Associate Director, Program Development and Direct Programs

1199 SEIU Funds   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 36 days ago



  • Provide leadership andoversee Program Development, Direct Programs and Youth Services Programs; ensure these units are compliant with the mission, policies, procedures, quality standards and annual goals of the Child Care Funds and Child Care Corporation
  • Develop and implement effective policies, procedures, guidelines and operating manuals that meet the Fund’s mission and annual goals
  • Hire, train, evaluate and manage direct reports; make staff selections and employment decisions in accordance with established departmental and Human Resources guidelines; ensure staff is trained and developed to meet goals and needs of the department
  • Lead the strategic planning process and cultivate a department based on innovation, accountability and continuous improvement
  • Oversee development and implementation of annual plan for program education development including evaluation of childcare programs and services to 1199SEIU members and eligible participants
  • Gather, coordinate and analyze information on various Fund programs, policies, procedures, participant needs, utilization and impact of services; prepare regular reports, presentations, and updates for the Director
  • Interpret and clarify Fund policies, work closely with other related 1199SEIU Funds, government entities, private agencies and community based organizations to maximize programs and resources
  • Work collaboratively with management and executive team to assure efficiency of overall operations and maintenance of organized systems for service delivery and program accountability
  • Oversee the all the units’ budgets and track utilization of benefits and ensure that they are in compliance with the organization’s financial and programmatic goals
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned by management
  • Must meet performance standards including attendance and punctuality






  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, or Child Care Management;  Masters degreepreferred
  • Minimum eight (8) years experience developing, implementing and managing childcare and youth programs; to include five (5) years supervisory experience of exempt and non-exempt personnel required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best youth development and procedures; understanding of childcare programming, parenting, work life issues and trends required
  • Ability to make independent decisions concerning management, planning, scheduling and assignment of work; experience implementing strategies to meet and exceed service level expectations
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills; able to foster good working relationships with management, labor leaders, public and private entities and constituents
  • Flexible and creative with day-to-day activities; able to work in a demanding dynamic environment
  • Highly organized self-starter with good computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel