Assistant Program Director (Paul's Place)
Center for Urban Community Services
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Post Date: Jul 22, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York
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CUCS is opening a co-located Drop-in Center and Safe Haven in lower Manhattan in the fall of 2020 located in Manhattan at 112-114 West 14th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. The program will provide case management and housing placement services to 70 to 90 people at the Drop-In Center and 24 people at the Safe Haven. There are two APD positions available; one to oversee the Drop-In Center and one to oversee the Safe Haven, in collaboration with the Program Director for both.

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 clinical supervisors 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. In addition, the Assistant Program Director also serves as the liaison between staff and Janian medical and psychiatry staff providing services to the clients of the Drop-In Center and Safe Haven.

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.


·         LCSW

·         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

·         Training experience preferred

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