Residential Program Director - Red Rock Canyon School

Company: Sequel Youth and Family Services ( Learn More )

General Information
US-UT-St. George
Graduate Degree
At least 3 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description

Sequel Youth and Family Services – Red Rock Canyon Schools provides comprehensive, challenging, and safe services for adolescent males ages 12 to 18. SYFS in St. George focuses on maladaptive behaviors and provides rehabilitative services including cognitive behavioral therapy through individual, group, and family counseling. The program utilizes a highly effective therapeutic adventure programming as well as Positive Peer Culture (PPC) therapy to emphasize values and team building.  We are currently looking for a FT Program Director to support our program.

Position Overview: The Program Director plans and facilitates clinical services through the educational, clinical/family, nursing, and student supervision leadership. A visible and hands-on manager, the Director builds consensus, addresses opportunities for performance improvement, and recruits/leads key program personnel. The Director interprets, understands, and ensures compliance with regulatory and service delivery requirements.

Snapshot of Job Duties:

  • Acts as leader of multi-disciplinary team, foster team cohesion to enable active and viable team functioning.
  • Supervises department heads.  Indirectly supervises all staff of educational, clinical/family, nursing, and direct care departments.
  • Develops and monitors activities and functions (i.e. Family Day, Outings, and Positive Peer Culture) of the school to ensure high quality of services.
  • Consults with and advises the Executive Director on problems relating to program operations.
  • Recommends and initiates changes in policies/procedures to carry out objectives of the program more effectively.
  • Assists in the administration and coordination of program activities.
  • Interprets program policies, objectives and operational procedures to department heads and other staff as designated by the Executive Director.
  • Participates in and attends staff conferences, committees, etc. to evaluate and plan program services.
  • Reviews management of cases, assignments, case problems, issues, and methods of service.
  • Responsible for developing monthly schedules and serving in the “Administrator On Call” rotation.
  • Oversees the child abuse/neglect, investigation of student complaints, and the students’ grievance process.
  • Job Requirements:

  • Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in a counseling, Psychology, Social work or closely related clinical field.
  • Appropriate licensure is desirable, but not required.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in the management and supervision of staff with progression of responsibility in prior positions. 
  • Prior experience in a facility which meets licensing or accreditation standards. 
  • Previous experience working with adolescents ages twelve to eighteen.
  • Competitive Benefits Package:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after sixty days.
  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability.
  • Company provided AD&D insurance.
  • 401K after sixty days.
  • 6 paid holidays.
  • Paid Time Off for a balance of work/life.
  • Job Requirements