Leake and Watts Services

  • Administrator on Duty (Per-Diem)

    Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers
    Posted Date 4 months ago(6/12/2018 11:28 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Mental Health
  • Overview

    The Administrator on Duty (AOD) is responsible for the oversight of the movement, staffing and general supervison on the campus.  In the absence of campus leadership, the AOD is the senior leader on the campus responsible decision making and communication of information.  


    The responsibilities of the Administrator on Duty will include, but not be limited to the following:

    • Monitoring on and off grounds resident locations; maintaining communication with cottage staff; assist with monitoring staff and resident locations
    • Obtaining census information on each shift and recording in the Communication log
    • Following the OOP/AWOL policy; ensuring missing person protocol and internal/external communications as delineated
    • Following overstayed home visit protocol; notifying family members and relevant staff of the childs location/situation
    • Monitoring and verifying staff sign in/out process
    • Ensuring adequate staffing throughout the cottages; channeling staff where needed on their respective shifts or utilizing the per-diem lists to call for additional support
    • Responding to crisis situations providing leadership and direction to staff
    • Reporting all critical events or reportable incidents (as defined by policy) to the Program and Assistant Residential Director(s). Responsible for weekend 24-hr reporting to OCFS
    • Answering telephones and following through on requests/issues with accurate record keeping (log books)
    • Responding to neighborhood and community calls/concerns as needed
    • Prioritizing scheduled appointments and immediate needs for transportation of youth
    • Coordinating with Medical and Education Departments to arrange for drivers and vehicles in order to ensure program needs are being met
    • Utilizing proper vehicle logs to provide oversight of vehicle use including cleanliness and damage


    • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required, BA/BS preferred.
    • 3-5 years experience in a similar setting and population preferred.
    • Good computer and documentation skills essential.
    • Current and clean driver's license (tri-state, NY, NJ, CT)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential.


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