Assistant Facility Director

The work location for this position is Wrentham, MA.
Job Responsibilities: (The duties and responsibilities stated are general summary and not all inclusive.)
The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members. DDS is seeking a motivated and experienced manager for the role of Assistant Facility Director.
The Assistant Facility Director for Administrative Services has overall responsibility for directing the Administrative and Support Services for Wrentham Developmental Center, a Title 19-certified, and Intermediate Care Facility within the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services.
The successful candidate will work closely with the Wrentham Facility Director and Assistant Facility Director for Programs to meet the overall resident and agency needs. The Facility offers work programs, day programs, and residential supports to the service-eligible individuals with intellectual challenges who live at Wrentham Developmental Center.
The Assistant Facility Director will be directly responsible for the facility budget development and fiscal operations and management, including oversight of resident funds, as well as for directing key facility contracts and operations such as housekeeping, dietary, laundry and campus security, in addition to the physical plant/power plant, maintenance, storeroom, and transportation operations managing within a large unionized workforce and the supervisory of staff within them.
The Assistant Facility Director position requires excellent Leadership and Planning Skills overseeing the establishment and revision of policies, procedures, and priorities consistent with DDS mission, state and federal regulations. Knowledge of and experience working within State budgetary operations, and experience in successfully implementing budgetary controls, is a must. Also, knowledge of and experience working within the Massachusetts Management Accounting and Reporting System (MMARS) and Home and Community Services Information System (HCSIS) programs. Some evening and occasional weekend presence is required at Special Facility Activities and Events. Responsible for "Executive on Call" coverage every three weeks and assists with the assumption of Facility Director's responsibilities, as requested, in her absence.
Preferred Qualifications at hire:
Strong Knowledge of, and experience working within, a Title-19 certified, Intermediate Care Facility.
Managerial / Supervisory experience in the provision of 24-hour, 7-day/week services to an intellectually challenged population.
Experience supervising and managing within a large unionized workforce including taking corrective personnel action, when necessary.
Formal experience in completing written, employee performance evaluations.
Ability to manage multiple, high-priority objectives and issues, concurrently.
Ability to think and manage within a changing environment and with forward-thinking vision.
Ability to work, harmoniously, as a member of an integrated management team.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong time management and scheduling abilities; knowledge of DDS regulations, policies, and practices.
Knowledge of and experience in using Outlook, Word, Excel, Meditech, etc.
Knowledge of and experience in using the DDS (electronic) budget system, the Integrated Management, Procurement, and Contracting Tool (IMPACT.)
Experience in completing, analyzing, and/or maintaining accurate and detailed records, reports, and projects.
Experience putting contracts out to bid and with the Request for Proposal and Request for Response (RFP/RFR) process.
A criminal background check (CORI) will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. In addition, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2014, An Act Requiring National Background Checks, requires the Department of Developmental Services to conduct fingerprint-based check of the state and national criminal history databases on the recommended candidate. For more information, please visit:
Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines.
Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.
For questions please call the Human Resources field office staff at 508-866-8803.
Full-time ? 40 hour weekly position.
Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Days off ? Saturday and Sunday
Flexibility with work schedule is required to meet the needs of the Facility.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) five years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, supervisory or managerial experience in business administration, business management, or public administration.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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