Albertina Kerr is seeking a Program Director to oversee all operational aspects of group homes supporting youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You’ll direct program activities to ensure the well-being and personal development of people we support while maintaining compliance with relevant regulations and policies. Additionally, you’ll support colleagues in their professional development and hold team members accountable to meet individual goals and agency initiatives. This position is mostly field-based and remote, supporting group homes throughout the Portland-Metro and Salem areas. Your home office will be located within the general area and will require routine visits to programs and in-person meeting participation.
Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential. When you join Kerr, you become part of a team motivated to provide innovative and excellent programs, services and care.
If you’re an experienced leader with proven success supporting a multi-unit, developmental disabilities provider, this is a great opportunity to make an impact at a large, meaningful non-profit organization.
- Designs, implements, and administers programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
- Manages day-to-day operations with emphasis on quality of care, client/family satisfaction, and profitability
- Fosters a success-oriented, accountable, and client-centered team
- Motivates and leads a high-performance management team
- Provides guidance and direction to program managers in all aspects of the financial and operational management of the program
- Supports ongoing professional development plans for direct care staff
- Collaborates with senior leadership to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure
- Maintains open and continuous lines of communication, keeping leadership informed of all critical issues as they develop
- Participates in Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement opportunities and initiatives
- Ensures compliance with relevant laws, rules, regulations, and accrediting standards
- Represents the company with external constituents, including community, government, and private organizations; Contributes to the company’s marketing and recruitment efforts
- Participates in various internal leadership planning and management meetings
- Responsible for regular on-call duties based on program needs
- Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services or related field of study; or, additional relevant experience
- Seven years’ progressively responsible experience with progressive responsibility in a large, developmental disabilities provider setting
- Five years’ staff supervisory experience
- Working knowledge of the philosophies and approaches used to provide optimal support options to people with developmental disabilities.