Program Administrator - Sabattus, (10) $2,500 sign-on bonus.

$2,500 sign-on bonus.  You will come for our dedication to service, industry competitive salary and excellent benefits. You will stay when you discover our organizational culture and supportive leadership that prioritizes your professional growth.  For over 70 years, our committed team of dedicated professionals has provided the solid foundation where hope and healing can begin to flourish.


Under the direction of the assigned Manager of Community Housing, the Program Administrator is responsible for the administrative supervision of the program staff to which s/he is assigned, including monitoring quality of direct service provision, productivity levels, quality assurance activities, clinical best practice and providing direct care to the consumers of the residential facility.


  • Demonstrates commitment to the mission of the agency with a strong understanding and respect for the goals of agency activities.
  • Responsible for overall functioning and daily operations of the assigned Community Housing Residential Program.
  • Cooperates with and assists Quality Management staff to ensure that program staff correct or complete any existing record deficiencies.
  • Coordinates maintenance of the facility, grounds and vehicles.
  • Monitors and manages compliance of program staff with agency and department policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that services are provided in an environment that is safe for both consumers and staff.
  • Coordinates intake and service delivery.
  • Ensures that the services provided are consistent with treatment goals and with changes in the consumer's function.
  • Monitors consumers' daily support and health care needs and consults with staff in the implementation of ITP and Progress Tracking Sheets (PTS).
  • Monitors 24/7 scheduling needs of the residential facility.
  • Coordinates and facilitates program staff meetings.
  • Performs certified residential medication aid (CRMA) duties as needed.
  • Prepares program management reports and provides other program-specific data as requested by the Manager of Community Housing.
  • Provides on-call support for Community Housing Program.
  • Functions as a member of the program's management team, identifying problems and solutions including, but not limited to, fiscal management of the unit.  Participates in monthly budget reviews.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures and program standards.
  • Provides leadership and promotes a positive agency image to staff.
  • Adheres to and involves staff in promoting the agency's vision, mission and values.
  • Models positive and respectful interactions at all levels of the agency.


Supervises Residential Services Workers (RSWs), Nurse Consultant and Clinical Supervisor in accordance with the agency's policies, licensing standards and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

We strive to ensure that your work experience reflects the values we hold most dear - respect for individual, diversity of thought and ideas, and commitment to professional growth in an environment where you can thrive and excel.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.


  • Duties require knowledge of mental health and recovery equivalent to completion of a Bachelor's degree and three to five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • Experience in providing supervision to direct care staff is preferred.

  • Uses personal vehicle as may be required for consumer transportation, outreach in the community, home visits, and/or agency-related business.
  • Absent a qualifying medical exemption and pursuant to Maine's Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate, being fully vaccinated as defined by Maine CDC, is a requirement for this position.

By joining our relaxed and friendly team, you will find colleagues willing to support you and embrace your unique perspectives and experiences. We promote whole health and wellness, not only for the clients we serve, but for our staff members as well. We support one another, share stories of our successes and challenges we face, and celebrate our collective and individual achievements. We are passionate about ensuring Tri-County is a respectful, inclusive community of professionals dedicated to our mission, those we serve, and each other.

Some of the many benefits of working for Tri-County:

  • Generous Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Health, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Basic Life & Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Agency Paid Training & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Friendly Neighbor Discounts: Verizon, Sullivan Tire, and Governor's Restaurant 

Tri-County Mental Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to maintaining a culture of mutual respect. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender orientation, or expression. We celebrate our differences and thrive on inclusivity.