IDD Program Director, Bucks County, PA

Position: IDD Program Director for DDP Bucks County
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: Executive Director, DDP
Salary and Grade: $62,318.46 per year; 15 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
Tuition Assistance Program
Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Most importantly ? a job with a good purpose!
The IDD Program Director is a 24-hour/ 7day position that performs both administrative and programmatic work with responsibility for overseeing and coordinating staff and a wide array of other supports for adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and autism who are residing in residential programs or receiving day support 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 County and Southern Pennsylvania, 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.
Master's degree in Human Services field/area as defined by State Licensing requirements for Developmental Disabilities Programs and 9 years administrative/supervisory experience, or BA and equivalent. Experience with a wide range of persons with developmental disabilities, autism and their concomitant service needs/treatments preferred?especially dual 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, 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 served and implementation of State and Department initiatives in Quality, as well as maintenance of all certification and licensing requirements. The 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, budget preparation, cost effectiveness). Ability to anticipate problems and to initiate problem solving, as well as 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 or fax your resume and a cover letter to: Loretta Carey, DDP, 701 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123, or fax (215) 787-5953.
Or current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com. Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.
No phone calls please.
Released by the Divisional Human Resource Department on October 9, 2018
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.
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