Bear Creek Services, Inc. a private, non-profit organization that provides quality support to individuals with developmental disabilities is currently hiring for a full-time Program Manager. The Program Manager is responsible for supervising the daily operation of the resident apartment program and related activities. This position develops and utilizes systems to ensure program residents progress on an individualized independent living curriculum program with a goal of living as independently and safely as possible in the community. This position directs direct care staff providing care and support to individuals with developmental disabilities. This position also develops and utilizes systems to ensure household operations are smooth and efficient.


Minimum Qualifications:  

 Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and two years experience in the field of developmental disabilities, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

 Two years of leadership and supervisory experience.

 Professional development in curriculum content or other education area desired.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required:

 Knowledge of developmental disabilities and other disabilities.

 Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with residents, families, and staff.

 Sensitivity in dealing with residents, their families or guardians.

 Good oral and written communication skills.

 Ability to develop curriculum and instruct residents in all areas of daily living skills.

 Ability to understand English and follow oral and written instructions.

 Ability to manage time effectively.

 Ability to manage work with flexible schedules.

 Ability to maintain confidential information.

 Excellent sensory skills to include hearing, vision, and speech.


 If interested, please send in your resume with a cover letter to:

 Bear Creek Services, Inc.

Attn:  Human Resources Department

3108 Highway 52 North

Rochester, MN 55901


Fax:  (507) 288-4522


Email:  emmym@bearcreekservices.org


Position will remain open until filled.


Only candidates who meet the minimum requirements of the job will be considered for interview.


Bear Creek Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.



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