Program Director – Aging Life Services Program

Program Director – Aging Life Services Program

Catholic Charities Senior and Caregiver Support Services is seeking a Program Director with outstanding written and verbal communication, leadership and planning skills to oversee our Aging Life Services Program, currently in Columbia and Otsego Counties.   The Aging Life Services Program provides case management services to older adults living in the rural community as well as non-medical in-home/community assistance utilizing volunteers.

This position will be based out of our Schenectady Office, however will require regular travel (75%) to and around Otsego and Columbia Counties.  The Program Director will be responsible for supervision of program staff, directing the program, reviewing casefiles, and ensuring efficient, effective and compassionate service delivery.  

Working with County stakeholders, local constituents and staff, the successful candidate will develop and implement countywide program planning/assessment activities to aid future program development/expansion as well as to ensure current agency programming is meeting the needs of seniors and caregivers in the community.

The Program Director’s communication, organizational and analytical skills will be essential in the development of potential funding streams and implementation strategies.  The Program Director will be responsible for developing and monitoring outcome measures that demonstrate the impact of the services within the geographic region.

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience providing direct care services to clients, preferably older adult populations
  • 3+ years’ experience supervising staff
  • Experience/involvement with community planning and program development strongly preferred
  • Demonstrates medium level of proficiency with computer applications especially Microsoft software products (e.g., for purposes of reviewing program’s casefiles, generating reports, developing data sets, etc)
  • Desire to work in a mission-oriented organization
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