Associate Director of School-Based Services

August 12th, 2023
Associate Director of School-Based Services

Associate Director of School-Based Services

  • Full Time
  • Mid-Level
  • Applications have closed
Job Category: Programs/Services
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Community Improvement, Human Services
Salary Range: $90,000 to $105,000

Job Summary

Day One seeks an energetic and creative social worker with an interest in program management to serve as Day One’s Associate Director of School-Based Services. The Associate Director of School-Based Services must have an LCSW in the state of New York.

The principal duties of the Associate Director of School-Based Services include clinical and administrative supervision; program design and implementation; and evaluation of the RAPP program. The Associate Director will oversee the work of eight social workers (RAPP Coordinators) working onsite in NYC public high schools. In addition to fulfilling responsibilities related to program management and clinical supervision, the selected candidate will assist in development of materials and outreach strategy for the Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP) and assist with other Day One projects as assigned.

The RAPP program implemented by the eight social workers principally involves 1) the development and delivery of a healthy relationships curriculum addressing dating abuse, domestic violence and the law, sexual assault/consent and coercion to youth, caregivers, and school-based professionals; 2) Delivery of individual and group counseling and supportive services to young survivors of dating violence, witnesses, and affected youth as individuals and in groups; and 3) Coordination of a summer Peer Leadership Program

The Associate Director of School-Based Services works in a dynamic and collaborative environment and is responsible for both their own team and organization-wide strategy. The position is supervised by the Interim Director of Administration & Development. Please follow the instructions below to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage and provide support to the RAPP Coordinators in execution of school-based programs and the Summer Peer Leadership program

  • Provide clinical supervision – group and individual – and facilitate team meetings

  • Develop and maintain relationships with officials and administrators of schools, the Department of Education, the Human Resources Administration, EndGBV, other providers administering RAPP, and additional related organizations

  • Assist in tracking program data through a Salesforce database and implementation of measurement tools

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly program reports

  • Work in concert with Day One Leadership to develop and manage the annual Day One budget for RAPP

  • Represent Day One at community-based events, panels, conferences and occasional media opportunities

  • Deliver periodic trainings for professionals related to youth IPV

  • Availability for occasional evening or weekend meetings or presentations

  • Other related duties as assigned

  • Maintain client confidentiality

Organizational Leadership Responsibilities
  • Engage in open and effective communication and serve as a spokesperson for Day One internally, with the board of directors, within coalitions, and in a range of settings, such as legislative hearings, conferences, funder meetings, press conferences, and media interviews

  • Support the development team in applying for funding and managing outcome goals

  • Maintain an appropriate balance between transparency, confidentiality, and boundaries

  • Support program planning in light of financial sustainability and organizational health

  • Support financial planning in light of programmatic needs and organizational health

  • Help ensure that all positions are filled with qualified staff who have what they need to succeed in their positions and assist with onboarding of new staff

  • Coordination of clinical supervision of agency LMSW and LCSW staff and overall professional development of social work staff in partnership with other agency LCSWs

  • Partner with staff to fulfill the mission through high-quality program design, effective implementation, and thoughtful strategic planning

  • Provide supervision, guidance, and feedback to staff, enabling them to deliver programs, fulfill their job descriptions and achieve professional growth

  • Contribute to vision and strategic direction for the organization; and help determine policies, systems, and practices to reduce silos and foster an environment in which Day One can thrive and grow

  • Help identify and evaluate the risks to and opportunities for the organization

  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise and ability to communicate and educate others about Day One

  • Operate with the best interests of all teams and the organization in mind

  • Contribute to staff meetings, retreats, and other internal meetings with appropriate content, views and suggestions, maintaining necessary discretion and confidentiality

  • Contribute to the maintenance of office and facilities that enable efficient and equipped operations

  • Manage other duties as assigned

Leadership Approach:
  • Maintain a commitment to self- and team reflection and feedback

  • Contribute to discussions about anti-violence work, anti-racism, equity, inclusion, and ageism

  • Operate with the best interests of all teams and the organization in mind

  • Be ready to take advantage of unexpected opportunities, push work forward through obstacles, and adapt quickly to change

  • Ensure analysis and decision-making reflect an anti-oppression analysis

  • Foster a culture of trust, feedback, employee wellness, and levity

  • Promote policies and culture in which staff, youth, and survivors can thrive

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York State

  • 3+ years of managerial experience working in a highly collaborative environment and supervising a diverse and dynamic staff

  • 1+ years of experience providing clinical supervision

  • Experience working with adolescents/teens and intimate partner violence

  • Experience working in school-based programs or youth development-focused CBOs

  • Facility working with diverse groups of youth, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-identified youth; immigrant youth; individuals in crisis; low-income communities; youth in care, etc.

  • Demonstrated anti-oppressive supervision skills and commitment to anti-racist principles

  • Training and curriculum development experience desirable

  • Commitment to the empowerment of young people

  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative setting

  • Exceptional written, verbal, and organizational skills

  • Excellent judgment, attention to detail, and time management skills

  • Experience with MS Office, Google Workspace,Word, Excel, and database systems

  • SIFI certification desirable

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish desirable

Salary and Benefits

Salary range is $90,000 to $105,000. Day One offers a benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; a 401k retirement plan with match; and generous vacation.

Application Process

Please send a resume and cover letter by email to [email protected] with “Associate Director of School-Based Services” in the subject line. Please note that only applicants considered for the position will be contacted by Day One.


Please send a resume and cover letter by email to [email protected] with “Associate Director of School-Based Services” in the subject line. Please note that only applicants considered for the position will be contacted by Day One.


Day One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We are genuinely committed to these principles of equity and inclusion, which are core to our organizational culture and our approach to service. To truly make a difference, we must ensure that our staff, partners, volunteers and supporters reflect the communities in which we work.


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Day One, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this or other roles.


 All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for medical, disability or religious reasons.

Day One New York, Inc

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