Day Habilitation/Vocational Training Deputy Director

Job Title: Day Habilitation/Vocational Training Deputy Director
Department: CDP
Reports To: CDP Director
FLSA Status: Exempt

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: This is a full-time position charged with the comprehensive coordination and facilitation of all components related to the provision of Day Habilitation and Vocational Training supports via CDP.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

General duties:

  • Responsible for the supervision and implementation of all facets of supports provided by the Day Habilitation and Vocational Training components of the CDP.
  • Utilizes a Cellular to maintain ongoing communication with Interdisciplinary Team Members, CDP Day Habilitation/Vocational Training supervisory staff and other relevant program staff.
  • Assures that clients’ Individual Plans are developed and implemented as stipulated in applicable regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Assures documentation of services is maintained as specified in Agency policy.
  • Assures that all staff adheres to all applicable agencies, state and federal policies regarding confidentiality, abuse and neglect.
  • Assures that the fundamental rights of each individual are not violated.

Specific:

  • Directly supervises assigned CDP Day and Vocational staff. Provides reinforcement of positive work performance; provides assistance and instruction as needed; and utilizes progressive disciplinary procedures when necessary.
  • Makes observations of program and work areas daily to insure staff consistently implements the career development goals.
  • Monitors and insures program goals, including, but not limited to, the appropriateness of program materials and equipment, level and effectiveness of program implementation, staff and individual interaction, data collection, safety issues, and provides appropriate and immediate action as required.
  • Assures staffing ratios are in compliance with those designed in clients’ IP.
  • Participates as a member of the ARD Committee.
  • Attends/participates in meetings as directed by CDP Director.
  • Assures sound fiscal management of the CDP, including, but not limited to, reviewing and auditing payroll, budgets and other fiscal items to insure accuracy and by insuring compliance with Agency policies and U.S. Department of labor Wage and Hour Laws.
  • Meets regularly with the CDP Director to review progress and address concerns regarding the CDP programs.
  • Insures that staff is informed of Agency Policies and Procedures and ensures they attend training as scheduled.
  • Completes evaluations of supervisory staff reporting directly to him/her.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the CDP Director or his/here designee.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises directly Operations Supervisors and Case Managers as assigned and all non-supervisory employees indirectly.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; with two years experience working with intellectually disabled adults or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.  Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.  Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Time Management, Social, Leadership, Organizational, and Motivational Skills, Ability to Execute Decisions, Delegation and Follow-up, Proficient Articulator, Strong Work Ethic

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position is primarily a sedentary one with frequent use of arms and hands to reach and write. Standing and walking or ambulatory ability is required to be able to perform in this job.  Ability to communicate and hear clearly as well as close vision are essential. Ability to lift 25 pounds unassisted.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Primarily indoor office environment.  Limited exposure to weather elements. No hazardous fumes or chemicals, electrical shock or vibrations. Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic) above.

Interested applicants should submit resumes and salary requirements to: kstarkes@ncianet.org

 NCIA is an EEO M / F / D / V employer.

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