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Director of Social Services in New York at Services for the UnderServed

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

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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.
We have an exciting opportunity for an LCSW to become a welcomed addition to our new development in midtown. Join our team! Submit your interest today!
The Director will guarantee collaboration between program staff for the provision of services, identifying barriers to services, and make community based referrals for job skills training and education. The Director will also concentrate on the progression and regression of client behavior, mental health, chemical dependency, and any other issues that may present barriers to housing, job skills training, and employment.
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


  • Master of Social Work Degree from an accredited school with current licensure, LCSW required.
  • Three to five years of supervisory experience in a large shelter or residential facility that provides comprehensive social services, housing placement, and job skills training to the homeless, mentally ill, and chemically dependent populations
  • Knowledge and experience in NYC Dept. of Homeless Services contract requirements preferred.
  • Bilingual preferred.