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Dragonfly Central, Inc. is partnering with The Arc Central Chesapeake Region to recruit the next Vice President of Self-Directed Initiatives. This is an exciting opportunity for an accomplished leader to support the growth of self-directed services in Maryland.
The Arc Central Chesapeake Region’s mission is to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live the lives they choose by creating opportunities, promoting respect and equity, and providing access to services. We seek a strategic individual to serve as the Vice President of Self-Directed Initiatives as we continue to grow Self-Direction throughout Maryland. This position requires a candidate who possesses critical thinking and relationship building skills, and balances big-picture vision with detail.
The Arc Central Chesapeake Region (The Arc) was founded in 1961 to provide services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) in Anne Arundel County, MD. We now proudly create over 1,330 opportunities for people with I/DD across Anne Arundel and Maryland’s Eastern Shore and deliver financial management services to nearly 2,000 people with disabilities who choose to self-direct their services in Maryland.
We are a dynamic regional organization providing person-centered supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live, work, and connect with their communities. We advocate for equity and access for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live self-determined lives and foster opportunities towards self-sufficiency.
Our Core Values are evident in all aspects of our programs and services. These values are:
Over the last five years, The Arc has transformed how services are delivered, how leaders at every level work together, and deepened our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Over the last year, The Arc partnered with employees from across the organization and within the community to develop value statements (above) that reflect who we are as an organization and how we approach our work. This collaborative process is just one example of how The Arc invites leaders at every level to share their voice and make decisions from a place of confidence, support, and ownership. With a growing team of nearly 500 employees, culture is an important part of The Arc’s everyday operations and experience. We aim to create an environment where people and their talents can flourish – from direct service to customer service to governance.
For more information about The Arc, see www.thearcccr.org.
The Vice President of Self-Directed Initiatives (VP) will provide executive project management and leadership for The Arc’s Self-Directed Services. The VP will be the lead liaison with Maryland Department of Health (MDH) and other key funders, consultants, and stakeholders. The VP is responsible for evaluating and ensuring that The Arc maintains compliance with contract requirements, MDH and other regulations, and financial management best practices. The VP will focus on quality systems to improve services in the areas of stakeholder engagement and customer satisfaction. The VP will approach the work with a cross-functional (department, organization, and community) mindset. The VP will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team and Leadership Council.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Vice President of Self-Directed Initiatives will provide effective executive project management and leadership for Self-Directed Services. The VP will also:
Experience and Attributes
The salary for this position is $120K per year. The Arc offers a competitive comprehensive total rewards package.
Dragonfly Central is partnering with The Arc Central Chesapeake Region to find the best candidate for the Vice President position. To apply, email a cover letter that details you fit with the position’s requirements and a chronological resume to TheArcVP@dragonflycentral.org .
For all other inquiries, contact Ginna Goodenow at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Arc is an equal opportunity employer. The Arc provides equal opportunity to all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex/gender, national origin, age, marital status, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Arc Central Chesapeake Region is proud of its commitment to and celebration of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) throughout all aspects of its operations, vision, mission, and leadership.
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