Job Opportunities at Mount Loretto Campus

Teacher's Assistant

Responsibilities include providing support in an encouraging, positive and compassionate manner to individual’s ages 7-21 diagnosed with various disabilities, in a Supplemental Group Day Habilitation setting. Assist the individual’s to achieve their individual goals and provide services in accordance with OPWDD guidelines and with agency policy and procedures to develop skills required for a more independent lifestyle. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Must have experience or a desire to work with individuals with special needs.

This position is part time (approx. 15 hrs/week). Ideal for college students majoring in the following subjects: psychology, physical/speech/occupational therapy, and education.

Direct Support Professional

The Direct Support Professional is responsible for the daily care and supervision of the Living Group, which he/she is assigned, and the individual residents in it.  The Direct Support Professional must have the ability to communicate with and motivate developmentally disabled clients toward achievement of their specific goals in areas of independence, individualization, integration and productivity.  Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Experience and/or desire to work with a developmentally disabled population; Valid driver’s license (tri-state); Ability to obtain Certifications in approved OPWDD SCIP, AMAP training and First Aid/CPR.

Program Manager

The Program Manager/Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) is responsible for the overall management of the assigned residence and the supervision of Direct Support Professionals. The Program Manager/QIDP will coordinate all aspects of care for individuals with developmental disabilities in order to ensure active treatment is provided on an ongoing basis in the least restrictive environment, in accordance with OPWDD regulations.  Duties are as follows, but are not limited to, ensuring ongoing compliance and quality assurance with State and Federal regulations, staff support, staff training, staff assessments, implement habilitation activities and protective oversight measures, monitor the residence to maintain the highest standards and the individuals’ safety and well-being, house maintenance, fire safety, vehicle maintenance, monthly progress notes, daily checklists, staff scheduling and attendance records.  The position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a human services field and at least five years’ experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, including two years supervisory experience.

Maintenance

Duties include a variety of work in the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds at various sites including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry, snow removal and painting. Repair and treat structures such as floors, showers, sinks, walls, roofs, and carpets; cleans debris from roof gutters. Perform minor troubleshooting, repairs, and adjustments of locks; repair door hinges; clean plugged key slots; change filters on various ventilation units; hook up and services kitchen appliances.  Report mechanical malfunctions to Supervisor, assists in moving furniture and equipment at various sites; set up/break down party rooms. Open/close campus site buildings; activate/deactivate building alarms.  Assist with special projects as needed.  This is a full time non-exempt position, must have a minimum of 3 yrs experience.  Valid driver’s license is required.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs without assistance and willingness to work outside in inclement weather as needed.