Director of APIP Programs


The Director will be responsible for working with team members and program leaders to develop and implement a vision for Urban Resource Institute’s programs, ensuring the provision of quality and effective services to participants of the abusive partner intervention program that reflect best practices in the field. Maintain constructive collaborative relationships with partner agencies in the public and private sector as well as funding sources and service providers.


  • Responsible for implementing APIP programs in NYC and maintain general oversight for all APIP programming.
  • Ensures compliance with all relevant federal, state and local regulations as well as agency and program policies.
  • Develop (as needed), implement, and maintain consistent policies and practices regarding program management, client services, and other agency protocols.
  • Maximize service utilization rates.
  • Work with the Chief of Programs and program leaders to ensure consistency, collaboration, and complementary services between sites and programs.
  • Work with program leaders and evaluation staff to build and develop services that represent the best practices in working with APIP participants and victims of domestic violence.
  • Provide leadership in the development of strong intra- and inter-agency collaborations to improve the systemic response to homeless families.
  • Represent URI at city and statewide coalitions, task forces, and committees to ensure the continuation of solid collaborative approaches.
  • Play a leadership role towards achievement of organizational mission and strategic plans.
  • Assist in the creation and monitoring annual APIP program budget.
  • Hire, train and supervise staff as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Vice President of Programs.



  • An advanced degree (MSW, JD, PhD, MPA, or related field).
  • A minimum of five (5) years supervisory experience in a social service capacity, preferably in the field of homeless services.
  • Familiarity with APIP best practices
  • Must be an intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of the organization and work well on teams.
  • Project management skills and experience, especially in projects requiring significant resources and cross-functional involvement, is a must.
  • Must have strong writing and public speaking skills with an ability to manage and organize multiple projects in a busy, pressured work environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and sensitivity to individuals from varying sociodemographic backgrounds including individuals whom identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or HIV-affected, the elderly and individuals with substance use and/or mental health issues.
  • Employee must be computer-literate and must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.



To apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to careers@urinyc.org