Job Details

Requisition Number 20-0081
Post Date 3/16/2020
Title Deputy Director, Developmental Disabilities Department
City Washington
State DC
Description COMPANY OVERVIEW: Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. We believe in strengthening the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. Catholic Charities works to create a world in which every person is cherished, regardless of individual limitations, and strengthened in the use of personal gifts in order to reach his or her full potential as a valued member of the community. We are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values.

Inspiring Hope. Building Futures.

JOB SUMMARY: The Deputy Director provides leadership and guidance to all assigned programs and coordinates all services and administrative support of the programs in accordance with the organization’s mission, goals, and related quality enhancement and advocacy initiatives. The Deputy Director works closely with the Department’s Executive Director to ensure the Department’s operational success and to ensure that services are provided within the compliance guidelines as defined by our funders.

•Leads the assigned Program Directors and/or Managers in developing plans and goals for the operations of their Specific Program(s).
•Provides support and supervision to Directors and Managers in achieving strategic goals, fulfilling contract and billing requirements, and providing high quality, responsive services.
•Supervises assigned staff by providing training, conducting supervision meetings, reconciling and approving timecards and leave requests in KRONOS, completing appraisals, managing workflows in CHRIS, maintaining staff schedules, enacting discipline when necessary and approved, etc.
•Supports Program Directors and/or Managers with the maintenance and expansion of services provided in their specific areas including the various funding resources to sustain that service.
•Ensures fiscal accountability in Department Programs by reviewing financial statements, assisting with identifying private/public funding to achieve program goals, supporting the development of service funding plans and grants/contracts that will fully fund program initiatives.
•Conducts regular and ongoing evaluation of programs compliance and needs; develops and implements plans to close identified gaps in service (i.e. - professional development and training of staff, budgetary concerns, licensing requirements, etc.).
•Provides ongoing reports to the Executive Director on department program accomplishments, challenges, budgetary analysis, quality enhancement initiatives, and personal outcome accomplishments.
•Supports and assists with the program and administrative efforts to recruit and retain a qualified, stable, skilled, diverse, competent and highly valued workforce.
•Assists the Agency-wide leadership team in achieving and maintaining accreditation.
•Maintains quality program practices, enabling staff participation in quality enhancement, (CQI), and updates program policies, procedures, and manual as needed.
•Provides department management and leadership during the absence of Executive Director, as required.
•Other job-related duties as assigned.

•Master’s degree in Special Education, Social Services, Nursing, Rehabilitation Management or a related field from an accredited university.
•Five (5) years of progressive responsibilities in a leadership/management role in a social service organization with an equivalent or larger size staff.
•Experience managing services provided to the developmentally disabled, including services provided in group home(s), private home(s), community and/or school settings.

•A strategic and energetic leader with an entrepreneurial spirit.
•A comprehension of the barriers and opportunities for persons with disabilities.
•Ability to motivate, inspire and instill confidence in other.
•Demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to excellence.
•Knowledge of the current political, social and educational issues impacting human/social services. Politically aware and savvy.
•Exudes and communicates genuine care and enthusiasm for the services the Agency provides.
•Must take and successfully pass the Level 1 investigator training and maintain such credential.
•Ability to provide and maintain a clean driving record with full, valid, local driver’s license.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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