Residential Program Manager-DCF
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Non-Profit and Volunteer
Specialty Program Management
Location Township of Hamilton, New Jersey, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.
We are actively seeking an experienced Program Manager in Township of Hamilton, NJ who will be responsible for the supervision and oversight of our Direct Support Professionals and our Regional Programs. The Program Manager leads a team to provide person-centered care tailored to meet the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You will support your team with day-to-day operations and challenges to achieve our programmatic goals.
Starting pay is $45,000/annually

Lead and train your team to support programmatic initiatives, goals, daily routines, and the unique needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Provide training on daily routines including cleaning, cooking established meal plans, feeding, medication administration, and maintaining personal hygiene
Manage team performance through effective communication, training, performance management, staff meetings, and employee recognition
Develop and implement activity programs including the Meaningful Day curriculum
Communicate with the families and guardians of individuals we support as needed
Develop and update Individual Support Plans (ISP)/Person-Centered Plans (PCP) with an interdisciplinary team to include any concerns, observations, and behavioral developments
Ensure individuals are supported per their ISP/PCP including medication management, meal planning, and behavior management
Ensure program documentation and billable records are completed accurately and timely
Assist with monitoring the finances of individuals ensuring purchases are approved and accounted for with documentation
Monitor the health and medical needs of individuals and immediately report any concerns
Manage relationships with the families and guardians of the individuals in our care
Ensure work locations and vehicles are clean, well maintained, and stocked with necessary supplies including groceries, medications, and cleaning supplies
Cooperate with audits, inspections, and investigations
May be required to assist with scheduling and filling shifts
Additional tasks and responsibilities may be assigned

Minimum Requirements

High School Diploma or GED; Bachelors Degree Preferred
Complete all state and agency required training per state guidelines
Valid drivers license with a satisfactory driving record
Experience supporting individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities
Knowledge of state regulatory agency operations and standards relevant to supporting individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities
Team oriented with demonstrated leadership experience
Experience with problem solving against multiple priorities
Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with individuals receiving supports
Ability to exercise good judgment and remain calm in crisis situations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent time management skills

Why Community Options?

Competitive Insurance Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Paid HolidaysIncluding a Birthday Holiday
Generous PTO
Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
403b Retirement Plan
Incredible career growth opportunities

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $45,000.00 per year

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
On call
Weekend availability


Supervising: 1 year (Required)


Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: On the roadHealth insurance