Program Director
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Post Date: Jan 21, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - Bronx
Job Reference: 2653
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BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences.

BronxWorks Family Enrichment Program seeks a Program Director. BronxWorks Family Enrichment Program is funded by New York City Administration for Children’s Services. This is a newly three-year refunded program with the option to renew for two additional three-year terms. Program is supported with a program director, two assistant program directors, eight case managers, two family team conference coordinator, one quality assurance specialist, and two case aids. Program is funded to support activities to reduce abuse and/or neglect of 96 families in crisis annually. The program director will oversee all program components to ensure child safety. Program director will be responsible for the day to day operation, overseeing all staff activities, monitoring outcomes and productivity, providing supervision and guidance on cases, monitor data systems, monitoring program spending, and addressing concerns, to name a few functions of this role. Ideal candidate should have a minimum of five years supervisory and contract experience. Knowledge of New York City Administrative for Children’s Services, data systems, and management a plus. Minimum requirement for this position is a Licensed Master Social Worker. Bi-lingual Spanish preferred.


Oversee all program components, including staff orientation, training and development; client assessment, service plan development and progress; relationships with other community based organizations; and components specific to the program.
Supervise three or more contracts or over 20 employees in program
Recruit, train and supervise assistant directors, coordinators, and direct service staff.
Administer personnel policies and procedures.
Develop regular communication with contract managers for programs supervised; act as liaison with funding source.
Ensure all programs meet contractual goals and reporting requirements.
Monitor program progress and submit all required reports to funding sources, including government and private sources.
Submit internal progress reports to Department Director and/or Executive Director on a monthly basis, or more frequently as required.
Plan and develop budgets, and work with fiscal staff to ensure that collection of payment from funding source(s) is current.
Monitor fiscal expenses and analyze fiscal reports on a monthly basis.
Prepare proposals for the development, expansion and continuation of programs in coordination with Department Director.
Hold monthly individual supervision meetings with staff and group meetings as necessary.
Act as link between the administrative office, fiscal department and program staff.
Monitor staff performance, including performing case reviews and structured observations.
Participate in, and encourage staff to become involved in, agency events.
Act as liaison with the community including the area community district.
Perform additional duties as assigned by manager.

· Masters Degree in Social Work or another related field of study.
· A minimum of two years of experience in a related field.

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round. Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave and a pension plan that is 100% employer paid.

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