Penquis

Article Title: Operations Manager

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for over 50 years, is recruiting for the above position in its Charlotte White Support Services (CWSS) Department.  Based in Dover-Foxcroft, this full-time (40 hrs/wk) management position assists the CWSS Director by managing operational aspects of residential and community support programs across two counties.  Position is responsible for meeting all assigned contract requirements and performance standards (State, Federal and local), accomplishing this by supporting and providing technical assistance to a team of CWSS Managers.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to integrate departmental activities, oversee communications related to the management of daily operations of services, ensure adherence to internal compliance processes, build and maintain a unified Penquis presence in the community, participate in department development, integrate operations to blend direct service from all funding sources and share responsibility for managing Program Managers, Individual Plan Coordinators and overseeing a float pool.  As part of the management team, this position assists in the development of the department’s vision, strategies and resources and is an advocate for individuals involved in the department’s service delivery.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, or at least 5 years related work experience, two of which must be supervisory or administrative in nature, excellent verbal and written skills, computer proficiency, word processing skills and reliable, insured transportation. Must have background check results that are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current record of involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no disqualifying criminal record or motor vehicle record as outlined in current contract provisions.

An application form and job description are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Rockland and Lincoln or you may apply online at www.penquis.org.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace.

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