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We are Aspire Living & Learning, a non-profit human services agency making a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with autism and other disabilities.

Aspire Living & Learning is currently seeking a motivated and dedicated Director of Adult Services in the Hamden, CT area who will be responsible for the overall operational aspects of DDS licensed residential group homes for individuals with intellectual disabilities in portfolio, and other service lines as assigned.  This position works collaboratively and in concert with the leadership team in Connecticut and other locations. The Director of Adult Services oversees the operation of the programs, ensuring the completion of activities related to service coordination, staffing, supervision, ISP program development and implementation, repair and maintenance, and budget management.  

Our ideal candidate:

  • Bachelors Degree in human services, special education, psychology, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years management experience managing in an environment that provides services to people with developmental disabilities.
  • Experience and/or formal training in Applied Behavior Analysis preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.

Our employees enjoy working with a fun team of dedicated professionals and believe in a healthy work/life balance. In addition, eligible employees will receive:

  • Full health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for medical and dependent care
  • 403(b) retirement plan and employer matching contribution
  • Paid sick and personal days
  • Focus on ongoing professional development
  • Opportunities for advancement – many of our employees have 20+ years of tenure and hold leadership positions after joining us as Direct Support Professionals!
  • Life insurance (equal to twice your salary!)
  • Short and long-term disability

If you want to join us in making a difference and positively impact the lives of others while charting your own path of development, then we at the Aspire team would love to hear from you.

Salary range for this position is $85,000 – $90,000

Aspire Living & Learning believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities. 

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