Pittsburgh Harbor Light Director

Salvation Army USA Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 months ago


Responsible for program oversight, clinical services, evaluation of existing services and implementation of new service and program components at the Harbor Light Center. This position is responsible for program administration and professional leadership. This position requires an understanding of and implementing the Mission of The Salvation Army throughout the program and its staff. Emphasis to "Bridge" program residents with other Salvation Army programs and services both inside and outside of the Harbor Light Center is expected.


  • Serve as the funding contact point person for Harbor Light Center and Family Caring Center Programs for the Allegheny County Contract process.

  • Develop proposal and funding initiatives to support and expand programs. This will be accomplished with the assistance of the Divisional Grant Writer.

  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual budget, fiscal reports, income and expenditure reports and related reports. This will be accomplished with the support of individuals in the Finance Department. Final approval to be secured through Command Finance Council.

  • Approve all program expenditures. Responsible for ongoing monitoring of program income and program expenses.

  • Continuous evaluation of existing program services. Recommend and implement new services and program components. This will include evaluation to continue and or to develop outside programs and outcome studies.

  • Responsible for recruitment, supervision, evaluation, development and efficient utilization of professional and direct care personnel. The hiring and terminating of personnel would be accomplished with the support of the Divisional Human Resources Manager with final approval from Command Finance Council.

  • Provide leadership, oversight and responsibility for all professional, direct service staff and volunteers related to the efficient and effective operation of the programs.

  • Provide dialogue with program staff regarding standards, policies and procedures in the care, operation and treatment of program clients

  • Maintain ongoing involvement and network with community providers including, but Not limited to, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (CCBHO), Allegheny County Consumer Action Response Team (CART), and Allegheny County Bureau of Drug and Alcohol program representatives

  • Appointment to the Greater Pittsburgh Advisory Board, serve on and participate in the Program Services Committee.


  • Must meet the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) requirements for the position of Program Director and Clinical Supervisor Position. Prefer MSSW or equivalent degree and a minimum of three year's professional experience, at least one year working directly with the chemically dependent, with an emphasis on administration, management, supervision, substance use disorders (SUD's), mental health and other human services.

  • At least three years of experience of progressive management experience within a socialservice and/or nonprofit setting.

  • Must possess required certifications and licenses to meet DDAP Staffing Requirements, and other state, county, city and federal requirements.

  • Experience in supervision, managing programs, finances/budgets, government and other program contracts.

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Pittsburgh Harbor Light Director

Salvation Army USA