Organization: Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services
Salary: Competitive compensation and benefits
Close Date: December 28, 2013

Job Description:

The Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS) is seeking well-qualified human services managers/leaders that are strongly committed to providing exceptional human services to apply to become their next Superintendent. The vacancy is due to the pending retirement of the current Superintendent after serving for more than ten years.

The Mission of the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDS) is to serve children and adults with developmental disabilities. DDS is the County’s primary service provider for children and adults with moderate, severe and profound mental retardation or other developmental disabilities. Lifelong wrap around services are frequently needed and provided throughout a person’s life span. DDS provides support for individuals to live, learn, work and participate in their communities. The Board also provides support for families in their efforts to care for their family members with a disability.

DDS is highly awarded and nationally respected for excellence. Funding is through a combined health and human services tax levy funding several social services endeavors. DDS currently employs 590 FTE’s, operates 8 sites and provides services to approximately 3,400 clients. Governance is provided by a 7-member policy making Board. Members serve 4-year staggered terms with two term limits. The Board appoints a Superintendent who is fully responsible for the administration and operations of the DDS. Services are provided through divisions providing Adult Services, Children’s Programs and Services, Mental Health and Behavioral Support, Residential/Eligibility, Services and Support Administration, Transportation, Family Home Services, Business Operations, and Safety and Protection.

The successful candidate must hold or be able to obtain a superintendent’s certificate from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. The certification requires that applicants “hold a master’s degree, a doctorate degree, or a juris doctorate degree from an accredited college or university” to be eligible for an initial three-year certification. The requirements also specify that the State Director may waive a further requirement for “five years of full-time (or equivalent part-time), supervised, paid work experience in administration, supervision, instruction, or habilitation of individuals with developmental disabilities, including three years in a management or supervisory capacity” when requested by a County DDS Board. The successful applicant would also be required to complete a State curriculum for administrators during the initial certification period.

Competitive compensation and benefits will be provided.
To apply please send a detailed resume and cover letter with current salary by December 28 to:

Robert E. Slavin or David Krings

3040 Holcomb Bridge Road A1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848


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