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Administrator On Duty in Westchester at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

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Job Description


The Administrator on Duty is responsible for ensuring client safety and the security of the program’s grounds, cottages, buildings, and offices. 

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (List the functions that are essential to achieve the goals):

•     Supervises Assistant Administrators-on Duty

•     Provide reports for senior management as needed.

•     Direct oversight of day to day operations of the program including; regularly inspection of all residential and office buildings to ensure that no unauthorized persons, activities or immediately hazardous conditions (such as fire, burst pipes, etc.) exist, and in regards to residential sites, ensure that all residents and workers are on-site and accounted for.

•     Regularly inspect the grounds of the facility, including parking facilities, vehicles, non-residential buildings (i.e. storage facilities, cafeteria, gymnasium, etc.), to ensure that no unauthorized persons, activities or immediately hazardous conditions (such as fire, burst pipes, etc.) exist

•     Should an unauthorized individual or activity be observed by the AAOD, the AAOD should follow the appropriate facility procedure for securing the site, and immediately make a full report to the individual designated as in charge of the facility

•     Immediately inform the director, supervisor, or the employee designated as being in charge of the facility of any irregularities noted during such inspections.

•     Assist counselors in emergency resident care situations.  Such assistance may include the therapeutic hold of a child, if needed, or to request additional help through radio, phone, or direct contact.

•     Oversee and coordinate transport of residents to emergency health care facilities.

•     Oversee and coordinate the tracking and picking up of AWOL residents, should they require transportation back to the facility.

•     Conduct routine fire inspections and disaster drills.

•     Coordinate coverage for units/cottages should a scheduled worker not be able to perform their duties.

•     Collect all paperwork from the cottages/units for insertion into the central log (e.g. Accountability sheets, census, overnight staff check list, event reports).

•     Record notes for the shift in the electronic AOD department log.  

•     May cover for the Assistant Administrator on Duty (AAOD) in the event there is no AAOD to cover the shift.

•     Communicate with maintenance staff to ensure safe environment of all program areas.

•     Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • College Degree preferred with a minimum of two to three (2-3) years of work experience in a residential setting OR High School Diploma required with a minimum of five (5) years of work experience in a residential setting.
  • Must possess a clean NYS Driver’s license.