Requisition Number: PA007-ASDIR-S-07-2020-03
Job Title: Assistant Director
City: Nazareth
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: C - 4 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 5
Salary Range: $52,000-$55,000

Assistant Director

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Description/Job Summary


Assistant Director is responsible for ensuring all services are operated in complaince with regulatory standards. Creating an environment that empowers individuals who receive or provide support, through the development of skills and coordination of resources, in accordance with Everyday Lives and Person-Centered Practices. 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Oversight of Lifesharing Specialists/Program Specialists & Site Supervisors, alongside Program Director to maintain regulatory and compliance, program policies and procedures, and assist as needed to support each in their specific job duties.
  • Assist Program Specialists in the self-licensing assessment, as well as referral and admission process of new individuals to program. Assistant Director will oversee new homes and admissions, until designated to applicable caseload.
  • Assist and ensure services are attached properly within ISPs, subsequently facilitating and resolving any billing issues with internal Fiscal and Revenue Cycle Departments and externally with SCOs and AEs.
  • Conduct internal program quality assurance audits of individual files and sites, as outlined within the 6500 regulations and Chapter 6100. Develop systems and tools, in order to better serve each individual and identify areas of points of correction.
  • Conduct supervisions with Program Specialists, Site Supervisors, DSPs, and administrative staff, as applicable, along with Program Director.
  • Develop and implement annual training curriculum for staff and independent contractors with adherence to applicable regulations. Maintaining 24 hours of training annually. Conduct trainings as necessary for staff, as well as independent contractors..
  • EIM Point Person/ODP Certified Investigator (if applicable), prevalent in definitions of reportable and non-reportable incidents in accordance with RHD Incident Management Protocols and ODP Incident

Required Experience

At least 5 years experience supporting individuals within a community-based residential program

At least 3 years experience in supervisory mangement 

Required Education

Master’s Degree from an accredited educational program with experience working directly with persons with an intellectual disability or autism, including supervision of others, or

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational program with experience working directly with persons with an intellectual disability or autism, or including supervision of others


Required Qualifications

Qualifications include:

  • Demonstrate a strong, working knowledge of DPW Chapters 6500 and 6100 Regulations.
  • Demonstrate strong professional, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to support and implement RHD’s Values, as well as the philosophy of Lifesharing.
  • Ability to engage individuals, Lifesharing providers, and Direct Support Professionals in effective, therapeutic, and healthy interactions.
  • Ability to utilize Basic Computer Skills and navigate Microsoft Office programs and applications.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Program Summary

Resources for Human Development, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran or disability status.
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.