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Assistant Program Director (Schermerhorn)

Center for Urban Community Services

Description

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for the Assistant Program Director position at the Schermerhorn, a 116 unit permanent supportive housing residence located in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, for low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, and substance abuse.



CUCS provides comprehensive on-site social services using a recovery orientation, which includes the implementation of evidence based practices such as Supported Employment and Trauma Informed Care.



The Assistant Program Director is responsible for supporting the Program Director in the overall management of the program. The Assistant Program Director provides direct supervision to a clinical team and/or special services staff. The Assistant Program Director plays a major role in ensuring that clients receive services that meet regulatory and agency standards and that records are kept in compliance with those standards. This position is central to fostering the mission and goals of the agency.



The position requires a thorough understanding of relevant service delivery concepts and structures, including strong knowledge and experience with mental health systems, and the ability to access and negotiate the full range of services for recipients. It also requires strong supervisory and administrative skills and the ability to interface effectively and efficiently with colleagues to ensure quality services and program operations. Furthermore, it requires good decision-making skills and the ability to identify and facilitate necessary programmatic change. It requires attention to detail, strong writing and verbal communication skills, and computer literacy.

Qualifications

The position requires a thorough understanding of relevant service delivery concepts and structures, including strong knowledge and experience with mental health systems, and the ability to access and negotiate the full range of services for recipients. It also requires strong supervisory and administrative skills and the ability to interface effectively and efficiently with colleagues to ensure quality services and program operations. Furthermore, it requires good decision-making skills and the ability to identify and facilitate necessary programmatic change. It requires attention to detail, strong writing and verbal communication skills, and computer literacy.



Experience and Education Required:



• LMSW required, LCSW preferred

• Minimum of 4 years post-masters applicable experience with related populations including supervisory, administrative, and management experience

• Strong writing and verbal communication skills

• Computer literacy

• Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred

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Posted on 03/19/19; CVMHA ID #12699