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Director of Senior Programs

Anoka County Community Action Program, Inc.
Job Description
Position Requirements:                                        
Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree from a four (4) year college or university; five (5) to ten (10) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licenses Required:  None.

Certifications Required:  None.
Knowledge: Knowledge of interview process and supervisory techniques, knowledge of human nature, geriatrics and resources available for seniors, knowledge of training skills, program development and how to motivate people.    
Abilities:  Ability to supervise and work with people.  Ability to communicate verbally and through written means.  Ability to identify unmet needs and plan appropriate action, ability to manage complex mix of responsibilities, ability to be flexible and set priorities.
Skills:  Math and budgetary skills, public speaking, supervisory, computer, problem solving skills.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepares grants and funding requests for various senior programs.  Compiles and prepares statistical reports for funders, county, state and federal agencies and agency staff, adheres to contractual obligations.  Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates staff.  Facilitates biweekly staff meetings and in-services for departmental staff.  Promotes awareness of ACCAP Senior Programs through written and oral presentations, networks with other service providers, serves on various Boards/Committees dealing with senior issues and service delivery.  Performs other related duties as assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
Normal office procedures, able to lift and carry 30 pounds safely, sitting in a chair or standing for extended periods of time, repetitive upper body movement including twisting, turning, and utilizing arms, hands, and fingers on phone system, keyboarding, extended visual contact with computer monitors.   Must be able to communicate effectively with clients and employees throughout building.  Must have a valid driver’s license. 
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