• The Assistant Executive Director (AED) of Community Development & Innovations reports to and works closely with the Deputy Executive Director/Chief Strategy Officer in overseeing the day-to-day operations of programs and services to supported individuals.
  • This position is responsible to provide the leadership, management, and vision to ensure the organization has the proper operational controls, administrative oversight, and resources in place to sustain and effectively grow programs and to ensure high quality performance, financial strength, and operating efficiency.
  • This position will have direct responsibility for ensuring the success of The Wellness Center, Nursing Services, Recreation & Respite, Self-Direction, and Crisis & Community Outreach Department including serve as Project Director for new and innovative initiatives.
  • Specific duties will also include provide continuous fiscal management, budget preparation and reporting for areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure that appropriate services are provided and documented pursuant to regulations and agency policy including billing requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with OPWDD, DOH and other state and federal regulatory agencies guidelines and policies.
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.
  • Work with the Deputy Executive Director/Chief Strategy Officer and leadership team on developing and implementing the agency’s strategic plan and related new service initiatives.


  • This position requires a Master’s degree in field related to The Arc Westchester mission, Master’s degree in Human/ Health Care Services preferred.
  • At least ten years’ experience in progressive human/health services experience field with at least five years’ experience as a department director or above.
  • At least five years’ experience in overseeing a significant operating budget. Knowledge of and experience in strategic planning and personnel management.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and public policy.
  • Excellent communication skills-including the ability to represent the agency at public functions as well as interact with board members, the general public as well as with professionals in other fields (e.g. public services, attorneys, etc.).


  • $47.33 – $67.42/hr

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