HR Advantage is searching for an Executive Director for a Hollister, MO based-client employer! The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management and administration of programs. This includes direction, planning, provision, analysis and coordination of programs and services with the goal of effectively and efficiently using agency and other available resources to enable eligible consumers with developmental disabilities to progress toward normal living and to develop, as far as possible, their capacity, performance and relationship with other persons through individually planned services.
This position works effectively with the Board to develop a clear vision for the organization and an
understanding of the respective roles of each. The Executive Director is responsible for translating the Board’s
mission into realistic goals and objectives. The position is responsible for the overall quality assurance in administration and provision of consumer services and supports through provider agencies and programs.
The Executive Director creates annual budgets for the program(s) provided by the agency, and ensures that a
clear and accurate accounting system is created and maintained, allowing Board members to monitor the organization’s budget and to make informed financial decisions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The primary duty of the Executive Director is the management and administration of the Targeted Case Management Program, which is responsible for the implementation of individually planned services for qualifying consumers of the Missouri Division of Developmental Disabilities, in order to assist them in achieving their highest level of independence.
The Director must ensure that services are provided in a way that best meets client needs, in a manner that maintains compliance with applicable rules and regulations of certifying and oversight agencies, that maximizes available resources and that ensures the health, safety and welfare of the clients served. The Executive Director must coordinate with outside agencies that also serve the same population and must keep abreast of innovations, legal and regulatory changes. The Executive Director also plays a role in promoting the
mission of the agency in the community and advocating for client needs and policy changes in the community and legislative arena.
Organizational Quality & Services:
● Cultivates effective relationships with community and business leaders, constituents, public officials and potential funders.
● Works with Federal, State and Local funding sources to investigate and pursue local, state and federal program funding sources.
● Serves as liaison with State, Federal and community agencies.
● Maintains a positive professional reputation in the local community.
● Communicates respectfully with people who have a disability as well as people connected with them such as family members, Service Providers, representatives of the Division of Developmental Disabilities’ Regional Office and people in the community.
● Writes reports, documents data and makes presentations of information in an understandable fashion to the board, employees and the community.
● Represents the Board before local media and interacts with local service groups, civic organizations and local governmental entities.
● Remain abreast of innovations in the management, coordination, and development of community support services.
● Participate on assigned committees to ensure compliance with policies and procedures, Department of Mental Health Contract stipulations and accreditation standards and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
● Maintain effective professional communication and relationships with staff, service providers, clients, office personnel, and other community agencies.
● Directs the evaluation of the TCM program and services relating to compliance with accreditation standards, contractual requirements, state and federal law; directs follow-up activities addressing these findings.
Financial Resources Management:
● Ensure the maintenance of an effective record keeping system, including security and confidentiality of program and client records in accordance with agency policy.
● Administer financial controls and procedures to ensure fiscal accountability and accurate management of agency funds.
● Administer implementation of the budget plan for anticipated receipts and expenditures including,
review and analysis of financial statements, which compare budgeted and actual receipts and expenditures.
● Implement agency property and inventory policies and procedures applicable to assigned facilities and equipment.
● Ensure compliance with agency procurement procedures. Authorize expenditures and payments within budget limits. Recruit & Maintain a Motivated and Well-trained Workforce
● Recruit, screen, orient, train, supervise and evaluate staff and ensures these personnel are properly qualified and trained to meet the program’ contractual obligations.
● Responsible for program Human Resources and employment actions, including, hiring, termination, suspension, promotion, salary adjustments, probationary actions and grievance proceedings.
● Ensure compliance with agency hiring procedures.
Education and Experience:
● Ideally at least five years previous experience in the MR/DD field, including two years in management and a bachelor’s degree in the human services field.
● Comprehensive knowledge of case management methods, principles and techniques in regards to support and assessment services.
● Comprehensive knowledge of various developmental disabilities and corresponding vendors and services available for treatment.
● Comprehensive knowledge of the behavioral sciences and allied disciplines in the evaluation, care and training of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This could include lifting up to 25 pounds.
Ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individual to perform the essential duties and responsibilities, and working conditions outlined below; however, the qualifications must be met in order to meet to ensure the safety and well-being of the individuals served.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must be willing to complete the following training prior to working with persons served: Orientation, Confidentiality, Abuse and Neglect, HIPAA, On the job training specific to each person supported as training courses become available.
Employee must have a valid driver’s license, an acceptable driving record, current auto insurance and a reliable means of personal transportation.
Must pass a background check including criminal record, credit check, driving record and abuse/neglect.
Provide references upon request.
NOTE: The Board of Directors may waive or add to any of the above requirements at its discretion.
Please send questions and resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org