The Burgess Group has been retained by the Jewish Board of Family and Children??s Services (JBFCS) to recruit a Divisional Director, who will actively participate on the executive team. Headquartered in midtown New York City, JBFCS is one of the city??s largest providers of human services with 175 quality social services and mental health programs for children, adults and families. JBFCS??s chief mission is to provide these services to clients who are in need. Based on the core belief: changing behavior can change lives for the better, this 100 year old agency provides greater wellness and independence programs for over 65,000 clients of all religious, ethnic and economic backgrounds at sites throughout New York City??s five boroughs and Westchester County. As part of JBFCS??s Executive and divisional teams, the Divisional Director will be responsible for two service divisions: (a) Preventive Services and (b) Family Violence Shelter and Community Services. Reporting to a Deputy Executive Vice President, the Divisional Director will provide leadership, oversee and supervise the overall management of the staff, budgets/contracts, facilities, services and data for six (6) prevention programs, four (4) shelter programs, and one (1) family violence community site. He/she will implement a cluster model of management and oversight with monthly group supervision meetings with all preventive directors and family violence directors and supervisors. Specific areas of responsibility will include, but are not limited to: ? As a member of the executive and divisional teams, will actively participate in JBFCS?? administrative management, planning and policy decisions and discussions. ? As JBFCS??s Clinical Leader for Social Work Practice, serve as an advisor to JBFCS?? special initiatives on diversity, new clinical approaches, and staff development. As a Martha K. Selig Educational Institute faculty member, he/she will teach approximately 150 hours per year. ? Work collaboratively with other JBFCS?? Directors. Provide case consultation as needed by all JBFCS programs. ? Coordinates with the Deans of the Schools of Social Work affiliated with the agency for the purpose of strengthening the field practice experience and influencing curricula in light of changes in public practice. Manage JBCFS?? social work student placement program for 80 students. Requirements: Candidates should be licensed clinical social workers (LCSW), with ten (10) years of progressively responsible administrative management experience in social services/mental health, particularly in at least one of the following concentrations: child welfare, residential care, government contracted services; and family focused community based services. Excellent interpersonal, innovative organizational and supervisory skills required. Ability to represent as directed, the agency and interface with public policy and private organizations and potential funding sources. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Associated topics: ad, chief marketing officer, demand, festival, hospital, market, newspaper, public, relationship, university relationship
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