The Arc of Chemung
  • Elmira, NY, USA
  • $40,560-$47,000 based on experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

extensive benefits package, great place to work

Have you been looking for meaningful work that makes a real difference in people's lives? If you are a great communicator, patient, a teacher, a mentor, compassionate regarding other's needs, empathetic of the challenges others face, feel rewarded from helping others succeed, and enjoy a job that will challenge you, this position may be just what you are looking for. As a Residential Manager, you will utilize a people-centered approach to support individuals with developmental disabilities in a residential setting. The Arc of Chemung is committed to an environment of teaching the daily life skills and accepted social skills to help our individuals achieve independence and community acceptance and understanding.

 Duties and Responsibilites: 

  • Supervises and provides training to assigned staff. Prepares and conducts performance evaluations as required.
  • Ensures adequate staffing of the residence and schedules substitute coverage as needed. Conducts regular staff meetings.
  • Provides management of Residential Habilitation Services for individuals at the residential site.
  • Develops, monitors and maintains all individual IPOP's and Site Plan of Protection on a regular basis.
  • Observe and evaluate staff in performance of their job and provide constructive feedback and recognition.
  • Responsible for the development of Direct Support staff - skill set and professional development.
  • Manages site budget and ensure staff accountability. 
  • Performs on-call duties for assigned residence and assists in on-call for other residences.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field and two years supervisory experience.
  • Associates Degree in Human Services or related field and three years of supervisory experience. 
  • Also willing to accept 5 years of Human Service experience and three years of supervisory experience and training in lieu of a degree.
  • Previous experience in a Developmental Disability setting preferred.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and a driver's record accepted by our insurance carrier.  
  • Must have basic computer proficiency; Email, Microsoft Word and Excel, and an ability to learn new programs. . 
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screening. ARC conducts random testing and is committed to a drug free workplace. 
  • Subject to FBI fingerprinting in order to conduct a complete criminal background check as required by NYS law, the Justice Center and OPWDD. 
  • Must be cleared through the NYS statewide central registry for child abuse as required by NYS law. 
  • Must clear a Justice Center inquiry to ensure applicant is authorized to work with vulnerable persons. 
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