Job Description

RISE is searching to hire an Assistant Director for our Kingman, AZ region. This is a great opportunity for a dedicated professional with experience supporting individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. The Assistant Director provides leadership and support to our Direct Support Professional staff along with the people and families we serve. Additional responsibilities include providing direction and management of RISE Programs, oversee staffing  needs and ensure compliance with all regulations and policies through the implementation of the RISE mission, vision and values.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide management and support in a manner that meets and exceeds the expectation of RISE customers
  • Responsible to recruit, hire, train, coach, and performance management Direct Support Professionals (DSP) staff
  • Assures that the provided support meet the expectations of all policies and procedures including compliance with all DES/DDD and other relevant licensing requirements
  • Assure that RISE is a learning organization at all levels and is continually looking for ways to increase knowledge and skills
  • Maintain necessary records, logs, and other documentation as required by the RISE planning teams and the state agencies
  • Attend all staff meetings and other mandatory training as required
  • Schedule and conduct regular staff meetings
  • Complete employees payroll summaries accurately and within designated time frames ensuring compliance with DOL regulations.
  • Demonstrate competency in financial and budgetary issues
  • Ensure that people are assisted (as relevant to the person) with supports of daily living, medication and medical issues when indicated,accessing the community and etc.
  • Ensure that clean and safe environments are maintained
  • Frequently interacts with people receiving support


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree and/or two (2) years of supervisory experience in the management of complex programs; or four (4) years of experience and two (2) years supervisory experience
  • Previous knowledge and experience working with the State of Arizona Department of Economic Securities Department of Developmental Disabilities is preferred
  • Must have excellent and demonstrative verbal and written communication skills
  • Appropriate telephone etiquette skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Ability to travel as needed, this position will require travel within your local area as well as other parts of the state as needed

Additional Candidacy Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license, minimum of twenty-one years of age and meet driver requirements as specified by RISE Insurance Agency
  • Must be able to complete a successful background check, driving record check, drug test and obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card

RISE offers competitive salary and excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, FSA, and a 403b that includes an employer contribution.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:
(a) Dedicated fax 866-268-8885
(c) US mail - 4554 E Inverness Ave Mesa, AZ 85206- Attn Human Resources
(d) Dedicated phone – 1-866-242-2714 Option 1 (Employment Opportunities) DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY

RISE is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We embrace diversity in all its form. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.