Program Director - 512453
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Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Categories: Health Care / Social Services
Pay Grade/Pay Range: 61 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 63606.36 Midpoint - $ 92559.96
Department/Organization: 224107 - YSI-Contracts
Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, times may vary
Job Summary: The Program Director will participate as a member of the Youth Services Institute (YSI) management team and is responsible for oversight of all administrative aspects of the YSI or Working on Womanhood (WOW) program, which includes the provision of training programs for staff. In addition, this person will work with the program managers and therapists to develop program materials and program policy and procedures.
Additional Department Summary: The Program Director will participate as a member of a management team and is responsible for oversight of all administrative aspects of the program, which includes the provision of training programs for staff. In addition, this person will work with the program managers and therapists to develop program materials and program policy and procedures. This person will be responsible for establishing and maintaining community partnerships with select agencies, and identify resources to aid and supplement program implementation. The Program Director will manage subordinates who supervise employees in the Continuum of Care Program, Trauma Systems Therapy Program and other Institute programs and projects. This person will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the program; and will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organizational policies. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; progressive discipline of employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. This employee will lead Institute grant writing efforts and will participate as part of the research team.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree and six (6) years of administrative experience in a residential and/or outpatient environment working with emotionally disturbed children, program management, juvenile justice and/or child and adolescent mental health experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree in an academic discipline closely related to the services provided by WOW. Administrative experience in a residential environment. Grant writing and grant management. Knowledge of the juvenile justice system. License to practice in the State of Alabama at the level of independent practitioner..
Management experience in the coordination of grant or contract program and services, and in the provision, coordination and training services to youth with mental illness or behavioral issues and their families involved in the juvenile justice system.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
Advertised: 18 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 25 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time