Assistant Program Director 1

The Center for Urban Community Services, a national leader in the development of effective housing and service initiatives for homeless people, invites applications for an ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR at the Delta Manor shelter in the Bronx. The program serves 101 homeless men with serious mental illness.  Please note that the Delta Manor is a 5 story walk building with no elevator and all candidates must be able to easily transport using the stairs.

General Information
Location  198 E 121 STREET
New York, NY 10035
United States
Employee Type  Exempt
Job Category  Mental Health , Social Work, Homelessness
Industry  Management, Social Work
Minimum Experience  4 Years
Required Degree  Masters
Manage Others  No

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, including contracted housing placement outcomes.  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.


• LCSW preferred, LMSW required

• Minimum of 4 years post-masters applicable experience with related

populations including supervisory, administrative, and management


• Strong writing and verbal communication skills

• Computer literacy

• Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred


Please be advised that you must upload your cover letter and resume in one document. Applicants will only be considered for positions they apply for.
CUCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind