Program Manager - St. Paul (Part-time)

  • St. Paul, Minnesota
  • WFH Flexible
  • Part-time
  • US-Based Positions

Program Manager-SPHC (Part-time)

The Center for Victims of Torture is hiring a Program Manager who will be providing team leadership and program management for CVT’s St. Paul Healing Center (SPHC) program in Minnesota. The SPHC program provides interdisciplinary mental health services in an outpatient clinic setting, offering individual and community-level interventions for refugee survivors of torture and/or war trauma. The Program Manager-SPHC will also ensure the smooth operation and delivery of services for clients, foster and maintain cohesive interdisciplinary care teams as they provide rehabilitative care to survivors of torture & war trauma, lead the design, development and implementation of new program partnerships or models at SPHC.

  • Location: St. Paul, Minnesota  
  • Reports to: Director of US Clinical Programs
  • Remote status: 60% remote, 40% in-office
  • Hiring range: Hiring range: $74,094 - $92,618 per year, depending on qualifications such as degree, licensure and relevant experience (please note that the hiring range is only applicable to a 1.0 FTE or full-time employee status. This is a 0.5 FTE or part-time position).
  • Work hours: Flexible hours Monday – Friday (e.g., Monday – Friday from 9am - 3pm CST, Tuesday – Thursday 9am-12pm CST) for a total of # of hours per week
  • Position is open to candidates who reside in and are eligible to work in the US


The Center for Victims of Torture works toward a future in which torture ceases to exist and its victims have hope for a new life. We are an international nonprofit dedicated to healing survivors of torture. We offer rehabilitation services to those who have been tortured, train partners around the world who can prevent and treat torture, and advocate for human rights and an end to torture. We are headquartered in Minnesota, and we have US offices in Georgia and DC, as well as offices in Africa and the Middle East.


  • Staff Supervision and Management: Manage and supervise service leads, administrative staff, nurse and contracted medical providers.  Build a strong and cohesive team. Hire, train, coach and develop staff members through ongoing feedback as well as formal performance management systems. Hold regular supervisory meetings with direct reports. Coordinate and facilitate team meetings. Ensure achievement of goals. Develop and maintain annual work plans (for individuals and team). Coordinate workflow, resources and priorities.
  • Program Management: Develop annual budget and manage program expenditures within budget parameters. Create and maintain positive relationships with program stakeholders. Participate in the development of project proposals and report writing.
  • Program Development: Lead the design, development and implementation of new program partnerships or models. Develop programs through collaboration with local stakeholders and survivor communities.  Manage community outreach activities in an effort to build and maintain relationships with relevant refugee communities. Assist with development of additional community programming. Provide representation as the project leader at various community and stakeholder meetings.
  • Other Duties: Participate in other department and organization-wide activities, meetings and trainings. Complete administrative responsibilities.


Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • MA in clinical social work, psychology, counseling, marriage and family therapy or related field
  • 3 years of experience providing mental health services to survivors of trauma
  • 2 years of experience successfully managing clinical and administrative professionals
  • Previous work experience with immigrant populations
  • Demonstrated success building strong, cohesive teams
  • Demonstrated success providing remote supervision to direct reports working in a hybrid environment

Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • Licensure as an LP, LICSW, LMFT and LPCC, or license-eligible
  • 5 years of experience providing mental health services to survivors of trauma
  • 4 years of experience successfully managing clinical and administrative professionals
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing new programs
  • Demonstrated experience developing grant proposals and participating creation of reports for funder

Competencies (knowledge, skills and abilities)

  • Knowledge and use of relationship-based therapy models
  • Ability to manage direct reports effectively; including ability to develop rapport, build strong, trusting relationships and work cross-culturally. Team is interdisciplinary and works in high-intensity trauma.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with individuals across an organization
  • Ability to develop relationships and communicate effectively (in writing and verbally) with colleagues working both in the U.S. and internationally, as well as with other stakeholders
  • Ability to successfully create and manage a grant-funded program budget
  • Interest and ability to engage in diversity, equity and inclusion efforts within the organization
  • Excellent skills in organization, attention to detail and time management (including the ability to meet deadlines)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Interest in or commitment to human rights

Supervisory Responsibilities: Provides supervision to Clients Services Coordinator, Psychotherapy Services Coordinator & Clinical Supervisor, Client Services Insurance Coordinator & Interpreter Manager, contracted medical personnel, and Nurse.

Work Environment:

  • Typical office environment
  • Time spent on the computer is approximately 60%
  • Time spent in virtual meetings is approximately 40%

To Apply:  Submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations to 

The position is opened until filled.

CVT is committed to hiring and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, familial status, genetic information, or any other protected status. We encourage candidates with diverse backgrounds such as these to apply for this position