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Vice President, Programs
Commonpoint Queens - Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck, NY 11362

Principal Responsibilities:


As a key member of the executive team reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President, Programs will be the lead program officer responsible for the programmatic success in the following areas: Mental Health, Older Adults and Workforce divisions. The Vice President, Programs will lead compelling program strategy, development, delivery, and evaluation, utilizing Commonpoint Queens facilities, resources and satellite locations to their fullest. They will also partner with a large, amazing and talented team, providing seamless team leadership, management, and development. Key responsibilities include:

Programmatic Excellence and Team Leadership

Organizational Innovation and Partnerships

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Minimum Qualifications:


The ideal Vice President, Programs will be forward-thinking, people-focused, and strategic about program management, community building, team development, and urban engagement. They will also be passionate about supporting the Queens community.

Key Professional Experience and Personal Attributes Include:

COMPENSATION: Salary range will be $150,000 - $170,000. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

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$150,000 - $165,000

Agency Information:


Commonpoint Queens is a multifaceted community center dedicated to sustaining and enhancing the quality of individual, family and communal life throughout Queens, offering services to people of all ages, ability levels, stages of life and backgrounds. They strive to meet the evolving needs of their community of over 50,000 members ranging from providing in-school and after-school programs, professional and career development, assistance with food insecurity, legal services, financial counseling, mental health services, senior classes, dementia care programs, and tax preparation assistance to name a few. Commonpoint Queens has grown tremendously in the last five years and now has a budget of about $60 MM, a mission-driven staff of 1,200 and close to 60 sites in Queens.

There are multiple divisions within Commonpoint Queens to house its programs and the three core divisions overseen by the Vice President, Programs comprise 50% of the agencys overall programmatic portfolio:

Adult Workforce: Centered in a new 10,000 square foot employment hub in Elmhurst, Queens, the workforce division provides services in everything from job training and placement to support for food insecurity, benefits screenings and everything in between.

Older Adult Services: The agencys goal is to provide stimulating and enriching programs and services for all ages, and they take pride in offering cutting edge social, wellness and educational opportunities for the most vulnerable population across dozens of locations.

Mental Health Services: The upcoming launch of an Article 31 mental health clinic for adolescents will build on their vast experience and stellar reputation for operating one of the top geriatric mental health clinics (with satellite locations) in the city, transforming service delivery across the portfolio.

Commonpoint Queens provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. We encourage candidates from the local Eastern Queens/Western Long Island communities to consider applying for this employment opportunity.