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Assistant Program Director - IMT

Center for Urban Community services


The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiative for homeless people, invites applications for an Assistant Program Director position at the Intensive Mobile Treatment program. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recently asked CUCS initiate another Intensive Mobile Treatment Teams that will continue the success of the current team. The Intensive Mobile Treatment Team will work with individuals that move frequently across the behavioral health care system (outpatient and inpatient), the homeless services system (shelter, street, Safe Haven), and the criminal justice system (jail, probation, parole), and have barriers to engage in the services they need.

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 creativity, attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills, and computer literacy. The Assistant Program Director will be responsible for crisis management, clinical intervention, creation of team culture, and supporting the team in the development of advocacy and clinical skills.



Minimum of 4 years post-masters applicable experience with related populations including supervisory, administrative, and management experience

Strong writing and verbal communication skills

Computer literacy

Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred



Posted on 05/11/17; CVMHA ID #11000