County of Cumberland
790 E. Commerce St. Bridgeton, N.J. 08302 856-453-2121
July 25, 2014
County Division Head (Director of Aging & Disability Services)
Office on Aging & Disabled
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.