Direct Support Professional Coordinator

This position supports Developmental Services and will need an awareness of hiring needs for staff working 1:1 with clients with developmental diagnoses, mental health challenges and/or medical support needs. The Direct Support Professional Coordinator will recruit, hire, on-board and provide administrative supervision to staff. This role will be working to create and implement new processes as the program grows and develops. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong communication and organization skills with a desire to think creatively.

Responsibilities:

  • Administrative supervision of direct staff and communication regarding clinical supervision with team supervisors
  • Communicate, organize and facilitate with a wide variety of people including: supervisors, teams, new hires and direct staff
  • Ability to hire and onboard staff who will work 1:1 with clients
  • Creating and implementing sound procedures and processes across program teams
  • Good organization skills to maintain strict documentation requirements, calendars/scheduling and communication follow-up

Requirements:

  • High School degree or equivalent
  • Prior experience working with the developmental diagnosis/mental health populations
  • Ability to become proficient in electronic health records system, Microsoft Office Suite, HR/payroll system and When to Work scheduling program

Structure:

  • This is a full time position of 40 hours per week
  • This is a non-exempt position

Perks & Benefits:

-Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families
- Delta dental
- Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 20 hours or more
- Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
- Life insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Childcare stipend
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral program with financial payment
- Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
- Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.