Anixter Center

Job 166421 - Manager
Chicago, IL

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Job Details

Location: Chicago, IL
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Position Summary: Oversee all aspects of the intensive and outpatient programs. Assist and supervise in the development and implementation of client treatment plans and appropriate services. Assume direct service responsibilities when program coverage makes it necessary.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Recommend hiring and termination of staff and consultants.
  • Provide orientation, training, supervision, and evaluation of staff, interns and consultants.
  • Schedule staff to insure program coverage.
  • Coordinate client selection, admission and discharge.
  • Coordinate, monitor and evaluate the delivery of client services.
  • Assign program responsibilities among staff.
  • Assign caseloads to staff and schedule/chair staffings.
  • Monitor service documentation and record keeping.
  • Assist with development/implementation of new services as needed.
  • Function as a liaison to other programs.
  • Conduct and document regular supervisory sessions, staff meetings and clinical meetings.
  • Ensure that staff evaluations are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure adherence by program staff to procedures and policies established by CARF, DHS, DASA, Medicaid and all other licensing regulatory entities.
  • Ensure adherence to Anixter policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with utilization review recommendations and implementation of quality improvement requirements.
  • Ensure that all reports/billings are completed fully and submitted in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain Petty Cash and ensure that all required documentation/receipts are submitted as requested by accounting.
  • Maximize/maintain census and utilization at a minimum of 80%.
  • Maximize program efficiency and operate within the program budget.
  • Provide outreach/marketing presentations to referral sources as needed.
  • Maintain a safe work environment, train staff and clients regarding safety policies/procedures, correct all safety deficiencies as needed and maintain Safety Log.
  • Develop, update and maintain records, policies and procedures for the operation of the program.
  • Attend professional trainings and obtain professional re-certification as needed.
  • Coordinate and assist with marketing/outreach efforts.
  • Attend all required meetings.
  • Complete all other related duties as directed by supervisor.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • M.A. in social service related field with two years of supervisory experience in substance abuse treatment.
  • Must hold clinical certification as a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CADC) from the Illinois Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA); or be a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); or be a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC); or be a Licensed Social Worker (LSW); or be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); or be a licensed Psychologist pursuant to the Clinical Psychology Practice Act.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to an automobile to access other locations when required.
  • Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
  • Planning: an ability to think ahead and plan over a one-to two-year time span
  • Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and a functional level
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High performance teams and a strong team player
  • Commitment to company values
  • Computer proficiency

Nonessential Skills and Experience:

  • Previous non-profit experience a plus

Reporting to this Position: Substance Abuse Counselors

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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