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Associate Director of Permanent Housing (JR 2222)

San Jose, California · Volunteering/Non-Profit
JR 2222
Associate Director – Permanent Housing
San Jose, CA 95112
Salary: Base salary of $75,000 - $90,000 annually DOE + 12% Locality Pay Differential (Approximate gross earnings of $84,000 - $100,800 annualized)
Full Time

PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking licensed (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC) social service professionals with experience in Permanent Supportive Housing to join our San Jose leadership team as the Associate Director of Permanent Housing.

In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.

Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 

PATH’s Permanent Supportive Housing programs provide person-centered, culturally competent supportive services to residents who have experienced homelessness and have a history of chronic health, mental health, and/or co-occurring conditions. Services are centralized and provided to residents living on-site to ensure ease of access to the resources necessary to reduce their functional, mental health, health and substance use barriers and live successfully and independently in the community.

As part of the San Jose team, the Associate Director of Permanent Housing leads, directs, and supervises program managers and direct practice staff provide field- and site-based intensive case management, mental health, housing location and retention services. The Associate Director also provides clinical expertise to staff and works directly with clients as needed to support the objectives of the program. Responsibilities of the Associate Director include:
  • Supportive Services
    • Modeling person-centered, strengths-based values in all resident interactions
    • Meeting with residents to address grievances, resolve conflicts, and provide advocacy for their housing and other needs
    • Performing initial assessments and developing treatment plans as needed
    • Providing crisis intervention services
  • Service Supervision
    • Overseeing all aspects of PATH’s supportive housing operations in San Jose under the guidance of the Director of Programs
    • Directly supervising a team of scattered-site case mangers
    • Facilitating case conferencing, guiding comprehensive service delivery, and supporting team members with complex and challenging issues
    • Monitoring and verifying services provided to each resident on a monthly basis to ensure quality and effectiveness
    • Ensuring the incorporation of evidence-based practices in service delivery
    • Acing as the primary on-site point of contact
    • Developing and utilizing a team-based approach to case management
  • Program Development & Implementation
    • Collaborating with the Director of Programs to enact comprehensive, culturally-relevant, and easily-accessible supportive services
    • Collaborating with the Director of Programs and Quality Assurance team to implement policies and procedures as required by the contract and PATH practices
    • Coordinating services with other partner agencies and landlords
  • Program Administration & Compliance
    • Ensure that all documentation standards are maintained as set forth by the program contracts, Medi-Cal and PATH.
    • In collaboration with the Quality Assurance team, training, educating, and coaching staff on proper documentation practices to ensure adherence
    • Assessing program outcomes and informing management of any trends or needs that may impact the goals of the program
    • Conducting employee performance management including corrective action planning in collaboration with the Director of Programs.

We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Hold current licensure form the California BBS as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)
  • Have experience with Medi-Cal billing
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to represent the interests of the agency, work effectively with individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds, and develop successful collaborative relationships with individuals at all organization levels
  • Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals with urgent and multiple case management and health needs
  • Work just as well independently as they do on a team
  • Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
  • Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment

For this role the Associate Director of Permanent Housing must:
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge and understanding of Permanent Supportive Housing evidence-based practice including, but not limited to, intensive case management, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, Critical Time Intervention, and Housing First
  • Hold a Master’s Degree in a relevant social services field OR have at least 2 years of leadership experience in a supportive housing program
  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver’s license
    • Proof of insurance and ownership for personal vehicles used during work duties
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test

Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process. 

If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site at and search for JR# 2222 to submit your application. A resume is required.

PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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