Hingham–Director of Elder Services


Title:                   Director of Elder Services
Location:            Senior Center
Status:                Full Time, Regular
Salary:                Job grade 15. Salary range:  $76,465 – $96,350

Duties: The Town of Hingham is seeking a Director of Elder Services to perform administrative, supervisory, and professional work providing services and programs to elders in the community.  Work includes assessing the needs of seniors; developing and implementing programs and activities designed to meet those needs; developing and administering department budget, policies and procedures; supervising staff and volunteers; and directing and coordinating the activities of the Senior Center.

Requirements:         A candidate for this position must have a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in Human Services or related field, and five (5) to seven (7) years of experience working directly with elders, with two (2) years of supervisory experience or equivalent education and experience, as well as the ability to become certified by the Massachusetts Councils on Aging (MCOA), as a Council on Aging Director within the specific timeline of certification guidelines, and have a valid driver’s license. In addition, the candidate should possess the following skills and competencies: budget planning and program planning; time management; grant writing procedures and administration; knowledge of traits/characteristics and the needs of the senior population; computer programs and applications; verbal and written communication, customer service; organization; and possess the ability to respond appropriately and professionally to many personalities and situations. Complete job description available in Human Resources.

Pre-employment Condition: Criminal records investigation (CORI qualified) and a valid driver’s license.

Send letter of interest and resume to Human Resources Department, 210 Central Street, Hingham, MA 02043, or email to: humanresources@hingham-ma.gov. If emailing your resume, please provide in PDF or MS Word DOCX (not DOC) format.

Deadline : January 31, 2019 by 4:30 PM  

Date of Posting:  January 8, 2019

The Town of Hingham is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V and does not discriminate based on race, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual preference or any other legally protected status.