Posted — 05.05.23

Area Executive Director

Florence, KY
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Position Summary

The Area/Executive Director is responsible for the overall management and administration of programs/services and new development in an assigned geographic area of the state. This includes budget development and implementation, rate negotiation, licensing, strategic evaluation and planning, staff development, hiring and supervision of program directors and assigned support staff, policy development, marketing, and proposal development.


40+ hours weekly serving multiple programs. The Area Executive Director’s schedule must be flexible to accommodate various programs, personnel and organizational needs, including evening and weekend hours, as indicated. Overnight travel may be expected on occasion. Typical hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday- Friday

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Minimum 7 years’ experience in the Human Services field with 4 years of progressive management experience required. Experience in residential services preferred

Bachelors degree in education, social work or in human services.

Must be able to meet Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professionals (QIDP) qualifications, demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be willing to work flexible hours.

Appropriate business license as required by State Law

Prior experience providing support and services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or developmental disabilities preferred.

Must possess sound decision-making and communication skills; be responsible, professional, and flexible.

Roles & Responsibilities


Ensure that all records are accurate, up-to-date, and are in compliance with legal and corporate requirements.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all funding sources, regulatory bodies, and inter-agency liaisons and families of those we serve.
Oversees internal and external audit processes.
Assist with marketing development of new business and projecting revenue and monitoring monthly expenses.
Plan, implement, and maintain all aspects of business and program development.
Review and recommend policies and procedures to enhance program efficiency, and use technical and analytical tools to measure performance and productivity.
Communicates changes in policy and procedures
Hire and supervise program staff, evaluate programs and staff performance for quality assurance and utilization. Assisting in staff/caregiver training.
Implements agency and state quality assurance programs.
Initiates and performs activities to ensure compliance with Dungarvin mission, strategic goals, and Dungarvin quality standards
Implements and analyzes persons served/staff incident tracking systems
Negotiates and develops contracts with outside agencies

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