Assistant Director of NAC Futures and College Bound
New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
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Post Date: Feb 02, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $74,000-79,000
Location: US - New York - Manhattan
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NAC is looking for a creative problem solver to join a fun, hardworking team as an Assistant Director who will support NAC staff to optimally serve NAC families in their participation in wide-ranging school/schooling related matters and in community-support opportunities. The Assistant Director of NAC Futures and College Bound will be a key partner in shaping the vision of NAC Future and College Bound and in acting as a liaison to all other departments at NAC.

Department Specific Responsibilities:

•Regular collaboration and consultation with the Director of Education and Government Relations in the development and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures.
•Direct supervision of select staff and the preparation of timely evaluations of supervisees.
•Regular assessment of client needs across all NAC programs and departments.
•Coordination and supervision of programs, groups, and events developed and offered by the staff of the Department.
•Coordination of the recruitment of Department interns and occasional supervision of interns.
•Casework coverage as needed.
•Coverage of supervisees work as needed.
•Oversight of all Programs data maintenance and adherence of data deadlines.
•Oversight of billable hour requirements for College Bound and NAC Futures staff.
•Lead in the hiring process of hiring for Programs vacancies.

Organization-wide Responsibilities:

•Oversight of and assistance with inter-department collaboration.
Participation in various Organization committees/sub-committees both as a representative of the Education Department/NAC Futures and as an individual employed at NAC.
•When necessary, attend Foster Care and Prevention Case Reviews, Family Team Conferences, Treatment Team Meetings, Adoption Disclosure Conferences, Elevated Risk Conferences, etc.
•Serve as Programs point person to NAC’s Quality Improvement team.
•Assistance with the compilation and presentation of Programs data in support of the Development department
•Responsible for All Staff communication of relevant information related to the Programs, deadlines, and the referral process for Programs support.

External Responsibilities:

•Liaise with the Center for Fair Futures and city agency officials and offices to ensure program compliance with Program requirements
•Liaise with school officials and with city agency office to ensure compliance with federal, state and city laws and regulations.
•Development of a range of written materials along with editorial support of Programs literature, social media content, and other external correspondence.
•Participation in coalitions, collaborations, and workgroups with outside partnerships.

•Master’s degree in a relevant field
•5 to 7 years working with children and/or families
•2 to 3 years of supervisory experience
•Teaching/Coaching experience preferable
•Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
•Excellent written and oral skills.
•Willingness to travel throughout NYC, as needed
•Proficiency in Spanish is desirable.

How to Apply:

Please indicate “Assistant Director of NAC Futures and College Bound” in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department
New Alternatives for Children

Contact Details
Name: Mary Ann Code
City: Manhattan
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 10010
Country: United States