State Director

Community Options, Inc.
Frederick, MD
Oct 12, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
Who We Are: Community Options, Inc. is a Non-Profit company which develops residential and employment supports for people with disabilities, utilizing technology and training. We recognize that people with disabilities need environments, equipment, clinical and staff support that are tailored to their very specific needs. The State Director of Maryland is accountable for the overall operations of Maryland. This supervisory role provides guidance to the Executive Director(s) and Program Director, as well as all programs in his/her region, focusing on the continued development/expansion of services. Furthermore, the State Director assists with contract compliance, matters of accreditation and ensures quality assurance compliance, as required by local government ordinances, federal standards and state practices as well. What You Will Be Doing: Responsible for all daily operations and for compliance with state licensing and reporting standards. Oversees the formulation and implementation of an advisory board which will assist the organization in developing and expanding their resources, thereby improving their service delivery. Develops long and short-term goals for the region, and works with managers to ensure that goals are achieved. Supervises, evaluates, and provides direct support to Executive Directors and Program Directors. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of operations and services performed in their region. Recommends sound personnel practices in employee recruitment, evaluations, salary, termination and employee benefits, and advises management staff on same. Presents a clear picture of issues related to their regional operations to the Regional Vice President, outlining possible solutions and indicating advantages and disadvantages. Locates and recommends appropriate grant and funding opportunities. Produces fundraising activities that will effectively promote the needs of the national organization, and increase their funding base. Promotes and maintains a positive public image of Community Options, Inc., in their regional area. Prepares required statistical, financial and service reports as needed. Interfaces with local, state and governmental agencies. Cooperate with internal and State inspections and investigations. Experience/Skills: Master's Degree Understanding and commitment to community based support for persons with disabilities. Understanding of funding sources and entitlement programs for people with disabilities. Group home and Day Services experience. DDA, DHR, and DORS experience. Flexibility to deal with people at a variety of levels, both internally and externally: management staffs, employees, board of directors, finance staff, auditors, employer groups, and industry associations. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Confidence with public speaking. Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form. Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize. Understanding of organizational dynamics. Knowledge of Microsoft Office. All offers are contingent on a successful background check. Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #CB#

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