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Assistant Program Director (PH/Webster)

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February 12, 2021

The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives invites applications for the following position at Park House/The Webster, a supportive housing residence in the Tremont section of the Bronx.

ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

The Park House and Webster Ave residences are new supportive housing sites in the Tremont section of the Bronx for low-income and formerly homeless families and individuals. Both buildings are new construction, developed on the same plot of land, and connected by an outdoor courtyard area. CUCS staff provide social services at both sites. The Webster houses 170 tenants and Park House houses 20 special needs tenants. Park House and Webster both opened in 2018.

The services CUCS provides include case management, mental health services and person centered service planning. The program has a Janian psychiatrist, Janian Primary Care Provider, and a Career Network employment specialist. All staff receive training in evidence based practices including Motivational Interviewing, Wellness Self Management and Cultural Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging.

Requirements:

  • 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
  • o   Internal candidates within 3 months of completing the LCSW experience requirement may also apply.
  • o   Once the LCSW experience requirement is met, all candidates must attain an LCSW within 6 months.
  • ·         Minimum of 4 years post-masters applicable experience with related populations including supervisory, administrative, and management experience
  • ·         Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • ·         Computer literacy
  • ·         Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred

Responsibilities:

The Assistant Program Director is responsible for partnering with the Program Director, to support the Program Director in the overall management of the program. 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.  The Assistant Program Director also has the responsibility of supervising designated clinical staff and oversight of the site’s special services programs, including on-site psychiatric and medical services.  The Assistant Program Director is responsible for ensuring that the program provides the best services possible for its clients, is an engaging and rewarding place for staff to work and has a culture which promotes continuous learning and improvement. This position is central to fostering the mission and goals of the agency.

Additional Information

EEO:

CUCS is an EEO Employer and Prohibits Discrimination/Harassment of Any Kind.

Instructions::

Upload resume&cover letter in one doc. Applicants will only be considered for position applied for.

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The Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS), a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives invites applications for the following position at Park House/The Webster, a supportive housing residence…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish/English preferred

Bilingual Spanish/English preferred

Location

4275 Park Avenue, The Bronx, NY 10457

How to Apply

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