Vice President of Security & Operations, CAMBA Gardens II Supportive Housing

Full Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City. CAMBA serves more than 65,000 individuals and families each year, citywide, including almost 13,000 youth. Our 180+ programs in over 100 locations improve the lives of a diverse cross section of New Yorkers. From homelessness prevention in Staten Island to supportive housing in the Bronx; from employment training in Manhattan to after school programs and college access in Brooklyn; from family shelter and support in Queens to increasing affordable housing across the city, CAMBA provides holistic services to help struggling New Yorkers stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient.

CAMBA’s Housing Services operates approximately 1,600 units of transitional, emergency, scattered site and permanent congregate housing.  These programs provide services to formerly homeless/special needs individuals and families including case management, crisis intervention, independent living skills training, recreation, socialization and other supports.

Position: Vice President

Reports To: Senior Vice-President

Location: 19th Winthrop (Official Office 560 Winthrop Street)


What The Vice President Does:

  • Practice Universal Precautions/Standard Protocol & Procedures.
  • Comply with any and all Federal, State, City and CAMBA security and privacy polices intended to protect the security and privacy of individually identifiable health information.
  • Oversee security operations at designated CAMBA sites.
  • Develop and implement crisis prevention and/or intervention strategies to ensure a safe and secure environment.
  • Develop, implement and manage facility security and preventive maintenance plan with Program Directors of Security
  • Ensure security arrangements are in compliant with funder requirements by conducting, scheduling, planning and training of security staff within the security division.
  • Ensure staff maintain security equipment and tools, including surveillance systems.
  • Make recommendations to the appropriate Senior Vice President and CAO regarding organizational policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Clearly communicate both CAMBA’s and funders’ policies, requirements, guidelines, and program performance targets to staff.
  • Ensure that all direct and subordinate staff complies with CAMBA’s and funders’ polices and rules.
  • Ensure that any disciplinary action taken, regarding staff, is in compliance with CAMBA’s disciplinary policy and procedure.
  • Ensure that all goals, targets, and performance outcomes are met on a monthly/cycle basis.
  • Develop and implement Quality Assurance measures to ensure quality service delivery to clients.
  • Supervise, review, and approve staffs’ and subordinates’ training, vacation and leave requests.
  • Approve staff’s travel and expense vouchers.
  • Review and sign time sheets.
  • Prepare performance appraisals for direct reporting staff and ensure review of the security divisions submitted performance appraisals.
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all staff weekly/monthly/quarterly/semester/annual reports.
  • Prepare, review and submit weekly reports and statistical information for both senior management and funder use.
  • Analyze program and demographic data to make programmatic improvements.
  • Communicate with peers and direct reporting staff on issues related to client progress and best program practices.
  • Conduct regular staff meetings.
  • Confer with the appropriate Senior Vice-President and CAO as needed regarding programmatic and personnel issues.
  • Represent CAMBA at funder/outside agency/community meetings as requested.
  • Immediately report to the appropriate Senior Vice-President and CAO any: monitoring visits or funders’ events; significant events; any incident that might subject CAMBA to liability.
  • Make hiring and firing recommendations to appropriate Senior Vice-President and CAO in consultation and agreement with Human Resources.
  • Maintain professional relationships with staff and clients to ensure safety and client confidentiality.


Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • Masters degree (M.A.) and three to five years of supervisory experience and/or equivalent experience.


Other Requirements:

  • Must be fingerprinted and obtain Criminal History Checks” (CHC) with Justice Center for the Protection of Vulnerable People with Special Needs.
  • Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
  • As a Mandated Reporter, you must immediately report suspected incidents/cases of abuse and neglect to the Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline at 1-855-373-2122 and complete a CAMBA Incident Report.
  • Ability to be on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Compensation: $125,000-$140,000 annually
When salary ranges are listed, the range would represent the low and high end for the applicable position & program. The salary offered would be based on various factors unique to each program and candidate. This includes but is not limited to experience, education, budget and/or program size, internal equity, skills and other factors that may be required for the position and organization.


Status: Full-time (35 hours per week)
: CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off (vacation, personal, and sick time), and paid holidays.

CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.

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