Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Retention Specialist - Program Manager in West Deptford, New Jersey


If is leading and coaching is your passion, then you’ll enjoy working as a Retention Specialist Program Manager here at Devereux, New Jersey!

Here’s your chance to share your knowledge, and lead staff to a successful Managment career.

Being a Retention Specialist Program Manager at Devereux has its Advantages

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

  • A role that allows you to be innovative and contribute to programs across the State

  • A supportive environment that incorporates knowledge sharing from experienced professionals

  • Consistent training and development

  • An opportunty to become a part of a rewarding and self enrichment opportunity

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey provides programs and services for children, adolescents, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Located in New Jersey, this position is responsible for supporting the success of Program Managers in their role. This includes facilitating a positive experience from day one through 90 days of employment to support the learning, development, performance, and acculturation of new PMs by assisting the PM in navigating their new role and relationships, as well as collaborating with seasoned employees to facilitate the welcome and acceptance of new members of the team. The Retention Specialist works in coordination with supervisors and operations management to develop the competence and confidence necessary to be successful in the PM role.

Keywords: Retention Specialist, Job Coach, Consultant, Job Consultant, Retention Coordinator, Retention Job Specialist, Corporate Trainer, Corporate Consultant


  • Must have previous direct care with succesful and applicable develop plan activity

  • Supervisory or program management experience and demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Proficient and comfortable with technology, including Microsoft Office applications, and clinical, risk, HR, and learning systems.

  • Must have clear and effective written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal abilities.

  • Strong organizational and time management expertise is required.

  • Ability to work on multiple assignments and prioritize tasks accordingly.

  • Ability to lead and influence people by example, and effectively provide constructive feedback is needed.

  • Comfortable dealing with complex issues.

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 2019-4150

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time