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POST DATE 8/29/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

Resources For Human Development, Inc. New Orleans, LA

New Orleans, LA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
LA008-STDIR- S-08-2016-1


Description/Job Summary

Job Decsription:
State Directors are responsible for supervision and oversight of an array of programs in the South Division and ensuring that the programs are held to the highest standards; this includes policy development, reporting fiscal spending, staff and individual
safety, guiding and driving the service lines of assertive community treatment and mobile/residential crisis programs, funder community relations, and program design. The State Director should also assist the South Division leaders in implementing systems
for Corporate and Divisional goals. A commitment to the RHD values should be demonstrated as job duties are performed.
Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Provides oversight to ensure that all programs meet or exceed standards set by regulations and initiatives by the state, federal government, division, and RHD corporate policies.

Manages, and provides direct supervision to program leaders and others as assigned.

Oversees program budgets and ensures fiscal responsibility in partnership with the EVP, DFO and their designees.

Develops and encourages a positive, supportive, values based working environment.

Effectively communicates performance and feedback in regular supervision of program leadership and others as assigned.

Works in conjunction with all Shared Services departments to develop best practices.

Assures programs receive training on best practices and strategic objectives so that they are understood and implemented effectively by the program.

Creates systems for ongoing staff development and assess the need for further growth and development of the program staff in conjunction with Human Resources Department or other Shared Services departments.

Creates systems for ensuring evidenced based clinical practices are utilized and assess the need for further growth and development of those supported by the program in conjunction with the Clinical Quality and Innovations Department .

Provides timely guidance and feedback as a member of the management team of the South Division.

Assists in creating solutions, key performance indicators, outcomes, and ensuring that divisional initiatives are met.

Analyze and problem-solve operations for programming and assesses effectiveness of existing and newly designed systems.

Ensures services are designed around the needs and choices of the individuals we support.

Assists in marketing of all RHD programs both nationally and locally by encouraging development and expansion.

Manages startup of new units and programs.
Participates and contributes in Divisional and Corporate discussions.

Attends conferences and professional opportunities for advancing programing and operations in the South Division and the Corporation as a whole.

Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor s degree in humans services field from an accredited college or university, Master s preferred.

Current and valid Driver s License with ability to travel to programs and the Corporate Office as needed.

5 years of experience with programs designed to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, addictive disorders or other life challenges; some clinical experience preferred

3 years of experience as a manager or program director working in a human service field

Prior experience in program design and start up
Significant leadership and management experience
Experience working with managed care companies preferred
Excellent communication, written and time management skills
Experience managing, supervising and/or interacting with individuals with problematic sexual behavior

Criminal record clearances, as dictated by the assigned programs

*** Only applicants with prior experience in mental illness,intellectual and developmental disabilities need apply.***
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic
information, veteran, or disability status.