Director Department
The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services

New York, New York

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities

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Make a bigger difference


At The Jewish Board, we don't just make a difference - we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that's been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.


* Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days

* Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans

* Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness

* Free continuing education opportunities

* 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension

* Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation

* 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program

* Life and disability insurance

* Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee


The Program Director is responsible for the clinical, operational, fiscal and administrative oversight of the Preventive Service Program. S/he provides on-going supervision to assigned supervisory, psychiatric and support staff. S/he also insures that quality services, in line with City, State and JBFCS mandates, are uniformly provided and s/he monitors operations to certify that best-practice methodologies are uniformly employed, reviewed and updated as necessary. S/he maintains relationships with various City and regulatory bodies while cultivating additional resources and relationships with community organizations for purposes of referral and collaboration.


  • Provides overall clinical and administrative leadership and management for the program.
  • Ensures that programmatic systems are in place and functioning to meet client service needs and safety.
  • Provides regularly scheduled supervision to all supervisees.
  • Reviews chart documentation; ensures that documentation meets regulatory requirements.
  • Oversees and ensures the quality of services provided and the implementation of evidence-based models of service delivery.
  • Assures clinical, administrative and regulatory compliance in all program areas.
  • Collaborates and communicates with ACS.
  • Collaborates and partners with evidence-based model developers and trainers.
  • Evaluates supervisees and ensures timeliness of all staff evaluations.
  • Provides coverage, as needed.
  • Manages and adheres to program budgets, meeting contract targets and monitoring expenses.
  • Ensures that internal JBFCS and external regulatory agency standards and requirements are met.
  • Active participant in the intake disposition process.
  • Ensures that the safety and service needs of clients and families are met.
  • Responsible for community outreach efforts with other groups, individuals or organizations for purposes of maintaining and/or expanding census and collaborating to ensure that client needs are being addressed
  • Responsible for event/incident report submission and event review meetings/minutes
  • Responsible for risk management, including identifying, addressing and tracking high risk in clients and program operations
  • Interviews and hires staff, as well as addresses staff performance-related issues in accordance with JBFCS Policy & Procedure.
  • Arranges for staff training and promotes the implementation of learning to practice
  • Develops and implements CPI projects
  • Facilitates program staff meetings and case conferences
  • Responsible for staff scheduling and coverage, including case assignment
  • Ensures intra-program collaboration and inter-agency collaboration.
  • Tracks and reports necessary data and outcomes
  • Provides direct service to clients on an as-needed/required basis.
  • Assumes on-call administrative and crisis evening and weekend duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • NYS Mental Health licensed practitioner. LCSW preferred


  • Strong administrative, writing and computer skills are required.
  • Three years of administrative and/or supervisory experience in a relevant setting required.
  • Experience in preventive services and/or relevant evidence-based models preferred.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family : Program Administration [500s]
  • Job Function : Directors
  • Pay Type : Salary
  • Employment Indicator : 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
  • Required Education : Master's Degree


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