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Iowa Department of Human Services

The Iowa Department of Human Services seeks candidates for the executive leadership role at the Glenwood Resource Center (GRC). The largest of the state facilities, GRC provides a full range of active treatment and habilitation services to individuals with an intellectual or other developmental disability. Glenwood Resource Center is also a Medicaid-funded Home and Community Based Services provider supporting five community locations. Spanning almost 1200 acres of land with over 1 million square feet of building space, this southwest Iowa facility is home to approximately 230 individuals, and employs approximately 800 employees committed to enhancing the individual lives of those served. The facility's goal is to help the individuals improve their quality of life, achieve their potential and participate as fully as possible in family, community, educational, and vocational settings.

The Superintendent provides leadership, guidance and support to the operational and treatment staff to maintain compliance with the federal Medicaid ICF/ID certification regulations and to provide and promote an environment in which optimum personal and professional growth are possible and encouraged. The Superintendent is responsible for: the physical and cultural development, maintenance and improvement of the facility, adherence to state and federal mandates, management of a $75 million dollar budget, advocacy on behalf of those served, and communication and collaboration with advisory groups, staff, families and community partners for their understanding and support.

Glenwood, Iowa is located near Omaha, Nebraska, a Midwestern city known for cuisine and cultural events. To learn more:

Successful candidates will be degreed and possess a minimum of five (5) years of progressively challenging senior level management positions within a MH/ID/DD facility.

Salary commensurate with experience: $ 68K - $ 138K

For consideration, forward resume/cover letter detailing experience to:

Candidate assessments will proceed in July.


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