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Seven Hills Foundation Assistant Program Director in New Bedford, Massachusetts

The Assistant Program Director assists the Program Director in the overall operation of the site including oversight of personnel, programming, scheduling and coverage in the absence of the Program Director. Responsibilities Assistant Program Director Responsibilities: To assist the Program Director in developing goals and objectives, budgets, employee and participant selection, staff utilization, space allocation, travel, in-service training, supervision, consultants, program development and risk management. Oversee assigned programming areas at the site. To be familiar with regulations and statutes governing the human rights of program participants. To act as a role model and to provide contextual training of staff in the integrated therapeutic model. To assist the Program Director in conducting intake procedures. To participate in activities as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team. To be familiar with the agency?s overall operation as established by written description of service and organizational information. To foster growth of individuals by teaching and offering opportunities for choice, initiation and risk taking. To perform duties and supervise personnel with the overall operation of the program as a prime concern including employee scheduling and job performance, rating of the employee effectiveness and in-service training as assigned To act as a Case Manager as assigned. As assigned to act as interim Program Director when the Program Director is absent. As directed by the Program Director, participate in the staff training and completion of program wide systems such as case record review, curricula development and implementation, assessment of program quality, outcome measurement and other systems as required by Seven Hills Foundation and regulatory agencies. To transport participants to community events and recreational events as assigned. Be familiar with, and assist in the implementation of, the Seven Hills Foundation Policies & Procedures, the site?s Program Specific Policies & Procedures and the regulations governing the program. To treat individuals with respect and dignity and in an age and culturally appropriate manner. To perform additional duties as required or directed. Qualifications Bachelors Degree preferred but will substitute experience and a high school diploma/GED (3 years of experience working with Brain Injury, at least 2 years in a supervisory role) Experience with Brain Injury and willingness to learn. Preferred- Certified Brain Injury Specialist or special education background. Highly motivated, excellent sense of humor, ability to de-escalate tense situations with both staff and members. Experience creating meaningful programming around work skills, recreation, volunteering, teaching plans and other needs of the program. Patience and ability to learn best practices in working with Clubhouse Members. Valid driver?s license required.