Resources For Human Development, Inc. Unit Director in Kansas City, Missouri

Description/Job Summary

Resources for Human Development (RHD) is a nationwide values-driven organization founded in 1970. RHD serves tens of thousands of people every year with caring and effective programs addressing intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral health, homelessness, addiction recovery and more.

The Kansas City Area Director is a professional person and has the overall responsibility for program operation of the Kansas City RHD programs. This includes residential, day, and other related community services. Significant aspects of the work are:

  • Administrative oversight and fiscal management of Kansas City programs.

  • Recruitment, training and evaluation of staff.

  • Liaison with families, guardians, funders, and partner providers.

  • Review and monitoring of services provided to individuals served by the agency.

  • Develop and maintain interagency and community relationships.

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment within a broad framework of rules.

  • Implementation of regulations and policies to assure access of diverse social, educational, and recreational activities for individuals supported.

Join our large values based human services organization which provides stability and growth. RHD offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes local and national discounts to various retailers and programs.

Qualifications include:

  • 3 years experience providing support to individuals with developmental disabilities in a community setting and 1 year of experience in program leadership.

  • Bachelor s Degree in a Human Services field, including but not limited to, sociology, special education, rehabilitation, nursing, counseling, psychology. Master s Degree in a related field is highly preferred.

  • Training and background in person centered thinking and planning, including but not limited to, Essential Lifestyle Planning, PATH, Gentle Teaching, and Positive Behavior Support.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.