NYAPRS Seeks Peer Services Division Director; Applications Due July 12

The New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) has been dedicated to advancing for policies, training and technical assistance and peer service innovations since 1981. We have developed, delivered and supported nationally replicated innovative peer to peer initiatives in New York and nationally beginning with our creation of the peer bridger model in 1994.

NYAPRS currently seeks to fill the following position in our Peer Services Division:

Peer Services Division Director

The NYAPRS Peer Services Division Director oversees and supports the development and implementation of nationally replicated peer service innovations and corresponding training and technical assistance.

They are a key member of NYAPRS’ leadership team who will support the successful delivery and continued refinement of NYAPRS peer service pilots and programs serving a diversity of groups, in a variety of sites and using multiple forms of reimbursement.

They will hire, train and support our peer support team members to advance the dignity, hope, health and lives of the people we serve.

They will oversee the Division budget, evaluate program outcomes, deliver state and national presentations and technical assistance. 

This position may be located in the Albany or New York City areas.

 All applicants must have lived experience with the recovery process and behavioral health service systems, demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, experience in leading support groups, facility with computers and Microsoft Suite products, very good documentation and time management skills and a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and the ability to travel.

The Director must have Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in human services, as well as technical assistance, training and project development skills.

We offer a highly competitive benefit package including health, dental and vision care benefits, retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program and  paid time off and holidays. Please submit cover letter, salary requirements and resume by July 6 to hr@nyaprs.org or by regular mail to NYAPRS, 194 Washington Avenue, #400, Albany, NY 12210 ATTN: HR Manager. www.nyaprs.org

NYAPRS is an equal opportunity employer. Lived experience with mental health services and systems strongly preferred for all positions