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The Town of Mashpee seeks candidates for the position of Council on Aging Director. This is a full time position, 40 hours/week, Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm; $70,740.80 – $77,251.20/year to commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes Town contribution of 75% towards the cost of health insurance, defined benefit pension program, generous vacation package, life/dental/vision plan options, as well as deferred compensation plans. Further information can be found on the Human Resources Department Employee Benefits webpage at mashpeema.gov.

This position performs professional, administrative, and supervisory work in developing and implementing the programs of the Council on Aging. Performs varied and responsible professional duties requiring substantial initiative and judgment in designing service programs, managing departmental finances, supervising employees, and in dealing with the needs of Mashpee older adults. The Council on Aging Director is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control. Administers, directs and coordinates all the activities of the Mashpee Council on Aging to ensure the development of plans, policies and procedures necessary for the establishment and maintenance of services for the elderly; ensures that programs and services run in accordance with town policy, legal boundaries, and any contract funding service regulations.

Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in gerontology or social service, and three years of related experience, two of which have been in a supervisory capacity; additional education or experience in public administration preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training or experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. Massachusetts Councils on Aging certification preferred. General knowledge of the federal and state services and local resources available to the elderly. Compassion for the elderly. Must be able to work pleasantly, efficiently, and well with the public and other employees. Ability to use initiative, persuasion, tact and judgement in dealing with municipal, state, and federal officials, the elderly, service providers, and the general public. Ability to prepare and manage budgets and finances. Valid MA driver’s license (class D) required. Must successfully pass a comprehensive background check.

Interested candidates must submit a fully completed original Town of Mashpee employment application (available on the HR Dept. Employment Opportunities webpage at mashpeema.gov), resume and cover letter to Human Resources Director Kimberly Landry, Mashpee Town Hall, 16 Great Neck Road North, Mashpee, MA 02649. The original application must be received by no later than 4:30pm on Thursday, February 3, 2022.

The Town of Mashpee is an EEO/AA Employer
Applications from Women and Minorities are Encouraged

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Massachusetts Councils
on Aging

116 Pleasant Street, Suite 306
Easthampton, MA 01027
 
Telephone: 413-527-6425
Fax: 413-527-7138