Chief Program Officer

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



One Water Street
Floor 3
White Plains
United States



  • Responsible for overall management of all counseling, shelter, and outreach programs for domestic violence services and human trafficking services agency. Oversee supervision and staff development of a department of approximately 50 staff.
  • Provide direct supervision to four Directors in the Programs Department.
  • Work closely with Chief Executive Officer and senior staff team on all agency matters, including operations and policy matters, budgeting, resource development, strategic planning, and external affairs.
  • Manage department budget of $3.5 million; assist with managing entire agency budget of $6 million. Provide ongoing and monthly monitoring of program-specific budget, as well as drafting and managing contract/grant budgets.
  • Continue expansion of agency’s human trafficking program, including high-level coordination of the Westchester County Anti-Trafficking Task Force and working with the Director to implement and manage federal grant program.
  • Conduct trainings, conference, and workshop presentations on topics related to domestic violence and human trafficking. Participate in media interviews to present MSP’s programs and to discuss issues related to domestic violence and victimization.
  • Attend meetings and other events to advocate with state and local legislators for the drafting and passage of key legislation affecting the lives of victims and the agencies that serve them, in addition to accessing increased funding for services.
  • Act as liaison with outside agencies, coordinating collaboration meetings with partner agencies to improve interagency communication and develop cross-training for staff
  • Engage in thought leadership around advocacy and awareness on agency mission and programs.
  • Oversee management of Apricot client database program and improved statistical data collection to ensure grant compliance, meet reporting deadlines, and identify/evaluate program needs
  • Provide crisis intervention and practical assistance to clients as needed.


  • Masters of Social Work or related degree preferred; five years prior management and supervisory experience essential
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Experience working with social service organizations and knowledge of domestic violence/victimization/women’s issues strongly preferred
  • Ability to understand and foster integration across agency departments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including spreadsheet and database programs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Send resume and cover letterby e-mail to: Gail Application deadline is January 30, 2015

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