Available Positions

 

Direct Support Staff Opportunities in Fulton County and Albany

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Assistant Director of Buildings and Grounds

Lexington is seeking an Assistant Director to provide oversight and support for the maintenance, buildings and grounds department.  Having experience in a related trade and with providing supervision to multiple levels of staff, the Assistant Director is responsible to ensure the general upkeep and repair of multiple large facilities through collaborative and proactive planning, coordination, and implementation of maintenance processes.  This also includes ensuring compliance with pertinent state and federal requirements, and promoting a safe environment at all locations.   

Requirements include:

 

·         A bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, industrial management or construction management is desirable.

·         5 years experience in facilities management, building maintenance or construction, including at least 3 years experience supervising staff.  

·         Must have strong leadership and interpersonal skills that will permit effective communication with peers, people we support, management, contractors and vendors

Experience working with health care facilities is a plus.

We offer a competitive salary and exceptional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a career that matters, this is it!

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


Associate Executive Director of Day, Community & Clinical Supports

Lexington’s commitment to people with disabilities and to our employees during the past 60 years has resulted in a thriving $90M not-for-profit agency recognized for excellence throughout New York State.  We are accredited through the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) for Person Centered Excellence with Distinction, and have been recognized as the #1 Top Workplace in the Capital District by the Albany Times Union, and as a Best Place to Work in New York State by the New York SHRM Council.  We are located about 40 minutes from Albany, New York, in historic Fulton County – the foothills of the Adirondacks.  Our dedication to a “nurturing environment for all” has created a culture where people we support in our programs receive supports of the highest quality and our 1,650 employees enjoy outstanding human service careers.

Serving as a key member of the Executive Team, the Associate Executive Director for Day, Community and Clinical Supports will have direct responsibility for ensuring the success of Day & Employment Services, Family Supports, Program Innovations, Medical and Clinical Services. This executive leadership role will also be a major contributor to the broader strategic direction of the organization, and will play a critical role with shaping the current and future model of care. This position will ensure high performance, financial strength and operating efficiency of all areas with a strong commitment to optimizing the experience and satisfaction of people served by Lexington.

This role requires a highly motivated executive leader with advanced education in a clinical or healthcare field; a minimum of 5 years of senior leadership experience with overseeing, shaping, and continuously improving community-based support services; excellent communication and organization skills; and exceptional people and relationship development talent. 

Pre-employment drug test, criminal background check and NYS driver’s license required.

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employmentopportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


Behaviorist

Lexington is seeking an experienced Behaviorist to work on a team supporting individuals with disabilities. This position will be responsible for meeting the psychosocial needs of all individuals within his/her caseload through assessment, development and implementation of behavioral intervention plans, individual counseling, group counseling, and crisis intervention services.  The Behaviorist will also be responsible for providing training and guidance to all Lexington staff working with these individuals in these areas.

Requirements include:

A master’s degree in a human service field (i.e., psychology, sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, etc.) from an accredited institution of learning. A master’s degree in psychology with one year of experience with the developmentally disabled is preferred. One year working experience with the developmentally disabled is preferred. 

We offer a competitive salary and exceptional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a career that matters, this is it!

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


Bus Driver (full- and part-time)

We are looking for full- and part-time bus drivers to join our transportation team. This position requires an experienced NYS driver’s license and a clean driving record. CDL Class B preferred but will consider training the right candidate. The selected candidate will obtain and maintain the appropriate classification required for the vehicles they are driving. High school diploma or GED is desirable. Basic reading and writing skills are necessary. Drivers are subject to random drug and alcohol testing as per NYS regulations, in addition to criminal background check.


Clinical Director

Lexington is seeking an experienced Clinical Director to work as part of a team of professional clinicians supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in residential, day habilitation and employment programs. The selected candidate will be responsible for supervising and coordinating clinical services including: speech language pathology and behavioral, physical and occupational therapies and supports. This position will serve as the primary clinical resource on and liaison to staff, departments and the agency.

Our mission is to provide a nurturing environment to everyone and our focus is to grow independence, safety, fun, and to ensure everyone has an amazing life, just the way they want it to be.  

Requirements include:

Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree in a health, human service or special education field. Additional certification/licensure in a health, education or human service field including but not limited to: psychology, social work, nursing, special education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language pathology, and rehabilitation counseling is highly desirable.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred with at least three years’ experience working with the developmentally disabled, preferably in a residential setting, with five additional years of experience managing a department or program.  Strong knowledge of State and Agency policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Direct experience with individuals in need of emotional support is necessary.  Driver’s license and use of own vehicle may be required.

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Director of Administrative Services

Lexington’s commitment to people with disabilities and to our employees during the past 60 years has resulted in a thriving $90M not-for-profit agency recognized for excellence throughout New York State.  We are accredited through the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) for Person Centered Excellence with Distinction, and have been recognized as the #1 Top Workplace in the Capital District by the Albany Times Union, and as a Best Place to Work in New York State by the New York SHRM Council.  We are located about 40 minutes from Albany, New York, in historic Fulton County – the foothills of the Adirondacks.  Our dedication to a “nurturing environment for all” has created a culture where people we support in our programs receive supports of the highest quality and our 1,650 employees enjoy outstanding human service careers.

Serving as a key member of Lexington’s leadership team, the Director of Administrative Services directs all functions of the Buildings and Grounds, and Transportation departments, and other agency administrative services.  This position will be focused on continuous safety and efficient and economical operation of the Lexington's equipment, transportation fleet, procurement, plant, and building. The Director will ensure high performance, financial strength and operating efficiency of all areas with a strong commitment to optimizing the experience and satisfaction of people served by Lexington.

Education: College degree preferred in business management, or a related field.

Training and Experience: At least ten years of experience in business and administrative operations which includes at least five years of progressive, demonstrated leadership experience.


Director of Family Supports & New Initiatives

Lexington’s commitment to people with disabilities and to our employees during the past 60 years has resulted in a thriving $90M not-for-profit agency recognized for excellence throughout New York State.  We are accredited through the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) for Person Centered Excellence with Distinction, and have been recognized as the #1 Top Workplace in the Capital District by the Albany Times Union, and as a Best Place to Work in New York State by the New York SHRM Council.  We are located about 40 minutes from Albany, New York, in historic Fulton County – the foothills of the Adirondacks.  Our dedication to a “nurturing environment for all” has created a culture where people we support in our programs receive supports of the highest quality and our 1,650 employees enjoy outstanding human service careers.

Serving as a key member of Lexington’s leadership team, the Director of Family Supports & New Initiatives will have responsibility for the day-to-day services provided to over 200 individuals and families living in our community, including at-home and community-based programs, respite, after school programs, evening and weekend recreation, parent support groups and networks, training, information and service referrals. This position also serves as an agency leader for identifying and developing innovative programs and services, and works collaboratively with other departments to support the implementation of new services. This position will ensure high performance, financial strength and operating efficiency of all areas with a strong commitment to optimizing the experience and satisfaction of people served by Lexington.

This role requires a highly motivated executive leader with advanced education in a clinical or healthcare field; a minimum of 5 years of senior leadership experience with overseeing, shaping, and continuously improving health and community-based support services; excellent communication and organization skills; and exceptional people and relationship development talent.

Pre-employment drug test, criminal background check and NYS driver’s license required.

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employmentopportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


Employment Specialist - Job Coach

Lexington is seeking a Job Coach to assist participants to prepare for and adjust to all aspects of competitive employment including appropriate work habits, attitudes, behaviors, hygiene and appearance. The selected candidate will provide employment readiness training in areas such as completing job applications, resume development, occupational exploration, interviewing skills, and job search techniques.  Must be able to maintain relationships with participant, employer, coworkers’ caregivers and family members.

Requirements include: 

·         Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of Human Service experience necessary.

·         Valid NYS driver’s license and use of own vehicle required.

·         Strong communication skills and time management of case load is required

·         The ability to manage small projects and facilitate meetings is highly desired.

We offer a competitive salary and exceptional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a career that matters, this is it!

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


FLAME Assistant Music Coordinator/Job Specialist

Lexington is seeking an Assistant Music Coordinator/Job Specialist to provide job readiness and living skills support to members of FLAME, a professional band. The selected candidate will travel with the band to all performances/practices while ensuring the safety of the band members. This position assists with music coordination with the operation and adjustment of the soundboard during rehearsals and performances, as needed. The person in this position performs a variety of job coaching, community habilitation and office duties when FLAME is not performing.
Requirements include:

·         High School diploma or GED preferred
·         Valid NYS driver’s license
·         Ability to lift 50lbs
·         Prior experience in the music field with the ability to learn to operate and maintain audio, recording, and video equipment.

We offer a competitive salary and exceptional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a career that matters, this is it! Click here to learn more about FLAME!

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


HR Generalist

Lexington is seeking an HR Generalist to work as a member of the Human Resource Team. This position will support all facets of Human Resources such as, but not limited to, recruitment, employee relations and benefits. The selected candidate will administer employee benefits programs such as retirement, medical, vision, dental and life insurance plans. They will evaluate and compare existing company benefits with those of other employers by analyzing other plans, surveys and other sources of information. This position will serve as a catalyst for benefits information to new enrollees in addition to maintenance of existing employees.

Requirements include: 

·         Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources with a concentration in Benefits desired.

·         Strong computer literacy with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & ABRA

·         High level written and oral communication skills required. 

·         Strong organizational skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of the agency required.

We offer a competitive salary and exceptional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a career that matters, this is it!

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employmentopportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


Licensed Practical Nurses (Fulton and Albany Counties)

Lexington is looking for energetic and committed LPN staff to work within our comfortable residential settings in both Fulton and Albany Counties. These homes are designed for medically frail individuals with developmental disabilities. The candidates will need to possess strong clinical skills, in addition to the ability to work independently and as part of the Lexington team. Click here to learn more!


Maintenance Technician

Lexington is seeking experienced technicians to work in the maintenance department. The selected person will have the ability to work independently and ensure a safe workplace for all while being responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance at all assigned locations. Duties include but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work. At Lexington, we are driven by integrity, quality and innovation. Our 50+-year success as an industry leader has been achieved by consistently applying our core values in all we do.  We believe that a strong team is built one employee at a time and that strong team begins with you. 

Requirements include:

·         High School diploma or equivalent preferred

·         Valid NYS driver’s license

·         Must have the ability to perform heavy work exerting in excess of 100lbs of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50lbs.

We offer a competitive salary and exceptional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a career that matters, this is it!

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


Physical Therapist (Full- and Part-time positions available)

At Lexington, we are driven by integrity, quality and innovation.  Our 50+ year success as an industry leader has been achieved by consistently applying our core values in all we do.  We believe that a strong team is built one employee at a time and that strong team begins with you.

Lexington has an exceptional opportunity for a self-motivated physical therapist. The Physical Therapist will be responsible for evaluating and providing services to those with physical therapy needs of all ages. This is a Monday through Friday position with daytime hours. Qualified Candidate must be licensed and currently registered as a Physical Therapist by the New York State Department of Education.

A competitive health, pension and time-off package is available.


Registered Nurse (Fulton and Albany Counties)

Lexington is a non-profit healthcare agency recognized as a Top Workplace and Best Company to Work For by its employees. We are fully accredited by the Council of Quality and Leadership. We develop supports for individuals with developmental disabilities in locations throughout Fulton and Albany counties.

We are seeking full time Registered Nurses to work in either Fulton or Albany County. We need energetic and committed nurses to work within our comfortable residential settings. These homes are designed for medically frail individuals with developmental disabilities. Qualified candidates must have the ability to work independently and as part of the Lexington team.

Qualifications  NYS RN License is required and  prior nursing experience is preferred. Prior experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities a plus. Excellent clinical assessment skills are required. Strong oral and written communications skills necessary. Click here to learn more!


Senior Accountant

Lexington is seeking an experienced senior accountant to work in the finance department. This position will assist with the monthly financial reporting process and assist with the month-end closing activities to include the preparation and processing of general ledger entries and the monthly financial statements. The selected candidate will reconcile balance sheet accounts monthly. They will prepare and provide supporting documentation for external audit firm in completion of annual audit and preparation of 990’s and other tax filings; assist in maintenance of strong system of internal controls, including periodic updating of accounting policy and procedure manual; other special projects and duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree is required and three to five years of experience is preferred.  Seven years of relevant accounting experience can be substituted in lieu of the Bachelor’s degree requirement.

Lexington’s goal is to provide a nurturing environment to everyone while encouraging independence, safety and fun and ensuring that everyone has an amazing life that is just the way they want it to be.

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment


Speech Language Pathologist

Lexington is seeking an experienced SLP to work on a team supporting individuals with disabilities. The Speech Language Pathologist will evaluate and diagnose disorders of communication and swallowing.  The SLP will provide therapy, as needed to individuals across the life span, with regard to communication and/or dysphagia therapy within his/her caseload. The SLP will also be responsible for providing training and guidance to all Lexington staff working with individuals with disabilities.

Requirements include:

Master’s degree in Speech/Language Pathology from an accredited institution of learning.  Current license to practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the State of New York. One year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred, but will consider at CFY position. Valid NYS driver’s license required. Must have own transportation.

We offer a competitive salary and exceptional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a career that matters, this is it!

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


Transitions Peer Mentor

We are seeking live in and part-time peer mentors to work within our Transitions program for college-bound young men and women with learning differences. This program is designed to work with students who are working toward a college degree or entering the work force, helping them to become more independent and achieve their life goals.

The ideal candidates for consideration will be currently enrolled in college or have recently graduated from college and will serve as role models to the participating students, fostering social and personal growth. A positive and enthusiastic outlook is required. Experience in college student orientation and residential living is a plus. Click here to learn more.