The Florida ARF Job Line


As a courtesy, Florida ARF offers the opportunity to participate in The Job Line, to post employment opportunities and highlight potential candidates within the industry. Contact Florida ARF if any of the following pertains:

  • You want to advertise an available position at a community organization.
  • You are a participating RESPECT of Florida Employment Center professional seeking to post a resume for an employment opportunity at a community organization in another part of the State of Florida.
  • You are wishing to broadcast a resume or curriculum vitae for consideration within the industry.

Here’s how Florida ARF can help:

E-mail job descriptions, resumes, or vitae’s. Please include the following:

  • Application deadline. The listing will be removed after the date specified, unless we are instructed to do otherwise.
  • Essential duties and responsibilities. Please give a brief description.
  • Required education and/or experience.
  • Contact information for interested applicants.


Florida ARF Employment Exchange
Attn: Courtney Swilley
1113 East Tennessee Street, Suite 100
Tallahassee, Florida 32308

The Florida Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Inc., is committed to increasing opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, or national origin. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of all positions advertised through the Florida ARF Job Line.

Job Opportunities


Agency for Persons with Disabilities – Sunland Center (Marianna)

Center Administrator

Sunland Center located in Marianna is a State-owned facility consisting of five (5) AHCA licensed Intermediate Care Facilities that provides 24/7 residential services to over 150 residents with intellectual disabilities. The incumbent assigned to this position acts as the Center Administrator, responsible for providing leadership and direction for all administrative and facility operations at Sunland Marianna, including over 600 support staff, consistent with applicable Florida Statutes, federal law and regulations, and agency policies and procedures. The scope of work and major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensures the health, welfare, safety, and well-being of facility residents and the safety of staff engaged in providing for the supervision and care of residents.
  • Works in partnership with the Agency’s central office and the facility’s senior leadership team and various state and federal agencies to ensure that facilities are well maintained and achieve and maintain appropriate licensure and certification standards. Ensures that corrective action plans are developed and deployed to address issues identified in site visits by state and federal officials.
  • Works in partnership with facility’s senior leadership team on the development and implementation of facility programs designed to meet the mission of the facility and the needs of its residents, consistent with the policies, goals, and objectives of the Agency.
  • Directs and monitors the allocation of resources within the facility and makes periodic adjustments as necessary due to changing budgetary or operational conditions. Ensures that facility expenditures remain within authorized budgets.
  • Reviews and analyzes periodic reports and key indicators of administrative, programmatic, and managerial performance. Ensures that all necessary corrective actions including changes in facility protocol and operating procedures are accomplished in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that a system is in place for the management of human resources and effective relationships between facility staff and management to facilitate performance, productivity, and early problem identification and resolution.
  • Represents the facility's needs and achievements to the agency and public in a way that promotes the financial, programmatic, and public support of the Agency and facility. Promotes positive community relations that facilitate community involvement and support.
  • Ensures effective intra and interagency relationships are in place to promote continuity of resident care, effective relationships with Department of Children and Families programs, as well as other community agencies involved in the provision of services to the facility residents.
  • Ensures a quality management/improvement system is in place to support achievement of goals and objectives of the facility.
  • Ensures the management of contracts complies with agency standards.
  • Works with advocacy groups, internal resident advisory panels, and guardians to ensure that the needs of residents are addressed in a timely and professional manner.
  • Performs other related duties as directed or assigned to accomplish the mission of the agency.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited University or College, prior experience operating/managing a 24/7 residential facility, and managing a multi-million-dollar operating budget. The selected applicant must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience managing within a residential facility. The preferred applicant holds a bachelor’s degree in social science, health services, or related fields, has experience in implementing Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) Standards and has personal or professional experience working with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Agency housing on the campus of Sunland Center may be an option for the selected candidate. Applications for this position are due by October 31, 2023.


Florida MENTOR (Statewide)

Behavior Analyst

Florida MENTOR, a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human service providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral, and medically complex challenges as well as their families is seeking Behavior Analysts.  The experienced Behavioral Analyst will develop behavioral plans, provide behavioral therapy, and other therapeutic services to program participants.  This position works with their regional team to conduct functional behavior assessments, develop, and implement effective, positive, behavioral support plans.  The Behavioral Analyst positions enjoy high-impact with those served while providing flexibility with your schedule and location - and offering longer-term career options across their nationwide network.  The ideal candidate will have a Master's Degree in psychology or related field preferred; one year experience working with special populations in related capacity; experience with conducting research in behavior analysis within an applied setting preferred; certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCaBA); experience working with individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities; and effective communication skills.


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