Vice President, Developmental Disability Services

Position:         Vice President, Developmental Disability Services

Department:  Administration

Reports to:     President/CEO                            


Non Exempt: Exempt


Summary: The Vice President, Developmental Disability Services is responsible for the coordination of all of The League’s Meaningful Day (Workforce Development and Day Habilitation), Personal Supports, and Behavior Support Services programs. The VP will provide effective leadership, staff development, program enhancement, marketing, and overall operational and fiscal oversight to ensure that the departments meet and/or exceed budgetary, regulatory and accreditation standards.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Directors of assigned programs to ensure that all departments are providing the highest quality services possible and adhering to all State and Federal regulations, grant requirements and internal policies and procedures.

  • Develop, disseminate and train on policies and procedures with assistance from Directors and other staff as needed.

  • Ensure all new staff receive the necessary training and guidance to be successful in their positions.

  • Prepare, monitor and manage departmental budgets and gain proper administrative approval for all non-budgeted significant expenses.

  • Network, communicate, and attend ongoing trainings and meetings with applicable regulatory and accreditation bodies such as:  DDA, MDH, and DORS. 

  • Market The League’s services and network with various case managers, Coordinators of Community Services, Maryland School Systems, local employers and all other relevant participant/family events.

  • Ensure all required reports are filed in a timely manner with DDA, MDH, DORS, and grant funders.

  • Be available via cell phone for on-call/crisis situations.

  • Fully participate on the Executive Leadership Team.


Other Required Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operationalize the mission of The League for People with Disabilities by creating a supportive environment for participants, families and staff.

  • Work with other League Vice Presidents and administrative staff to ensure consistency between programs.

  • Assist in creating a progressive, safe and culturally competent workplace.

  • Ensure timely completion of performance evaluations of all department staff.

  • Assist Directors in recruiting and hiring departmental staff as needed.

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the President/CEO.

  • Demonstrate the 5 Core Values of The League (Accountability, Participant Focus, Quality, Independence and Mutual Respect).


Qualification Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • The ability to work with and supervise diverse populations.

  • Have a clean driving record with no more than 3 points.

  • Be able to maintain Mandt, First Aid and CPR certifications.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s Degree preferred) in Social Work, Counseling or related field.

  • Five years of experience in supervising professional and direct care staff in a positive and productive manner.

  • Experience in creating and successfully working within program budget constraints.

  • Five years of experience working with people with disabilities including people with behavioral issues, developmental disabilities, Autism and employment challenges.



This position is listed on the Occupational Exposure List and employee is required to attend Infection Control Training.