Program Director

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Program Director is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Program, charged by the Chief Executive Officer to be responsible for the day-today operations of the facility. S/he will be responsible for the development, implementation, management of staff and overall accountability for the program. S/he will implement the policies adopted by the agency as well as work with Urban Strategies administration in the formulation of goals and objectives essential to the compliance of the contract.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters Degree in Social Services, Business, or other related subject with at least four yearsexperience running a homeless shelter, adult group home or similar program or a Bachelors Degree with at least ten years’ experience operating a shelter program.

  • Valid New York State Drivers license

  • Strong written and verbal skills.

  • Experience managing a staff of ten or more employees

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Flexible and malleable to agency needs.

  • Fundraising experience.

  • Fluency in verbal and written Spanish desirable.

  • Previous experience in running a shelter program in the New York metropolitan area desirable.

  • Experience with fundraising and program budgeting desirable.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees the daytoday operations of the facility; ensure programs function efficiently and effectively.

  • Implement guidelines set by the funding source for contract compliance; work with funding agency to ensure contractual issues and needs are addressed.

  • Assist in hiring qualified staff for different components of the Program.

  • Monitor program budget and other fiscal issues.

  • Formulate measurable job description for the staff and staff training.

  • Adhere to State and local laws and regulations set forth in the shelter guidelines.

  • Supervise and discipline staff.

  • Implement and enforce Urban Strategies, Inc.’ policies with the staff.

  • Review, approve and submit staff biweekly payroll transmittals to Human Resources in a timely manner.

  • Provide residents with rules and regulations of the shelter.

  • Schedule case conference and address issues of concerns.

  • Meet with the department heads for briefing on issues regarding the facility and the residents.

  • Notify the Executive Director of matters of concern affecting the shelter that require immediate attention.

  • Attend bi-weekly Director’s meetings as well as all required agency and funder training.

  • Maintain a drug-free shelter environment.

  • Coordinates referral services for residents.

  • Provide monthly reports to the executive director.

  • Ensures that all incidents are properly documented and forwarded to required agency and DHS personnel.

 

Annual salary range is $80,000-$95,000.

 

Candidates interested in the position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to  [email protected] with “Program Director Position” in the subject line by Friday, November  4, 2022 by 5pm.

 

Long Island News