BronxWorks – Program Director – 470 East 161 St

Bronxworks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences.

The Pyramid Safe Haven has an opening for a Program Director. The position requires an LMSW and 2 years of

post-masters supervisory experience. The Program Director will be responsible for the day to day operations

of the Living Room drop-in and safe haven facility including the oversight and supervision of program and

supervisory staff. The position will require being on-call and for conducting 9.58 removals

BronxWorks is hiring (1) Program Director for the Pyramid Program.


  • Oversee all program components, including staff orientation, training and development; client assessment, service plan development and progress; relationships with other community based organizations; and components specific to the program.
  • Supervise three or more contracts or over 20 employees in program
  • Recruit, train and supervise assistant directors, coordinators, and direct service staff.
  • Administer personnel policies and procedures.
  • Develop regular communication with contract managers for programs supervised; act as liaison with funding source.
  • Ensure all programs meet contractual goals and reporting requirements.
  • Monitor program progress and submit all required reports to funding sources, including government and private sources.
  • Submit internal progress reports to Department Director and/or Executive Director on a monthly basis, or more frequently as required.
  • Plan and develop budgets, and work with fiscal staff to ensure that collection of payment from funding source(s) is current.
  • Monitor fiscal expenses and analyze fiscal reports on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare proposals for the development, expansion and continuation of programs in coordination with Department Director.
  • Hold monthly individual supervision meetings with staff and group meetings as necessary.
  • Act as link between the administrative office, fiscal department and program staff.
  • Monitor staff performance, including performing case reviews and structured observations.
  • Participate in, and encourage staff to become involved in, agency events.
  • Act as liaison with the community including the area community district.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager.


· Masters Degree in Social Work or another related field of study.

· A minimum of two years of experience in a related field.

  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.


  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork.
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents.
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round. Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave and a pension plan that is 100% employer paid.

We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristics, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.