On-the-Move is looking for a dynamic leader to manage our award-winning Community Inclusion program which supports adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in accessing their community through healthful, meaningful, and environmentally responsible activities. This person will have a desire to think, create, share, and grow while appreciating our grassroots style and upholding our culture of compassion, excellence, and wholeheartedness.
Working within the supervision of our Executive Director, the Program Manager will develop, oversee, and coordinate all aspects of the Community Inclusion Program. The Supervisor will oversee the performance and professional development of team members and will contribute to the on-going development of participant-directed goals and program efficacy in conjunction with leadership and direct support staff.
Program Coordination (40%): Ensures quality services and compliance with applicable rules and laws of the Community Inclusion program.
- Monitors daily group scheduling and accurate, active monthly calendar with frequent adjustments
- Monitors accurate and complete documentation in daily activity log.
- Assigns support roles for team members (e.g. cleaning, LIFTS, Progress Summaries, etc.)
- Tracks staff absences and coordinates appointment coverage.
- Communicates program needs and challenges in constructive manner to Leadership Team.
- Develops, informs and implements plans for program improvements.
- Supports collaboration with community partners who align with mission.
- Provides direct support in groups or individually, as needed.
- Coordinates and/ or attends
outreach events for employee recruitment.
Staff Development (40%): Supervises inclusion specialists; communicates clear and achievable expectations, and fosters a positive work environment which reflects organizational values.
- Coordinates and implements professional development plan for inclusion specialists.
- Oversees new hire recruitment, training and orientation process.
- Provides one on one supervision time for 8-10 Inclusion Specialists.
- Provides clear, effective feedback for Inclusion Specialists.
- Maintains time-off requests in accordance with program needs.
- Monitors inclusion specialist performance and conducts semi-annual performance evaluation process.
- Facilitates monthly team meetings and plans staff retreats in collaboration with Leadership Team.
- Contributes to Leadership Team in developing plan for program growth.
- Promotes organizational culture proactively through direct modeling, communication, and team meetings.
- Employs a multi-cultural approach to promote equity and inclusion in accordance with OTM’s strategic plan.
Other Administrative Tasks (20%): Supports and maintains organizational development.
- Models and maintains organizational policies, procedures, and handbook materials.
- Reports abuse, as necessary in accordance with Mandatory Abuse Reporting requirements; ensuring proper reporting documentation, timing, and processes.
- Other administrative tasks, as necessary
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
· Demonstrated understanding of best practices and management of a nonprofit organization with an emphasis on the needs of small organizations
· Demonstrated ability to facilitate staff meetings and retreats
· Demonstrated ability to exercise fiscal responsibility and simple accounting principles
· Ability to clearly articulate ideas, concepts, and a vision for programs that align with On-the-Move’s vision.
• Must demonstrate a deep passion for On-the-Move’s mission and a commitment to our values.
· Ability to examine situations and interpersonal relationships through a multi-cultural lens.
· Ability to understand racial identity, and the impact of their own racial identity on themselves and others.
· Ability to identify and model professional, healthy boundaries.
· Ability to identify systems of power, privilege, and oppression with a commitment to understanding and applying an informed diversity, equity, and inclusion lens to their role.
• Exercises good judgment and decision-making capabilities
• Possesses a superior commitment to quality service as part of a strong team environment
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise diplomacy and discretion
• Demonstrated commitment to environmental sustainability and social justice
· Knowledge of the Brokerage Support system and a historical perspective of disability rights
· Demonstrated application of Medicaid HCBS regulations, Oregon Administrative Rules, and expenditure guidelines
· Excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills
· Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate conflict resolution
· Three years of F/T experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, preferred; equivalent experience in teaching or counseling field plus one-year experience with I/DD required.
· At least two years of progressively responsible professional experience in management with demonstrated supervisory skills, required.
· Bachelor’s degree in special education, public administration, social work, psychology, or closely related field, preferred.
· Must pass a criminal background check.
· Ability to provide physical assistance to participants.
· CPR/ First Aid certification.