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7/25/2014 - County Division Head (Director of Aging and Disability Services)

 

Job Opportunity

County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  Bridgeton, N.J. 08302  856-453-2121
www.Co.Cumberland.nj.us

July 25, 2014

County Division Head (Director of Aging & Disability Services)

Office on Aging & Disabled
*Unclassified/Appointed Position*
Salary: Dependent Upon Experience

 

Duties:              Under the direct supervision of the Department Head, plans, organizes, coordinates, develops and implements outreach/information and assistance programs for senior citizens and persons with disabilities; oversees activities of managed long term support services, adult protective services and other home and community based services; maintains information on community resources; maintains positive relationship with community organizations and service providers in an effort to provide a high level of service to those seeking assistance; conducts meetings, speaking engagements and other public information functions; provides leadership, guidance and administrative direction to unit staff regarding community resources for senior citizens and persons with disabilities; monitors and coaches unit staff in the performance of their duties; does other related duties as required.

Requirements:   Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree.  Degree in Social Work or CSW preferred. Experience and understanding of the needs of the elderly and disabled a plus. Three (3) years of supervisory experience in a public or private organization.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including the ability to develop spreadsheets.  Possession of a current, valid N.J. driver’s license. Ability to use critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills.

Hours:            This is a salaried position that may require work outside of or in addition to the typical work schedule. Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.


Note:                Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness screening and criminal background checks.  

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter and work history to the Senior Personnel Assistant at Courtneyci@co.cumberland.nj.us or fax to 856-453-0361. Application deadline is August 8, 2014.  

 

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.