Director of Care Caf (Community-Based Psychoeducational Program)
Job No: 493782 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Wurzweiler School of Social Work Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Administrative Support, Student Services
Position Summary: The Director of Care Cafe will manage, direct and ensure the overall operation and quality of all care cafe programming at Wurzweiler School of Social Work (WSSW). This position reports to the Dean of WSSW.
Oversee the planning of events including but not limited to, organizing and coordinating of all meetings
Schedule and maintain annual rotation of Care Caf speakers
Generate program offerings to meet community needs
Work with city council members to meet their needs for Care Cafe'
Work with legislative and city council offices to schedule events, council attendance and community communications regarding Care Caf events
Manage all Care Caf publicity and public relations within YU and externally
Work with General Council and Office of Government Liaison regarding budgets and programs
Manage and oversee the programs needs and developing budgets for each year
Oversee staffing for each Care Caf event
Schedule and train all student workers for Care Cafe
Supervise quality of student performance
Organize advance team research efforts to garner community-based research
All other tasks necessary
Experience & Educational Background:
Masters of Social Work is strongly preferred
Bachelors degree required and at least 2-year experience in higher education
Knowledge and expertise in posting and creating events to various social media platforms
Knowledge and expertise in events planning
Genuine enthusiasm for Yeshiva University and passion for WSSW and care cafe partners
Skills & Competencies: Exceptional organizational skills Exceptional management skills Capacity to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced, high pressure office Capacity to triage demands in order of priority Capacity to generate professional and courteous correspondence in a timely fashion Capacity to learn new skills as required to complete the job Knowledge of Excel, Word Knowledge of social media and what information should be put on a micro web site Capacity to remain calm under pressure and complete tasks quickly Capacity to navigate complex university systems to positive effect Capacity to be courteous and an efficient problem solver Ability to manage a budget
About Us: Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the Universitys retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.