Deputy Executive Director
Urban Pathways, Inc.
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Post Date: Mar 07, 2024
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: $111,921 - $167,898.
Location: US - New York - New York
Job Reference: 1164
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Salary commensurate with experience.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Program Officer, the Deputy Executive Director (DED) provides leadership to promote and maintain quality programs and facilities that are supported by qualified staff and adequate budgets. The Deputy Executive Director provides direct oversight of programs through the direct supervision of the Program Directors and assures compliance with budgets, contracts, regulations, and laws as well as adherence to Urban Pathways policies, procedures, practices, values, and standards.   The Deputy Executive Director will be an active listener and provide high quality customer service and respond by exhibiting cross-cultural awareness with the ability to promote and contribute to an equitable and inclusive anti-racist organizational culture and environment.

Key Responsibilities & Essential Functions


Supervises assigned Program Directors to assist them to develop and manage programs that provide quality services, maintain their facilities, and attract and maintain qualified staff.
Recruits and hires Program Directors in consultation with the Director of Human Resources and the Chief Program Officer.
Oversees programs and facilities to assess and ensure compliance with Urban Pathways values, standards, policies, and procedures, as well as with government contracts, laws, and regulations.
Promotes coordination and consistency in organization service delivery, facility operation, purchasing supplies and leasing equipment, and training.
Oversees coordination of intra-agency programs and procedures and coordination of the Administrative Office with programs.
Develops creative approaches to assist programs to meet standards, improve or expand programs or facilities, and/or achieve cost savings.
Works with the Director of Training and the Chief Compliance Officer to develop, implement and monitor the organization’s training programs.
Supervises new programs, including coordination between sites and/or with other organizations.
Oversees the start-up and implementation of all new programs.
Reviews, approves, and monitors all plans of corrections prepared in response to internal and/or external audits.

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Qualifications, Education and Experience
Master’s degree in social work or closely related field preferred.
Minimum of eight years of experience in administrative and/or supervisory positions in a human services agency, including at least two years of experience in an administrative or supervisory position with oversight of an agency facility.
Minimum of two years of experience in an agency serving the homeless.
Experience with people experiencing homeless, mental illness and substance abuse population preferred.

Exceptional leadership skills, problem solving, analytical, decision-making, time management, and organizational skills.
Strong budget and fiscal management skills.
A proactive person-centered approach.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as both part of a team and independently.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience with developing and delivering presentations along with summary report writing.
Detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines.

Additional Skills:
Proficiency in Google Suite & Microsoft 365.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and change priorities as needed based on the needs of the organization, programs and/or external stakeholders.
Experience with AWARDS, CARES and Foothold preferred.
Clear commitment to Urban Pathways mission, vision, values and to quality services and facilities.
Experience in working with diverse communities.
Valid driver’s license a plus.

Contact Details
Name: Emmanuel Obeng