Senior Assistant Vice President
|Location:||New York, NY|
|Benefits:||Full Benefits, including 90% employer-paid health insurance|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Department/Program:||Life is Precious|
|Description:||Comunilife's mission is to improve the quality of life and create a healthier tomorrow for New Yorkers with special needs in the Hispanic and broader communities - by providing culturally competent health and human services and a continuum of affordable and supportive housing. |
Founded in 1989 by its President/CEO - Rosa M. Gil, DSW, Comunilife is one of NYC's most respected community-based health and housing service providers. Each year, our rich continuum of care supports the needs of more than 3,000 low-income and vulnerable New Yorkers including formerly homeless adults living with HIV/AIDS, serious mental and behavioral health issues and co-occuring health issues.
Comunilife has an exciting opportunity for a talented, innovative, and creative senior leader we seek a Senior Assistant Vice President (SAVP) for the Life is Precious (LIP) program.
This is a new position and will be responsible for the overall operation and growth of the Life is Precious program, which includes planning, implementing, managing, and evaluating program activities and outcomes, and overseeing expansion. The SAVP is also responsible for the research, planning, coordination, and implementation of an effective business development plan. LIP operates in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens, with expansion planned into Manhattan (Washington Heights) and Staten Island.
Comunilife offers an attractive employee benefits package including 90% employer-paid medical and dental plans, life insurance and generous retirement plan options.
|Duties:|| Lead the expansion and ongoing development of LIP, including development and promotion of marketable program elements|
Work closely with the VP of Development and Communication to execute business development, marketing, and communication strategies
In collaboration with the CPO, CEO, and the Board of Directors, define and promote the LIP value proposition
Oversee the direction and administration of LIP across multiple locations by managing Program Directors
In partnership with the Chief Program Officer and Program Directors, develop and maintain a system of managing, monitoring and measuring the quality and quantity of services delivered, the efficiency and effectiveness of staff and the programs
Act as an internal and external champion of the LIP Programs, serving as a liaison to media, community, government, funding sources, and other stakeholders
Develop and implement strategies, tools, and tactics to improve the quality and quantity of services while building the reach and reputation of the program
Lead and direct internal QI meetings, address challenges, and provide written and oral reports to the QI Committee of the Board
Develop and maintain policies, principles, and procedures that comply with DOHMH, DYCD, and all other funding and regulatory requirements, guidelines, and directives
Responsible for accurate and timely budgets and expenditures, monitoring of grant monies, development of new revenue sources
Manage cost effective and high quality provision of specific therapeutic and tutoring services within LIP through outsourcing; includes soliciting, selecting, and contracting resources, developing, implementing, and managing tracking measures, and ensuring deliverables support appropriate outcome measures while remaining budget neutral
Manage collaborative research efforts with Columbia University, Center of Excellence for Cultural Competency and ensure collection and accuracy of data on a timely manner
Assist in fundraising by writing proposals
|Qualifications:||REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE and EXPERIENCE|
Business development acumen and demonstrated ability to be creative, proactive, and strategic
Excellent oral and written communication skills; proficiency with MS Office and Google product suites
Ability to perform and manage in a team approach
Ability to handle complex challenges and balance multiple demands on time and attention
Ability to speak persuasively in front of large groups
Ability to successfully promote the LIP programs with local media, government, formal and informal stakeholders and partners
Community minded, patient, creative, flexible, and compassionate; culturally sensitive to the populations served by Comunilife and the Life is Precious programs and our partners
Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize; effective in executing complex initiatives
REQUIRED EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
A Masters Degree required (A minimum of a Bachelors Degree (Masters Degree preferred Delete) in social work, public health, health administration, human services or a related field
Five or more years of experience in behavioral health, youth services, or related health and/or human services fields
Experience in marketing, business development, sales, and strategic communications
Strong skills in developing and managing people, budgets, and programs
Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred
DESIRED OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience administering government-funded contracts
Grant and proposal writing experience
Knowledge of program development, QI, and research methods and techniques
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