Team Lead- Developmental Services

The Team Leads offer leadership, supervision, expertise and risk assessment in the areas of 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
  • Good organization skills to 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
  • Valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle


  • This is a full time position of 37.5 hours per week
  • This is an 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.