Requisition Number: NEWPE-ASDIR-S-08-2019-01
Job Title: Assistant Director
City: Stroudsburg
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: C - 4 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $47,500

Assistant Director

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Description/Job Summary

The Assistant Director has the overall responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the Crisis Residence, Telephone and Mobile Crisis Programs in tandem with the Unit Director. 


  • Provides supervision, leadership and direction to staff.

  • Development and oversight of a staff training program.

  • Preparation and maintenance of the budget to have a fiscally sound program in tandem with the Unit Director.

  • Clinical development of the program.

  • Develop and maintain community, governmental and regulatory resources and relationships. Establish positive and effective relationships with State and Local ldepartments, funding agencies and community providers.

  • Assurance of program compliance with all licensing, regulatory and/or contractual obligations.

  • Providing community outreach and education regarding the program to enhance the community knowledge and appropriate use of the program.

  • Maintain On-Call responsibilities as follows and attend bi-monthly meetings:

  • Answer all work related phone calls or provide a call back within 15 minutes to the site.

  • Provide staff with feedback and guidance for questions and circumstances that may arise or converse with Unit Director for direction when necessary.

  • Covering of shifts if a worker calls off and coverage is not found by the beginning of the shift; it isexpected that the on-call personnel will arrive for the start of this shift ifgiven sufficient time or within one hour.

  • Completion of any on-call paperwork that is required: i.e. on-call phone log or HCSIS reports.

  • Attends in-house and outside trainings appropriate to tasks and responsibilities.

  •  Provide administrative support to the  UnitDirector, including, but not limited to attendance of weekly management meetings, and representation of the program to internal RHD and externalstake holders as an ambassador of New Perspectives.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Unit Director.

Required Experience

  • 5 years of experience in the mental health field, of which two years are supervisory experience 

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in human services.  

Master's degree preferred.  

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services 

  • 5 years of mental health experience 

  • 2 years of supervisory experience 

  • Valid PA Driver’s License and reliable transportation

  • He/she must have the ability and experience to make independent decisions.

Program Summary

Under the authority of the Unit Director, the Asistant Director assures that all operating policies, procedures and regulations (PA Title 55, Regulations 5240) are followed for New Perspectives. In addition, the  Assistant Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the program; supervision of staff; interactions with consumers, significant others and collateral resources; and assisting consumers with their daily living needs. AssistantDirector has the authority to make final clinical and operational decisions in conjunction with the Unit Director.


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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.