NEW Job Opening at THC - Director of Transitional Housing Programs

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NEW Job Opening at THC - Director of Transitional Housing Programs

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For the full job description please visit our website: http://www.thclinic.org/current-openings.php 

Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC) is excited to announce the opening of the Director of Transitional Housing Programs position.   Through a partnership with the Adult Probation Department and San Francisco Collaborative Courts, THC will be operating four programs to assist adults on probation or involved with the Collaborative Courts reduce recidivism through obtainment of permanent housing and stability.
 
The Director of Transitional Housing Programs is responsible for overseeing the successful operations of all of the transitional and stabilization housing and rental subsidy programs under the new Transitional Housing Programs Department.  The programs include:
 
•        12-month clean and sober transitional housing program for up to 60 clients on community supervision, slated to open in summer 2015;
•        3-month stabilization housing program for clients on community supervision with emphases on permanent housing obtainment;
•        6-month stabilization housing program for clients working with Collaborative Courts with emphases on permanent housing obtainment, slated to begin in summer 2015; and
•        24-month New Roads housing subsidy program for clients on community supervision.
 
This positon is ideal for a candidate that is passionate about working with criminal justice involved populations and sees the role housing plays in reducing recidivism.  The ideal candidate will be innovative, highly collaborative, administratively strong and will be a strong leader to staff.  
 
AGENCY DESCRIPTION
THC is a non-profit housing, support services, legal, and advocacy organization. THC provides housing and comprehensive services that help disenfranchised low-income people in San Francisco increase stability. THC’s Mission and Core Values are key to successfully supporting our clients.
 
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Leadership and Management
•        Oversee and ensure the hiring, training, direction, supervision, development, evaluation, and performance management of the department staff in accordance with THC policies and directives.
•        Conduct regularly scheduled department and team meetings, supervisions, and trainings to motivate staff for success, promote team building, create professional and technical skill development, and establish and maintain effective working relationships.
•        Lead the department’s management team and play the central leadership role for the department.
 
Strategic and Financial Oversight
• Lead the development of uniform department policies, procedures, methods for oversight, short-term objectives, and long-range goals to improve the department.
• In conjunction with the Director of Programs, develop a department business plan and corresponding budget(s) that support both the short- and the long-term objectives of the agency.
• Actively participate on THC’s executive leadership team, and play a role in making agency-wide policy and strategic direction decisions.
• Lead the department management team in incorporating into its work the organization's strategic objectives and long-term organizational goals.
 
Administration and Operations
• Ensure the highest standards are maintained, and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of all department programs and work.
• Ensure the department meets client outcome, safety, quality, and financial goals and objectives.
• Ensure the department’s adherence to all compliance requirements outlined in regulatory and/or applicable legal documents.
• Oversee the monitoring and/or audits of department programs to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, and prepare information for regulatory agencies when required.
• Work with the San Francisco Adult Probation Department (APD) staff and other funding entities to develop appropriate program design, policies, procedures, and trainings for all programs under the purview of the Transitional Housing Programs Department.
•        Develop relationships with private and non-profit landlords/housing providers to find immediate and/or long-term placement for clients, and hold landlords accountable to providing safe and habitable environments for clients
 
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
• BA/BS degree in Social Work, Public Administration, or related field required; MA/MS degree in Social Work or related field strongly preferred.
• Must have a minimum of 5 years of work in a non-profit that includes direct or indirect experience with adults involved in the judicial system and/or are low-income, homeless, or formerly homeless.
• Must have a minimum of 5 years of proven leadership and hands-on experience managing staff and multiple programs with financial oversight.
•        Must have a thorough knowledge of the adult criminal justice system, knowledge of the National Institute of Corrections’ Principles of Effective Intervention and the Six Gender Responsive Strategies for Women Offenders, and a thorough understanding of criminal justice criminogenic needs and community functioning factors.
• Must have knowledge of substance abuse treatment modalities.
• Must have a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
• Must have an ability to produce and analyze reports consistently and accurately, and write business correspondence and agency policies/procedures.
•        Must have an ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, clients, funders, governmental agencies, and the general public.
• Must have an ability to read, understand, apply language and concepts, and make independent decisions based on policies, governmental regulations, technical procedures, general business periodicals, professional journals, and contracts.
• Must have demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, strategic thinking, and planning skills.
• Must have conflict resolution experience.
• Must have demonstrated customer service skills.
• Must be results-oriented, highly organized, very detail-oriented, proactive, resourceful, able to manage multiple high-level projects with strict timetables, and have solid administrative follow-through while working in a fast-paced environment.  
• Must have demonstrated experience in participating in budget development and management.
• Must read, communicate orally, and write in English.
•     Must meet criteria for APD security clearance to enter and work at APD offices and inside the County Jail.
• Must pass all post-contingency offer background checks, reference checks, and TB screening clearances. [1]
Allyson West, Executive Director California Reentry Program P.O. Box 483 San Quentin, CA 94964 www.ca-reentry.org 415-599-6586