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The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently accepting applications for:

Director of Operations and Policy

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is currently accepting applications for a full-time Director of Operations and Policy.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Director of Operations and Policy (DOP) is responsible for administrative management of The NYSPCC. The DOP is responsible for coordinating legislative advocacy efforts and for ensuring the integrity of overall fiscal, and plant operations. The DOP oversees the accounting department, IT operations, and the Archives Department. This position is also responsible for preparing The NYSPCC budget, financial reports and overseeing the preparation for The NYSPCC audit.  The DOP is the point person for all matters when the Executive Director is not available.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The DOP oversees The  NYSPCC’s financial activities, and supervises the Accounting Coordinator and the Part-Time Controller. This position also supervises the Archives Department and the Archivist, and oversees the physical plant of The NYSPCC’S office through supervision of the Operations and Security Coordinator.

The DOP staffs committees of The NYSPCC’s Board of Directors, including the Finance, Retirement and Benefits, and Real Estate Committees.

The DOP provides legal counsel and support to The NYSPCC’s Clinical Department, reviews vendor contracts for fund-raising events for the Development Department, and coordinates claims and other activities relating to government contracts with the Research Department.

This position coordinates business with The NYSPCC’s professional vendors including outside legal counsel, investment advisor, auditors, and IT consultants.

The DOP develops The NYSPCC advocacy agenda by identifying legislative action at the federal, state and local levels to improve child protective/child welfare laws and systems.  The DOP sits on advisory boards and councils in this area, and coordinates with other child advocacy groups, such as the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and Prevent Child Abuse NY, on advocacy efforts.

The DOP conducts training for the Training Institute on Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect, and on other legal topics for professionals in the child welfare field.  The DOP assists the Training Institute with developing training contracts for training services provided by The NYSPCC, and provides consulting services for other child-serving organizations on child safety policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Attorney admission to the New York State Bar.
  • Seven years of experience litigating Family Court child-related cases.
  • MBA degree strongly preferred.
  • Seven to ten years’ experience supervising professional and administrative staff in a non-profit organization.
  • Intermediate knowledge of computer systems including PC hardware, windows OS, MS Office suite, MS Server, and five years overseeing a local area network.
  • Basic knowledge of non-profit accounting/financing.

Salary: $130K – $135K, commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position, or know of anyone who may be interested, please email your resume, cover letter and writing sample to Sandra Singh at The NYSPCC, 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10038 or ssingh@nyspcc.org


Domestic Violence Specialist (Bilingual – English/Spanish)

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) seeks a motivated, devoted professional with strong clinical and organizational skills to serve as a Bilingual Domestic Violence Specialist. The position requires working one weekend day and two weekday evenings.

The Domestic Violence Specialist will play an important role in launching the expansion of our Therapeutic Supervised Visitation Program (TSVP) to include supportive counseling for custodial parents. TSVP serves families with a court mandate for visitation due to histories of domestic violence, child physical and sexual abuse, and neglect. The program seeks to assist high-risk families in creating safe and supportive relationships with their children through psychoeducation, exploring the impact of intergenerational trauma on parent-child relationships, supporting parent accountability, and facilitating healing in parent-child relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide weekly supportive counseling to custodial parents of children participating in TSVP, the majority of whom are impacted by domestic violence
  • Develop a psychoeducational curriculum for parents participating in TSVP
  • Carry a limited caseload of TSVP families
  • Co-facilitate Parenting Journey groups for visiting parents participating in TSVP
  • Provide trainings to professionals and/or workshops with youth or parents, as needed
  • Supervise a master level student intern, as needed

Qualifications:

  • LMSW, LCSW, LMHC or equivalent and New York State licensure required
  • Fluency in Spanish required
  • Strong organizational and communication skills required
  • A minimum of five years of experience providing counseling to adult domestic violence survivors required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of IDV Court, Family Court, and child protective systems preferred

Salary: $70K, commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefit package, including health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 403B plan with match, life insurance, and generous vacation/personal day leave.

If you meet the qualifications and are interested in applying for this position please send your resume, cover letter and clinical writing sample via email to afuentes@nyspcc.org or via postal mail to Anna Fuentes, 161 William Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY  10038.


 

The NYSPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes diversity in its employment practices.  Employment decisions are made without regard to an applicant’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, sex/gender (including gender identity and sexual harassment), sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, arrest or conviction record (consistent with the provisions of New York State’s Corrections Law), partnership status, familial status, liability for military service, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, veteran status, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

 

 


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