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