Assistant Department Director

2488 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458, USA Req #24560
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Make a bigger difference

At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.


Reasons you’ll love working with us:


  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here.  Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs. 
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live. 
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance. 
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays. 
  • You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit. 


How you can make a bigger difference: 


The Jewish Board’s Community Behavioral Health treatment programs provide compassionate, high quality, evidence-based services to individuals and families in the communities we serve. Our staff use a culturally affirming, person-centered approach to help individuals and their families develop skills and resources to improve overall functioning, to instill hope, and to strengthen resiliency. Our programs work closely with community partners to address health disparities in our neighborhoods while also celebrating the strengths and resiliency of our communities.


The Clinics offer the following services that include, but are not limited to: child, teen, adult, and family psychotherapy, emotional crisis intervention and stabilization ,  developing coping skills to manage  mental health symptoms, addiction recovery, forging healthy relationships,  managing sadness, worry and loss.


Some responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


The Assistant Director is responsible for ensuring excellent client care, in line with State and Agency mandates, they will monitor operations to certify that best-practice methodologies are uniformly employed, reviewed, and updated as necessary


  • Provides regular supervision to Social Workers, Social Work Supervisors, Case Managers, and other clinic staff as needed.
  • Lead the implementation of evidence based treatment and/or have direct oversite and responsibility for innovative models of care
  • Identify gaps in clinical services at the program level and develop potential solutions to fill the gap
  • Reviews and evaluates comprehensive assessments, progress notes, treatment plans   and discharge plans for quality and compliance.
  • Works with Supervisors/Director on staffing/scheduling and reviews and approves weekly timesheets
  • Facilitates High Risk and Group Supervisions. Participates in Case Conferences with other providers.
  • Ensure management of crises that occur clinic wide
  • Collaborates with other JB Departments (Facilities, Human Resources, IS etc) for program needs.
  • Participates/Performs annual staff evaluations.
  • Ensures regulatory/agency compliance with staff completion of trainings.
  • Collaborates with Director to ensure daily operations of clinic are followed
  • Participates in administrative meetings.
  • Participates in other on/off site meetings as scheduled.
  • Build collaborative relationships and working partnerships with community members and other  organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned



The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in counseling, creative arts, or social work from an accredited program, PLUS New York State Licensure  in Mental Health Counseling (LMHC); Creative Arts Therapy (LCAT), or social work (LCSW) is required.


If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:

  • Generous vacation time, in addition to paid agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans 
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities 
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation 
  • 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program  
  • Life and disability insurance 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee 

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us. 

More on Equal Opportunity:


We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Program Administration [500s]
  • Job Function Directors
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
  • Min Hiring Rate $90,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $95,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • 2488 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458, USA