Dutchess County Healthy Families Ulster County Healthy Start
Associate Program Director Job Description
Summary: Under the supervision of the Program Director, the role of the Associate Program Director is to develop, manage, coordinate and evaluate the Ulster County Healthy Start perinatal home visiting program. The Associate Director provides supervision to staff and technical support and direction to the Program Assistant. The Associate Director assists in the development and implementation of the outreach plan, and obtains necessary bi-directional agreements. The Associate Director is also responsible for reaching program and quality improvement goals and objectives, meeting Performance Targets, and reporting on results.
• Supervises Family Support Workers and other program staff; schedules and directs work, performs orientation, training, and quality assurance activities, recommends personnel actions such as selection, evaluation, promotion, etc. Identifies service, training and personnel needs within the program.
• With Program Director, develops policies, procedures, and protocols necessary to carry out project activities.
• Works with staff to assure maximum utilization of services by families and coordination among agencies within the target communities.
• Assists Program Director with the preparation of budgets and quarterly reports.
• Develops bi-directional agreements.
• Coordinates activities with Advisory Committee.
• Assures that all contract requirements are met. Assists in submission of program reports to funding sources. Responsible for monitoring and achievement of all contractual requirements and performance indicators.
• With Program Director, explores funding opportunities and participates in research and development of grant proposals.
• Responsible for consulting with Program Director on key decisions and keeping Program Director informed of program progress.
• Coordinates with Supervisory Teams in Ulster and Dutchess Counties to capitalize on skills and create comprehensive services and systems across the sites
• Performs other related duties as assigned including participation in Leadership and Management Teams in the organizations.
• Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field preferred, with a minimum of 5 years experience in Human Services in a Supervisory, Coordinator, or Leadership capacity.
• Prior experience with at-risk families in health care or human services setting, management experience and quality improvement experience required.
EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED
• Advanced computer skills
• Experience writing budgets and grants
• Public speaking, teaching, training
• Understanding of organizational systems
• Strength-based approach to leadership
• Background in mental health preferred
Please forward Resume and Salary Requirements to: HResource@institute2000.org