Job Opportunity at Council for Children and Family! Special Assistant (Director of NYS Mentoring Program)

Special Assistant (Director of NYS Mentoring Program)

Duties Description –

The Program Director role will strategically manage the day-to-day activities of the NYS Mentoring Program and chart a course for continued growth as outlined in the program’s overall vision and goal statements. This position involves administrative, networking, and personnel management skills and requires the experience and ability to manage personnel and collaboration efforts over multiple regions as well as financial and operational aspects of the program. This position will be responsible for the following duties:

Supervise a Delivery Team comprised of a Deputy Director and regional program staff. Each regional program staff manages a portfolio of mentoring programs throughout regions of NYS

Oversight of the mentoring portfolio: including implementing tracking metrics and expanding the mentoring portfolio

Work with state agencies including, but not limited to, the Office of Children and Family Services and the State Education Department on implementation and monitoring of programs and schools participating in the Mentoring Program

Generate and contribute to summary reports that provide narrative documentation of program updates

Facilitate relationships between the Mentoring Program and external partners including schools, courts and community-based organizations

Expand the court-system mentoring program model to all areas of the state with a focus on youth aging out of the foster care system and court involved youth

Expand the mentoring program model to all areas of the state to focus on youth with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in hospital settings

Facilitate the Mentoring Program Advisory Council including drafting meeting agendas and following up on assigned tasks

Work with the Executive Chamber to develop public-private partnerships and identify new and additional partnerships that benefit the mentoring relationship.

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