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Resources For Human Development, Inc. Program Supervisor in Bridgeton, Missouri

Description/Job Summary

/NOW SEEKING/ A PROGRAM SUPERVISOR!

Fine Line Studios is an arts-based day program supporting adults with developmental disabilities, located in the Bridgeton neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. We offer the individuals we serve an outlet for unbridled creativity and self-expression through visual arts, music, and community involvement. We provide people with the tools and materials to create art and the supports to define themselves as artists and become independent in their lives through the arts.

The job of a* Program Supervisor at Fine Line Studios is *more than just a job, it's a rewarding career in managing the day-to-day operations of our studio which allows artists with disabilities to acheive their goals. The Program Supervisor will maintain a caseload of FLS artists, make connections in the community, and assist with improving the functionality of the studio.

Responsibilities/Duties

seA FLS Program Supervisor will be responsible for the following:

  • Teaches and promotes the RHD values along with HCBS principles and initiatives.

  • Maintain a caseload of artists supported.

  • Facilitate and implement the Person-Centered Planning process for each member of their caseload.

  • Maintain a professional relationship and communicate with each artist s team.

  • Create and update daily progress notes for each artist on their caseload.

  • Create and update Medication Administration Records for each artist on their caseload that takes medications during program hours.

  • Assist with the quality assurance functions regarding maintenance of client records.

  • Provide on the floor support, crisis intervention, mentoring, and project assistance as needed.

  • Assume accountability for safety measures such as disaster preparedness and drills, first aid, and off-site emergency binders.

  • Assist with upkeep and scheduled maintenance of program vehicles.

  • Assist will procurement of billing and attendance each day.

  • Assist with the organization daily and weekly studio schedule.

  • Attend and participate in additional trainings as assigned by the Program Director.

  • Attend and participate in outside events as needed.

  • Attend and participate in weekly management meetings, staff meetings, and quarterly staff development days

  • Maintain a positive, professional approach while providing support and management to artists and staff. Act as a mentor and leader to all staff.

  • community outreach: Volunteer, Arts Partnerships, Non-profit and charity partnerships

  • On-site Special Activities planning (holidays, guest speakers, special days)

  • Daily Schedule- scheduling community outings, volunteering, etc. and taking client requests to make a schedule for each day

  • Employee appreciation/ retention, ongoing professional and personal development for staff

  • MISC studio areas- staff closet, sensory room, exercise lounge

  • Complete other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Program Director

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work with artists who have challenging behaviors, including assisting with de-escalation and physical restraints, if needed.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include some night or weekend events.

  • Ability to work in an open-office environment.

  • Ability to administer medications, including, but not limited to blood sugar checks and insulin administration.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs

  • Assist artists with hygiene needs.

  • Ability to drive a 9-passenger van.

Required Experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge about and interest in creating art.

  • Experience in supervising employees.

  • Knowledge of resources available in the community.

  • Passion for making connections in the community

Required Education

A Bachelor s Degree from an accredited college or university and 2 years of relevant work experience; candidates with equivalent experience may also be considered.

Required Qualifications

  • Valid driver license and car insurance.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to focus and multi-task, be flexible, and maintain composure during crises.

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and initiative in providing services and supports to the artists.

  • Reliable and punctual.

Program Summary

Fine Line Studios is an arts-based day program supporting adults with developmental disabilities, located in the Bridgeton neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri. We are a part of Resources for Human Development (RHD), a national human services non-profit, dedicated to supporting thousands of people of all abilities every year with effective, innovative, and person-centered programs.

Fine Line Studios offers adults with disabilities an outlet for unbridled creativity and self-expression through visual arts, music, and community involvement. We have been providing individuals with the tools and materials to create art and the supports to define themselves as artists since 2010. Through classes in drawing & illustration, painting techniques, printmaking, ceramics & sculpture, jewelry, fibers, filmmaking, creative writing, and original music production, we allow our clients to explore their creative desires and develop their artistic skills. We help our individuals gain access to the local community through volunteering and leisure activities, by visiting local art museums and galleries, and showcasing their artwork in exhibitions. The staff members we employ to support our artists come from various backgrounds in the arts, allowing us to create a vibrant, diverse, and unique culture.

/Through the arts, we enrich the lives of those we serve./

Resources for Human Development – Missouri

  • WHO WE ARE*

Resources for Human Development is a national human services non-profit founded in 1970, specializing in creating innovative, quality services that support people of all abilities and challenges wherever the need exists. We support more than 160 programs across 14 states, serving tens of thousands of people of all abilities every year. RHD maintains a corporate office in Philadelphia, which provides fiscal supervision, management oversight, support and encouragement, and technical assistance to its programs. RHD prides itself on its history of innovation, not only in the services we offer but also in our management approach rooted in RHD s Values. RHD is committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respect for all human beings, to the empowerment of our consumers and staff, and to the flexibility to meet the changing needs of all our partners and those we serve.

OUR MISSION

RHD s mission is to provide caring, effective, and innovative services that empower people of all abilities as they work to achieve the highest level of independence possible and build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.

WHAT WE DO LOCALLY

Resources for Human Development has been delivering trauma-informed, person-centered services to people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri since 2008. RHD Missouri s Residential Program meets people s needs in a way that treats people with respect and dignity and places a premium on their quality of life. We provide residential services and community integration, as well as arts based day programs in St. Louis County, Saint Charles, and Kansas City.

WORK WITH US

At RHD Missouri, you can build a career you re proud of. With RHD you re a partner. We work together to help people to build successful lives - both client and caregiver. RHD Missouri s day and residential programs strive to give individuals the opportunity and ability to create their own services and to be able to offer a support that fits their needs and preferences. We believe that RHD demonstrates its commitment to employees by listening and responding to employee concerns and inviting an ongoing dialogue to improve culture.

/Together We Are Better, Together We Are RHD./

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