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Area Director

Company: Region V Services
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYThe Area Director is responsible for the operations of their assigned area and the provision of high-quality services and supports for individuals supported that are living with a Shared Living Provider within their assigned Area/Agency. The Area Director reports to the Chief Operating Officer or other assigned member of the Executive Team.The Director works collaboratively with other areas of administration, such as finance, human resources, or other area leadership teams responsible for the day-to-day operations of their agency including staff recruitment and development, growth and development of effective habilitative programs and services, budget management, and community relations and engagement. The Director must establish a professional environment within their Agency which enables opportunities for teaching, learning, and growth for individuals supported, their families, and agency leadership team and staff. The Director utilizes the RVS Mission to facilitate agency decision-making.SCHEDULEThis is a 40-hour-a-week, overtime-exempt position. The Area Director must be generally available to work evenings or weekends and respond to emergencies at any time. The Director travels within the region, has night meetings, and occasional overnight travel is required.Region V Services offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, paid leave, tuition assistance, and retirement benefits. Review benefits online @ ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSDevelop, implement, interpret, monitor, and enforce policies and procedures, with approval of Governing Board/Executive Team to include personnel policies, positive behavioral supports, human rights, ethical conduct, and licensure/regulation.Ensures that all individuals receiving supports are afforded a quality of life that is reflected in the individual's program plan and the Mission Guidelines.Prepares annual operating budgets and oversees the day-to-day financial operations of the agency.Promotes the agency activities, services, and goals through memberships, collaboration, speaking engagements, tours, and other public education activities.Is a visible leader in the community by serving on regional and local boards and committees that govern and support agency services.Responsible for the development of Shared Living Providers throughout their agency.Leads the agency leadership team through communicating, decision-making, assuring quality customer service, and mediating conflicts.Provides for safe, efficient transportation for individuals supported when public transportation or community supports are not available.Ensures that individuals receive appropriate medical and mental health care by the Medical Services Associate and the Healthcare Coordinator in collaboration with the Region V Services Director of Nursing.Plans and obtains development and in-service training to maintain professional standards and competencies of Shared Living Providers.Monitors the collection, recording, and reporting of accurate data for planning and coordination of agency and regional services.Meets and exceeds the licensing standards of HHS DDD, Department of Labor, Health Department, Department of Education, OSHA, and Social Security.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree in Human Services, Social Services, Education, Public Administration, Business Administration, or other closely related fields.Four years of experience in vocational/day services or residential services or rehabilitation programs, or related fields with progressive administrative or supervisory experience.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONSDemonstrated competence in the principles and practices of the education and support of individuals with developmental disabilities, considerable knowledge of personnel administration, budgeting, and financial management principles, general management techniques, and thorough knowledge of applicable governmental regulations.Ability to: establish and maintain cooperative relationships; express good judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions; express ideas clearly and effectively, orally and in writing; give effective administrative leadership to the program; and plan, assign and supervise the work of others.PI202086193

Keywords: Region V Services, Lincoln , Area Director, Executive , Lincoln, Nebraska

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