1659A | Asst Director Dept

Queens, NY, USA Req #2422
Friday, March 11, 2022
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The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.  

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • Positions offer competitive compensation
  • Continuing CME/CEU support through our tuition assistance program
  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation days
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Unlimited employee referral bonus opportunities
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) through our many company initiatives, including employee resource groups (ERGs) like Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee



The Jewish Board’s Adult and Family Residential Division supports domestic violence survivors and their family members.  Using a non-judgmental, trauma-informed approach, staff guide the residents to create and meet personalized recovery goals, to stabilize their families, to develop independent living skills, and to plan effectively to be able to live in a healthy and secure manner.    Our work is guided by principles that emphasize the critical importance of safe and stable housing, utilize a culturally competent and anti-racist lens, and respect the dignity and legitimacy of each individual’s journey. 

The Assistant Director is responsible for ensuring excellent patient care, in line with State and Agency mandates, is uniformly provided.  S/he will monitor operations to certify that best-practice methodologies are uniformly employed, reviewed, and updated as necessary. 



  • Provides on-going supervision to direct care and clinical staff
  • Participates in job interviews of all candidates
  • Develops and manage weekly schedule
  • Manages Intake department
  • Coordinates and oversee admissions process in accordance with all relevant intake criteria and assign clients for service.
  • Monitors program for continued improvement
  • Responsible for internal audits
  • Conducts staff Training & Development as required. 
  • Provides direct service to clients on an as needed basis
  • Facilitates case disposition conferences, handling clinic emergencies and providing coverage for Director 


The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented professionals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:


You should have:

  • LMSW required, LCSW certification preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of strong clinical and administrative experience.
  • Prior experience with domestic violence population.
  • Minimum of three years supervisory experience required
  • Must have strong collaborative skills with clinical and administrative staff.
  • Must provide culturally competent treatment and demonstrate cultural sensitivity.
  • The ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management.
  • Proven analytical skills essential.
  • Familiarity with domestic violence state regulations.

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 8865 - Residential/Shelter Clerical Workers
Location on Google Maps
  • Queens, NY, USA