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Req. No. 18-0485
Assistant Program Director
Adult Day Program
Santa Rosa, CA
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree
Language/Special Skills:
Driving Requirements:
Valid driver's license
Special Note:

Dungarvin is hiring an ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR to support people with developmental disabilities in our Adult Day Program in Santa Rosa, California. We believe each person has his or her own set of aspirations, goals, strengths and dreams. Dungarvin hires people to help others achieve their fullest potential and to maximize their quality of life. In our program, we strive to provide each person with the education, assistance, role modeling, supervision and encouragement they need to develop interests, skills, abilities and their independence.

Come and join our team to experience a rewarding position with a national provider of services to people with developmental disabilities. We are currently searching for an Assistant Program Director to assist with the oversight of the daily operations of an Adult Day Program in Santa Rosa, California. This program provides supports to individuals with developmental disabilities, as well as challenges with medical supports, behavioral supports and community integration. The Assistant Program Director will assist the Program Director in directing a team of skilled Direct Support Professionals (DSP), providing resource supports and community outreach opportunities to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Responsibilities of the Asisstant Program Director include, but are not limited to, developing and monitoring quality services to the people we serve; ensuring customer satisfaction; recruitment, training and supervision of staff; development of ISPs; coordination of areas relating to the behavior interventions; coordinating the services of consultants; facility management; budget compliance; financials; payroll; scheduling; effective work with families, outside agencies and the community; and fleet management and oversight.

Full-time, hourly position at $17.33 to start, requiring schedule flexibility to accommodate various program, individual and staff needs.

Benefits include:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • 401(k) with the potential for employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Other voluntary benefits
  • An enriching experience making a difference in the lives of others
  • Being part of a national organization with a rich history of service to people with developmental disabilities

We expect our employees to embrace and adhere to the mission of respecting and responding to the choices of people in need of supports. The Assistant Program Director must be a qualified intellectual disabilities professional based on education, experience and abilities.

Additionally, the candidate must have B.A. or equivalent expertise in the field with two years of experience in a human services delivery system, including at least one year in a management or supervisory position and two years of experience or training in one of the following:

  • Care and supervision of individuals served in a licensed adult day program or an adult day healthcare facility.
  • Care and supervision of one or more of the categories of persons to be served by the day program.

Experience with assisting in the development and implementing individual programs, budget implementation and supervising others is required. Must have good decision-making, time management and communication skills, and be responsible, mature and flexible. The desired candidate brings:

  • A strong knowledge of the role of the interdisciplinary team and the individual program plan (IPP) process.
  • A strong knowledge of the California developmental services delivery system.
  • Strength in communication, administration, finance, I/DD program management in a fast paced environment, communication and teamwork.


  • Current, valid driver's license and an acceptable driving history (driver's license check is paid for by Dungarvin) with the ability to get a California license within 30 days of starting employment.
  • Fingerprint clearance by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) (paid for by Dungarvin).
  • Physician's clearance, TB test clearance and drug screening (paid for by Dungarvin).
  • Three professional references (non-family).

We would love to hear about your skills, education and experience!

You can apply online at https://rn11.ultipro.com/DUN1000/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=2984 or you can also e-mail Susan Whistler at swhistler@dungarvin.com for more information.

Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

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