Thomas Allen, Inc
  • West St Paul, MN, USA
  • 22.25 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Other

Thomas Allen is Hiring a Residential Assistant Program Director!

LOCATION: Office in West St. Paul with frequent travel to assigned group homes

HOURS AVAILABLE: Full-Time Monday - Friday

JOB SUMMARY: The Assistant Program Director (APD) position is fast-paced and independent. Candidates must be willing to be flexible with their schedules to meet the needs of each individual program. As an APD, you will assist in the oversight of the division.


  • Assist with Designated Coordinator duties for homes to provide supervision, support, and evaluation of activities
  • As assigned, participate in referral, admission, and service initiation planning
  • Assure individuals' finances are handled in a timely and efficient manner per support team decision
  • Maintain a current understanding of the licensing requirements sufficient to ensure compliance throughout the divisions assigned. Attend licensing visit and complete all requested documents
  • Perform audits of permanent files and financials for all assigned divisions. Conduct follow-up audits
  • Oversee the implementation of corrective action identified as necessary following the review of incident, emergency, and VA maltreatment reports
  • Ensure staff competency requirements are met and staff orientation and training is provided
  • As requested, perform day to day activities during Program Director's paid time off/ leave of absence including on-call duties
  • Review and approve paperwork for annual meetings of individuals served
  • Review, approve timecards, expense reports, and division expenses
  • Assist with the hiring process
  • Cover direct care hours when divisions experience a staff shortage as needed
  • Coordinate and follow up on the maintenance needs of assigned divisions
  • Attend monthly Program Manager meetings and Program meetings held at program sites as requested
  • Oversee the schedule for the semi-annual Utilization Review for assigned ICF, where applicable, and provide a summary
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • 4-year degree in a field related to human services
    • OR an associate (AA) degree in a field related to human services
    • OR a diploma in a field related to human services from an accredited post-secondary institution
    • OR a minimum of 50 hours of education and training related to human services and disabilities and at least four years of full-time work experience providing direct care services to persons with disabilities or persons age 65 and older, with 3 or more years of supervisory experience
  • 3 or more years of supervisory-level experience in a program providing direct support services to individuals with disabilities or those who are age 65 and older
  • Department of Human Services background clearance
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, written and verbal
  • Valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, and proof of auto insurance required
  • Must be able to drive own vehicle, company vehicle (if available), and/or to use public transportation systems to perform job duties

This is a temporary position that would be eligible to transition into other positions within Thomas Allen at the end of the coverage period.

To view other open positions, click here.

Thomas Allen, Inc. is a social services agency that provides a variety of person-centered services to individuals with disabilities throughout the state of Minnesota. Our team of nearly 800 employees are key players in assisting individuals served with group home support, semi-independent and independent living, case management, care coordination, and guardianship. As our agency continues to grow, we are looking for team members with diverse perspectives and backgrounds who are passionate about providing services that empower those we support.

Thomas Allen, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, veteran's status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance.

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