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Director of Youth Programs
CASES is a leading provider of alternative to incarceration services operating in all five boroughs.
As a key member of the Management Team, the Director of Youth Programs will report directly to the CEO / President. He/she is a member of CASES Executive Team. He /she is responsible for the overall management of CASES five youth programs that serve over 700 young people a year; this includes case management, quality assurance, fiscal, budgetary and personnel aspects of the program. The Director will promote best and evidenced-based practices and maintain program efficacy and integrity. He /she will also promote the integration of risk and needs assessment and effective responses to reduce risk factors for recidivism. The Director will represent CASES and Youth Programs to outside constituents including judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys. He /she will participate in local and national initiatives to improve services for young people involved in the criminal justice system.
Qualifications and Requirements: Candidate should have a college degree, an advanced degree is preferred. He /she should be familiar with and sensitive to the needs and issues of court-involved youth and have a demonstrated ability to motivate and inspire staff to perform at high level. A minimum of 10 years experience in criminal justice, human services, youth programs or human development fields, at least five of which are in supervisory capacity; and excellent writing and public speaking skills; The successful candidate must also be adaptable, a strategic thinker, and able to develop and implement strategies to support the program and CASES.
How to Apply: E-mail cover letter and resume with salary history and requirements in Rich Text Format (RTF) or Word 2002 format to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please list the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
CASES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with CASES is based solely on qualifications and competence for a particular position, without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or marital, military, or citizenship status. We also actively recruit individuals with prior involvement in the criminal justice system.