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Mosaic provides a life of possibilities for people with intellectual disabilities through supports which are tailored to the individual's needs and desires.  We support people to define their own happiness.  We ask people how they like to spend their day, what they love to do in their spare time, where they want to live and goals they would like to achieve.  We partner with them to make those things happen.  These services are provided in collaboration with local, state, national, and international partners in 11 states and six countries.  Mosaic is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. For more information visit

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Associate Director

Job Details

Located In:  Forest city, IA
Date Posted: 
Date Expires: 
Requisition:  5000886335406
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00

Job Description

If making a positive impact in the lives of others is always on your to-do list -- you'll LOVE working with a team that puts people first.

We are looking for an Associate Director to join our team!

We are looking for someone who is excited to build, lead, and scale Mosaic's mission forward. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Associate Director assists with the overall operation of the agency, including human resources, financial management, and staff development.

This role will also assume responsibility for operations in the absence of the Executive Director.

Who will love this job:

* An advisor - you are trusted internally by cross-functional stakeholders and the people we serve.

* An accelerator -- you are able to work in a fast-paced environment and drive improvement through ideas and execution

* A driver - you passionately set and hit goals consistently

* A strategist - you never make decisions without considering the overall impact

As an Associate Director, you will:

* Coordinate team meetings so staff receives updated information on program activities and other important operational details.
* Serve as liaison to community organizations and organizational committees, attending regularly scheduled meetings, and participating in sustainable funding efforts as assigned.
* Support and maintain open communication with staff, people served, and their families/guardians.
* Serve as a representative in the community and/or on organizational committees, attending scheduled meetings regularly and participates in sustainable funding efforts as assigned.
* Ensure that all environments (living, working, day services) and company vehicles are maintained in a safe and sanitary manner for all employees and people served.
* Assist with meeting the human resource needs of the program through effective hiring, training, evaluation, scheduling and supervision of direct support and supervisory staff
* Ensure the needs of people served, the agency, and employees are met through an effective on-call and emergency notification and response team.

You should have:

* Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field
* Minimum of five years experience in a related field
* Supervisory or management experience required

Good to have (but not deal breakers):

* Previous successful experience in budget management and human resources is helpful
* Some states may require QMRP certification and experience in an ICF/DD

Extras we think you'll love:

* Competitive Pay
* Health Insurance
* Professional & Personal Development Opportunities
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Paid Time Off (you earn it from day one!)

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Mosaic offers a competitive benefits package including a free health insurance option!  Other benefits include dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan, paid time off and a wellness program.  To learn more, please visit

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