Website Catholic Charities
Director, Inclusion & Disabilities
Job LocationCC – Margery Reed – Denver, CO
Position TypeFull Time
Education Level4 Year Degree
Salary Range$69,550.00 – $75,114.00 Salary/year
Travel PercentageUp to 25%
Director, Inclusion and Disabilites
This position is eligible for a $500.00 sign on bonus after 90 days of employment.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver has been serving northern Colorado since 1927. We serve tens of thousands of people each year in seven ministries: Marisol Services (for women), Early Childhood Education, Shelter Services, Catholic Charities Housing, St. Raphael Counseling, Family, Kinship, and Senior Services; and Parish & Community Services.
Our employees are crucial to our success in achieving our Mission of extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to the poor and those in need. Catholic Charities provides a work environment where self-motivated and mission driven individuals are recognized and rewarded. We accomplish this through:
Employer sponsored training
Culture of Trauma-Informed Care
Generous compensation and benefits package.
Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to welcoming applicants and program participants of all faiths; as well as an inclusive and welcoming environment for staff, volunteers, and program participants. Candidates who bring diversity to our team are encouraged to apply.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Works with other ECE Directors on the Administrative and Leadership Team for ECE to develop strategic path for the program
Applies appropriate techniques and standards in program development and service delivery.
Works collaboratively with all levels of management in developing strategic plans, priorities and directing the implementation of services for assigned service area to support our mission.
Develops and administers area budgets within established guidelines.
Uses program statistics to monitor and evaluate services and outcomes. Recommends, develops and implements improvements as appropriate
Directs, coordinates and monitors activities of programs to achieve goals.
Ensures that programs and services are in compliance with licensing, accreditation, state and federal standards and other appropriate regulatory or professional requirements and support our mission and Catholic teachings.
Develops and maintains professional relationships with community based organizations, parishes and corporations to extend the reach of services and community support.
Works with the local system of care toward the design, implementation and evaluation of a model of care that is collaborative and strengths-based.
Completes necessary administrative duties (paperwork, etc.) timely and accurately.
Arranges for the provision of special education and related services necessary to foster the maximum development of each child’s potential.
Ensures children have appropriate developmental screenings and that teachers and classrooms are appropriately prepared for each child
Provides training, feedback and consultation for staff, including on-site and/or in classroom as appropriate.
Establishes and implements procedures for recruitment and retention of children with disabilities.
Ensures that staff participate in the creation of IFSP and IEP goals for child in conjunction with the Part C provider and the local LEA, and Denver Great Kids Head Start.
Degree in related field with demonstrated experience in supervision, program management and budget management
Experience/knowledge in the field of ECE disabilities, child development.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
- Salary: Starting $69,550/Salary per year with increases commensurate with experience & education.
- Schedule: Dependent on location, Center is open 7:30am-5:30pm, Monday through Friday.
- Schedule: Dependent on location, Center is open 7:30am-5:30pm, Monday through Friday. This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week.
Training: We provide a robust training curriculum that will support our employees throughout their career. Training provided within the first year of employment includes De-escalation & Safety; Public Speaking; Mental Health First Aid; Substance Abuse & Mental Health; Human Trafficking; Trauma Informed Care; and many more.
Benefits: In addition to being part of a higher purpose while working in a challenging yet rewarding environment, eligible Catholic Charities employees receive a generous benefits package, including:
Extensive Paid Time Off (4 weeks accrual for new employees – increasing based on tenure) promoting work-life balance.
15 Paid Holidays annually (shelters are 24/7, so there may be a need to work some holidays, which would include holiday pay).
403b Retirement Plan with Agency contribution of 4% & match up to 2% of annual compensation.
Choice of 3 PPO Medical Plans (90% of employee’s and 75% of dependent’s premiums is paid by Agency), Dental, & Vision starting the 1st day of the month following the start date.
May be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness through Federal Student Loans and many more benefits.
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM? If you are ready to make answer the call and make a difference, please submit your application online at ccdenver.org/careers. We look forward to meeting you!
We conduct background checks as part of our hiring process.
We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Consistent with applicable laws, Catholic Charities makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any physical or mental disability of someone otherwise qualified, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law, other than those positions which are deemed ministerial in nature. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all aspects application procedures, hiring, advancement, transfers, reductions in force, discharge, compensation, training, or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) from accredited college or university in Disabilities, Child Development or closely related field; and two to four years related program management experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
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