Executive Director, Social Services

New York NY  Salary $150k -$175k

Position Summary:

The Philanthropic Staffing Group has been retained by St. Christopher's Inn, a ministry of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement for more than a century, in their search for an Executive Director. The Executive Director will have overall strategic, operational and executive responsibility for the Inn's staff and programs, as well as execution of its mission as a ministry of the Friars of the Atonement.

The Inn is a temporary homeless shelter dedicated to the rehabilitation of men in crisis and is an OASAS-licensed, CARF-accredited substance abuse program, which also provides a Day Rehabilitation Program, a Clinical Module Program and an Evening Outpatient Clinic. Primary Health Care Services are also provided in our Article 28 Clinic, which is licensed by the NYS Department of Health.

St. Christopher's Inn is proud to provide the very best of care to each client. In addition to providing food and shelter at no cost, the Inn offers an exceptional chemical dependency treatment program. The Inn remains firmly grounded in the mission, ministry and charism of the Friars of the Atonement.

This position will collaborate closely with funders and partner initiatives in New York and elsewhere. This position requires a high level of organization and team building skills, attention to compliance with Medicaid, New York State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services rules, as well as Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), and a desire to support and develop an engaged workforce. The Inn emphasizes Catholic values, including the dignity of person and concern for the poor. Knowledge of substance abuse disorder treatment, dual diagnosis and trauma best practices, as well as clinical diagnoses and interventions is required. An ability to manage client census through bed management and to generate and use data for quality improvement initiatives is also required. This position requires true executive experience in administrative and personnel management, budget preparation, long-term planning, Board development, programmatic excellence, senior management recruitment, and mission effectiveness with evidence of successes in each of these areas.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in the following areas:

  • Combination of experience and education normally represented by a Master's Degree in related field required.

  • From ten to fifteen years in executive management including Board development, as well as fiscal, administrative and supervisory responsibilities required, with some experience in a non-profit setting preferred.

  • Must have five years of executive management experience in health and human services agency or private sector and a working knowledge of client based served.

  • Past success working with a Board of Directors.

  • Action-oriented, mission-driven and self-directed.

  • Knowledge and experience with Managed Care, OASAS, DOH, etc.

  • Must have the ability to relate to a wide variety of persons, both professional and volunteers as well as organizations and systems, both public and private.

  • Must have the ability to effectively manage a variety of concurrent and varying activities.

  • Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Must have excellent leadership and organizational skills, strong detail-oriented skills with the ability to supervise and work as part of a team.

  • Willingness to work a diverse schedule that may include evenings and weekends.

  • Good working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office software.

  • Knowledge of and commitment to Catholic social teachings.

Interested, qualified candidates may apply by forwarding a resume and cover letter to:
info@tpsgusa.com or to Executive Recruiter Nick Samuels at nicksamuels22@gmail.com

Please indicate “Executive Director” in the subject line.

Rick Bressler

The Philanthropic Staffing Group



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