Program Director

  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description


Dungarvin is a national organization of privately owned companies that provide high quality, community-based supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, people who are faced with mental health, behavioral or significant medical challenges, and to children and their families. Because everyone we support is unique, we strive to provide services that are tailored to each person's own hopes, dreams, goals and needs. Under the support of Medicaid and Community Support Waivers Dungarvin is proud to create custom solutions to each person served.


Our founders Tim and Diane Madden opened the first Dungarvin program serving 15 people in St. Paul, Minnesota, in March 1976. Tim and Diane were the live-ins for that first program and they have continued their leadership of the organization since. Through the success of that program Dungarvin has grown to employ approximately 4,000 people who currently provide supports to over 4,712 individuals across 14 states.

Job Description

Job Description

We are seeking an energetic leader to fill a full-time Program Director position in the Portland area.  This is a full time position with on call hours.

The Program Director is a key position that is responsible for providing leadership and management of Dungarvin’s residential services.

The Program Director:

Focuses on achieving quality outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities

  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates direct support professionals
  • Manages program budgets
  • Is responsible for staff scheduling
  • Creating and implementing Individual Support Plans

 Program Directors should: 

  • Be a role model for Dungarvin employees, by virtue of the manner in which they work with individuals with disabilities and their community support teams.
  • Proactively identify issues and constructively work to solve problems.
  • Work collaboratively with people inside and outside of the organization in the provision of support services


Successful candidate will:

  • Be experienced in providing person-centered supports to people who experience developmental disabilities and autism.
  • Have supervisory experience.
  • Have prior experience in developing and implementing ISPs, budget implementation and in supervising others. 
  • Have good decision-making, time-management and communication skills.
  • Possess strength in administration, finance, DD programs, leadership, communication, and teamwork.

Additional Information

Additional Information

This position offers a hiring bonus of $500.  $250 paid after successfully completing 2 weeks of orientation and $250 paid out after successfully completing the first 90 days of employment!

  • 401(k) plan available
  • Paid time off & sick leave
  • Paid training
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Employee referral bonus program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employer