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Area Agency on Aging Director

Category: Management
Description:
AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS CLASS INDEPENDENTLY DEVELOPS AND ADMINISTERS A VARIETY OF PROGRAMS THAT ENABLE THE REGIONS OLDER ADULTS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS TO BENEFIT FROM A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM OF CARE THAT MEETS THEIR NEEDS IN A RESPONSIVE AND DIGNIFIED MANNER. THE DIRECTOR SUPERVISES STAFF INVOLVED WITH COMMUNITY BASED AND LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAMS AND ADMINISTERS BLOCK GRANT AND OTHER FUNDS SUPPORTING THESE PROGRAMS. WORK INVOLVES CONSIDERABLE PUBLIC CONTACT WITH LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL ELECTED OFFICIALS, LOCAL SERVICE PROVIDERS, STATE STAFF AT VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS, AND OLDER ADULTS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS. THE DIRECTOR PLAYS A STRONG ROLE IN ADVOCATING FOR OLDER ADULTS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS. AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS CLASS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR IDENTIFYING, ANALYZING, AND FORMULATING POSSIBLE RESOLUTION TO SITUATIONS. WORK REQUIRES A BROAD UNDERSTANDING OF NEEDS AND PROGRAMS FOR THE AGING, ALONG WITH THE POLICIES, PROCEDURES, RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE AGENCY, FEDERAL FUNDING REQUIREMENTS AND RELATED PROGRAMS. WORK ALSO REQUIRES STRONG PEOPLE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS. WORK IS PERFORMED UNDER THE ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDANCE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AND IS REVIEWED THROUGH OBSERVATION, REVIEW OF WORK PERFORMED, AND CONFERENCES. MASTER’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION OR A HUMAN SERVICES FIELD AND CONSIDERABLE EXPERIENCE ADMINISTERING A CLOSELY RELATED HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM; OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE. POSSESSION OF A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER’S LICENSE. HIRING RANGE $62,107-76,894 DOQ. APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME AND PD 107 TO EASTERN CAROLINA COUNCIL, PO BOX 1717, NEW BERN, NC 28563 OR JMILLER@ECCOG.ORG. EASTERN CAROLINA COUNCIL IS AN EOE. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. TO SEE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION GO TO ECCOG.ORG/LOCAL-GOVERNMENT-JOBS
Employer: Eastern Carolina Council
Expires: 12/19/2019
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