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Program Director

Company: Merakey
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

External Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do.

We are seeking a Full TimeProgram Directorto join our team at our program in Sheridan, CA.

OurProgram Director will supervise all Lead Direct Support Professionals and Direct Support Professionals. You will assist with the planning and scheduling of activities for individuals in the home and the community and assist the Program Executive Director with the management of individual funds including requests, expenditures, receipts, reconciliation and record keeping. You will also ensure that individual goals and behavior programs are implemented and documented as written.

This position follows a schedule of 40 hours per week and may require weekends.

Pay Range $75,000- $80,000.


Merakey offers Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plans as well as competitive compensation plans. In addition, benefits include Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plans, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, DailyPay, membership in Care.com and much more!

To fill out an on-line application:www.merakey.org/careers

Requisition number: 82780


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve.Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must have a verifiable/High School Diploma/G.E.D. Bachelor's degree in human services or related field preferred.
  • At least two (2) working with individuals with IDD and mental health; at least 1-year supervisory experience in a residential setting.
  • Must be a Registered Behavior Technician or Licensed Psychiatric Technician or Qualified Behavior Modification Professional.
  • Valid ARF Administrator Certification required.
  • Valid driver's license is required.
  • Must become an Ukeru trainer within the first 6 months.
  • Must complete required health screening, TB clearance, Criminal Record Clearance
  • Must complete and maintain valid First Aid Certification CPR

    Preference allotted to candidates who:

    • Hold a bachelor's degree or higher in a human services field.
    • Have two years or more experience working with individuals with complex dual diagnosis/comorbid disorders and IDD support needs who may or may not have a forensic background.
    • Are knowledgeable of effective behavioral interventions and ABA principles.
    • Are experienced managers of teams greater than 20.

Keywords: Merakey, West Sacramento , Program Director, Executive , West Sacramento, California

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