Manager of Program Operations

Clearwater Council of Governments

Organization Description:  

The Clearwater Council of Governments is committed to collaborating with our partners to enhance people's lives, one system, one community and one person at a time. The Clearwater COG membership consists of nine (9) County Boards of Developmental Disabilities. Currently, Clearwater COG includes the following counties: Crawford, Erie, Huron, Lucas, Marion, Morrow, Ottawa, Richland, and Seneca.

Position Description:

The Manager of Program Operations provides oversight and supervision to the quality assurance, provider compliance, Special Olympics and SSA substitute programs and staff.


  • Assists in completing County Board files reviews and mock accreditation reviews.
  • Provides supervision, direction, evaluation and assistance to Services Specialists, Special Olympics Coordinator, and SSA Substitute staff.
  • Manages provider compliance review caseload per DODD schedule. Completes provider compliance reviews.
  • Develops and recommends policies and procedures regarding program operations to ensure proper implementation in accordance with state and federal requirements.
  • Coordinates SSA Basics training curriculum. Updates curriculum as needed. Facilitates training as needed.
  • Facilitates COG SSA Quarterly Meetings 
  • Works with County Board SSAs to ensure compliance with Ohio ISP and waiver administration activities. Provides feedback as appropriate Other Information:
  • 40 hours per week. May work evenings, weekends and flexible hours as needed based on operational need.
  • Position is home based but regular and frequent travel is required to the Clearwater COG counties.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required.
  • Minimum of four (4) years experience in coordinating and/or implementing community services for individuals with DD.
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities, families, and other agencies required.
  • Experience in supervising personnel, managing in areas of position description and experience with government agencies preferred.
  • Must have the ability to meet any appropriate certification requirements of the State of Ohio Department of DD for SSA Supervisor Certification
  • Must maintain a valid Ohio Driver’s License and maintain a status of insurability for motor vehicle insurance in accordance with Clearwater policy


Salary, Exempt

Position Location:

235 N. Toussaint South Road
Oak Harbor, OH  43449


If you have any questions regarding this position, please reach out to: 

Beth Schanke
(419) 898-8264

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