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Long Term Care and Treatment Program Director

Company: Linn Benton Lincoln ESD
Location: Albany
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

1.0 FTE on a 260 day work calendar

Location: Albany, OR

Competitive Salary and Benefits package

Reference checks may be made prior to interview as part of the screening process

A complete application consists of

Online Application
Essay Questions
Cover letter
3 current letters of reference
Copy of All University Transcripts (Successful candidates will be required to provide official transcripts before completion of the hiring process)
Copy of Professional Administrator License

Essay Question No. 1

Describe one of the most challenging situations you have had to deal with as an administrator. What made it challenging? From that experience what did you learn? In retrospect, what worked and what would you do differently?

Essay Question No. 2

Talk about your experience and knowledge with the complexities serving students in day and residential treatment and/or in an alternative education setting. Describe the partnerships that are necessary and how communication plans may or may not differ from a regular education setting.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be the one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact the Executive Human Resource Officer, Kate Marrone: to discuss your application.

Classification: Administrator 260 day calendar
Reports to: Superintendent or Designee
FSLA Status: Exempt - Level B


As one of the 38 Long Term Care & Treatment Education Programs in the state, this position is responsible for overseeing the services of students across three different mental health treatment facilities in our area. In collaboration with Trillium Family Services, this position has the opportunity to shape programming and support for the most impacted and at-risk students we serve as educators. This leader has a tight-knit educational community of exceptional educators who specialize in the mental and behavioral health needs of students in a k-12 setting.

The Farm Home has unique qualities as a school program as it provides a protected environment in which they receive their schooling so as to protect the health and safety of themselves and/or others while receiving necessary treatment. This is a dynamic, innovative, and exciting position for someone with a creative and passionate desire to serve our students who struggle the most.


1. Valid Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) administrative license is required.
2. Master's Degree in education or related field.
3. A minimum of three years of successful experience in educational administration/supervision in a K-12 setting or comparable alternative learning environment.
4. Experience with/or knowledge of state and federal law including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Every Child Succeeds Act (ECSA)
5. Experience with/or knowledge of mental health disorders in children.
6. Experience working with/or knowledge of Oregon high school diploma requirements and options.
7. Experience in meeting deadlines within short and long-range planning processes.
8. Successful experience and expertise in assessment and evaluation, consultation, staff development and organizational development.
9. Such alternatives to certain above qualifications may apply as deemed appropriate by the Superintendent and/or Board of Directors.


This position has the following expectations and requisite abilities.

1. Promotion of equity and diversity in all settings and understanding and commitment to anti-racists principles.
2. Maintain a high level of confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA, FERPA and adherence to the competent and ethical educator practices.
3. Maintain compliance with state and federal laws governing all aspects of our agency including ORS, OAR, IDEA, FOIA, and CIPA.
4. Exceptional prioritization of tasks, planning and organizational skills.
5. Successful experience in meeting deadlines within short and long-range planning processes.
6. Possess strong interpersonal and public relations skills.
7. Demonstrates respectful, flexible and effective team-building skills of cooperation and communication.
8. Present self and LBL in a professional manner including: in oral and written communication, professional disposition when working with others and maintaining professional dress standards.
9. Maintain regular attendance at work. Be punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings, and following schedules.
10. Utilize teleservice platform to provide services to educators, students, and district staff as directed.
11. Ability to lift, carry at least 25 pounds.
12. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.


This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, and duties associated with this position. The supervisor of this position may modify this list at any time it's deemed necessary.

1. Supervise and coordinate services to successfully achieve program and agency goals.
2. Supervise, direct, support and evaluate staff performance while providing support, coaching, guidance for professional growth and development in accordance with LBL policies and procedures.
3. Lead and/or assist in the recruitment, screening and hiring of employees.
4. Effectively communicate with all stakeholders, including students, parents/guardians, school staff, mental health staff, community partners and statewide stakeholders.
5. Ensure compliance with federal and state law as well as grant provisions.
6. Manage all LTCT program, LBL ESD, statewide, and federal reporting.
7. Develop and maintain balanced budgets for assigned programs following agency requirements.
8. Provide ongoing professional leadership for program and curriculum development.
9. Provide for effective daily operations of the LTCT facilities.


Salary and benefit information shown are based on full-time employment (1.0 FTE) based on the current school year
Placement on the Linn Benton Lincoln ESD Administrative salary schedule will be commensurate with applicant's qualifications, relevant training, and experience
Discretionary fringe for allowable tax-advantaged accounts and for tuition costs
Linn Benton Lincoln ESD will provide an Insurance CAP to assist with health, dental and vision insurance premiums
Employer paid PERS, holidays, sick leave and personal days are also provided
260 day Administrators also receive vacation
Employer paid Life Insurance 1 x annual salary
Employer paid Basic AD&D and Long Term Disability
Cell Phone/Data Stipend

Health Insurance

Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB) provides insurance to school and education service district employees

Includes medical, dental, vision & prescription insurance
Monthly premium deducted pre-tax
LBLESD contributes a monthly CAP/Pool to help offset insurance cost
Health Savings Accounts for high deductible plans
Flexible Spending Accounts

Carriers offered are:

Willamette Dental Group


PERS - Public Employee Retirement System
For more information visit:
LBLESD pays the 6% employee contribution on behalf of each employee

Personal Leave

Up to 24 hours

Sick Leave

Up to 96 hours
Sick Leave BankEmployees may opt to donate one day of sick leave to become a member of the Sick Leave Bank
Members may request leave from the sick leave bank in the event of a catastrophic illness or injury

Professional Development Opportunities

LBLESD hosts a variety of training classes
First Aid/CPR classes offered onsite
Includes workshops and conferences

Applications are available at

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact Human Resources at 541-812-2624 for additional information and assistance.

Linn Benton Lincoln ESD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting with their completed application a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran's Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension as verification of eligibility. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their veteran's disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.

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