Disability Services Center Director

Salary is $42,000 to $45,000 (based on experience) plus benefits

Easterseals Florida is seeking a motivated, energetic and professional Center Director for our Naples Academy and Adult Day Training program who is committed to making a difference in the lives of adolescents and adults with disabilities and special needs.  The Center Director is responsible for day-to-day operational tasks, sustaining a high standard of quality programs, building private school enrollment, managing the tuition scholarship fund and school budget, building a local donor base, working with local funders and referral sources, and leading, motivating and supervising a small dedicated team of professionals. 

The Center Director is expected to provide and maintain safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate programs, meeting all applicable regulatory/licensure standards and regulations.  Exceptional problem solving, leadership and communication skills, as well as strong organizational skills, are key to success in this role. 

Requirements

  • An energetic, engaging, creative, and professional individual who is passionate about working with adolescents and adults with disabilities and special needs and seeing them achieve their developmental milestones
  • Bachelor's degree in a health, educational or social service field and two years of experience working in a disability services program; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of one year of supervisory experience
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with minimal on-site supervision
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage staff
  • Strong decision-making skills, good judgment and the ability to effectively advocate on behalf of people who have disabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication, both written and verbal, to ensure effective interaction with partners and team members
  • Ability to meet our approved driver requirements to be able to drive for program needs

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP).