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Executive Program Director in Brooklyn, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Program Officer the Executive Program Director has overall clinical and administrative responsibility for the Jewish Board’s Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (IDD) services program known as Mishkon.  This individual will be responsible for providing leadership in the day-to-day operation of the IDD programs and will be accountable for service quality, administrative management, and financial operations. Provides vision and operational acumen in addressing the changing needs of clients, families, regulators, and funders. Special duties include addressing the religious needs of the orthodox Jewish residents met in consultation with rabbinical consultants.  
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Supervision of Directors (including medical services, social work, program management, administrative and financial services) and other direct reports. Provides leadership and direction to staff and develops talent. 
  • Provides strategic vision and operational execution to meet the services needs of  residential and community-based clients and their families, Maximizes opportunities for independence, community integration and expressive potential for clients.  
  • Ensures that the religious needs of the Orthodox Jewish individuals in residence are met in consultation with Rabbinical consultants.
  • Ability to understand and develop fiscal and clinical service models that respond to the current and  emerging needs of residents, clients  and  funders.
  • Ability to develop new service delivery opportunities for both residential and community clients.
  • Accountable for the overall quality of care for relevant agency programs, ensuring high clinical standards are met (as evidenced by independent program reviews, positive client outcomes and low numbers of adverse events).
  • Ensures service delivery and program operations are compliant with OPWDD and other regulatory requirements and standards.
  • Develops annual budgets and performance improvement goals/timelines
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field required.
  • Ten years’ experience in delivering clinical, residential and/or case management services to persons with disabilities and their families.  At least three years should be in a senior management role.
  • Significant experience in program development with proven budgetary and fiscal responsibility.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Medicaid service/billing regulations and OPWDD policies and procedures 
  • Proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, Tableau (or equivalent business intelligence system), and other Agency clinical and administrative systems.
  • Able to analyze complex situations, develop conclusions and execute strategic interventions at the highest possible level; Proven analytical skills 
  • The ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management, both within the Mishkon program and across the Jewish Board; Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of and willingness to ensure that religious practices and observances are in accordance with the Rabbinical Advisory Group; Knowledge of Orthodox Jewish community, rituals and practices