Director of Mediation Services
Community Mediation Services, Inc. (CMS), a not-for-profit agency based in Jamaica, Queens, is currently searching for a talented Director of Mediation Services to lead and develop the mediation programs. CMS is one of the oldest and largest mediation centers in the country, renown for innovating and creating the most diverse range of applications of ADR in NYC and NYS. The Mediation Program includes referrals from the criminal, civil, family and supreme courts, 311 calls, many other social service and government agencies, as well as segments of the community. In addition, CMS is committed to working collegially with other programs in the child welfare, youth services, schools and probation systems, in each of which we apply elements of mediation in singular ways.
This hands-on position requires a mature, poised individual who possesses the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to manage all aspects of mediation services with a high level of professionalism, competency, and efficiency.
Bi-lingual ability and comfort with diverse populations. Significant experience dealing with conflict and family dynamics, and a working knowledge of court processes. Willingness to engage in all phases of case management and programmatic development. Ability to foster staff education and empowerment.
CMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.
IMPORTANT: To be considered, please send an email with two attachments: 1.) a well-written cover letter stating why this position is of interest to you, your knowledge of CMS and mediation, a description of how you meets the desired qualifications and 2.) a current resume, including references) to:
Community Mediation Services, Inc.
89-64 163rd Street
Jamaica, New York 11432
Salary: Commensurate with experience