Rising Ground and its subsidiary Edwin Gould provide supports and services to roughly 300 adults and children with intellectual/developmental disabilities, including residential services (IRAs and ISS), Day Habilitation programs, Community Habilitation services, and Pre-Voc and SEMP employment services. We are committed to helping individuals lead fuller, richer and more independent lives connected to community. We are looking for an energetic leader for our well -regarded and expanding portfolio of programs and services.
The Senior Vice President of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (SVP/IDD) Services reports to the Executive Vice President/Chief Program Officer. The SVP/IDD Services is responsible for setting the overall direction and day-to-day management for the organization’s various programs and services supporting individuals with developmental disabilities funded by and regulated by NYS OPWDD/DOH.
The SVP/IDD Services is responsible for setting the strategic direction of programs and services, supporting quality, encouraging positive and productive community and funder/regulatory relationships, overseeing compliance with relevant regulations and policies, creating and managing budgets, and ensuring that programs and services to individuals supported are person-centered and person-directed. The individual leads management efforts to recruit individuals to be supported by the organization, develops new programs, oversees the hiring, training and development of a qualified workforce, and effectively navigates the changing landscape of funding and regulations.