• 47 Broad Avenue Binghamton, NY 13904

  • Phone (607) 771-8888

  • Fax (607) 771-8892

Director of Children and Family Services

Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier

Ensure successful operation, development and evaluation of the Children & Family Focused Services programing. Represent MHAST in a professional and ethical manner


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Human Services or related field
  • At least 2 years supervisory experience OR
  • 4 years experience working in services for children and youth with special needs
  • Strong working knowledge of the children and youth services in Broome County
  • Working knowledge of service provision in a Medicaid environment (including documentation, billing, and compliance)
  • Strong supervisory or management skills, and experience in administrative responsibilities
  • Excellent communications skills necessary to interact with community agencies, various partner organizations, advisory groups, staff, clients and the public
  • Comfortable with basic computer skills including familiarity with documenting in an electronic health record
  • Experience with data collection and analysis
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel as needed
  • Grant writing experience
  • Must possess a valid NYS Driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier
  • Must pass a criminal background check in a manner acceptable to the NYS Justice Center
  • Must not be on the NYS Medicaid Exclusion List

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Reduce use of costly mental health services through prevention, education, advocacy, & peer supportive counseling
  • Gather, track and present statistical data for programs
  • Provide education and advocacy in the community concerning youth mental health
  • Provide guidance, support, and monitoring around documenting family based service plans
  • Work with the community agencies and schools to establish commitment to the CCSI process
  • Serve as liaison to Tiers I and II; and Broome County Single Point of Access Committee
  • Recruit, train and supervise all Children and Family Program staff
  • Responsible for personnel matters such as performance evaluation/improvement, disciplinary actions, and ensuring that agency policies and procedures are followed by program staff
  • Work with County government to ensure adherence to contract requirements


Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

Reports to: Director of Operations and Program Excellence
Hours: Full Time

 Status: Non-exempt