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Assistant Program Director - The Hegeman



The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for a Assistant Program Director position at the Hegeman, a 160 unit permanent supportive housing residence located in Brownsville Brooklyn, for low income tenants, many of whom have histories of mental illness, homelessness, and substance abuse. The building has a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Safety Design) silver rating and includes a 24/7 attended lobby, a community garden, a computer room, and a fitness room.

CUCS provides comprehensive on-site social services using a recovery orientation, which include the implementation of evidence based practices such as Supported Employment, Motivational Interviewing, and Wellness Self Management

The Assistant Program Director is responsible for supporting the Program Director in the overall management of the program. The Assistant Program Director provides direct supervision to clinical supervisors and/or special services staff. 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. This position is central to fostering the mission and goals of the agency.

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.


Experience and Education Required:

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 03/02/18; CVMHA ID #11923