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Assistant VP of Programs

Do you have a heart to serve others utilizing your strong leadership skills? Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in others’ lives every day? Water Street Mission is seeking a seasoned leader to assist the VP of programs in running the daily operations of the Mission’s residential programs. The desired candidate will have at least 10 years management experience, a Masters in a clinical field with licensure preferred, and non-profit management a plus. If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@wsm.org.

Essential Functions:
❑ Program Leadership & Management
o Direct the program work of the Water Street Mission, specifically focusing on
the day to day operations, ensuring alignment with the mission and strategy of the ministry
o To assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of programs
that minister to the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of all residential guests
o Creates trusting, supportive, strong relationships with ministry directors and is a thoughtful, compassionate coach and leader
o Reinforces WSM culture and heart of ministry through mentoring, coaching and modeling
o Develops systems to empower staff on the front lines to make informed, real time decisions
o Maintain our client relationships, and ensure problems are addressed and fixed quickly resulting in positive outcomes for clients
o Use performance management tools to address program quality issues and adjust accordingly
o Assists the Vice President in special projects that strengthen the foundation of all mission program areas
❑ External Relationships
o Represent WSM through public speaking and networking (business, social services and church contexts) and involvement in professional associations
o Participate in Lancaster County community boards and coalitions to build strong partnership with other non-profit and for-profit groups
o Strengthen partnerships with Lancaster County social service agencies and leaders
❑ Knowledge Management
o Develop the necessary systems, processes, and tools to better support the facilitation, collection, and sharing of knowledge that is generated by the programs
o Consistently learn and understand new models of service for development and training of staff, ensuring that the core mission and values of Water Street Ministries are central to all programs
❑ Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience: Master’s degree in Human Service area required, clinical licensure preferred. 10 years management experience within a non-profit, human
services organization preferred. Strong evidence of spiritual maturity, wise leadership, and fruitful discipleship is mandatory. Proven career history of advancement in responsibility and leadership. Experience with marginalized people groups is essential.
Fully fluent in computer programs including Microsoft office suite and an understanding of databases.

Time:  Full-Time
Salary:  Exempt
Category:  Program Management

Updated:
6/28/2019 12:57:02 PM

Job Contact:
Jim Metzler
(717) 358-2083

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210 South Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 358-2083

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