• Program Director ~ SRO

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/9/2018 9:45 AM)
    Residential Care Mental Health
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Corporation Name
    Living Opportunities of DePaul (LOD)
  • Overview

    Responsible for the overall effective operation of the SRO including but not limited to the oversight of quality care for residents, the effective supervision of staff, and the oversight of the physical building and grounds.





    1.     Manages and directs the operation of the facility in accordance with NYS OMH codes, rules and regulations.


    2.     Responsible for the overall supervision and evaluation of all SRO staff including support and assistance with the

            effective operation of each department.


    3.     Oversee the orientation and training of staff including the scheduling of in-services monthly staff meeting and

            other mandatory trainings.


    4.     Oversee the teaching, monitoring, and delivery of recovery-oriented supports to all consumers while utilizing a 

            person centered approach.


    5.     Oversee the safety and well being of residents and staff through the implementation of fire drills and on going fire

            and safety training.


    6.     Organizes, directs and supervises the operation of the physical plant including the maintenance and repair of the

            building and grounds.


    7.     Promotes public relations in the surrounding community, outside agencies, and the mental health system.


    8.     Oversee the effective and efficient operation of any program that operates within the SRO (i.e., SCM, HUD

            sponsored programs, on-site treatment providers, security, housekeeping), when applicable.


    9.     Proofs monthly budget reports and adheres to those budgets, reviews, and authorizes the payment of monthly



    10.   Makes certain that each resident is linked to public entitlements so that payment of rent and other financial

            obligations are met.


    11.   Screens and interviews applicants for key staff positions and ultimately recommends the approval for hire of all

            other staff positions.


    12.   Oversee grant and resource development functions when applicable.


    13.   Obtains bids and proposals for administrative review of capital improvements and other program purchases.


    14.   Directs and supervises all dietary functions and approves the monthly menus.


    15.   Oversee the Residential Service Coordinators and makes certain that they follow through on service planning

            which is consistent to each individual’s needs and choices.


    16.   Plans, organizes, directs and / or carries out a program of activities which cover spiritual development, recreation,

            and intellectual / educational development for residents as an integral part of each individuals rehabilitation.


    17.   Works with the intake department, and serves as an active member of the admissions committee and the Risk

            Management team.


    18.   Acts as facilitator for monthly resident meetings and ensures that minute notes are taken.


    19.   Ensures that residents have adequate clothing and other necessities essential to their well being.


    20.     Oversee the ordering of supplies for all areas of the program.


    21.     Oversee the establishment and maintenance of linkages for all medical / psychiatric support services for program



    22.     Aids and encourages residents to maintain family and / or community contacts consistent with their wants and



    23.     Follow all safety rules and regulations for self, residents and staff.


    24.     Performs any other duties necessary for the effective operation of the program.


    At least a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Human Service field plus at least 5-years residential experience working with mentally disabled individuals and at least 2-years supervisory experience in a similar environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position also requires a clean NYS driving record as outlined in DePaul’s personnel policy.


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