About the Program
The Harlem Community Justice Center is seeking a creative, organized, community-oriented Program Manager for their Men’s Empowerment Program (MEP). Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Program Manager is responsible for developing and leading a trauma informed, culturally competent life skills program for young men of color who have experienced or lived with trauma. The Program Manager will lead a team to oversee the implementation of MEP’s social services components, including intake, assessments, therapeutic counseling, service referrals and linkages, as well as structured vocational and educational programming for participants. The Program Manager will provide support, training and oversight to staff in the delivery of those services. The Program Manager will serve as the primary liaison for all community partners, the MEP Advisory Council and funders.
About the Position
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Oversee all MEP program elements including the integration of social services with workforce development, employment and education opportunities, curricula, intake and needs assessment and outcomes and reporting measures;
- Supervise MEP staff including social worker, client engagement specialist and interns;
- Create and maintain a strong network of community organizations, stakeholders and partner agencies for collaboration, referrals and community engagement and outreach;
- Collaborate with the Center’s Training Institute to provide training for staff on trauma informed services and other relevant skills;
- Prepare regular monthly, quarterly and annual reports required to manage program outcomes and respond to grant reporting requirements
- Conduct internal audits of program files and electronic databases;
- Facilitate case conferencing meetings with case management staff;
- Provide crisis intervention and support as needed;
- Collaborate with Deputy Director on grant writing and program development of new initiatives;
- Convene and facilitate stakeholder and program advisory group meetings;
- Represent the Justice Center at community events and meetings.
Three years of managerial or leadership experience is required, a Master’s Degree in social work or a related field is preferred. The ideal candidate will be extremely motivated and self-driven with a creative approach to program development. Experience with/or comfort in facilitating conversations related to masculinity, trauma, power, privilege and oppression is a must. Ability to effectively work with diverse client populations, as a team member in a multiracial setting, and collaborate with on-site partner agencies and court personnel is required. A background in trauma based services, restorative practices and or evidence based practices is preferred. The candidate must be a skilled communicator able to work in a multi-disciplinary setting and maintain strong relationships with multiple agencies and organizations both onsite and in the community. Experience using cognitive behavioral interventions desired.
Position Type: Full-time, some evening hours are required
How to Apply
Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements with MEP Program Manager in the subject line to: email@example.com
If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail or fax to:
Harlem Community Justice Center
170 East 121st Street
New York, NY 10035
Note: The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer.