Senior Director of Residential Life

January 13, 2021
Job Type
Career level
5-10 years
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Schedule per week: Full Time - One weekend day , Saturday or Sunday day schedule (9-5p or 10-6p)

Location: Paterson, NJ travel required to Secaucus NJ

Job Summary:

The responsibility of the Senior Director of Residential Life is to consolidate the Residential Life (RL) services. To establish and maintain a clinically driven, unified and congruent residential life department that oversees all residential programs operating in conjunction with but autonomous from the counseling department. Responsible for scheduling resident life staff in order to meet the state regulatory staff-client ratios. Responsibilities include participating in the hiring, promotion, and disciplinary actions of Resident Life Staff. Works closely with the Senior Clinical Directors to implement needed policies and procedures. The department will cross train as many residential life staff as possible to be capable of working with all programs to monitor and support residents/clients.  Be available on-call 24/7 except when on scheduled vacation or assign an on-call staff.



Associates Degree with 4 years experience working in the field of addiction/mental treatment plus a Peer Recovery Specialist Certificate (PRS) preferred OR Masters Degree preferred plus 2 years experience in addictions/mental health or Licensed Clinical Drug and Alcohol Counselor with 1 year of experience. A minimum of 1 year of Experience Supervising Staff is required. Have CPR/First Aid certification or achieve CPR/First Aid certification within thirty days from the date of hire. Behavioral Assistance Certification a plus.


For full time positions, we offer medical, vision, dental, life and supplemental life insurance. Accidental and Critical Illness Insurance, 403B with employer match, Paid Time off (PTO), in house training seminars, two training days for certified professionals. SN also offers supervision for those individuals trying to become licensed in NJ as a LCADC/CADC, LSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC and LMFT. We participate in employee discount programs such as the Working Advantage program.

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