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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Program Director in Swedesboro, New Jersey


Are you interested in working for a progressive Human Services Agency? Do you enjoy Managing a team and process with success as your goal?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Program Director at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • A comprehensive benefit package

  • A chance to put your Supervisory skills to use

  • A supportive environment that incorporates a Servant Leadership model

  • The chance to be a part of an organization that prides itself on caring for the individuals that we serve

The Program Director will be located in Swedesboro, NJ and be responsible for 3 vocational programs in Swedesboro and Pennsville, NJ. The Program Director reports to the State Director of Vocational Services.

The Program Director will be responsible to develop, administer and coordinate program operations for multiple day and vocational programs within the Central to Northern New Jersey regional area to ensure a safe, therapeutic environment for the individuals in our care. The director is responsible for ensuring the delivery of all professional services, has oversight of all the financial components including budget adherence and upholding high quality standards of care and habitation for a variety of community settings. You will also provide leadership, guidance and supervision to direct reports; give ongoing, balanced feedback and direction for professional development and improved service delivery. Monitor staffing patterns, completion of progress notes/documentation, overall performance, budgetary and fiscal soundness of each service over time.

Keywords: Vocational Coordinator Manager, Program Director, Assistant Vocational Coordinator, Assistant Program Director, Program Manager, Autism, DD, Community Based, Vocational


  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field.

  • Master's degree preferred and will count towards one year of field experience

  • Minimum 5 years' experience working with the I/DD population in community vocational services, or employment services setting with at least 1 of those years in a supervisory capacity.

Company Overview

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

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The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Requisition ID 2019-7052

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time