Executive Director

June 21, 2019

Company Name:
Progressive Community Services

Title of Position:
Executive Director

Progressive Community Services is seeking an Executive Director to lead all aspects of the organization including administration of current programs and partnerships in service of citizens with developmental disabilities and their families in Buchanan County, Missouri. Progressive Community Services (PCS) is a political subdivision of Buchanan County formed in 1978 in accordance with state statute to distribute a special property tax levy passed to benefit people with developmental disabilities. Known across the state as “County Boards” or “Senate Bill 40 Boards” the tax levies have been used to establish “sheltered workshops, residential facilities, or related services, for the support, care or employment of persons who are handicapped or who have a developmental disability.” The Buchanan County Commission appoints a Board of Directors consisting of nine members, at least two of whom are related to a person with a developmental disability. In addition to funding nonprofit organizations (seven in 2019 to date), Progressive Community Services directly provides support coordination with Medicaid reimbursement plus Family Navigator services to connect families to resources or help them establish eligibility for state-funded services. Progressive Community Services is accredited by CQL (Council on Quality and Leadership) and all services model the CQL vision of dignity, opportunity and community, and embody a person-centered approach to delivering support services. PCS believes in empowering individuals with developmental disabilities to have a strong voice in the way their lives unfold. The Executive Director is a full time, salaried, professional position located in St. Joseph, Missouri. Residency in Buchanan County is required within 12 months of start date. To apply for this position, submit resume and cover letter to Bruce Scott, The Moran Company. Within your cover letter or resume, please be sure to provide a description of your experience with services to people with I/DD and their families, and any leadership experience in external relations with a community as a whole, “partner” agencies, and government officials. https://themorancompany.applytojob.com/apply/HI5CUsc8eC/Executive-Director

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Name of Contact:
Bruce Scott

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