151 Mercer Street

Employment Opportunities

Mercer Street Friends is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Candidates that wish to apply for the positions listed below should submit their resumes to Bianca Allen at hr@mercerstreetfriends.org

Community School Director
Full Time

Job Summary:

Reports To: Deputy Executive Director

The Community School Director oversees the department’s fiscal, programmatic, and contractual functions, ensuring that all aspects operate within licensing guidelines and with fidelity to evidence-based practices. He/she is the primary contact for building strategic relationships, expanding the community school initiative, and navigating community-based and educational systems. The individual must have the capacity to provide clinical supervision and experience that indicates sufficient levels of both cultural and counseling competence.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Focus on development and expansion of Community School services
  • Ensure daily operations of programs are functioning according to contractual agreements and fiscal appropriations
  • Supervise operations of existing programs/services, evaluate expansion of existing programs/services, and develop new programs/services as deemed necessary or beneficial for both the agency and community schools
  • Oversee and maintain integrity of the organization’s financial structure, fiscal management, and monitor budget compliance
  • Negotiate vendor contracts and partner agreements
  • Train and support staff, promote professional development and team cohesion
  • Represent the agency in community meetings/collaborative coalitions
  • Conduct community and inter-agency outreach and partnerships
  • Adhere to highest standards of professional conduct
  • Deal with emergency situations and interpersonal conflict in a calm, professional manner
  • Assist in other duties as assigned
  • Flexibility in schedule for mandatory training and  meetings

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s degree, clinical license preferred i.e. LCSW, LPC, LMFT
  • Meet state board’s guidelines to provide clinical supervision in professional discipline
  • 3-5 years of experience in working with at-risk youth and families

Additional Qualifications

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and working vehicle
  • 2-3 years of experience in supervisory and/or management

Interested candidates, please send your resume to HR@mercerstreetfriends.org