Bay Cove Human Services Program Director in Boston, Massachusetts

Requisition Number:6947

Position Title:Program Director

Division:Addiction Services

Program Name:Addiction Services Central



Schedule:40 hours

Date Posted:10/17/2016

Responsibilities:Oversee smooth, safe, and efficient overall functioning of the unit, assuring that Andrew House meets all licensing and regulatory codes and all Bay Cove policies and procedure mandates.

Working with management team, staff, and Bay Cove supervisors, define, monitor, and refine the scope, purposes and philosophy of the detox program, translating this into appropriate policies and procedures.

Delegate responsibility for various program components to competent managers, defining tasks and job descriptions for each portion.

Lead and work with management team to plan, outline, organize, monitor and report on goals, objectives and outcomes for the unit.

Formulate a yearly budget and monitor spending and income to maintain budgetary goals.

Attract new/supplementary funding to support program activities.

Serve as the Andrew House representative in contacts with funding sources; other substance abuse and mental health programs/agencies; federal, state, and local organizations; trade organizations; and licensing and regulatory boards.

Prepare reports and proposals as required by local, state, and federal authorities.

Serve on Bay Cove and community committees/teams as need demands and time permits.

Serve as a member of Andrew House new staff orientation team.

Qualifications:Master’s Degree in Human Services, Public Health, or Public Management.

Five years experience in program or department management, including budget preparation and management, with at least two years in the substance abuse treatment field.

Five years supervisory experience.

Knowledge of local, state, and federal funding sources for substance abuse treatment programs.

An ability to formulate, critically evaluate and interpret theoretical and empirical research studies of substance abuse and related medical, psychological, and sociological issues.

A thorough understanding of the disease of addictions and dual diagnosis, and a familiarity with the DSM IV.

Driver's License Required?Yes