Senior Director of Programming

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 26, 2017
Aug 25, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Partnership Resources, Inc., a non-profit agency, seeks a skilled, energetic, and forward-thinking individual to fill a new and exciting high-level position: Senior Director of Programming.

Established in 1960, Partnership Resources, Inc. (PRI) is a non-profit organization licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services to provide Day Services (DT&H) and Supported Employment Services (SES) to adults with developmental disabilities. PRI’s mission is “to create partnerships between people with disabilities and the community.”  We believe that each person we serve has unique talents and gifts to contribute to the community.  PRI provides opportunities for adults with disabilities to gain respect and have a valued role in community life. Partnering with local organizations to create opportunities in leisure, cultural enrichment, employment and volunteer activities, we match client skills, interests and abilities to a variety of options to ensure that all activities are sustainable, and successful. PRI provides a supportive and dynamic environment where staff success and growth is as valued as client success. 

PRI is looking for a high-level program director position that reports directly to the CEO. In the lead program position, the Senior Director of Programming is responsible for coordinating and implementing a wide range of functions across programming while acting as a change agent within the organization.

Primary position responsibilities:

  • Expand existing community based programming, and conceive and implement new and innovative direct service initiatives
  • Provide oversight of programming activities in conjunction with Program Directors for 310 adults with developmental disabilities
  • Supervise, mentor, train and coach Program Directors (4)
  • Ensure programming and services meet requirements under all applicable guidelines set forth by the State, County, DHS, and Licensing
  • Participate as an active member of the agency’s Leadership Team
  • Coordinate contracted transportation services and serve as a liaison with outside vendors
  • Track program referrals, enrollment & attendance statistics and identify important trends
  • Oversee health and safety team and policies
  • Participate in program budgeting and track program expenses.  
  • Support Advocacy, Outreach, Fund Development and Leadership Development Programs.
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree in related field (human services, psychology, sociology, education, etc.)
  • Minimum of three years of supervisory level experience in a program providing direct support services to persons with disabilities
  • Two to four years of progressive experience in nonprofit programming with progressive leadership, management, and supervisory experience
  • Two to four years of experience in a program serving individuals with developmental disabilities

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Ability to travel between sites as needed using own vehicle
  • Pass a DHS background study
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and county rules and regulations including but not limited to 245d, HCBS, Olmstead, and DWRS/RMS
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and administrative skills

The position is a full-time exempt position. Competitive salary dependent on qualifications and full benefits are included with the position.  Please submit your salary requirements.


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