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Assistant Program Director-The Prince George

Center For Urban Community Services


The Prince George welcomes applications for The Assistant Program Director position. The Prince George is located in the Flat Iron district of Manhattan. We have a vibrant team of 24 staff members, who work with a diverse population of clients, many of whom are formerly homeless, have mental health and substance abuse backgrounds, and have been through tramatic events in their lives.

We are located in a beautiful historic building which is on the National Register of landmarks. We provide housing and supportive services to 415 clients in this one location. The Assistant Program Director position 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.


We are seeking a candidate who has 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. The position also requires strong leadership, supervisory and administrative skills, as well as 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.

We embrace a harm reduction model, as well as the belief in person centered work, recovery orientation, and reengagement with the larger community. We provide a broad aray of trainings, supervision, and professional development for our staff.


Master's Degree In Social Work is required. Those without an MSW will not be considered.

LCSW is required for consideration for this position. Those without an LCSW will not be considered.

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

Strong writing and verbal communication skills

Computer literacy

Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred

Training experience preferred



Posted on 07/25/18; CVMHA ID #12230