Assistant Director- Next Step ACE

Title:                      Assistant Director

Program:             Next Step: ACE 

ACE is an Assisted Competitive Employment program for individuals with serious mental illness who seek meaningful jobs in the competitive employment market.  The Assistant Director is responsible for meeting all contract goals, managing the team for performance, and implementing new service delivery models.

ACE is part of Project Renewal’s Next Step Employment Program which provides job readiness training, job placement, and retention services. The Assistant Director will be work closely with the Next Step management team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties of the Assistant Director include but are not limited to the following activities:.

·         Managing the day-to-day operations of the ACE program, monitoring and assuring accuracy of documentation of data systems

·         Providing clinical and administrative supervision to the ACE team

·         Implementing processes and strategies to ensure high quality service and outcomes

·         Working directly with funding sources

·         Utilizing Salesforce to collect data, monitor outcomes, and generate reports

·         Utilizing required database systems for various government contracts

·         Preparing billing and performance reports for contractors

·         Conducting outreach for client referrals

·         Tracking performance to ensure program goals are met and addressing areas of concern

·         Implementing the vocational HCBS model including development of processes, managing on-going contacts with Health Homes, and coordination with billing department

·         Representing Project Renewal by proving presentation to community-based organization, referral partners, funders, and other entities that collaborates with Next Step 


·         Master’s Degree preferred

·         Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), LMSW, LCSW, or LMHC highly preferred

·         Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience preferably as an employment specialist; minimum 1.5 years of disability/employment case management experience

·         Minimum of 1.5 years of management experience required

·         Knowledge of disability accommodations and disability benefits preferred

·         Bilingual or Multilingual preferred

·         Strong computer skills in MS Office are required and understanding in CRM systems


To apply: e-mail resume with cover letter indicating position and salary requirements: