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Shelter Administrative Coordinator

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

We pride ourselves on our commitment to achieving an ongoing, organizational culture of excellence—programmatically, operationally and fiscally—and to being the best nonprofit in New York. We are seeking a Shelter Administrative Coordinator who will work closely with the Shelter Director to help us achieve the implementation of our organizational vision within our Women's Mental Health Shelter at the Park Avenue Armory.

The Shelter Administrative Coordinator will report to the Shelter Director and will also work directly with other senior staff at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House as well as with the managerial staff at the shelter. A competitive compensation package will be provided to the successful candidate.

Working closely with the Shelter Director, the Shelter Administrative Coordinator will have wide-ranging responsibilities and will be involved in all programmatic and operational aspects of the shelter. Work will involve preparing for various audits, analyzing and preparing programmatic reports, responding to government requests, as well as providing research and analysis on program issues. The Shelter Administrative Coordinator may be asked to fill in for absent managerial level staff as needed. The Shelter Administrative Coordinator will also provide direct administrative support to the Shelter Director and work with senior managers from various departments.

The successful candidate will be mission-driven and passionate about achieving organizational excellence and state-of-the-art care for the clients who reside within our 100-bed shelter. S/he will have incredible initiative, the ability to work well under pressure, a very high level of computer proficiency (with the ability to learn new technologies and databases) and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team to complete complex projects in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will have excelled academically and must have top-notch writing, research as well as communication and organizational skills. S/he must be adept in implementing multiple projects and helping us to excel in many areas. BA or BS degree required

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About Organization:
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers, is a 118-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness—which significantly improve the lives of 20,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. Our clients include older adults, homeless and formerly homeless adults, children and families, recent immigrants, disabled persons, adult learners and thousands more. For information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit our website at



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