OCPC is seeking an Administrator for the Area Agency on Aging (AAA)
The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Administrator position is responsible for all aspects of the Old Colony Planning Council Area Agency on Aging (OCPC-AAA) Program. The Administrator is charged with successfully implementing the AAA program and working collaboratively with public officials, civic leaders, Council on Aging, citizens, state agencies and others to identify and advocate for the OCPC-AAA region’s priority needs and opportunities while, simultaneously, providing leadership, management and oversight of staff and volunteers.
Strong interpersonal communication skills; detail oriented; strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple work projects simultaneously; self-directed; ability to work with other individuals and agencies; strong computer skills – word processing, spreadsheet, databases; objective analytical skills; budgeting and accounting skills.
Educational Requirements/Work Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree with a preference of a Master’s Degree in Gerontology, Public Administration, Social Work, Human Services Administration, or similar field. The ideal candidate will possess the educational requirements, and have a minimum of four (4) years’ experience working in a public service/human service administrative role, preferably within an Area Agency on Aging.
Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Working in concert with the Council and AAA’s 23 member communities to formulate, refine and implement plans and programs, which in turn strengthen and broaden the scope of OCPC products and services that are in alignment with local and regional needs and opportunities. Including participation in joint agency work groups and projects.
- Providing leadership, direction and overall management of the Ombudsman Program and skilled professional staff/volunteers and insures that activities are supportive of Council policies and programs.
- Ensuring ongoing agency compliance with the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA) and all applicable federal and state laws and regulations related to the AAA Program.
- Working with OCPC staff to develop and maintain sound fiscal and accounting practices.
- Representing, as necessary and appropriate, OCPC-AAA on local, regional and statewide committees and boards.
- Striving to continually maintain an open and positive work environment, which enables the OCPC-AAA to attract, maintain and motivate a top quality and dedicated staff and volunteers.
- Manage the Advisory Committee membership and monthly meetings.
- Data Management.
- Open to and be respectful of the comments, ideas, suggestions and other forms of feedback received from Advisory members, Council members, staff, public officials, civic and business leaders and the general public that are relevant to the OCPC-AAA and all aspects of its mission and work agenda.
- Public presentations and outreach, service provision tracking and data entry, Area Plan development and updates, Area-wide needs assessment process, and Volunteer Transportation Program (VTP).
- Fiscal oversight including: cash requisition tracking and approval process
- Grant management including: proposal review and scoring, notification of grand award process, funding request submission process, annual program reporting (NAPIS), request for proposal process for Title III funding, Title III program monitoring and report writing.
The OCPC will offer a compensation package that is competitive and comparable with similar public sector organizations. It is anticipated the AAA Administrator position normal starting salary will be between $65,000 to $85,000 per year based on qualifications and experience. Annual increases will be based on performance. Benefits including health, dental and vision insurance (GIC), 11 paid holidays, 15 sick days and upwards of 2 - 4 weeks of paid vacation per year are examples of the total compensation package to be offered. Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 35 hours a week – 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Submit in confidence, preferably by electronic submission, on or before Friday, January 31, 2020, a cover letter, resume, three professional references (with contact information) and 1- to 5- page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, mail the application materials marked confidential to:
Old Colony Planning Council
70 School Street
Brockton, Massachusetts 02301
Attention: Mary Waldron
Timeline: anticipated decision by Friday February 14, 2020 with a potential start date of March 2nd.
The Old Colony Planning Council (OCPC) is an EEO/AA.
Following the closing date, resumes will be reviewed according to the outlined position qualifications. The first round of interviews may be conducted via Skype, FaceTime, phone, or preferably, in person. Based on this first round of interviews, a selection of finalists will be made followed by a second round of interviews to be conducted in person.
Must successfully complete and pass a Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check. Must have a valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.