Work in Ames

Program Supervisor - Disabilities

Company Name:
Lutheran Services in Iowa
Company Description:

We partner with children, youth and families, people with disabilities, the elderly and people of refugee status – helping people in times of need, strengthening families and advocating dignity and social justice for our neighbors in the community.


LSI is one of Iowa’s largest human service agencies with over 1,000 employees and is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation.

Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
May 9, 2023
Deadline Date:
June 4, 2023
Job Category:
Social Services
Home Base Iowa Company:
Job Description:

If you're looking for a career where you can make a positive impact in the lives of others, LSI is looking for you. Join our team today!
Our Services for People with Disabilities team is searching for a dedicated, energetic full-time Program Supervisor in Ames. This position will be overseeing the Ames   Marshalltown service area and will require travel to Marshalltown once a week.  This position has the ability for a flexible schedule and some flexibility to work from home.  The Iowans we serve are seeking a life of greater confidence and independence, and it's our privilege to empower them toward success every day.

What We Do

As one of Iowa's most trusted human services agencies, LSI has a legacy of serving children, adults, and families for more than 150 years. Our Services for People with Disabilities wrap care around individuals across the state, from providing occasional respite care or weekly services, to 24/7 support in either a shared apartment environment or one-on-one care through our hourly supported community living (SCL) program. You can make a direct impact on the lives of the Iowans we are privileged to serve.

What You'll Do

The Program Supervisor oversees our Hourly Supported Community Living and Respite Care services, and is responsible for delivering the services and supervision of Direct Support Professionals, Caseworkers, and Respite staff. This role is responsible for:

- Developing and maintaining staff schedules

- Working directly with individuals to provide support, assistance, and instruction to help improve personal growth and independence

What You'll Need

High School Diploma or GED and five years of experience in human services, education or human services related field with 2 years being in a leadership position

OR Associates Degree and three years of related experience; with at least one year in a leadership role

OR Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field and one year of related experience

Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field and one year of related experience.

This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record, and the ability to pass an extensive background check, including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, the Sex Offender registry, and the criminal history check.

How We'll Support You

On top of joining the best team around, you can also receive:

- A competitive salary

- Comprehensive benefits

- A flexible schedule

- A 401(k)

- Generous paid time off

- Health, dental, life, and vision insurance

- Career-building opportunities

- Special Team LSI perks like gym discounts, pet insurance, and cell phone discounts through Verizon

Why You'll Love Working Here

"I enjoy working with people with disabilities because I'm able to make a difference in their lives and it has made a positive impact in my own." - Amber

Who We Are

LSI is an equal opportunity employer. At LSI we respect diverse life experiences, cultures and heritages, and strive to provide that all voices are heard and valued. You can learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion at

Ready to get started? Apply today!

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

High School / GED
5 years+
Resume Required:
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