Administrator

Job Description

Reports to: PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Supervises: Facility Managers and Direct Care staff

JOB TITLE: ADMINISTRATOR

Job Summary – Full-time (40+ hours per week) & Part-time

Under the guidance of the Program Director, the Certified Administrator is responsible for facility management, training, and administration in compliance with applicable laws/regulations, accreditation standards, and program operations enforcement.

Minimum/Desired Qualifications and Experience

The Administrator shall meet one of the following qualifications*:

  • Have a Master’s Degree in a behavioral science from an accredited college or university, plus two years of employment as a social worker in an agency that serves children or in a residential congregate care program for children.

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, plus at least three (3) years’ administrative experience or supervisory experience over social work, Direct Care and/or support staff providing direct services to children in an agency or in a community care facility with a licensed capacity of six or more.

  • Have completed at least two years at an accredited college or university, plus at least five (5) years’ administrative experience or supervisory experience over social work, Direct Care and/or support staff providing direct services to children in an agency or in a community care facility with a licensed capacity of six or more.

    * IN THE EVENT THAT AN APPLICANT DOES NOT MEET ONE OF THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS, Z.N.D. MAY SUBMIT A REQUEST TO COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING FOR AN EXCEPTION APPROVAL ON BEHALF OF THE APPLICANT.

    Sample Responsibilities and Duties

  • Directing and evaluating the facility within the limits of the functions and policies established by the licensee.

  • Preparing the facility’s budget and managing expenditures according to the facility’s budget limitations.

  • Organizing the work of the facility and delegating responsibilities to staff.

  • Assessing the facility’s operations / program / reporting to the licensee / addressing identified problems.

  • Recruiting, appointing, evaluating, and terminating staff.

  • Developing a plan for the orientation, development, and training of staff.

  • Reviewing complaints made by children or their parent/guardian(s), and deciding upon the action to be taken to handle the complaint.

  • Developing the written policies, procedures, and practices for continuous quality improvement and in accordance with the “Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard”.

  • Observing and interacting with staff, children, and other individuals, as necessary.

  • Any other duties that may be necessary to manage and administer the Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Program.

    WHEN THE ADMINISTRATOR IS ABSENT, THE FACILITY MANAGER SHALL BE THE DESIGNATED SUBSTITUTE

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