Program Specialist – Residential

Pay Rate: $24.60/hr.

Hours: Must be flexible and available to work morning hours and some evenings required

Are you an organized and responsible person looking to make a difference?

As a Program Specialist – Residential, you will work in conjunction with the Program Director to plan, develop, and recommend new and improved program concepts for the delivery of residential services.

Additional responsibilities include: conduct weekly on-site meetings at each assigned facility for the purpose of reviewing individual programs, communicating administrative directives, clarifying policy and procedures, discussing concerns with direct service staff, etc. The proceedings of these meetings are to be documented and disseminated to the Director, Manager of Residential Services, and concerned direct service staff.

Qualifications – Must meet one of the following:

  • Master’s degree with one year experience working with adults with developmental disabilities
  • Bachelor’s degree with two years experience working with adults with developmental disabilities
  • Associate’s degree with four years experience working with adults with developmental disabilities

Qualifications – Must meet all of the following:

  • Experience with 6400 CLA Regulations and 6500 Family Living Regulations preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Valid driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
  • FBI clearance is required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements

Perks with a Purpose
Our benefits are created with YOU in mind.

• Highmark Medical and Mental Health
• Free Delta Dental Coverage
• Free Davis Vision Coverage
• Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
Financial Well-being
• 401K and 403B Retirement Savings options
• On-Demand Pay
• Employee Referral Bonus program
• Student Loan Forgiveness
• College Scholarship & Tuition Discounts
• Employee Discounts
Life & Family Support
Free Life Insurance
• Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
• LifeSolutions Employee Assistance Program
• Erie Campus*- discounted on-site weekday childcare
• Employee discounts for select events and services

Who is Barber National Institute?

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential, and behavioral health programs.

Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. If you need accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE