• Assistant Vice President of Self Directed Services

    Job Locations US-NY-Old Bethpage
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    # of Openings
    Executive Management
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Senior Vice President, the Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Self Directed Services serves as an integral member of the senior management for Integrated Health and Community Services Division. The Assistant Vice President is responsible for the development and oversight of Self Directed Services including Financial Intermediary; Support Brokerage; Independent Support Services; Family Reimbursement and Resource and Referral. The Assistant Vice President will also work in partnership with the organization’s leadership to meet priority goals and is a primary contributor to the development of the organizations strategic plan.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


    The Assistant Vice President serves as a senior manager for Integrated Health and Community Services Division, primary functions include:

    • Planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the strategic direction of all Self Directed Services and is an active participant in the strategic planning process of the agency.
    • Cultivating a model of support that tailors services and support to meet the needs of the person served.
    • Designing a plan to direct, lead and implement self-directed initiative for persons served to include but not limited to: fiscal intermediary services, Live-in Caregiver, Individual Directed Goods & Services, Community Transition Services, life planning, broker services and other related supports.  
    • Setting goals, leading efforts to ensure progress toward priority goals and evaluates results to ensure that departmental and organizational objectives and operating requirements are met and are in line with the needs and mission of the organization.
    • The development and management of annual operating and capital budgets.
    • Identifying strategies to generate and maximize revenue.
    • Promoting a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and commitment to quality.
    • Maximizing the use of internal resources by interfacing with other colleagues and departments to ensure the effective and efficient oversight of a division.
    • Participating in the formulation of policies and procedures that meet local, state and federal requirements and assures the delivery of the highest quality of supports and services to the people served.
    • Attracting, retaining and motivating employees.
    • Ensuring highly productive relationships for the benefit of the organization.
    • Working alongside community leaders, executives, funders, government officials, families and sister organizations, as required.
    • Serving as a representative for the division, department or agency in the absence of the Vice President.
    • Perform additional responsibilities, as assigned.


    • A Bachelor’s degree in related field or an equivalent combination of training and professional experience.
    • A minimum of five years of professional management experience in the health and human services field.
    • Five years of professional experience working directly with persons with developmental disabilities, mental health and/or other intellectual disabilities.
    • Demonstrated competency in all state, local, federal regulations and agency policies relevant to the operation of the respective division.
    • Familiarity with OPWDD, OMH, DOH and other state government entities required to sufficiently operate the respective division.
    • Strong oral and communication skills.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Ability to formulate and sustain positive working relationships with colleagues.
    • Ability to balance competing priorities, complex situations, and meet deadlines.


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