Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Director of Program Services in Washington, Connecticut

Are you interested in program development, employee teaching, organizing work responsiibilities and assessing employee competency? Would you like to help positively impact and make a difference in the lives of adolescents with special needs?

If you answered


to either of these questions, we invite you to consider joining Devereux Glenholme School!

Being a

Director of Program Services

has its Advantages-

As a Director of Program Services at the Glenholme School, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Working with a supportive team with energized atmosphere

  • Opportunity to expand your existing administrative and management skills

  • Competitve salary and benefits

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Glenholme School provides programs and services for students ages 10 to 21 with autism spectrum disorders, including Aspereger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourette, depression, anxiety and various learning differences. Located in Washington, CT, this position is responsible for the effective development and implementation of programs according to the organization's standards. Recruitment of boarding staff, implementing a training curriculum, conducting integrity audits, developing a master schedule for program staffing, managing weekend lesson planning and special activity scheduling ;assigning students to their designated cottages are among the responsibilities for this position.

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 disabilites, 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 7,000 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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

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

Keywords: Program Director, Residential Director, Social Services Manager, mental health services, behavioral health, social work


Job Requirements

To qualify, we require:

  • Valid Drivers License

  • Knowledge of program management and development procedures

  • Experience and passion working with students with special needs

  • Professional and positive demeanor

  • Tech savvy, proficient in MS Office & Outlook

  • Ability to work with diverse and multi-disciplinary groups

  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Detail-oriented and efficient

  • Bachelors degree in a related field required

About the Organization: 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.

EOE Statement: 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 testing required. EOE