Assistant Director Department

Far Rockaway, Queens, NY, USA Req #2637
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Make a bigger difference
Assistant Director Department 

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.

Reasons you’ll love working with us:
  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here.  
  • Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
  • This position is hybrid allowing for work at home as well as in the office with the team.

How you can make a bigger difference: 

The Assistant Director ensures programmatic systems are in place to meet the clients’ safety and service needs. The Assistant Director supervises Social Worker, Case Managers, and Case Associates. S/he is responsible for:
  • Clinical and administrative oversight of the program 
  • Providing provides on-going training, supervision, and guidance to the staff.  
  • Knowledgeable of regulatory requirements and agency policy/standards, and practices. 
  • Provides program oversight in the absence of the Program Director 
  • Reviews and evaluates comprehensive assessments, progress notes, service plans reviews, and discharge plans for quality and compliance 
  • Participates/Performs annual staff evaluations 

Qualifications:
  • LMSW required; LCSW preferred 
  • Prior experience with domestic violence population.  Minimum of two years supervisory experience required.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Solution Focused
  • Administrative writing and reporting skills
  
If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:
  • 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

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
  • Far Rockaway, Queens, NY, USA