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Social Develop Director-Cassadaga

Company: Career Systems Development Corporation
Location: Cassadaga
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Social Development Director plans, directs and administers the activities of the residential living, recreational and counseling programs that will lead to the student's independence of the center's program and ensure that the student is a viable competitor in the job market.Supervisory Responsibilities: Position directly supervises the Residential, Recreation and Counseling Manager/Supervisors.Duties/Responsibilities:Directs and plans for the Social Development Department needs and secures facilities, materials, and staff to adequately administer the residential living, recreational and counseling programsEnsures supervision in all student living areas at levels that assure visibility, safety security and accountability of all students alwaysDevelop a structured process for sharing information that ensures effective communication and student accountability Interviews and selects staff; approves promotions, merit increases, transfers, etc., within department. Prepares and conducts performance evaluationsPlans and controls budgets for departmentsCoordinates building and other physical needs necessary to accomplish the function of the Social Development ProgramConducts departmental meetings on a regular basisPrepares required reports as necessaryAssures PRH ComplianceProvides teambuilding for Social Development StaffEnsures compliance with EEO, AAP and other contractual goals and objectivesDevelops a planned orientation program for new hires and provides in-service training for departmental staffAssist students with resume development, job search strategies, and utilize Labor Market Information (LMI) and other resources to develop placement support efforts tailored to meet the needs and qualifications of each individual student.Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:Minimum: Bachelor's degree in counseling, social services or work-related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Two years' broad-based professional Job Corps experience or similar training program, one of which was in a supervisory capacity.Preferred: Master's degree in counseling, social services, or psychology. Five years' experience in a supervisory or administrative capacity in the field of education and/or vocational training, social services, or rehabilitation.Knowledge: Knowledge of counseling, recreational and residential programs. Specific training in sociology, psychology or management preferred. Physical and mental toughness to withstand long hours required. Ability to communicate effectively, establish rapport and relate effectively with students and staff. Ability to direct and inspire both professional and paraprofessional personnel.Schedule must be flexible to include 2 evenings per week.PM22PI201199200

Keywords: Career Systems Development Corporation, Buffalo , Social Develop Director-Cassadaga, Executive , Cassadaga, New York

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