Assistant Director SJS

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

Community Resources For Justice (CRJ) Boston, MA

Boston, MA
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At CRJ we change lives and strengthen communities by advancing policy and delivering individualized services that promote safety, justice, and inclusion.
CRJ is currently seeking an energetic and dedicated professional to lead the team at our McGrath House program for women offenders. This Assistant Director position requires an independent self starter who can oversee and guide the successful reentry of our women residents. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career in Social Justice services and become a part of our well-established organization. Especially interested in experience with:

Female Offenders
Evidence-Based Practices
Management/Supervisory Skills","The Assistant Program Director is responsible for assisting in the administration of the program including planning, directing, controlling, monitoring and evaluating program components plus overseeing referral and intake service.


Supervises and schedules all Line Staff plus participates in staff meetings and treatment team meetings.
Supervises, set limits, controls, structure and accountability for clients as well as maintains and monitors information in resident files.
Ensures that a comprehensive array of activities are offered as per scheduled, maintaining and monitoring program funds with the assistance of Shift Supervisors.
Develops and secures appropriate resources for clients in the areas of education, vocation, employment, volunteer work, and recreation as per treatment team plans. Acts as advocate and liaison for residents and families/guardians with outside agencies.
Oversees referral and intake process, conducting interviews and orientation as required, maintain contact with referring programs and social workers as needed.
Oversees and monitors point/level behavior management program and maintains communications with all staff plus provide feedback to residents
Develops and maintains community, governmental and other public and private resources and relationships plus participates in professional committees.

Knowledge of PC languages and computer applications, Windows 95, Microsoft 6.0 and working knowledge of internet and electronic mail

Strong interpersonal skills, mediation skills, arbitration skills and experience in operation of office equipment and machinery.

Minimum Qualifications:

BS/BA in criminal justice, human services, or related field.

Minimum of two years experience in residential setting preferred.

Minimum of one year of supervisory experience preferred.

Prefer experience with offender population.

CRJ provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.