Assistant Director Of Support Coordination (developmental Disability Spec Iv)

Chantilly, Virginia
$72,032.27 - $120,054.06 Annually
Aug 10, 2019
Aug 24, 2019
Full Time
Job Announcement

Searching for a dynamic leader to provide direction to a team of experienced, dedicated developmental disability professionals; providing them with leadership, clinical and administrative supervision, technical assistance and support. Works with staff, service director and the leadership team to plan, develop and direct support coordination services for a broad population with intellectual and/or related developmental disabilities. Must possess a grounded yet flexible leadership style, be highly organized and able to adapt to a changing work environment, and stay abreast of multiple new initiatives and mandates. Provides proactive senior management and leadership across the Developmental Disability Services department, manages special projects, and ensures the implementation of all mandated policies and strategic plans. Represents the agency on CSB, county, regional and/or state committees and work groups.

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Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)
For CSB Residential and Vocational Programs:
Manages program budget.

For CSB Residential, Support Coordination, and Vocational Programs:
Manages several distinct residential support coordination programs;
Provides management and senior clinical direction to the program;
Provides guidance for assessments, crisis management, and therapeutic counseling;
Identifies, advocates for, and secures necessary client support services;
Maintains ongoing communication with families, landlords, county programs and agencies, and state agencies;
Establishes and participates in case-oriented consultative and educative planning with community agencies, groups, and schools;
Provides program policy guidance and interpretation;
Monitors and evaluates contracted and directly operated services;
Provides oversight to vocational and contractual services, including clinical and program supervision;
Designs and implements program evaluations, outcome measures, and performance indicators;
Reviews and investigates reports of serious incidents and complaints;
Evaluates program to ensure effective and efficient service delivery, and develops plans to address identified gaps in services;
Provides input on service policies and procedures and assists in program development;
Ensures that programs comply with all federal, state, and local regulations;
Compiles statistics and prepares administrative reports;
Participates in senior management team and committees.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
Extensive knowledge of principles, practices, methods, and techniques related to service provision for f persons with an intellectual disability or other developmental disabilities;
Extensive knowledge of person centered practices with the ability to train, consult, and supervise in these areas;
Thorough knowledge of community resources, including relevant public and private organizations;
Knowledge of budgetary procedures;
Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations, as well as issues relevant to human rights, mandated reporting, and skill in applying this knowledge to a variety of situations;
Ability to supervise and train service professionals;
Ability to successfully perform as a team member/leader;
Ability to lead/motivate a workforce to achieve program objectives;
Ability to conduct performance evaluations and implement personnel procedures;
Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct specialized programs;
Ability to recommend alternatives to allow for individual choice in services;
Ability to compile and analyze data;
Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports;
Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective relationships with individuals served;
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, public and private sector organizations, community groups and the general public;
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Employment Standards

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field; plus seven years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Masters can be substituted for 1 year of experience; or graduation from an accredited college or university with a doctoral degree in psychology, social work, or a related field.

  • First Aid and CPR certification within the required timeframe after appointment and maintained throughout CSB employment.
  • Qualified Mental Retardation Case Manager (QMRCM)-Required within 1 month of hire
  • Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional-Required within 1 month of hire
Contingent upon the area of assignment, some positions within this class may require specific certification(s) prior to employment and/or the ability to acquire necessary certification(s) within a specified time period following employment. The certifications are identified in the position description and employment advertisement .

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, and sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. A TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter. Requires a National Provider Identifier.

  • Master's degree in psychology, education, social work or related field.
  • Knowledge of intellectual disabilities.
  • Previous experience supervising a team of human service professionals.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Extensive understanding of Medicaid and Medicaid waivers.
  • Experience supervising a team of case management professionals.

Job is generally sedentary in nature. Ability to read data on computer monitor, operate keyboard driven equipment, communicate with others, and lift up to 15 lbs. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview; includes written exercise

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.

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