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The Executive Director (ED) is the administrator/program manager for Modoc Work Activity Center and is responsible for the management of the Center.

Reporting Supervisor: Board of Directors.

Positions Supervised: All employees and consultants.


Education:  Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 18 months of experience in the management of a human services delivery system; OR

Experience: Five years of experience in a human service delivery system, including at least two years in a management or supervisory system.

Requirements: Department of Justice clearance and criminal record statement; current California Driver’s License & clean DMV printout;  physical  & TB test  required;  and maintain a current First Aid & CPR card.


Organize, supervise, and oversee Community Integration, Independent Living, Alternative Volunteer and Alternative Senior in accordance with the program’s established policies.

Overseeing the areas of budgeting, program design and implementation, project planning, staff development and training, evaluation, and the direction of program services.

Organizing and monitoring the intake and continuing assessment process of Consumers.

Coordinating with the regional center the implementation of Consumer IPP objectives.

Assessing the program’s effectiveness in achieving Consumer IPP objectives.

Identifying barriers to Consumer success in obtaining the IPP objective(s) and how those shall be overcome.

Meet compliance standards set forth by Title 17 – Public Health, Division 2 Health & Welfare­ Department of Developmental Services Regulations and Community Care Licensing Division, General Licensing Requirements, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 1, and any other governmental agency.

Meet the written program requirements of Cal/OSHA standard ( Title 8 CCR&3203) to develop, enforce and maintain a written Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP).

Maintain and protect information that is protected by the Health Insurance P011ability & Accountability Act (HIPPA).

Oversee and manage employee benefits.

Work with the Board of Directors to develop agency policies and goals, prepare plans to bring about these policies and goals, and supervise the implementation of these plans to bring about agency policies and goals.

  • Board meetings:
    • Attend all Board meetings.
    • Prepare the “agenda” and “minutes” for the meetings with the assistance of the Board President.
    • Schedule additional meetings with the assistance of the Board President.
    • Provide the Board with sufficient information to assist them in making sound decisions.
    • Present monthly progress reports, monthly financial reports, annual financial reports, and any other Board requested reports.

Supervise all agency personnel in accordance with MWAC’s policies, procedures, and employee handbook and California Labor Laws.

  • Oversee the hiring, dismissal, promotions, salary increases, and disciplinary actions of personnel, and inform the Board of action taken.
  • Conduct or appoint the carrying out of performance evaluations for all personnel.
  • Direct administrative Staff in their assignments and duties; through the administrative Staff, direct all other Staff in the performance of their duties.
  • Report Workman’s Compensation claims.

Respect the rights of the Consumers.

Mandated Reporter: you are legally responsible to report elder and dependent adult abuse. Apply the highest safety standards regarding the health and safety of the Consumers.

Transport Consumers when needed, complete transpo11ation reports daily, fuel vehicles, take vehicles in for maintenance as required, clean vehicles as required, etc.

Interact with other Service Provider agencies to offer new learning experiences.

Establish and maintain an association with other organizations and agencies for public relations within our community and statewide.

Represent MWAC in a professional, courteous, and equitable manner. Abide by MWAC’s policies, procedures, and employee handbook.

Perform additional duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.

Work Hours:

 The ED is to be available during all operational hours of the Center, except while on MWAC business, sick or vacation leave. The ED is officially on call twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven

(7) days a week. A workweek of forty (40) hours is anticipated.

MWAC is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday thru Friday, 12 months per year.

Program services can be offered any 5 days per week (Sunday thru Saturday) to meet the Consumers’ service needs, and program service hours may vary daily.


Retirement: Individual Retirement Account. Insurance: Health.

Paid Time Off.

Holidays: 15 days per year.

Salary Range:

Negotiable. The Board of Directors will determine wage increases.

Evaluation & Dismissal Procedures:

If the Board believes the ED is not adequately meeting the duties required of the position, the Board shall recommend improvement strategies with a timeline or dismiss.

To Apply:

Please contact Paul Mitchell at (530) 233-4527 or email for more information or to make arrangements to pickup an application.  EOE.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Bachelor's
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Salary Range: $42,000-$50,000 annually DOE