NOTICE OF JOB OPENING
The Cumberland Valley Area Development District is seeking to fill the full-time position of Area Agency on Aging Director. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, in social work, gerontology, psychology, sociology or a field relevant to geriatrics or health care management or closely related field plus three (3) years minimum experience and related job experience. Additional education may be substituted in lieu of experience on a year-by-year basis. Successful candidate must be able to provide programmatic and financial planning along with management of programs for the elderly which are administered by CVADD. Excellent written and oral communications skills are vital and supervisory experience is necessary. Visit www.cvadd.org for a more detailed job description.
Mail resume with references and cover letter to Cumberland Valley ADD, P.O. Box 1740, London, KY 40743, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or hand deliver to 342 Old Whitley Road, London, KY 40744 by close of business on Tuesday, April 26, 2013. The Cumberland Valley ADD is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.
Class Title: Director of Area Agency on Aging Division: Area Agency on Aging
Class Characteristics: Under the general direction of the Executive Director, is responsible for the development and implementation of the Cumberland Valley Area Agency on Aging area plan, monitoring the completion of the Area Agency on Aging Contract with the Department for Aging and Independent Living, and the supervision of Area Agency on Aging Staff.
Essential Job Functions: Complete an area plan that provides a comprehensive and coordinated service delivery system; develop plan amendments; develop requests for proposals or bid specifications for services; develop contracts for services provided under the area plan; develop reporting systems for county programs; provide technical assistance, monitoring, and periodically evaluate the performance of services under agency contracts; serve as staff advisor for the Cumberland Valley Area Agency Advisory Council; develop and maintain Policy and Procedures Manual for the AAA and service providers; provide technical assistance to senior center board of directors; coordinate training activities for senior center staff; manage regional program budgets; manage program budget amendments; submit any applicable reports to the Department for Aging and Independent Living; monitor, evaluate, and comment on all policies, programs, hearing, levies and community actions which effect older individuals; represents the interest of older persons to public officials, public and private agencies or organizations; attend meetings and training as needed; prepare and submit reports or documents as needed; coordinate activities in support of the state administered long term Ombudsman Program; coordinate planning with other agencies and organizations to promote new or expanded benefits and opportunities for older persons; responsible for the planning and management of the Consumer Directed Options Program for the Medicaid Waiver Programs; supervise Area Agency on Aging staff; approve time and travel reports from AAA staff monthly; perform other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.
Job Related Physical Activity Requirements: Work is typically performed indoors in a climate controlled office environment at a desk or table requiring intermittent sitting, standing, walking, hearing, carrying, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motions; must lift objects weighing less than 25 pounds as a requirement for the job; must operate a vehicle as a requirement of the job.
Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the social aspects of the counties in the Cumberland Valley Area Development District. Thorough knowledge of current federal and state programs designed to promote human growth. Knowledge of methods and techniques used in disseminating information to the public. Ability to direct the implementation and evaluation of projects. Ability to organize and direct the activities of local committees for the development and promotion of human resource programs. Ability to establish and maintain favorable working relationships with the employees, committees, councils, local, state and federal governmental organizations, and the general public in an effective and professional manner. Must be flexible and able to work as a team member. Administrative ability, supervisory ability, analytical ability, tact, initiative and resourcefulness, diplomat, and sound judgment.
Acceptable Experience and Training: Bachelors degree in social work, gerontology, psychology, sociology or a filed relevant to geriatrics or health care management or closely related field plus three (3) years minimum experience and related job experience. Additional education may be substituted in lieu of experience on a year-by-year basis.
Instructions: Very general; must use own judgment in the vast majority of instances/occurrences.
Processes: Must frequently refine existing work methods and develop new techniques, concepts, etc.
Review of Work: The CVADD Board of Directors, Area Agency on Aging Council, peers, including sister Development District Directors and state or federal agencies, as well as the CVADD Personnel Committee.
Analytical Requirements: Continual analysis of figures, data trends and results of all kinds which directly affect the policy of the organization.
Tools, Equipment and Vehicles Used: Normal office equipment (computers, copier, telephone, fax machine, etc.); must operate vehicle as a requirement of the job.
Contacts: Very frequent public and private contacts requiring tact and diplomacy are specific requirements of the job.
Confidential Information: The exposure to confidential information is a condition of the position.
Mental Effort: Heavy.
Availability: Must be able to attend meetings during evenings and weekends.
Certification Requirements: None.
Additional Requirements: None.
Overtime Provision: Exempt.