Easterseals Southern California

  • Residential Administrator

    Job Locations US-CA-La Habra
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Oversees operation of 24 hour Residential Facility through planning, organizing and directing all aspects of residential services including supervision of residents. Ensures proper delivery of person-centered, age-appropriate services to residents as well as compliance with residential program design.


    • Ensures health and safety of residents through the development, implementation and enforcement of standards, guidelines, and services for the residential facility including lines of responsibility, workloads, and staff supervision.
    • Supervises the service coordination of designated residents including, but not limited to, intake process; including all associated meetings, contacts, and training sessions. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with residents, residents’ family members, conservators and referral agencies.
    • Oversees quality assurance of residential care program inclusive of all applicable licensing, agency and other regulatory requirements.
    • Recruits, recommends for hire; oversees training and evaluation of designated staff.
    • Develops and monitors budget to ensure fiscal responsibility is met.
    • Monitors the completion of all required resident documentation and data.
    • Evaluates staff training needs and establishes training schedules relevant to residential services
    • Ensures the proper completion of all required personnel and staff documentation and reports.
    • May be required to transport residents.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • H.S. Diploma, GED, or national equivalent plus 2-5 years’ experience working with developmentally disabled individuals with severe/intensive behavior issues.
    • Must possess and maintain a current Residential Administrator Certificate issued by State of California, Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing.
    • Completion of continuing education hours (CEUs) as required by Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing to maintain valid administrator certificate inclusive of HIV/AIDS and TB training.
    • Successful completion of the Regional Center Residential Services Orientation.
    • Completion of DSP I & II
    • Maintain valid CPR and First Aid Certifications.
    • Ability to properly interpret, implement and ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations including Title 22.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Outlook, Excel, Word, Skype)
    • Knowledge of service delivery systems.
    • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written skills with all levels of staff and the general public.
    • Ability to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.
    • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality pertaining to the work environment.
    • Ability to pass a post-offer physical examination and a TB test.
    • Ability to provide assistance with personal care to residents, including ability to transfer an individual who has no weight-bearing skills. Ability to push/pull wheelchair on a variety of terrain.
    • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds repetitively. Ability to walk, stoop, stand, and kneel.
    • Minimum age requirement of twenty-one.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain abuse index clearance; completion of the Criminal Record Statement (LIC 508).
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation, per Easterseals Southern California and/or program requirements.
    • Ability to travel locally with reliable transportation. Must maintain driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards; maintain auto insurance and vehicle registration. Appropriate vehicle for transportation of program participants if program requires.


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