Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0342
Post Date 12/20/2017
Title Asst Dir Residential Svs
City Canaan
State NY
Description Assistant Director of Residential Treatment Center

“All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and somebody who believes in them”

If you are passionate about creating hope for youth, come join a team responsible for providing youth with an opportunity to shape their future.

The Assistant Director is responsible for the oversight and supervision of the operational leadership, administration and management of the residential units. This position is responsible to ensure the safety, security, and therapeutic programming youth need in order to live safely, independently and productively within their home communities.
Requirements Required Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice. For every 3 years of security related experience, discretion can be made in lieu of degree.
• Minimum 3-5 years of experience working in a residential treatment setting.
• Supervisory experience in a residential treatment setting required. Ability to become TCI, First/Aid CPR certified within 30 days of hire and maintain
• Ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external departments and/or stakeholders. Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills including ability to manage 24/7 operations
• Demonstrated knowledge of relevant federal and state regulations pertaining to operation of programs offered including but not limited to OCFS, SED, and COA standards. Must keep current and up to date on required paperwork and documentation
• Demonstrated decision making, organizational and communication skills including attention to detail, oral and written communication skills, and listening and training skills
• Demonstrated computer literacy including but not limited to MS Office Suite
• Ability to work with a culturally and economically diverse population
• Capable of working in a stressful environment
• Clean and valid driver’s license required as per Agency guidelines
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