Posted 4 weeks ago

Purpose: This position is responsible for providing supervisory, administrative, and organizational oversight of the Healthy Living Department services at PCOA.

Category: Regular, Full-time; Exempt, Salary

Reports to: Vice President of Health & Community Partnerships

Compensation Starting Range: $61,901.68 per year (Dependent upon relevant education, experience, and preferred qualifications).

Major Duties & Responsibilities:
• Participates in public outreach and awareness campaigns, fundraising, and advocacy activities as needed.
• Completes all required applications, renewals, and reports, and monitors programs and services to ensure quality standards and maintain compliance with governing, licensing, and accreditation bodies.
• Ensures that programs meet all requirements of funders.
• Prepares program reports and analyzes data for program efficiency and effectiveness.
• Oversees volunteer activities and conducts volunteer outreach, recruitment, and training.
• Increases program revenue and reach within the community.
• Oversees and provides Healthy Living education through a variety of workshops and classes.
• Assists the Vice President in overseeing, planning, implementing, directing, and managing all functions and resources within the agency program.
• Manages, guides, and provides leadership to a team of staff regarding workload, assignments, resources, training, and performance.
• Oversees the hiring, terminating, training, development, performance review, and corrective action plans for staff.
• Assists in the development and administration of budgets, policies, projects, and programs within the agency.
• Analyzes program needs and trends, reviews statistics and opportunities, and communicates to both executive leadership and reporting staff as needed.
• Ensures that work adheres to local, state, and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements.
• Facilitates individual and team meetings and huddles and ensures staff attends required trainings and agency-related events.
• Uses virtual collaboration platforms to perform work as necessary (e.g. Zoom or Teams).

An equivalent combination of education and experience related to the position may be considered.
• A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Education, Public Health or a closely related field; a Master’s degree is preferred.
• At least four (4) years of experience in program development, implementation, and management; five (5) years is preferred.
• At least four (4) years of experience in human or social services being interactive with older adults and those in their network; five (5) years is preferred.
• At least four (4) years of experience in presenting to diverse groups; five (5) years is preferred.
• At least one (1) year of experience collecting, inputting, and analyzing data.
• At least three (3) years of experience in a managerial capacity; four (4) years is preferred.

Additional Qualifications:
• Must have reliable transportation.
• Must successfully obtain and maintain AZ Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance and Central Registry background clearance.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience with evidence-based health and wellness programs for older adults.
  •  Knowledge of business acumen, including principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and program management within a non-profit setting.

• Knowledge of the aging process, issues, and health problems associated with aging and disabilities.
• Skill in using Microsoft Office suite and virtual collaboration platforms.
• Ability to be an active, positive, and contributing member of the Management Team.
• Ability to coach, guide, and support staff to optimize productivity and morale.
• Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the vision, mission, and values of Pima Council on Aging and its family of non-profit companies.
• Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions.
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize, and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to recruit, train, and support volunteers.
  •  Ability to professionally represent the organization at the senior level and work harmoniously with diverse populations including staff, clients, and providers.

Schedule, Post of Duty, & Travel Requirements:
• 37.5 hours weekly, primarily Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• This position is located at the Katie Building (600 South Country Club Road, Tucson AZ 85716).
• Some remote work may be available.
• Occasional travel is required between PCOA locations.

PCOA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
• Employees working at least 30 hours per week are eligible for medical, (PPO and HDHP with or without an HSA) dental, and vision benefits. Employees working at least 37.5 hours per week are eligible for additional voluntary life and AD&D, as well as long- and short-term disability benefits.
• Regular, full-time employees receive 14 paid holidays, 21 days of vacation and 15.5 days of sick leave. Part-time employees receive a prorated amount of time off depending on the number of hours worked.
• A bilingual pay differential is available to employees in a bilingual eligible position upon receiving an acceptable score on a fluency examination.
• Employees are immediately eligible to contribute and are vested in a 401K plan upon hire.
• An employee wellness and employee assistance program are available to support the health and wellness of all PCOA employees and members of their household.
• In-house training and professional development opportunities available.

About Pima Council on Aging
Pima Council on Aging’s mission is to promote dignity and respect for aging, and to advocate for independence in the lives of Pima County’s older adults and their families. We are Pima County’s leading experts on aging well, advocacy, and unbiased information for older adults and their families. Founded in 1967, PCOA was among the first aging services organizations in the nation. We are passionate about improving the experience of aging in our community.

With more than five decades of service to Pima County’s communities, we have developed an unparalleled network of service partners and programs and older adults. This allows us to continually find new ways to serve our community through direct services and partnerships. We strive to be inclusive, innovative, and integrated into the fabric of our community. The agency budget of $17M, which includes Caregiver Training Institute and Pima Care at Home (members of the PCOA family of nonprofit agencies), is comprised of national, state, and local government contracts; grants, contributions, and gifts; program fees; and special event revenues.

Our Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity:
At Pima Council on Aging, we don’t just accept differences – their importance is one of our key values. We are committed to building a team that serves the community by representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, skills, and abilities. As an equal opportunity employer, we support diversity, foster equity, and are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all.

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