Company Name:

Ironwood

Location:

China, Maine

Approximate Salary:

$40,000 Per Year

Job Category:

Management

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

November 8, 2018

Program Manager - Young Adult Residential Program

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY

Ironwood is a residential therapeutic board school that works with families and adolescents from all over the United States.  Serving up to 60 students from ages 13-18, as they work through a 5-level program. Families and/or schools who seek support from Ironwood are managing a variety of challenges including but not limited to, oppositional defiance, truancy, mild drug use, strained family relationships, dishonesty, anxiety, depression, PTSD.  Students reside at Ironwood as they engage in intensive therapeutic, educational, holistic and relational work.  Students are learning foundational skills in communication, self-discipline, healthy living, and participating in a variety of enrichment experiences. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Ironwood is seeking a full time, program manager to oversee all aspects of level 5 students and their program at the Lakehouse, an off-campus site from our main campus. Qualified candidates who can lead a team of professionals, as well as 12-20 students who are engaged in levels 1 and 2 of the dprograms.  Ironwood functions within a treatment team model, assessing and supporting students as a multi-disciplinary team, the future program manager will need to exemplify skills in collaboration and teamwork.  This position requires strong communication skills, thoughtful organization, the ability to multitask, and most importantly someone who is able to form healthy connections with adolescents and adults alike

 

POSITION FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Support the development of staff and their professional goals through consistent oversite and feedback

·         Regular 1:1 meetings with participants discussing course progression

·         Preparation and presentation of weekly Treatment team and summary note

·         Facilitate a weekly meeting with the Program director (weekly)

·         Coordinate program schedule, logistics, and operational needs

·         Manage staff schedule, including call outs and conflicts

·         Oversee the implementation of participant consequence,

·         Coordinate new participant intakes and family tours

·         Coordinate resident departures with therapists and staff

·         Attend graduations and family weekends at both campus’

·         Manage Grievance Forms documentation (staff and student follow up)

·         Support the needs of participants and staff during a crisis or emergency

·         Support training of new staff

·         Create and implement staff training opportunities

·         Continuously develop program resources, tools, and schedule

 

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES

·         Supervision:

o    Residential Counselors, Student Participants,

·         Key Relations:

o    Executive Director, Program Director, Program Managers, Treatment Team, Lakehouse Therapist

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         A bachelor’s degree in a related field or 5 years of experience. (education, wilderness, behavioral health)

·         Experience in working with adolescents in a therapeutic atmosphere

·         Willingness and a genuine desire to work as part of a dynamic and collaborative team.

 

WORK CONDITIONS

·         Work environment is dynamic and changing. Work may include time spent outside in inclement/harsh weather, sitting at a desk 6+ hours per day.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

·         Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs

  • Must be able to be on feet an average of 3+ hours per day

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

·         Competitive salary

·         Worker’s Compensation Insurance

Company Name:

Ironwood

Location:

China, Maine

Approximate Salary:

$40,000 Per Year

Job Category:

Management

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Posted

November 8, 2018

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