Lutheran Social Services is currently seeking a Program Supervisor to join our team in Appleton. The role will be supervising two residential programs for adults with mental health concerns. The position will support 8 staff and 12 clients. Position is Monday through Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM, but will require some flexibility for on call support.
The right candidate will have a high level of professionalism, accountability, be committed to the position, can work well in stressful environment, and is comfortable with change. Prior supervisory and budgetary experience is strongly preferred.
The Program Supervisor has day-to-day responsibilities for one or more programs within the Business Unit. Responsibilities include but are not limited to, effective coordination of day-to-day program operations, direct supervision and performance management of program staff and their work assignments, ensuring the program meets licensing and/or contract requirements, ensuring agency best practice standards are met.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks required, according to program requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology or closely related field and at least 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience in a similar role working in social services or closely related field is required. Experience should include three years working with a similar population. Supervisory experience strongly is preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
TRAVEL: Position may travel daily between programs. May travel over the two state area on occasion for training and meetings and may include some overnights.
LSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.