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JOB TITLEProgram Director - Austin Adult Day Health Center

Starting Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

General Description: 
Exercise general administrative direction of the Austin Adult Day Health program in accordance with state and federal regulations; and plan and maintain work systems that enable and encourage the optimum performance of adult day health center staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain daily census levels necessary to balance expenditures.
  • Consciously create a workplace culture that fosters a spirit of teamwork, allows for disagreement over ideas, resolves conflicts expeditiously and enables each employee and the adult day health center to succeed.
  • Adhere to budget guidelines.
  • Be aware of all standards, contracts, and licensing information related to governance of the program.
  • Develop needed documentation materials, compile necessary files, and maintain necessary records.
  • Provide oversight and direction to day center employees in accordance with AGE’s policies and procedures.
  • Maintain employee work schedules, including assignments, paid time off, and absenteeism.
  • Promote marketing through community outreach, including representing the program at community meetings.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding participants, their families, and/or caregivers.
  • Crisis management, evacuation, and emergency handling as needed.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the program and update content to satisfy clients’ ever-changing and diverse needs.
  • Communicate regularly with other program directors and Deputy Director.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience working in a human service or medically-related program; or Associate’s degree (or 60 semester credit hours) and three years of experience working in a human service or medically-related program.
  • Ability to complete 12 contact hours of annual continuing education in subjects applicable to adult day care and day activity health services.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, including, but not limited to, computers, multi-line telephone system, copiers, and fax machines.
  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) and courteously with the public, fellow employees, participants, families, or caregivers on a daily basis.
  • Excellent computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be able to bend, lift, squat, and carry items weighing up to 30 lbs.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Management experience in a team-oriented workplace.

Authority:
The Program Director is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out responsibilities as long as such action does not deviate from established agency policies, and is consistent with sound professional judgment. 

Working Relationship:

  • Selected by the Deputy Director and is responsible to him/her.
  • Responsible for all personnel who are executing assigned tasks under his/her supervision.
  • Must establish the necessary relationships with staff, clients, constituency, and local community groups in order to ensure the delivery of service and proper program functioning. 

Characteristics Helpful to the Position:

  • An understanding of and experience working with older adults and their caregivers.
  • Ability to concentrate and accomplish tasks despite interruptions.
  • Knowledge of community services and resources.
  • An understanding of a nonprofit service organization and the impact that has on the culture and operation of the program.

Evaluations:

The effectiveness of this position is measured by the quality of Adult Day Health Services provided to clients as evidenced by census levels, longevity of enrollment of clients, annual user satisfaction surveys, compliance reviews from funding agencies, and staff turnover.

Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter. 

General Statement
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.  Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.  

To Apply:
Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Annette Juba, Deputy Director for AGE of Central Texas
Fax: 512-451-3110, or
Email: ajuba@ageofcentraltx.org

Calls are not accepted.

Updated 7/14/2017.

 


JOB TITLE:Program Aide / Driver - Williamson County Adult Day Health Center

Starting Salary: $10.20 per hour

General Description:
Assist day center clients so that they are able participate fully in each day’s programming.  This position floats between the Williamson County (Round Rock) and the Austin Adult Day Health Centers, according to staffing and census levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Be prompt and reliable to agreed upon work schedule of agency
  • Drive daily routes in van, as necessary
  • Assist program participants in boarding and departing from vehicle and assure that they reach the center safely
  • Perform and document daily safety check on the vehicle you are driving
  • Assist on field trips and other special outside events as scheduled
  • Assist with activities with clients
  • Perform other duties as directed

Qualifications:

  • Possess a good driving record
  • Sensitive to the needs of disabled and/or older adults, using patience, tact, and respect
  • Be flexible and versatile
  • Previous experience with older adults is desirable
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks during shift duty requiring stooping, bending, and lifting
  • Ability to lift 130 pounds safely and with assistance
  • Possess a commitment to the purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency

Authority:
The Program Aide / Driver is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out the responsibilities assigned as long as such actions do not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:
The Program Aide / Driver is hired by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor and is accountable to the Program Director at the site in which they are working.  Establishment and maintenance of team-building relationships with supervisor, staff, volunteers, clients, and families is expected. 

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.  The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.  Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.  

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Lauren Greenwade, Program Director (lgreenwade@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).  Email submissions are preferred.  Please, no phone calls. Updated 7/6/2017.

 


JOB TITLE:Program Aide / Driver - Austin Adult Day Health Center

Starting Salary: $10.20/hour

General Description:
Assist day center clients so that they are able participate fully in each day’s programming.

Essential Functions:

  • Be prompt and reliable to agreed upon work schedule of agency.
  • Drive daily routes in van, as necessary.
  • Assist program participants in boarding and departing from vehicle and assure that they reach the center safely.
  • Perform and document daily safety check on the vehicle you are driving.
  • Assist on field trips and other special outside events as scheduled.
  • Assist with activities with clients.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Authority:
The Program Aide / Driver is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out the responsibilities assigned as long as such actions do not deviate from established organizational policies and is consistent with sound professional judgment.

Working Relationship:
The Program Aide / Driver is hired by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor and is accountable to the Program Director at the site in which they are working.  Establishment and maintenance of team-building relationships with supervisor, staff, volunteers, clients, and families is expected.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Possess a good driving record.
  • Sensitive to the needs of disabled and/or older adults, using patience, tact, and respect.
  • Be flexible and versatile.
  • Previous experience with older adults is desirable.
  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks during shift duty requiring stooping, bending, and lifting.
  • Ability to lift 130 pounds safely and with assistance.
  • Possess a commitment to the purpose, objectives, and goals of the agency.

Evaluations:
Job performance will be evaluated at the end of the first three months of employment and at least once a year thereafter.  The performance appraisal will be conducted by the Program Director or appropriate supervisor.

General Statement
It is understood that this document may be changed in the future in the best interest of the agency and/or the people served.  Any changes will be discussed with the incumbent.  

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Heidi Fischer (hfischer@ageofcentraltx.org; fax 512-451-3110).  Email submissions are preferred.  Please, no phone calls. Updated 7/6/2017.

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