Seven Hills Foundation

Residential Director

Regular Full-Time
Job ID
Mon 10a-6p, Tue 10a-6p, Wed 12a-8p, Thur 10a-6p, Frid 10a-6p=40 hours


Core Values

$27.99 per hour


Are you looking to make a difference and promote healthy and happy lives? Do you have a passion for working with individuals with disabilities and significant life challenges helping them to achieve their fullest potential? If so, consider joining us here at Seven Hills Rhode Island where our CORE VALUES include Respect & Kindness, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation, and Service to others.


The Residential Director is responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations of the residential programs to which they are assigned. This position is responsible for staffing coverage, compliance with operational budgets and fulfillment of licensing regulations, supervision of employees including evaluations, payroll, hiring, and staff training compliance.  This position is responsible for the creation, implementation and on-going follow-up related to the Individualized Service Plan (ISP), Purchase Order (PO), and other annual planning tools for each resident receiving service. The Residential Director ensures that staff treat the individuals served with respect and listen carefully to them to best honor their choices, privacy, refusals and rituals while also providing appropriate safeguards.


Benefits for Full-time employees: 

  • Health and Dental Insurance: With generous company contribution.
  • Generous Accrued Paid Vacation
  • Vacation Cash-Out Option
  • Paid Personal Days, Holidays and Sick Time
  • Enhanced Retirement Plan: With Employer match
  • Student Loan Assistance: Consolidation, counseling, & limited employer contribution.
  • Tuition Assistance: Reimbursed or prepaid college coursework.

*Benefits are based on position and scheduled hours


The Residential Director is responsible for planning, scheduling, staffing, coordinating, and monitoring services for participants. They ensure all staff are properly trained with current documentation / certifications on file and play an active role in orienting all new employees.  In this role you are responsible for the overall physical, psychological and emotional health and safety of the participants and work to identify and resolve any needs or concerns of the staff and participants.  The RD is responsible for the creation, implementation and on-going follow-up related to the Individualized Service Plan (ISP), Purchase Order (PO), and other annual planning tools for each resident receiving service. The RD provides supports  that may include personal care, physical lifting and therapeutic holds and implements and fosters the principles of self-advocacy which promote an independent lifestyle and respect for program participants.  This role actively promotes and positively role models philosophy, mission, and core values of the organization. Participation in an on-call rotation is required.  


Required Qualifications:

  • Commitment to assisting people with developmental disabilities to participate fully in the life of their community
  • Ability to work as part of a team: positive and constructive.
  • Prior management experience preferred
  • Basic computer literacy/proficiency preferred.
  • Associates degree preferred, High School diploma or equivalency required
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving history.
  • Able to communicate effectively verbally, non-verbally, visually, and in writing.
  • Basic budgeting and mathematical skills.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate tact, good judgment, and initiative in interactions with participants, peers, family members, the general public, and other stakeholders.
  • Physical demands: sitting, pushing, pulling, carrying, grasping, speaking, listening, stooping, crouching, bending, standing, twisting, crawling, walking, and climbing. Requires a normal degree of flexibility; ability to walk, run or shuffle, kneel on one or two knees and then stand up; to utilize upper and lower body strength within weight restrictions; may be required to lift up to fifty (50) pounds or more with assistance

The mission of Seven Hills Foundation is to promote and encourage the empowerment of people with significant challenges so that each may pursue their highest possible degree of personal well-being and independence.


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