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Job Description: Director

As the academic medical center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center is nationally recognized for clinical excellence. Montefiore combines its deep commitment to the community with nationally renowned expertise to reach people in locations easiest for them. 


Montefiore School Health Program (MSHP), the largest network of comprehensive school-based health centers in the nation, provides wide ranging medical, mental, dental, and community health services to more than 42,000 students attending NYC Department of Education public schools. 


 We are seeking a dynamic Mental Health Director to join the MSHP interdisciplinary leadership team to help lead the mental health division’s work and growth. The positions is full-time with both administrative and clinical responsibilities. 


The Director of Mental Health oversees mental health services delivered at all Montefiore School Health Program clinics, including both Article 28 and Article 31 sites.  Responsibilities include; program development, staff development, administration, communication with internal and external stakeholders, and managerial supervision.  The Director develops, documents, implements and supervises service models that are sensitive to the philosophy of the School Health Program and are compliant with oversight regulations.


Required Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Licensed psychologist (PhD/PsyD)
  • Three-plus years of supervisory experience
  • Personnel management and development


Additional Qualifications:

  • Supervisory experience in a psychiatric, ambulatory care, public health and/or school health setting
  • Evidence-based practices (EBP) training and child/adolescent service delivery
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, results oriented, team player
  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of MSHP
  • Advanced computer and EMR skills, EPIC preferred
  • Language proficiency in Spanish an advantage



Department: School Health Program Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MMG  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3380 Reservoir Oval, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8 AM-5 PM Req ID: 161278 


Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 



To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity