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SHELTER DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES

SHELTER DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES

  1. DEPT. OF HOMELESS SERVICES
Posted on: 06/22/2024
  1. Full-time

Location

MANHATTAN

  1. Exam may be required

Department

Managerial

$71,246.00 – $92,700.00

Job Description

APPLICANTS MUST BE PERMANENT IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES CIVIL SERVICE TITLE OR BE PERMANENT IN A COMPARABLE TITLE ELIGIBLE FOR 6.1.9 TITLE CHANGE OR BE REACHABLE WITH THE SCORE OF 100 ON THE OPEN COMPETITIVE ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES EXAM (# 1121)

The Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is comprised of 2,000 employees and with an annual operating budget of over $1 billion is one of the largest organizations of its kind committed to preventing and addressing homelessness in New York City. Collaborating with other public agencies and not-for-profit partners, DHS works to prevent homelessness before it occurs, reduce street homelessness, and assist New Yorkers to transition from shelter into appropriate permanent housing. DHS is responsible for management of over 200 facilities, which mainly are individual and family shelters used as overnight residences for over 38,000 adults and children. DHS’s portfolio covers approximately 4M square feet.

The Division of Shelter Intake is responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day operations of the agency’s Single Adult, Adult Families and Families with Children’s intake and assessment sites, both directly run and contracted providers. This Division is responsible for ensuring that the City’s most vulnerable population can access shelter, per eligibility criteria, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

The Department of Homeless Services is recruiting for one (1) Administrative Director of Social Services-MI to serve as the Shelter Director of Clinical Services who will:

- Ensure the health, safety and welfare of DHS clients and staff on-site. monitor the physical plant to ensure an acceptable level of cleanliness and full compliance with all applicable legal mandates, agency standards and regulatory requirements, such as NYC Building Department codes, NYC Fire Department regulations, NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) rules governing homeless shelters, NYS Public Employee Safety and Health (PESH) regulations, and the Callahan Consent Decree governing clients' shelter rights.

- Monitor the effective management of program capacity; oversee the timely provision of bed assignments for new and returning clients and will work closely with Vacancy Control to coordinate transports and report shelter census and bed availability figures.

- Oversee the provisions of social services and provide direction and support to ensure programmatic goals and objectives are achieved.

- Participate in weekly case conferences with social services staff to address and resolve deficiencies and manage external relationships with community groups and local Community Board to address concerns and promote good relations.

- Oversee the administrative functions of the facility to ensure that staff adhere to City and Agency policies and procedures with respect to time and leave regulations, absence control provisions, overtime allocations and control plans. S/he will also foster compliance with the Agency Code of Conduct and enforce any other applicable city, state, and federal directives.


Work Location: 400-430 E. 30th Street New York, NY

Hours/Schedule: Monday – Friday 8am- 4pm (based on 24/7 coverage)


Minimum Qualifications

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and four years of progressively responsible experience, in a large governmental agency, business firm, civic or community organization operating in the area of social services, including one year at the administrative or managerial level; or

2. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. Graduate education or a license may substitute for up to a maximum of three years of experience in the area of social services, but not for the one year of experience at the administrative or managerial level as described in "1" above, as follows:

(A) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business, child welfare, counseling, economics, education, finance, human resources, labor relations, management, management science, nursing, operations research, organizational behavior, personnel or public administration, political science, psychology, sociology, social work, statistics, and/or urban studies may substitute for two years of experience; and/or

(B) Graduate education beyond the baccalaureate degree may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credits from an accredited college or university in the area(s) listed in “2(A)” above for each year of experience up to a maximum of three years; or

(C) A valid New York State Registration as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) may substitute for three years of experience.

However, all candidates must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and one year of experience at the administrative or management level as described in "1" above.


Preferred Skills

- Extensive Social Services background. - Strong writing, communications, and organizational skills. - Ability to multi-task and work in a fast past environment. - Fire Safety Coordinator Training is a plus.
55a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.
Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Job ID

638812

Title code

10056

Civil service title

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR OF SOC

Title classification

Competitive-1

Business title

SHELTER DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES

  1. Manager

Number of positions

1

Work location

33 Beaver St, New York Ny

  1. Constituent Services & Community Programs
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