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Area Director

Posted: 03/29/2021

Our Uncompromising Mission: To empower adults with intellectual or Developmental Disabilities to live life to the fullest through assisting with the activities of daily living.  

About Us: At Duet (formerly ENCOR), we provide support services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with a focus on empowerment and independence throughout 5 counties in Eastern Nebraska. We assist in the activities of daily living, provide community engagement opportunities, job coaching and life skills training, as well as skilled nursing care as needed.

Position Summary: As the Area Director, you will be responsible for planning, developing, and administering community-based residential and vocational services in Dodge and Washington counties. You will lead a team of Coordinators, Managers, and Direct-Line staff.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Leadership – manage team of Coordinators while remaining visible to staff and the people supported
  • Inspiration – empower staff to be proactive, think outside the box, and find creative solutions 
  • Communication – maintain clear, transparent, and consistent lines of communication with Agency Director, Deputy Director, and staff
  • Collaboration – actively participate in meetings and Agency events, at times, speaking publicly to large and small groups 
  • Accountability – ensure Agency policies, procedures and all State waiver regulations are followed, and goals are aligned with Strategic Agency plans
  • Auditing – review documentation received from Managers and Coordinators
  • Budgeting - assist with developing and managing Area fiscal budget, ensure accurate billing data for Area including annual service authorizations and monthly attendance
  • Flexibility – manage multiple on-going projects and other responsibilities as assigned
For the success of the agency, we require the following:
  • Five years management experience in community-based services preferred
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and pass a driving record check
  • Able to clearly and effectively communicate with all staff and people supported
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite and all Agency required systems (previous experience with Workday or Therap preferred)
  • Able to pass background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physical
  • Able to clearly and effectively communicate with all staff and people supported
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize basic computer functions and email
  • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, walk, sit, stand, climb, push, carry, lift, and grasp
  • Ability to inspire a team & resolve conflict
What Makes us Special:
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance for all Full-Time employees (medical, dental & vision) *90 day waiting period
  •  Company paid Short-Term-Disability & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Casual Dress
  • 12 days Paid Vacation & 12 days Paid Sick Time (24 days total)
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Pension & Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
 Salary - Based on experience