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Are you a compassionate professional excited about supporting and advocating for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities?

Your future starts here!

About the job: We are seeking an Agency Case Manager to coordinate service delivery for individuals served in the agency. You will act as the primary contact for the supported individuals, their families/guardians, other agency providers, and funding sources. The successful Agency Case Manager will provide high quality case coordination between day and residential programming, develop active treatment programs / supports to ensure that individuals served reach their personal goals and achieve outcomes, analyze and develop individual program plans, prepare professional reports, coordinate and facilitate program planning meetings, and regularly visit supported individuals in day programming and residential locations. A complete job description is available upon request from our Human Resources Dept.

Schedule: The primary office hours for this salaried position are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Some early mornings, evenings and weekends are necessary as well as being on call.

Salary: $38,319.47 - $45,286.86 


  • Retirement savings plan (401k Match up to 5%)

  • Dental, vision & health Insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance (Paid by employer)

  • Disability leave

  • 7.4 hours of accrued PTO every 2 weeks in first 5 years of employment

  • Free employee assistance programs (stress, financial, legal, caregiving, substance abuse, professional development)

  • Referral Program

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, special education, psychology, human services or a related field

  • 1-2 years’ relevant experience required

  • Behavioral experience preferred.

  • Must be able to promote, escort or physically restraint as needed.

  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs. regularly and up to 50 lbs occasionally

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong computer skills

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and provide proof of insurance.

  • Some travel is required

The successful candidate is required to successfully pass a background check and complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen as a condition of employment. In accordance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services mandate, candidates for employment must provide evidence of their first COVID-19 vaccine prior to the start of employment, or successfully request a medical or religious exemption to this requirement. The second vaccine is required within 30 days unless exempted.

Why Area Residential Care? We are a private non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that every individual has the opportunity to live, work, and participate in a supportive and accessible community. Join a team of employees that are passionate about the work we do and the individuals we support! We offer a range of benefits including health and dental insurance, life insurance, retirement savings plans, vision coverage, and paid time off.

Area Residential Care provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

COVID-19 considerations: We require masks for anyone not vaccinated.

Location: 3355 Kennedy Circle, Dubuque, IA 52002.

To apply please email resume (cover letter optional) to

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