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Project Director in Queens, NY at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Queens, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description


The Project Director is responsible for the execution of a complex workforce employment program and its performance in relation to contract requirements in Queens NY. The project provides a continuum of integrated services that evaluates the abilities, addresses the needs and determines the functional capacity of clients with medical and or mental health conditions and develops plans to assist in attaining their maximum level of employment or SSI/SSD benefits. The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with representatives of client agencies, stakeholders, and community organizations to promote and develop MAXIMUS services
  • Represents MAXIMUS and the project in external meetings and forums
  • Develops and maintains comprehensive knowledge of programs, MAXIMUS services, and project operations
  • Oversees the development of proposals and pricing for amendments and new work
  • Identifies new business opportunities
  • Ensures project compliance with all applicable corporate, contract, state and federal requirements and regulations
  • Provides executive management of the project's financial plan and forecast
  • Develops performance goals and objectives for direct reports and monitors the achievement of those goals
  • Other duties as may be assigned by corporate management


Master’s degree from an accredited college or university required in Health/Human Services, social science, and project management; or equivalent experience.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a senior management position in health or human service related field
  • Knowledge of Health and Human Services public sector, outreach experience, program experience and proven manager of large complex organizations with excess of $5M and 40 plus staff
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent people management skills and strong client management skills
  • Computer literate and information systems aptitude
  • Proven ability with operational processes and working with community groups
EEO Statement EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.