Assistant Director of At-Home Independent Care

RCIL - Utica, NY (30+ days ago)


We are currently searching for an Assistant Director for our At-Home Independent Care (AHIC) department. The successful candidate will be expected to:

Provide administrative support and oversee AHIC in the absence of the Program Director;
Manage the interviewing, hiring, training and supervision of Schedulers, Administrative Assistant and Personal Care Assistants (PCAs);
Interact in a professional manner with all AHIC customers, including individuals receiving AHIC services, PCAs and AHIC colleagues;
Act as a back-up to the Schedulers which may including evening/weekend on-call coverage;
Oversee daily operations of the department and answer programmatic and system inquires;
Assist the Program Director to ensure the program is operating in a fiscally sound manner;
Manage and process weekly payroll for all PCAs using RCIL’s payroll and scheduling systems;
Collaborate with the Finance Department to ensure all necessary documentation is in place for billing purposes; and
Assist the Program Director with annual evaluations, employee performance issues and counseling.
RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.

Who may be considered:
Successful candidates will have at least one (1) year of supervisory experience and two (2) years of experience working with people with disabilities and/or non-profit organization. Experience with finances, grants, management, Licensed Home Healthcare Agency rules and regulations is preferred.

A minimum of an Associate’s Degree is Human Services or Business Management is required.

Knowledge of community services, networking and supervision is required.

Candidates will be expected to provide excellent customer service, superior organizational skills, strong attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication, typing, problem solving, flexibility, ability to multi-task, prioritize, and uphold confidentiality at all times. The ability to supervise a large group of staff, coach, train and provide disciplinary action is required.

Placement: Full-Time

Salary: $40,560.00

Number of Vacancies: 1

Travel Required: Yes, along with a valid NYS Driver’s License

How to Apply:
Please note that this application will time out after twenty minutes of inactivity and you will not have the option to save or revise your application. Please collect the following information before you begin the application: (1) dates of hire, addresses and phone numbers for your last three positions, (2) addresses for your last seven years place of residence, and (3) the names, phone numbers and/or addresses of four references and two of which may be personal references. All applicants have the option to attach a resume and cover letter at the end of the application.

It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.

RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in the office.

RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; elders; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.

It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activities. Apply today to make a difference!