Team Lead - Developmental Services - Community Based

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Team Lead - Developmental Services

Offer leadership, supervision, expertise and risk assessment in the areas of training for residential, day supports, crisis/clinical and family respite to program management and direct service staff that provide a broad array of services to clients with Developmental Disabilities. Facilitate, meditate and trouble shoot conflicts that arise between clients, families, other agencies, community partners and staff. Provide direct supervision to a team of up to 6 program managers.


  • Supervising and training Program Manager and direct staff
  • Manages team budget
  • Use independent decision making and strong judgement skills during crisis situations
  • Communicate, organize and facilitate with a wide variety of people including: clients, families, support teams, community partners and potential/existing employers
  • Abide by Medicaid, state and federal laws
  • Maintain strict documentation requirements


  • Qualified Developmental Disability Professional
  • 6 years' experience in human services with at least 2 years working with individuals with developmental disabilities
  • 2 or more years of proven ability to supervise staff and oversee other human service providers
  • Supervision of program managers and direct staff
  • Ability to utilize electronic health records system
  • Good writing skills for clinical documentation
  • Acceptable driving record


  • Full time
  • Annual salary starting at $59,172
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience


  • 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 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
  • Medical & Childcare 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 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!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy.

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence.

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, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.