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Assistant Program Director, Developmental Disabilities in Brooklyn at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Position Overview

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.
For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.
We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.
Join our Developmental Disabilities Team in Opening Doors to Independence.
The Assistant Program Director ensures that client needs are met and the effective day-to-day operation of the facility. Prepares staff schedules of Supervisor and Program Specialists. Includes responsibility for vacation, personal, and sick leaves as well as maintaining coverage during any emergency periods of staff shortages. Assist Program Manager in devising and executing relevant agency/program policy, in accordance with OMRDD and/or other funding agency guidelines.
Benefits Overview:
We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field
  • Minimum two (2) years supervisory experience in MR/DD or related field
  • AMAP Certification
  • SCIP-R Certified
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Valid NYS Driver’s license
Keywords: Direct service professional, counselor, supervisor,  residential counselor, direct care counselor, habilitation specialist, human services, social services, social worker, case manager, health services, developmental disabilities, mental health behavioral health, OPWDD, OMRDD