Program Director @ Edwin’s Place
African American Planning Commission, Inc.
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Post Date: May 25, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: TBD
Salary: $75,600 annually with benefits
Location: US - New York - Brooklyn
Job Reference: 05252020
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Staff Development & Leadership
1.Establishes and implements all aspects of start-up, implementation, and on-going operation of a supportive housing residence for formerly homeless persons living with severe mental illness, substance abuse disorders and/or HIV/AIDS illness.
2.With the Clinical Supervisor, recruit, hire, evaluate and provide supervision and training to supportive housing staff and volunteers to ensure that agency and department goals are communicated effectively, job performance is continuously evaluated and agency practice standards are being met.
3.Ensure staff maintain thorough and timely documentation of interactions with participants, services provided, collateral contacts, and important information and/or events.
4.Understand and follow agency policies and procedures to guide management of program.
5.Build strong working relationships and collaborate effectively with other programs and departments.
6.Provide employee corrective action when necessary, consistent with agency policies and procedures and in consultation with supervisor and human resources department.
7.Visit program site during evening, overnight and weekend shifts to “spot check”; provide staff supervision and program oversight.
8.Coordinates technical assistance and consultation services provided by local experts in the fields of supported housing development, addictions treatment, substance abuse and mental health disorders.
9.Attend and contribute to agency-wide trainings, meetings, and committees.
10.Attends all trainings that may be scheduled by funding agency. Attends relevant professional development conferences and makes presentations to staff at regularly scheduled intervals.
11.Provides staff with opportunities to develop a staff support group and to participate in outside training and skill building seminars.
12.Provide current information about program and building to CEO and/or to designee and other agency management and funders, as appropriate
13.Cultivate relationships and maintain links to local resources, including the community board, police precinct, hospitals, health and mental health clinics, and other relevant community based organizations.
14.Manage program development initiatives and quality improvement activities, with support from the Clinical Supervisor and relevant agency departments.
15.Participates in executive staff meetings with agency CEO.
16.Prepares monthly and quarterly reports on delivery of services and expenditures.
17.Directs skills-development seminars and creates individual training plans for each staff member.
18.Facilitates care team meetings and consensus decision making among staff.
19.Provides ongoing unscheduled consultation to all staff members and crisis intervention to residents, as needed.
20.Ensures standards of confidentiality in handling of records, collaboration with other providers, and internal communication.
21.Monitors petty cash budget monthly, and requests funds for monthly program use.
22.Ensure that the supportive housing program’s operations conform to and are operated within the guidelines, rules and regulations set forth by the funding agency.
23.Performs such other related duties as may be requested by AAPCI’s CEO and/or designee and by program funders.


We encourage all eligible employees to apply. AAPCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status.

Contact Details
Name: AAPCI Human Resource Dept
Address: PO Box 330-707
City: Brooklyn
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 11233
Country: United States
FAX: 718-218-7115