Deerfield Beach, Florida seeks a “people first, task second” oriented individual to assist the Director in the operation of the Dept. of Senior Services. Deerfield Beach, with a population of 77,659, is located on Florida’s southeast coast, just north of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County. The City operates under a Commission/City Manager form of government.
The Department of Senior Services provides a comprehensive assortment of programs and services designed to enhance the independence and quality of life for seniors, adults, and children of the City and in northern Broward County. In the early 1980’s, the City partnered to develop the Northeast Focal Point Senior Center. Since then, the N.E. Focal Point Senior Center has grown and now operates an Alzheimer’s Day Care Center, Senior Center, Adult Day Services Center, a Multicultural Adult Day Services program, a Preschool and a Thrift Shop. For additional information on the Department, visit: http://www.deerfield-beach.com/40/Senior-Services-NE-Focal-Point.
Under the direction of the Director, The Assistant Director of Senior Services helps plan, organize, and direct day-to-day activities and functions of the Senior Services Department. Ideal candidates will possess a broad background of experience in senior programing/services/recreation, grant development/administration, budgeting, fundraising, and volunteer coordination.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, public policy, finance, business or related degree, with a minimum of four (4) years of upper level management experience. A master’s degree or other advanced certification is highly valued. In addition, candidates should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, good judgment and decision-making skills, effective public speaking, and strong leadership skills to serve as a positive role model. The starting salary will range from $75,000 - $95,000 depending on skills and experience. If you desire a meaningful career that directly changes lives, then we encourage you to apply immediately, but no later than October 7, 2016 with cover letter, resume and contact information for five (5) professional references to www.GovHRUSA.com/current-positions/recruitment to the attention of Mark J. Morien, Vice President, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847.380.3240.
Thirty-five (35) hours per week, Monday through Friday. $27,500 annually with benefits.
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