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Program Director – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Program Director – IDD

Mackenzie Stuart is working with one of the leading behavioral health organisations on the East Coast, specializing in mental health services and intellectual and developmental disability services. They are looking for a Program Director to join their team to work with those suffering from intellectual and developmental disabilities.



Our client is one of the leading behavioural healthcare organizations in the US. They are a non-profit organisation who serve individuals suffering with mental health issues, autism spectrum disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities, among other things. Engaging with families and using evidence based methods, they help to change the lives of the individuals who are struggling with behavioral health disorders. They have a national presence and are growing exponentially.

Our client operate with a strong servant leadership culture, putting the needs of others first. They also put a big emphasis on putting client’s first and really engaging with clients and their families.


The successful candidate for this role will be responsible for overseeing the coordination and development of operations for multiple homes within their region, as well as providing direction to team members. They must assure that client treatment and service plans are developed and up to date. Additionally, the successful candidate will have financial responsibilities, such as budget adherence. All of this should be achieved whilst also upholding the highest quality standards of care. This position would also hold responsibility over hiring and developing a strong team by creating a positive culture, focused around high staff retention.

Candidate requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Social Work, Education, Special Education or a related field is required. A Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social work, or other Human Services related fields is preferred. A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in human services is also a requirement, with managerial experience preferred. Must have sound knowledge of the regulatory requirements.

Other desired attributes include; High level computer skills with a mastery of Microsoft applications, the ability to adapt to changing customer needs and demands, organisational skills, problem solving skills and the ability to manage crisis.


Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors.

If you feel you are suitable for this role please apply below.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants. If you have not been notified of the outcome of your application within one week of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job Reference: RM; IDD PROG MAN

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Salary Range

$80,000 - 110,000