Director Self Direction
RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.
The Program Director oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of an ongoing program including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan the program
Plan the delivery of the overall program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization
Develop new initiatives as appropriate to support the strategic direction of the organization
Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program
Organize the program
Ensure that program activities comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations
Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization
Staff the program
In consultation with the CEO and organizational leadership, recruit, interview and select well-qualified program staff
Establish and implement a performance management process for all program staff
Ensure that all program staff receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the program
Lead the program
Ensure all staff members receive appropriate training in accordance with program standards
Supervise program staff by providing direction, input and feedback
Work with other managers to ensure effective and efficient program delivery
Coordinate the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency
Control the program
Ensure that all financial records for the program are up to date
Develop annual program budget and monitor fiscal performance
Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
Monitor all program activities on a regular basis
Report evaluation findings to the CEO and recommend changes to enhance the program
The Program Director will be working within a Self-Direction Program guided by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). The Director must have good organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, effective supervisory skills, and reliable computer skills.
Successful candidates will have a minimum of five years of experience in the human services or business field with at least two years of supervisory experience. An Associate’s Degree in Human Services or Business is required, and a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $56,000. RCIL offers a competitive salary and benefit package that includes paid time off, insurances, life and disability coverage, and a 401k plan.
Candidates may apply via RCIL’s website at http://www.rcil.com. A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.