Vice President of Programs
Project Renewal

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Post Date: May 19, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - New York City
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Title:                 VICE PRESIDENT-PROGRAMS
Programs:                 ALL PRI SHELTER/HOUSING PROGRAMS

Description: Reporting to the Chief Housing and Shelter Officer, the VP leads the day-to-day operations of a portfolio of Project Renewal shelter, housing. and related programs. The portfolio may include programs serving criminal justice involved adults and seeks a candidate with a strong interest in managing programs with complex relationships with law enforcement and corrections.

The VP is a member of the executive management team. Mission-focused, seasoned, strategic and process-minded, the VP works closely with the Chief Housing and Shelter Officer, Program Directors and the executive team to deliver programs and services that meet quality standards, regulatory and funder requirements and prepare the organization for further growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•        Work with the executive team, program directors and staff to develop and implement the strategic plan
•        Support and direct the activities of assigned program directors to ensure that day-to-day programs, services and operations are effectively implemented and executed in support of Project Renewal’s mission, vision and values
•        Provide ongoing feedback to staff so they can continuously improve their supervision, coaching and mentoring skills
•        Work closely with the Chief Housing and Shelter Officer, Director of PEQA and Program Directors to set, track and achieve program goals
•        In partnership with the executive team, foster an organization-wide team-based culture to support the goals of integration and collaboration
•        Represent Project Renewal at external events including but not limited to: Community Board meetings, panels, fundraising and advocacy engagements
•        Foster relationships with funders, community and government partners
•        Worth with staff, CIQO and the Director of PEQA to use raw data to identify patterns, trends and insights for organizational action
•        Support staff in budget planning, management and spend down processes
•        Works closed with the Chief Housing and Shelter Officer to lead all aspects of programming planning for new programs in Project Renewal’s pipeline
•        Bring diversity, equity and inclusion lens to the work; the VP will identify ways to ensure that the perspective of our clients inform our serve delivery approaches and offerings
•        Support and develop sharing of best practices/program information/insights across the organization
•        Manage additional projects/program as directed by the Chief Housing and Shelter Officer, COO, or CEO.

•        Personal qualification should include:
o        Listening skills
o        Big picture thinker with a hands-on approach
o        Innovative and creative
o        Collaboration/team player
o        Analytical problem solver
•        Energetic, resourceful, a problem solver able to respond to and address crises quickly, effectively and with a balanced approach
•        Effective decision maker using data and analysis to support proposals, sound judgment
•        High level of business acumen
•        Demonstrated capacity for project management and creative resourcefulness
•        Understanding of finance, systems and human resources, especially as it impacts programs
•        Ability to assess, strategize and execute a plan
•        Demonstrates leadership and a willingness to take unpopular stands when necessary
•        Ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends and incorporate them into program plans and design

Qualifications Continued:
•        5-8 years of experience with management of multi-site programs, deep knowledge/experience in the primary programs of PRI—housing, shelter, jobs/education/training
•        Demonstrated success in service delivery in a highly regulated environment
•        Demonstrated success managing and leading people; a team builder
•        Experience helping staff establish goals and objectives and accountability for outcomes

Education Requirements:
•        Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree with a major in either Social Work, business, public administration, psychology, sociology, or other human services field/certification is preferred.
•        A minimum of 8 years in a supervisory/managerial capacity.

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