Director of Social Services

Job Type

Full Time




575 Eighth Avenue
New York
United States


Founded in 1975, Urban Pathways provides homeless New Yorkers with the services and assistance necessary to become stable develop their ability to live independently and move into housing, ultimately benefiting from the pride and security that comes with having a home.

Job Responsibilities:

As a data-driven and innovative leader, Urban Pathways ensures that homeless and at-risk New Yorkers have the housing, services and support they need to be self-sufficient. Reporting to Program Director, the Director of Social Services duties include:

•Manages and supervises the Social Services Department.

•Oversees all clinical services including programming, staff supervision, case records, and compliance with Urban Pathways, funding and regulatory agency policies, procedures and regulations.

•Completes and submits relevant reports and statistics in a timely fashion.

•Assesses and coordinates Social Services staff training needs with the Program Director.

Job Qualifications:

•MSW, or Master’s Degree in a related field required.

•Five years of social service experience required.

•Five years of supervisory experience required.

•Experience with mentally ill, formerly homeless people preferred.

•Prior DHS and/or OMH experience is highly desired.

•Excellent written, verbal and computer skills.

•Familiarity with on-line chart record data bases a plus.

•Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team. Strong benefits package


Strong benefits Package includes paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick leave, medical & dental coverage, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability benefits, a 403(B) voluntary tax deferred annuity plan, pension benefits, commuter benefits and Employment Assistance Program (EAP).

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

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