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Chief Services Officer- Developmental Disabilities Services

  • Location

    Rutland, VT
  • Posted On

    January 28, 2020
  • Job Type

  • Category

  • Experience Level

    Not Specified
  • Education Level

    Master's Degree
  • Salary

    Not Specified

Job Description

Come visit and stay in beautiful Vermont!  Vermont is a national leader in its approach and support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  The beauty of Vermont and the Rutland Region is in our diverse surroundings, mountains, lakes, world-class skiing, and outdoor activities.  Historic downtowns and country roads wind through our towns and villages, where the variety of shops, restaurants, theaters and galleries dot the landscape.  Experience the best of Vermont.

Community Care Network-Rutland Mental Health Services, a not-for-profit human services organization based in Rutland, Vermont, is seeking an experienced and dynamic leader to serve as Chief Services Officer-Developmental Disabilities Services. Reporting to the CEO and a member of executive leadership, the CSO will lead a division with $18 million in annual revenue, 110 staff and 120 shared living providers, serving 400-plus individuals throughout Rutland County, Vermont.  The CSO is responsible for setting a vision and leading the strategic direction for the division, ensuring a person-centered approach to community-based programming, continuous quality improvement, financial sustainability and innovation. The CSO serves as a strategic business partner within the agency and for the DS team, and has accountability for the management and financial oversite for the division.

CCN-RMHS is a Designated Agency for mental health and developmental disabilities services.  The State of Vermont is reforming the I/DD delivery and payment system. The CSO-Developmental Disabilities Services will be instrumental in successfully leading this transformation here at CCN-RMHS, and ensuring that the division is compliant with all applicable Federal and State rules and regulations.

This executive must have extensive experience in Developmental Disabilities program leadership, working knowledge of CMS HCBS Medicaid rules, strong analytics and organizational excellence competencies, demonstrated experience engaging new and developing teams, promoting staff empowerment, creating and managing change, and building strategic alliances. This collaborative leader will seek to create a culture of engagement, and will work towards the creation of a highly intentional team, becoming a leader in the I/DD field and human services arena in Vermont.


  • Master’s Degree in Human Services or a related field strongly preferred.
  • At least five years of experience managing developmental disabilities programs, and a dedication to person-centered services and a community-based delivery system.
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams, and a track record of implementing effective change.
  • Collaborative leadership approach that promotes a culture of high employee engagement.
  • Strong presentation skills and an ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences.
  • Confident, articulate and professional.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.
  • Generous Leave Time.
  • Company Paid Life Insurance.
  • Short and Long Term Disability.
  • EAP and Wellness Offerings.
  • 401K with Company Match.
  • Professional Development Assistance.
  • Reduced Tuition and Tuition Reimbursement.

How to Apply

Visit our website at for an application.

For further questions, inquiries, or other related information, please reach out to Human Resources Business Partner, Sami Beard, at or 802-770-5421.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed on Disability Scoop.