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From direct care staff to program managers to clinicians, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities thrive in the communities they call home. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers—REM’s employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years

Area Director

Job ID 19000CMW
Area Director
Primary Location: United States-WI-WIJanesville

The Area Director is responsible to supervise services for people with disabilities within a region or portion of a Southern Region. The Area Director may supervise individuals living in Adult Family Homes(AFH’s), Community Based Residential Services(CBRF’s) or certified homes.       

The Area Director supervises assigned Program Directors and is responsible for the operation of specific sites or services including program services, personnel management, financial management, physical plant, customer service and quality enhancement programs. Above all, the Area Director is responsible to protect and promote the health, safety and well-being of the people served.      

Every person needs the support of others, but we look for people to support individuals with disabilities; children with emotional, behavioral or medical complexities; children and adults with brain injury). 
For REM Wisconsin and The MENTOR Network the Area Director is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day.
To that end, the Area Director role is a fantastic role to continue your career path in Social and Human Services with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization.
REM Wisconsin is seeking an Area Director to manage the operations within a community.  Area Directors provide direction, leadership and supervision of professional and other staff at the program site to carry out operations and ensure quality services to consumers.  The Area Director also ensures compliance with applicable state and federal standards.


¨18 years of age or older.

¨Bachelor’s degree required, in related field

¨Experience in periodic and residential services

¨Three to six years of experience significant management experience,       preferably in the human services industry

¨Knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state regulations.

¨Demonstrated ability in areas of leadership, personnel, program operation, and fiscal management.

¨Skilled in written and oral communication, community relations and service development.

¨Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of behavior management principles, program development, and monitoring techniques.

¨Eligible as determined by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Department of Human Services, and the Company’s Corporate Compliance Plan.

¨Valid driver’s license and driving record that meets driving record requirements as defined by the Company.

Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.

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