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Family & Children's Service

Program Director, Connecting Forward

Family & Children's Service


Job Summary

The Program Director plans, develops, oversees, and evaluates services; assures adequate staffing; oversees the quantity and quality of services for Connecting Forward.

Job Responsibilities

  • Complete HR functions of role, in accordance with agency policy, including but not limited to: participate in the recruitment and interviewing process; make recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, and termination. Conduct and administer discipline and employee performance reviews; provide employee with coaching and support. Provide individual and group supervision for direct reports
  • Maintain ongoing training and development plans for programs as whole and individual employees
  • Play an active role in the agency and program leadership team.
  • Lead, model, promote, and ensure that agency atmosphere and culture is reflective of agency value of employees, donors, volunteers, and other partners
  • Play a lead role in identifying organizational opportunities for innovation and program improvement; take ownership of, navigate and lead program and organizational change as required by the agency and stakeholders; deploy and execute program and agency projects as assigned
  • Actively develop, cultivate, and maintain positive relationships with community partners and organizations; represent agency in the community. Participate in community activities as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Regular attendance during office hours and reliable transportation required.


This position requires a master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related field and 3-5 years management/supervisory experience of counseling and program staff and 2-3 years of direct service/counseling experience. Ability to type, computer literate, including operation of Microsoft Office Suite.

Additional Information


This position is benefits eligible. We offer medical, vision, dental insurance. 401k and 401k matching.  We have generous vacation time, sick leave, and parental leave.

How to Apply

Send resume to hrdept@fcsnashville.org


  • Date Posted: December 1, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Salary Range: 60,000-62,000
  • Working Hours: 40 work week including some evenings