve strategic objectives; and develop and manage a budget.
  3. A range of experience in human resources, finance, program operations, and the regulatory requirements associated with these functions, is preferred.
  4. Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders is preferred.
  5. Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
  6. Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptive, and innovative approach to business planning.
  7. Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.
  8. Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed.

SCOPE OF WORK

A successful candidate will:

  • Perform any and all assigned functions for the President/CEO during their absence.
  • Responsible for the overall operations of UCP programs, business services and human resources.
    • Responsible for hiring, termination, evaluation and remediation issues relating to directors and managers.
    • Assures compliance with grant and contract obligations including meeting goals and service hours.
    • Responsible for the development of new services including needs assessment, planning, grant writing, funding, and implementation.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the corporate compliance protocol to ensure regulatory requirements for program and business operations, human resources, finance, and marketing are met.
    • Analyze trends and develop action plans with compliance team to address identified trends or opportunities for improvement.
    • Act as the liaison between UCP and government agencies during on-site licensure or monitoring surveys.
  • Responsible for leading CARF accreditation and performance improvement programs (Lean/Kaizen) throughout the agency and act as liaison for site visits.
  • Direct the annual and strategic planning process with the Board of Directors and President/CEO.
    • Sets long and short-term objectives evaluation of program and organizational effectiveness.
    • Responsible for implementation of the strategic plan through action plan development and monitoring of spreadsheets to track performance. Assists the management team with analysis of results and actions to address underperforming measures.
  • Assist the Chief Financial Officer with the development of the annual budget for program services. Monitor monthly financial reports to identify budget variances.
  • Attends meetings of the Board of Directors. Serves as the senior leader point of contact for the Administration Committee.

CODE OF CONDUCT

  1. Presents a positive image of United Cerebral Palsy Land of Lincoln at all times.
  2. Demonstrates teamwork philosophy by working cooperatively with others.
  3. Communicates in a clear and concise manner, while also demonstrating receptivity through active listening.
  4. Continuously seeks opportunities for improvement and suggests ways in whichprocedures/systems may be modified to accomplish tasks/goals efficiently and effectively.
  5. Adheres to the highest level of ethical conduct.

APPLICANT PACKET & TIMELINES

The UCPLL Board of Directors requests that interested applicants submit the following items by Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to Ms. Kara Hood, Manager, Human Resources, UCPLL, 101 N. 16th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62703. Questions can be directed to Kara Hood at 217-525-6522 or via email at khood@ucpll.org.

  1. Cover Letter (please limit to 2 pages) – please explain the applicant’s interest in the position, UCPLL, and the specific skills/talents that qualify him/her for the position. 
  2. Resume or CV (please limit to 4 pages) – please outline relevant leadership experience, educational attainment, work with management teams, regulatory compliance, performance improvement, strategic planning, and program or business development. 
  3. Support Materials (please limit to 5 pages) – please share any specific materials (presentations, writings, events, etc) that you would like to share with the search committee as it relates to your work history and this position.
  4. References – please share names and contact information for 3-5 references that are able to discuss the applicants work history, leadership skills, and work conduct/ethic. Note: All applicants will be subject to a background check.

PRIORITY CRITERIA

  • Senior Leadership Experience
  • Building and Managing Teams
  • Program Development
  • Business Development
  • Organizational Strategic Planning and Visioning
  • Fiscal Management
  • Corporate Compliance and Performance Improvement

CANDIDATE COMPENSATION AND TIMELINES

UCPLL will provide a competitive salary and benefits package based on the candidate’s experience and skills. UCPLL anticipates a start date on or before January 1, 2018, but will be flexible based upon candidate needs. 

Post date: July 12, 2017
Executive Director - Greeneville, Tennessee

Sunrise Community
Greeneville, TN

STATUS

Exempt

EFFECTIVE DATE

Immediately

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

  • Provides support and assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities to enable them to live valued lives in the community
  • Ensures proper oversight, training and supervision of managers and staff
  • Ensures implementation of therapy, training and behavior programs and data collection required by the individuals’ plans
  • Ensures the homes and programs offer choice, and creative activities within a positive innovative environment
  • Ensures all areas and services operate in an efficient, cost effective manner following the budgeted guidelines
  • Monitors and ensures ongoing compliance with agency directives, licensing standards, and policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must Successfully complete the required pre-employment Background and Drug Screenings
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License which meets company standards for approved driver status
  • Must possess basic computer skills
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service discipline or a business-related field (Master's degree preferred)
  • Minimum four years of supervisory experience
  • Minimum two years of experience working in the human service field

CONTACT INFORMATION

Interested candidates may submit Resume by:

Email: mpitss@sunrisegroup.org

Apply in person at:

1705 West Main Street
Greeneville, TN 37743

Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace

Post date: July 11, 2017
Executive Director - Latham, New York

NYSARC, Inc.
Latham, NY

Founded in 1949, NYSARC, Inc. is a family-governed, professionally managed, not-for-profit advocacy and service organization, with 47 community Chapters operating programs in every county in New York State, serving approximately 60,000 individuals, with intellectual, developmental, and other disabilities.

Maintaining over 110,000 members, NYSARC’s mission is to advocate for persons with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in every manner possible. NYSARC is committed to a full quality of life for every person, as it recognizes the challenges of the present and has a clear vision for the future.

NYSARC, Inc., a member of The Arc, seeks a dynamic Executive Director to lead and provide executive management to our organization supporting and assisting the NYSARC Board of Governors, Executive Committee and Senior Leadership of 47 Operating Chapters across NYS. This is an exciting opportunity to provide strong leadership and vision to a Senior State Office team that works in support of the mission and goals of NYSARC. Dedicated to strong legislative advocacy, membership and public relations, program and operational sustainability, and outstanding quality and compliance throughout our operations, we work to provide support to individuals with developmental and other disabilities and their families across NYS.

The Executive Director will be a change agent with proven leadership skills to build upon NYSARC’s 68-year successful track record. S/he will work alongside a highly skilled professional team that is deeply committed to the success of diverse stakeholders across NYSARC. Especially focused with an engaged Board of Directors, the Executive Director will work to ensure the strength and sustainability of our Chapters in a significantly changing policy and funding environment.

Position Qualifications include:

  • A Master’s or other advanced degree in a relevant field strongly preferred; equivalent work experience will be considered
  • 10 years of experience in senior leadership position at large, multifaceted organization
  • Expertise in nonprofit sector and developmental disability community preferred
  • Skill, knowledge, and experience in interacting and advocating effectively with state and federal governments, and constituencies
  • Ability in developing and implementing organizational change and strategic growth
  • Experience and knowledge of the funding and regulatory systems of New York State and Federal agencies for services for people with developmental and other disabilities
  • Executive managerial experience, collaborative, with an affinity for managing within a culturally and politically diverse community
  • Exceptional communication/interpersonal skills; public speaking and media relations preferred
  • A visionary, ethical, innovative, diplomatic, and energetic leader
  • Experience working with a governing board; knowledge of family governed organizations
  • Understanding and dedication for the Organization’s mission

The Executive Director position is located in Latham, NY, with travel requirements throughout NYS. NYSARC offers a competitive total compensation package based on skills and experience.

Please submit letter of interest, resume, and any requirements by August 18, 2017 to CareersED@NYSARC.org

NYSARC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

Post date: July 11, 2017
Chief Executive Officer - Owensboro, Kentucky

Wendell Foster
Owensboro, KY

Wendell Foster, a seventy year old non-profit organization providing an array of services to over 1000 people who have disabilities, is seeking a Chief Executive Officer. The CEO reports to a volunteer board of directors and is responsible for the overall management and administration of the organization which employs over 300 people in residential, outpatient and community based settings.

Minimum Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a master’s degree preferred, plus a minimum of five years of progressively responsible supervisory and management experience post degree.

Send Cover Letter and Resume by July 31 to: 

CEO Search Committee
Wendell Foster
PO Box 1668
Owensboro, KY 42302-1668

Post date: June 29, 2017
Executive Director - Athens, Georgia

Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia, Inc.
Athens, GA

ORGANIZATION

Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia, Inc. is a $3.5 M private nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to provide services for individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in the Athens-Clarke and surrounding counties. Hope Haven believes in the uniqueness, worth, dignity, and right to self-determination of every individual. We strive to prepare, empower, and support individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to participate fully in the community.

DESCRIPTION

This position reports to the Board President and is accountable to the Board of Directors, applicable state and Medicaid departments, Regional Office, United Way, staff, constituents and constituent representatives. The Executive Director is principally responsible for the day-to-day operations of Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia including, but not limited to, financial management, standards compliance, human resource management, public relations and accreditation. A successful candidate will direct the activities of one hundred (+) full and part-time staff to ensure individuals who receive services from Hope Haven gain opportunities for increased community participation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directs the activities of all programming as specified by Medicaid Waiver manuals, DBHDD Provider Manuals, DCH, CARF, GVRA and contract with Regional Office of DBHDD.
  • Collaborates with Director of Finance and Board Treasurer to develop and manage Hope Haven’s annual budget ($3.5 M) and directs key financial decisions.
  • Develops positive working relationship with local and state level officials and serves as an advocate on legislative issues relevant to Hope Haven’s core functions.
  • Recruits and retains highly caring individuals to effectively manage the various programs offered by Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia.
  • Administers all phases of the agency’s professional and paraprofessional staff to ensure effective program development and implementation.
  • Prepares staff and volunteers for various accreditation inspections and ensures any feedback is handled in a prompt manner.
  • Provides sound leadership in administrative functions and other tasks in coordination with management team members.
  • Maintains relationships in the community and participate in civic organizations in order to communicate needs of the agency and its clients.
  • Works with local businesses and industries to foster success in work contracts and employment opportunities.
  • Coordinates with the Assistant Executive Director to plan and prepare for all Board of Directors meetings.
  • Attends all Board of Directors meetings and committee meetings as necessary.
  • Supports Board of Directors on all major fundraising initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Conforms to all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions required by Hope Haven of Northeast Georgia. Adheres to all professional standards required by the Service Providers Association for Developmental Disabilities (SPADD) and complies with the various federal, state and/or local laws that apply to and regulate their job responsibilities.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Master’s Degree in relevant field+ 7 years experience required; Doctorate-level degree + 10 years experience is preferred

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Experience working with adults with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities.

SALARY RANGE

Commensurate with education and experience.

If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter, resume and two letters of reference to applications@hopehaven.net and include the job title in the subject line of your e-mail.

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