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Title: Program Coordinator (Full-Time)

Position Overview

This is an entry level supervisory position that combines direct care and administrative duties as assigned. The Program Coordinator works in conjunction with the other department supervisor to oversee staff and resident interactions.

Starting Salary: $43,160.00

Responsibilities Include

Supervise the Following

  • The quality of all resident interactions in the apartment
  • Medication administration in the department and administer medications when scheduled
  • Making sure all transactions are documented accurately and overseeing resident funds with the Office Coordinator
  • Appropriate data collection during shift, ensuring consistency.
  • Assures that assignments for food preparation, housekeeping, laundry and other daily needs have been made for every shift, delegated by the Manager
  • Assures all staff training for infection control is completed
  • Assist in hiring agency staff by screening applicants, conducting interviews/tours and making hiring recommendations
  • Training of new staff members in all aspects of residential life and agency policies/procedures

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Being a good role model for staff by providing instructions and modeling of procedures, programs and policies.
  • Oversees medication administration
  • Schedule resident appointments and provide staff coverage as needed
  • This includes informing parent/guardian and Interdisciplinary Team of medical concerns, upcoming appointments and a summary of appointments
  • Determine staff shift assignments at the start of each shift and review with staff members
  • Maintains work schedule and coverage of needs, authorize vacation requests and update schedules as needed
  • Review payroll and prepare them for the Office Coordinator
  • Assist in planning and facilitating monthly department meetings
  • Plans and provides performance evaluations for all Direct Support Professional with the manager
  • Provides training, feedback and supervision of resident programs while providing recommendations for programs
  • Crisis Management such as being available during shift to handle emergencies, on call as a resource for questions, documentation, administer first aid/CPR as needed and notifies management of emergency situations
  • Administrative duties as needed such as: reporting incidents for both employees and
  • This is not a complete list of duties and responsibilities, but cover the overview of this


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Experience in a related field is preferred but not required
  • Clear communication in both written and verbal
  • Excellent at data collection and charting
  • Experience in training staff members is preferred
  • DHS Background Study Clearance
  • Fully Vaccinated for Covid-19


  • Competitive pay and Full-Time benefits (Blue Cross Insurance, 2 weeks annual vac, and 56 hours
    annual sick time, free life, and disability insurance)
  • Gain valuable experience in related fields (nursing, OT, PT, communication, ABA therapy)
  • Growth opportunities
  • Build lasting relationships
  • Extensive training
  • Ability to Participate in Student Loan Forgiveness Program (Through the Government)
  • About APA section/Why Join our Team:
  • Join our small nonprofit organization as a Program Coordinator and make a real difference by providing
    residential services to adults disabled by autism.
  • A diverse group of coworkers work together to accomplish the goals set here at APA. Our goal is that our
    staff learn many valuable skills that can translate to various professional and personal environments.

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