Center Director in Milwaukee, WI at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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    Milwaukee, WI
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Job Description


Title: Center Director

Job Category: Operations Management

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Center Director.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

As a(n) Center Director you will: 

  • As a Center Director, you will focus your efforts on the continued success of components of the program that as well as those that are deficient or in need of improvement. In this role, you will also maintain fiscal responsibility and personnel oversight while ensuring that center resources are effectively and appropriately distributed providing for the efficient and smooth operation of our program.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the safety, security, and performance of all staff and students, including overseeing the operation of an efficient and effective delivery of person-centered outreach, academic, career preparation and career transitional services to students.
  • Ensures compliance with DOL, PRH, FAR, OSHA, the Federal Register, and other regulatory guidelines.
  • Oversees the communication and immediate application of all directives put forth by DOL/ResCare.
  • Audits existing center systems to ensure that all departments are in compliance with DOL/ResCare directives.
  • Ensures that fiscal expenditures are in line with ResCare, FAR and DOL guidelines.
  • Monitors and provides departmental guidance to areas of concern where oversight is needed.
  • Oversees center participation on WIA Boards and Youth Councils.
  • Ensures that an Industrial Advisory Committee is in place and assisting the center with recommendations on vocational offerings and training programs.
  • Ensures community involvement through community-directed activities, work-based learning, and center participation in community events.
  • Oversees full implementation of CDSS.
  • Works and coordinates with other sub-contractors who may be providing support services at the center.
  • Develops and trains staff leading to optimal student achievement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 5-7 years of progressive experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two years of supervisory experience
  • Culturally sensitive; able to work with and relate to participants

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

6665 N 60TH ST , MILWAUKEE, WI 53223-5805 USA