Position Opening: Individualized Services (IS) Area Director
PCL’s Individualized Services Team is hiring an Area Director. This position provides operational and administrative leadership to the Individualized Services Leadership team. This leader is instrumental in ensuring safe and exceptional support to people experiencing Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) and co-occurring mental illness. This role requires exceptional multitasking skills and a firsthand knowledge of current requirements under the Oregon Administrative Rule (In-Home, Community Living, and Supported Living rules). Highly qualified candidates will have direct supervisory experience.
Location: Monmouth, OR, Intermittent travel to service areas in Lane, Benton, Marion, Polk, Jackson, and Josephine Counties. Occasional overnight events and trainings
Compensation and Benefits: Salary starting scale $3,800 – $4,100, some room for negotiation, DOE. Retirement, PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision and Life for Full Time employees.
Type of Position: Full-time, salaried/exempt
Expected Hours: General business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:30pm). Will include regular evening and weekends, as well as being a part of an on-call rotation.
Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
NAVIGATOR-Clearly and quickly works through the complexity of key issues, problems and opportunities to affect actions (e.g., leverage opportunities and resolve issues).
STRATEGIST-Develops a long-range course of action or set of goals to align with the organization’s vision.
ENTREPRENEUR-Identifies and captures opportunities for new products, services, and markets.
MOBILIZER-Proactively builds and aligns stakeholders, capabilities, and resources for getting things done quickly and achieving complex objectives.
TALENT ADVOCATE-Attracts, develops, and retains talent to ensure that people with the right skills and motivations to meet business needs are in the right place at the right time.
CAPTIVATOR-Builds passion and commitment toward common goal.
GLOBAL THINKER-Integrates information from all sources to develop a well-informed, diverse perspective that can be used to optimize organizational performance.
CHANGE DRIVER-Creates an environment that embraces change; makes change happen-even if the change is radical-and helps others to accept new ideas.
ENTERPRISE GUARDIAN-Ensures shareholder value through courageous decision-making that supports enterprise-or unit-wide interests.
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
-Ensure services are provided in a manner consistent with PCL’s Mission and Values
-Intermittent travel to locations outside a 150 mile radius of Monmouth (Grants Pass, Medford)
-Provide leadership, supervision, training, and coaching of IS Service Team Coordinators (STC) and other PCL team members
-Provide leadership that promotes social justice and a positive person centered culture that is in line with PCL’s Mission, Values, and playbook
-Provide and assist in creating positive interaction with team members, family members,and stakeholders
-Ensure clarity around priorities and goals for the entire area of operations
-Work across functions with peers in other groups to ensure collaboration for shared goals
-Work with senior management and other peers for strategy development and execution planning
-Facilitating goal-level creation for the broader function and working with managers to ensure the goals cascade to all team members
-Communication skills, both written and verbal, are vital, with an emphasis on presentation skills
-Rule compliance and quality assurance responsibilities
-Budget management, training and compliance
-Create a learning and trusting environment
-Model and promote person centered practices
-Participate in agency’s on call support system
-Able to regularly lift a minimum of 50 pounds
-Able to drive agency vehicles
-Pass a pre-employment computer skills assessment
-Maintain an IF certification in OIS
Education Requirements: High school diploma/GED required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Experience Requirements: At least three (3) years of management/supervisory experience, experience working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and mental health clinical experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have at least three (3) years of experience supervising managers, experience working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or mental health clinical experience.
Additional factors to be considered:
-Previous supervisory, management and/or administrative experience in the I/DD field
-Background in team member development
-Training and presentation skills
All offers of employment are contingent upon a candidate’s successful completion of PCL’s pre-employment drug screening (for the use of illegal substances in Oregon) and background screening, which includes employment, education, references, and criminal history.
PCL is an Equal Opportunity Employer who greatly values our Team Members!
Individualized Services Area Director
Partnerships in Community Living, Inc. (PCL)