5257A | Director Department

135 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020, USA Req #2542
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Make a bigger difference


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 Community Behavioral Health treatment programs provide compassionate, high quality, evidence based services to individuals and families in the communities we serve.  Our staff use a culturally competent, person centered approach to help individuals and their families develop skills and resources to improve overall functioning, to instill hope, and to strengthen resiliency. Our programs work closely with community partners to address health disparities in our neighborhoods while also celebrating the strengths and resilience of our communities.



Children’s Day Treatment Programs provide treatment and support services to children and adolescents in a school-based setting, working collaboratively with the schools to support their learning and treat their behavioral health needs.  The services are provided using a trauma-informed and person-centered approach, and strive to include families in treatment and the Residential Treatment Facility staff, if applicable.


The Director has full responsibility for the on-going clinical and administrative oversight of Jewish Board’s Children’s Day Treatment programs.  The Director provides on-going training, supervision, and guidance to the staff, and support the provision of quality care and continuous performance improvement.  The Director is knowledgeable of all Regulatory and payor requirements and Agency/Divisional standards and practices.



  • Responsible for the clinical, operational and fiscal oversight of programs.
  • Provides regularly scheduled supervision and provides immediate guidance and assistance in emergency situations.
  • Develops the professional skills and leadership competencies of each program’s on-site supervision/team director. Visits all programs regularly and as needed.
  • Runs case conferences and case/incident debriefings
  • Hires and orients new staff, evaluates staff, and provides training through regular individual supervision, team meetings and case conferences.
  • Active participant in the intake process for new referrals and reviews clients’ ongoing service plans.
  • Ensures that the clinical needs of the clients are met and that excellent client care is in line with state and Agency mandates.



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


You should have:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work and New York State LCSW required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience and minimum of two (2) years program management experience. 
  • Experience working in a setting that provides therapy for children and adolescents and their families.  Children’s Day Treatment experience and/or experience working in a school setting or a RTF a plus.
  • knowledge of evidence-base treatment practices.

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 8832 - Physician & Clerical
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  • 135 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020, USA