Associate Executive Director – DIRECTORS

Employment type: full time / exempt

We are seeking an exceptional individual who, under the direction of the Executive Director, will plan, manage and supervise programs, engage in strategic planning, and promote overall program quality. The Associate Executive Director is part of the PPCH management team and serves in the absence of the Executive Director.

Job duties:

  • Collaborate with Executive Director and Program Directors to develop and implement plans, timelines, and goals for PPCH Programs.  Assure deadlines are met and goals are achieved. 

  • Create an office culture that attracts, retains, and motivates top quality employees.

  • Identify areas for improvement and provide system feedback to the Executive Director

  • Participation in internal and external work groups, task groups, and committees.

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director on agency-wide strategic planning

  • Coordinate company-wide policy and procedure development as necessary

  • Oversee Quality Assurance activities for all of PPCH. 

  • Provide leadership, advice and assistance to all personnel at PPCH

  • Provide direct supervision to all Program Directors at PPCH

  • Maintain regular communication with the ED and other department heads through regular meetings as necessary

  • Represent and/or assist the ED as necessary

  • Develop and administer special projects as necessary

  • Attend monthly Alliance membership meetings in ED’s absence and represent PPCH at other functions as requested


Benefits for full time employees:

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays and Sick time

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • 401k

  • Comprehensive training (at no cost to you)



  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social or Behavioral Sciences.

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, human services or related field preferred

  • Must be able to demonstrate administrative skill and leadership qualities.

  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience

  • Leadership: Proven ability to provide vision and inspiration, develop workable plans, set expectations, monitor delegated activities and provide recognition for results.

  • At least 5 years of experience working in the ID/DD field

  • Experience with the Colorado Developmental Disabilities system

  • Experience working with various team members and coordination of team

  • Must be motivated to meet and exceed agency goals and quotas. Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with PPCH staff and external entities.

  • Able to measure self against a standard of excellence.  Undertake self-development activities and learn new skills, seek increased responsibilities and ask for and offer help when needed. 

  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and collaboratively with a variety of personalities and leadership styles.

  • Must be able to clearly and persuasively communicate, including public speaking; listen and seek clarifications; participate in meetings; write clearly and informatively.

  • Able to work well in a fast-paced environment; treat others with respect and consideration; accept responsibility for own actions.

  • Able to understand business implications of decisions and align work with strategic goals, complete administrative tasks and develop strategies to achieve organizational goals, attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

  • Able to thrive in a changing work environment, managing competing demands and unexpected events. 

  • Willing to change approach to best fit the situation.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office components

  • Professional attitude and teamwork mentality

  • Outstanding attendance and ability to self-direct

  • Current/Valid Colorado Driver’s License

  • Good driving record that meets the requirements of agencies insurance carrier

  • Ability to pass criminal background checks

  • Ability to prove the right to work in the U.S.


Minimum Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Requires repetitive lifting and carrying of approximately 15lbs as it pertains to consumer care items and/or office supplies

  • Requires moderate amount of reaching over head and away from body

  • May be required to bend, stoop, squat and climb as it pertains to assessing an environment

  • Requires sitting at a desk for up to 8 hours with breaks and the ability to walk or stretch as needed

  • May include repetitive motions such as typing and sitting at a computer

  • Walking short distances

  • Driving for no more than one hour but may include several trips in one day

  • Work is primarily indoors and out in the community, which does require driving and brief exposure to various elements and road conditions 

  • Must be able to operate a vehicle in varying weather conditions 

  • Must be cognitive and utilize safety skills while walking, driving and maneuvering through various weather conditions

  • Daily significant contact with agency personnel and its employees or contractors as well as outside governing agencies and benefit carriers 

  • Daily significant contact with individuals with Developmental Disabilities.  Daily contact with community members and professionals within the community


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. 

It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

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Arvada & Lakewood, CO
Parker Personal Care Homes 2018