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Program Director

Company: Unity House
Location: Albany
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

PROS Program Director Position may be eligible for sign on bonus! Do you believe people should have the opportunity to choose their path to recovery and are in the best position to recognize barriers to their success? The Personalized Recovery Oriented Services program at Unity House of Troy believes in this and is currently looking for a Program Director. The selected candidate will help provide adults with mental illness a broad range of integrated services. These services are designed to help people achieve their life's goals to include: work, education, relationships, and wellness. The Director will oversee staff whom maintain a caseload, conduct assessments, develop service plans, design curricula and teach classes, and provide individual interventions in PROS service areas. Please make sure you have: Master's Degree, NYS LCSW or LMSW certification, and a valid NYS driver's license in good standing. One year experience working with adults living with mental illness. Two years supervisory or managerial experience or equivalent. Sound judgement, problem solving, decision-making skills, as well as, strong interpersonal and organizational skills are essential. Ability to conduct assessments, develop service plans, design curricula and teach classes. The candidate must be capable of conducting individual interventions in PROS service areas to include: wellness self-management, relapse prevention, basic living skills, family psycho-education, and integrated dual disorder treatment. Additional requirements include: participation in team meetings, conferences, and in-service trainings. This position requires a great deal of autonomy and creativity. It helps if you have: Previous PROS experience and/or knowledge is advantageous but not required. Pre-Employment Requirement: Please note that applicants for this position will be required to complete standard background clearances, which may include fingerprints, New York State Child Abuse clearances, and Medicaid Fraud. You may be eligible for: Generous time off, holidays, medical/dental/vision, 403b after two years, gym, tuition and cell phone discounts, 50% reduction in childcare tuition at A Child's Place, and working for an agency that cares about their employees and community. Unity House is a Rensselaer County-based human service agency that provides a wide range of services to meet the otherwise unmet needs of people in our community who are hurting and struggling. We assist those who are living in poverty, adults living with mental illness or HIV/AIDS, victims of domestic violence, and children with developmental delays. We work to achieve social justice in our community and to create a better understanding of those we serve. As An Equal Opportunity Employer, we commit ourselves to recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, age, sex, creed, disability, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics national origin, domestic violence victim status, familial status, marital status, military status, pregnancy related condition, arrest and/or criminal conviction record, or any other category protected by law, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

Keywords: Unity House, Albany , Program Director, Executive , Albany, New York

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