Careers at NJCDC

Listed below are current openings as of November 2014.

If you are interested in applying for any position listed below, please e-mail a letter of interest, along with a current resume to Human Resources at careers@njcdc.org unless otherwise noted.

All positions require computer proficiency with experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Some positions also require knowledge of Access and PowerPoint.

Administration

Deputy Chief Program Officer (F/T)

Responsibilities: Responsible and accountable for program performance and the achievement of specific, measurable individual program goals and objectives; assists CPO with enhancing and implementing the organization’s mission as established in NJCDC’s Strategic Business Plan; ensures ongoing programmatic excellence; attracts, develops and retains high performance team members, empowering them to elevate their level of responsibility, span of control and performance; identifies service gaps and designs effective, viable programs; creates opportunities to forge strategic partnerships with other providers and funders; and works collaboratively with senior management team to integrate cross program activities and functions. Qualifications: Master’s degree with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible management experience and a proven ability to manage multiple programs; demonstrated record of successful program management; ability to prioritize multiple tasks; unwavering commitment to quality programs and excellence in organizational and project management, with the ability to achieve strategic objectives and budget management.

Vice President of Development (F/T)

Responsibilities: The Vice President of Development is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s fund-raising and marketing activities and for serving as the organization’s key external affairs representative to diverse audiences. Proven skills in identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding corporate and individual donors and foundations are essential, as are marketing skills and techniques to enhance the organization’s profile. Specific responsibilities include: Develop and implement annual fund-raising plan resulting in increased financial support; maintain and build upon the organization’s existing base of donors; identify major gift donors; aggressively research potential grant sources and write grant proposals; initiate a capital campaign; and manage existing events and develop new special events. Qualifications: minimum of five years of progressively responsible development experience, demonstrated success in developing a strong major gifts program and in personally securing five figure and higher major gifts from individuals, grant writing success, attaining corporate and foundation grants, and some experience with capital campaigns. Bachelor’s Degree required.

21st Century Compete For Life

Program Director (F/T)

Responsibilities: Plans and oversees afterschool and summer programs for students grades 9-12 at the four academy high schools at JFK Educational Complex; works with teachers, students and school principals to design an exciting and engaging schedule of programs for academic enrichment, remediation and exploration that meets the needs of the students and families and goals of the grant; oversees program on a daily basis; supervises program staff; builds and maintains relationships with program partners and sites; and meets regularly with school administrators and partners. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Human Services or a related field; Master’s Degree preferred; at least 3 years of experience in education and positive youth development providing school based, after-school or summer related programming; experience working with at risk youth ages 14-18; excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational and time management skills and a proven ability to work independently as well as with a team. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Elm Street Apartments

Youth Development Specialist (F/T)

Responsibilities: Implements Individual Service Plan teaching/training schedule for youth between the ages of 18-21; ensures that ISP goals and objectives are being addressed and that anticipated outcomes are being documented, monitored and met; teaches skills as per the ISP and in accordance with established methods; and coordinates resident transportation. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a human services related field with one to three years of experience working with young adults preferred or a High School Diploma with three to five years of experience working with young adults; excellent organizational skills; ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and a valid driver’s license. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Hawthorne Heights Supervised Apartments

Residence Counselors (P/T- On Call)

Responsibilities: Carries out the residence’s program plan which is developed in connection with residents’ goals, objectives, and individual needs and preferences; ensures the health and safety of residents; provides assistance to residents in meeting goals and objectives; and properly maintaining program and consumer records.Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in human services field with one to three years of experience or High School Diploma with one to two years of experience in the human services field; a valid New Jersey driver’s license. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Independence House

Youth Development Worker (P/T- On-Call)

Responsibilities: Implements Individual Service Plan (ISP); ensures that ISP goals and objectives are being monitored and met; teaches skills as per the ISP and in accordance with established methods; reviews the daily logs, medication logs, communication logs activity sheets and incident reports at the beginning of each shift; and coordinates resident transportation. Qualifications: High School Diploma with a minimum of two years of experience working with young adults; excellent organizational skills; ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team; good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and a valid driver’s license. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Facilities

Director of Facilities (F/T)

Responsibilities: Ensures that all facilities meet the highest standards of cleanliness and are properly maintained; supervises maintenance personnel; oversees multiple building mechanisms, including complex HVAC systems; performs quality control inspections to ensure compliance with current standards; performs basic plumbing carpentry, and other trades as skills permit; oversees maintenance of vehicles and parking issues. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent; five years of hands on experience in the management and maintenance of buildings; three years of supervisory experience; knowledge of and ability to perform general maintenance duties such as carpentry, plumbing and mechanical repairs; knowledge and ability to operate miscellaneous hand tools, power tools, etc.; and a valid New Jersey driver’s license. To apply: Send resume to mdeblasio@njcdc.org.

Paterson Family Center

Teacher (F/T)

Responsibilities: Plans and implements day- to day curriculum for children assigned to classroom; Monitors needs of individual children; maintains appropriate records and documentation on the progress, accomplishments and needs of each child; leads individual conferences with parents regarding their child’s education; informs parents of school news and activities; adhering to NAEYC Code of Ethics; meets with Director to report on program status and any needs or challenges of individual children or concerns of parents. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree; Pre-School through Grade 3 Certification (P-3), Certificate of Eligibility(CE), or Certificate of Eligibility with Advance Standing (CEAS); good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; highly organized and motivated.

School Based Youth Services Program – Clifton High School

Mental Health Clinician (F/T)

Responsibilities: Provides counseling to program participants between the ages of 13-19 in individual and group sessions; makes referrals to community resources; develops professional relationships with community and hospital-based organizations; manages cases; and assists in data collection for evaluation purposes. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology with appropriate state licensing credentials required; strong clinical skills; previous experience working with youth and adolescents; and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

YouthBuild

Construction Instructor (F/T)

Responsibilities: Teaches carpentry skills; teaches proper use of hand tools, power tools and equipment; provides oversight of on-site construction training; schedules, implements, and assigns tasks and timelines for projects; participates in negotiations with unions, contractors, or other individuals on construction related matters; and participates in program planning and decision making; assists in the development of job opportunities for participants.Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred; High School Diploma required; valid NJ driver’s license; experience in construction management and supervising and training staff; experience or interest in training young people in the building trades industry; demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment; and good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

NJCDC Teacher with Students
NJCDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.