Community Living Division Director

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Job overview:

The Arc is looking for a full-time Community Integration Division Manager. Reporting to the Chief Program Officer (CPO), the Division Director will be responsible for translating the mission and vision of the department through the management and monitoring of all clinical and administrative operations. With an approximate workload of 350 people supported, served by 350 employees. The Division Director will oversee a $9 million budget.

You will play a critical role in the growth and transformational change of the Community Living program. Lead, plan and direct a variety of community living locations (approximately 43) to promote self-sufficiency and a high quality of life. Provides leadership and oversight in the development, planning and coordination of strategic work associated with development programs and services; facilitate community engagement to identify areas of need and build capacity to meet those needs; and, connecting supported individuals with a wide range of state, county, and community resources and services to help them be safe, healthy, and reach their potential. Organizational leadership includes overseeing three Area Directors including: Person Centered Planning Services, Behavioral Supports, Entitlements, and General Access to Community Resources and Programs.

You will lead operational changes designed to align program processes and operations with technology. Through collaborative guidance and being an active participant, lead the division’s overall strategy to deliver the best possible community living services, as evidenced by achieving positive results supported by data; You will also oversee the facilities management department.


Public Sector: Experience in public/government sector not-for-profit health and social service programs for people with developmental disabilities and concurrent disorders.

Strategic Leadership: Experience setting departmental strategic direction and overseeing cross-system strategic planning, data analysis, and evaluation efforts.

Financial Management: Demonstrated knowledge of planning, developing, organizing, implementing and coordinating budgets and financial activities of a division with considerable knowledge of applicable laws, statutes and policies of the counties, states (DDA, Medicaid) and federal.

Quality Service Delivery: Experience in leading and guiding the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, programs, activities and operational policies and procedures necessary for an effective service delivery system. community living services.

Workforce Management: Experience overseeing departmental workforce development efforts with respect to department-wide skills for community engagement, service integration and the use of evidence-based practices and approaches.

Essential qualifications:

EDUCATION: A bachelor of arts or science degree from an accredited college or university with a major in education, human services, psychology, social science, or a related field is strongly preferred

Five to seven years of professional and current experience with knowledge of COMAR, DHR, national and local issues related to MR/DD

Experience with DDA, Medicaid funding, and housing-related funds strongly preferred

Knowledge of resources in Prince George’s County, Maryland

Exceptional and effective organizational skills in time management, leading to clear direction for the team and timely achievement of short and long term goals

· Managing programmatic budgets followed by experience in gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior management

· Demonstrated skills in facilitating division-wide action-oriented meetings and discussions to include (planning committees, business process discussions)

· Ability to develop, review and recommend administrative policies and procedures to comply with applicable regulations

· A hands-on manager with a high level of emotional intelligence and integrity, as well as a desire to work in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment

· Excellent oral and written communications; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to handle positive communication in difficult situations and the ability to provide candid/constructive feedback

Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, Project Planner and financial/accounting systems

The Arc offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including: medical, dental and vision plans. A 403(b) retirement plan, paid vacations, generous paid time off, company-paid life insurance, and more!

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