LOR Facility Administrator - Unclassified
Full-Time LOR Facility Administrator - Unclassified at Ramsey County
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government, Management
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $97,565.35 - $145,092.32 Annually
Education Preferred: Yes
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
E-Verify: Yes
Criminal Background: Yes

Basic Function

To provide direction and oversight by leading a facility that meets the needs of people served in our programs. To direct, and administer the Lake Owasso Residence by assigning responsibility, directing resources, and establishing missions and outcomes; to establish policies and procedures which comply with state and federal regulations and current practice standards in coordination with county directives and resolutions; to prepare and monitor the Lake Owasso Residence's annual budget; to manage and supervise nursing services, food services, social services, resident activities and development services, plant operation and maintenance, laundry and housekeeping services; and to perform related duties as assigned.

This position will remain open for application until filled; applicants should respond promptly as initial screening of resumes and letters of interest will occur the week of April 1st, 2024 with interviews likely occurring the week of April 15th, 2024. 

Please be sure to complete the online application in its entirety and attach your letter of interest and resume. Your letter of interest should include a brief (one page) narrative describing your interest in this position, understanding of the duties, and why you feel you are a suitable candidate for the position. Please also include in your narrative answer, how you advance racial equity, how you have worked with organized labor, and approaches to assessing and improving the quality of care at a health care facility.

Exam/Screening Process Information

This position will remain open for application until filled; applicants should respond promptly as initial screening of resumes and letters of interest will occur the week of April 1st, 2024 with interviews likely occurring the week of April 15th, 2024.

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 This is an unclassified, at-will position, holding a confidential relation to the department head or elected official.   This position requires an open screening and selection process.  There is no exam for this unclassified, at-will, position.  All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be forwarded to the department for consideration.  Please read below for further instructions.
Definition of Unclassified from the Ramsey County Personnel Act:
Subdivision 1. General. "The appointing authority may discharge employees in the unclassified service with or without cause. Employees in the unclassified service have no right to a grievance appeal from discharge or other disciplinary action under sections 383A.281 to 383A.301. An employee in an unclassified position shall not have tenure but shall be entitled to all benefits associated with tenure such as vacation leave, sick leave, health insurance, and other benefits as determined by the county board."
Criminal Background Checks: All employment offers are conditioned upon the applicant passing a criminal background check. Convictions are not an automatic bar to employment. Each case is considered on its individual merits and the type of work sought. However, making false statements or withholding information will cause you to be barred from appointment, or removed from employment.
E-Verify Participation: Ramsey County participates in the federal E-Verify program. This means that Ramsey County will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, Ramsey County is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers may not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants and may not limit or influence the choice of documents you present for use on the Form I-9.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Ramsey County provides equal access to employment, programs and services without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex (except when sex is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification), disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, public assistance or national origin.
For information about the position/hiring process contact: Patrick Lemmon at Patrick.Lemmon@co.ramsey.mn.us or by phone at 651-266-2726.


Examples of Work Performed

  1. Promote a diverse and respectful workplace.
  2. Create a healthy living experience for our residents.
  3. Advance racial equity and cultural engagement in the work we do for Ramsey County.
  4. Develop and administer the annual budget for the Lake Owasso Residence to ensure that expenditures are consistent with county board guidelines and Minnesota Department of Human Services regulations and maximize non-county revenues.
  5. Direct and manage the provision of all services to residents by developing internal policies and practices that ensure humane and individualized medical and residential, and development services.
  6. Develop programs and an annual plan. Regularly evaluate progress toward outcomes and performance goals.
  7. Supervise management staff and allocates staff and other resources to the various service divisions to assure adequate coverage, quality services and compliance with state and federal law, rules and regulations governing residential facility licensure and certification.
  8. Consult with other medical and social service professionals, other residential treatment providers, other county, state and federal representatives, and special interest groups to analyze systemic problems, to identify changing trends and to influence change.
  9. Approve and direct program mission.
  10. Meet with union representatives, employees, and personnel, and immediate supervisory staff to settle or represent collective bargaining issues.
  11. Represent Lake Owasso Residence before county board, community groups, civic organizations, and consumer groups.
  12. Investigate complaints against facility and/or staff.
(The work assigned to a position in this classification may not include all possible tasks in this description and does not limit the assignment of any additional tasks in this classification.  Regular attendance according to the position’s management approved work schedule is required.)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1, 2, 3, 4 ,5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.


Minimum Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, a behavioral science or closely related field.

Experience:  Seven years of professional supervisory experience serving people with physical, mental and intellectual disabilities.

Substitution: None.
Certifications/Licensure: None.

Ramsey County

Contact: Patrick Lemmon
Phone 651-266-2700
Lake Owasso Residence
210 Owasso Blvd. N., St. Paul, MN 55126
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota 55126
Transit: On bus line