JSSA has an immediate opening for Director of Senior Services. Our skilled professionals and trained volunteers bring warmth, companionship and convenience into the daily lives of more than 5,000 seniors and their families annually and help to ensure that their parents or loved ones maintain their independence for as long as possible and are safe and well cared for. Our Senior Services department provides full-service care management services, elder care consultations, transportation and home-delivered meals. We are the only provider of Holocaust survivor services in the greater Washington DC area. The Director is responsible for ensuring service excellence and operational effectiveness; supervising staff ; managing grants, contracts and projects; expanding JSSA’s visibility and relationships in the community; maintaining day-to-day department operations; and, participating in future plans for expansion. This position interfaces regularly with other department heads as well as with the executive management team of the Agency.
Qualified candidates will have at least ten years of progressive experience in management, administration and supervision. Successful candidates will have familiarity with clinical and mental health settings; knowledge of senior services, aging issues and proven expertise in serving the elderly. Ideal candidates will possess demonstrated leadership capacity and business acumen, management and program development; exceptional communication and relationship building skills, and ability to work well under pressure and forge successful teams. Successful candidates will possess a Master’s degree in Business, Public Health, Public Administration, Social Work or a related field. LCSW-C required.
6123 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852
Please submit the following application materials to email@example.com:
Cover letter with salary requirements
Contact information for 3 supervisory references
The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been helping people across the Washington metropolitan area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges for more than 120 years. A nonsectarian provider, we serve people of all religious backgrounds, races and ethnicities, helping the youngest child to the most fragile senior, from individuals to entire families. JSSA provides services and support to nearly 31,000 individuals a year through our wide range of counseling, educational, specialized employment, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services.
We are a growing Agency and strive to be an Employer of Choice. As such we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development. We pride ourselves on our mission to be the first place for the Jewish community, as well as the community at large, to turn for clinical and social services of the highest quality that sustain and nurture all who seek assistance. Learn more about us at www.jssa.org. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. AA/M/F/D
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