Chief of Disability Services
been looking for a leadership
role in human services
where you can be
part of a dynamic
system dedicated to supporting people with intellectual and
developmental disabilities (IDD) in Tarrant
County? Are you interested
innovative, modern solutions to bring our developmental disabilities service
system into the future? If so, this may be
just the right position for you.
My Health My Resources of Tarrant County is currently
seeking a Chief of Disability Services. An ideal
candidate for this position will have strong leadership skills as well as
the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse
stakeholder group to identify
and implement systems improvements with the goal of creating
safe and supportive communities. Maintaining close relationships with people we serve, family, provider,
and advocate stakeholders is an important
part of this
role. This role has a
significant impact of the quality of life of people with
IDD and their
Awesome benefits: http://www.mhmrtarrant.org/benefits/
is an executive level professional position. The incumbent is a chief of disabilities
services and performs
difficult and complex tasks to ensure
the overall management, administration and improvement of agency programs
including, but may not be
limited to, Support
Coordination, ICF Homes, Day Support,
Supported Employment, and
Transportation. The incumbent is
also a member of the Executive
Leadership Team and providing support and expertise
The Chief of Disability Services reports
to the Chief Executive Officer. The incumbent
provides leadership within the organization and directly supervises professional
staff, and indirectly
supervises all employees within
leadership and expertise
within developmental disabilities/community support services while
supporting all aspects of the agency's operations.
employees, performing related human resources
functions and completing necessary paperwork.
- Provides organizational
leadership and direction based
on the mission, goals, and objectives of the
- Manages the
development and implementation of all programs and activities within the division, including short- and long-range program assessment
- Ensures compliance with
applicable accreditation standards, regulations, etc. and supports and promotes
efforts within division related
- Develops, administers,
program budgets and assures compliance with applicable rules and guidelines.
effective relationships with agency,
- Assesses and
monitors community needs and evaluates program outcomes.
- Oversees any relevant contracts.
reports, administers grants, and makes presentations
in meetings, committees, and agency events.
- Proactively engage
collaborates with administration divisions
Executive Leadership Team
- Performs related
tasks as assigned.
required for this position.
Knowledge, Skills and
Must have knowledge
of IDD, classifications,
effects, and people
needs (additional knowledge of mental health, substance
and other health care system concepts preferred).
Must have knowledge
of employment principles as well as
best practices for programs and service
delivery. Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and Local
guidelines, laws, and regulations, including person-centered practice, Medicaid
waivers and positive behavioral
supports, required. Demonstrated
leadership skills in project
formulation of program
goals and objectives and establishing a plan of action,
required. Must be able to plan, manage and evaluate programs,
including assessment, networking, marketing, and budgeting.
Must demonstrate the ability
to work effectively in a leadership position,
work effectively while managing
and processes, and provide
direct supervision and guidance
to staff. Must be
able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Must be able to establish and maintain
successful working relationships with executive
leadership, county staff,
government officials, community
partners, private providers,
Experience and Training:
A Bachelor's Degree in
Human Services area (social work, psychology, rehabilitation, Business,
health care/rehabilitation administration) required with
10 years of director-level experience and 12 years progressively responsible related
staff supervision, preferably with
the provision and management of community-based
Master's Degree preferred.
No substitutions for minimum requirements.
Hold a Texas behavioral health professional
license or license eligible, preferred.
Records Check, including fingerprinting
State checks including but
not limited to CPS (Child Protective Services)
Work beyond normal work