Program Manager (Disability Services) — Columbus, OH – ALVIS – Columbus, OH

Program Manager

Columbus, OH – DD Services

**Seeking 1st shift candidates**

Interested in changing lives? Alvis Inc. can help you fulfill that career goal. Our programs directly impact 8,000 men and women and indirectly impact tens of thousands more. At Alvis, as our vision states, we believe a person’s potential is more important than their past and strive to give individuals the inspiration, encouragement and the tools they need to turn their lives around 180 degrees.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will oversee activities of assigned programs/facilities for DD Services. Thorough knowledge of assigned program(s) is required, including social work theories, interventions, evaluation techniques & treatment systems. The Program Manager will demonstrate leadership skills, in order to ensure clients are engaged on a routine basis, utilizing cognitive behavioral techniques, foster & promote healthy decision making & positive interpersonal skills.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Oversees activities of assigned DD programs &/or facilities providing independent program related services as required by contractors (e.g., DODD), external entities with which business is conducted &/or evaluated (e.g., county DD agencies, DODD), agency requirements (e.g., develops, implements and evaluates program policies & procedures for assigned program(s); ensures consistency in interpretation of agency policies, procedures & contracts & provides guidance for, or independently establishes operational protocol; assist program managers, or other assigned staff (e.g., DD) with cases involving extreme behaviors requiring support &/or assistance from local authorities (e.g., police, emergency medical services, health & safety officials) &/or which present potential hazard to assigned staff &/or facility (e.g., exposure to diseases, violence &/or threats, safety hazards).
  • Maintains confidentiality of client and employee information, files, data; develops & implements operational goals & objectives; reviews case files for compliance with federal, state laws, agency standards, rules & accreditation guidelines.
  • Acts as a community advocate, in order foster and promote good neighbor perspectives, observances, and experiences; reviews statistics regarding services for specific program activities, trends, industry research results; assists external entities with difficult &/or sensitive inspections, investigations (e.g., county DD agencies).
  • Performs direct supervisory tasks (e.g., interview, select employees, recommend discipline, respond to grievances, conduct performance appraisals; approve/deny leave requests; conduct staff meetings), as required for residential program/ facility oversight.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, criminal justice, or other related field. Two years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in lieu of education. Experience in the DD field. Skill in use of a personal computer and related equipment and software.

Other Requirements: Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license; must pass a criminal background check and a pre-employment drug screen; must complete management-in-training (MIT) prior to completion of probationary period; must serve as manager-on-call, as scheduled.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: May be exposed to harsh language and potentially violent clients; may be exposed to unusual notices, odors; may work alone or as part of a team

Alvis is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

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