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DHHS Facility Administrator

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Beatrice, NE

Job Description


Do you have strong leadership and communication skills? Are you a goal-driven professional prepared to lead a facility promoting a culture of mutual respect and forward focus? The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the Beatrice State Developmental Center are looking for a top-level administrator to lead our highly skilled and knowledgeable team.

The Beatrice State Developmental Center (BSDC) has been serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1887 in a community one hour outside of the State capital. BSDC promotes a culture of mutual respect and builds on people's strengths through habilitate services provided in a home-like environment to prepare clients to live in the least restrictive community settings.

This dynamic leader will effectively manage the operational, clinical and financial aspects of BSDC, to include 4 Intermediate Care Facilities with 385 staff serving 110 individuals. This program also supports State-operated community based services that serve people with significant behavioral challenges.

If you are a demonstrated leader ready to make a difference, please submit your Resume/CV to Holly Socha in Human Resources at

This position is federally funded and may be governed by the Federal Hatch Act. Click here to review the Act.


Examples of Work

The Facility Administrator will have responsibility to:

  • Provide leadership and direction to staff.
  • Develop and manage a $40 million budget.
  • Grow and maintain community networks.
  • Maintain and comply with the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid and Department of Justice standards


Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in human services or administration related fields. Must be familiar with Federal and State ICF/DD standards. Progressively responsible managerial experience and experience providing services to persons with developmental disabilities. Must have management experience working in a facility and qualified as a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional (QDDP).

PREFERRED: Master's degree or other advanced degree in human services or related field and experience in an ICF/DD facility working with developmental disabilities habilitation services and programs.

OTHER: Valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation for work-related travel.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following skills: strong leadership and communication in the execution of organizational reform, in addition must be able to facilitate initiatives and spearhead organizational efforts to meet and exceed Centers for Medicare/ Medicaid Services conditions of participation and implementation of Department of Justice agreement requirements.

Job Details

Date Posted February 13, 2018
Date Closes April 27, 2018
Located In Beatrice, NE
Department Health and Human Services
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Experienced (7-15 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 11-9111.00 Medical and Health Services Managers
Zipcode 68310
Name Jared Johnson
Phone 402-471-9240

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program

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