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Deputy Director, NYC Project Hope

November 19, 2012 - December 03, 2012
Location:New York, NY
Salary Range:$74,667
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Exempt
Benefits:Full Benefits Package
Employment Type:Full Time
Division/Department:New York City Department of Mental Hygiene
Description:Deputy Director, NYC Project Hope Salary: Grade 26 Salary Range: $74,667 Location Pay: $3,026 The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. (RFMH) is seeking to fill one (1) full-time salaried position to serve as Deputy Director for Project Hope. Project Hope is a program that provides free crisis counseling services to persons, families, and groups most affected by Hurricane Sandy. Project Hope is funded by the Federal Emergency and Management Agency (FEMA) and is administered by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) in conjunction with NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the RFMH. This position will be located in the Bureau of Mental Health at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The incumbent will report to the will report to the Director, NYC Project Hope. This is a grant-funded position. The initial grant period will run through December 29, 2012, with an anticipated total duration of one (1) year. Work Location: 42-09 28th Street Queens, New York 11101 To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter by Monday, December 3, 2012, on our website at http://corporate.rfmh.org - click on Employment Opportunities. Only applications submitted through our website will be considered. The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. AA/EEO Employer.
Duties:Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Hire and provide direct supervision and oversight of the project specialists activities of the New York City Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) • Provide oversight and monitoring of NYC CCP contracted providers • Collaborate with community providers, City agencies and relevant State agencies to conduct NYC CCP activities and promote program activities in the target communities • Monitor data submission to make sure that data collection requirements are met for individual and group counseling sessions and submitted weekly • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:Minimum Requirements/ Preferred Skills: • A PhD in Social Work, Public Health, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Administration, or other relevant doctoral degree from an accredited college or university, and (1) or more years relevant work experience; or • A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Public Health, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Administration, or other relevant graduate degree from an accredited college or university, and (3) or more years relevant work experience; or • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Public Health, Public Administration, or other relevant degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) or more years relevant work experience. • Experience responding to a disaster of similar scale, understanding of policy, understanding of local mental health and local government structure and network • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with culturally diverse staff and populations, as well as honor contributions and strengths of all cultures • Ability to manage people and resolve conflict, management experience strongly preferred • Able to meet tight deadlines and work in an unpredictable environment • Knowledge of basic computer skills required • Excellent written, oral and organizational skills


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