Director of Services for Older Adults

Massachusetts, United States
$110,000.00 - $125,000.00
Closing date
Dec 8, 2022

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Position Type
Programs, Other Programs
Community Development, Other Fields, Social Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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JF&CS is seeking a strategic, caring, and innovative leader to manage the SOA Division in its next phase of growth and success. Reporting to CEO Gail Schulman and serving as a member of the agency’s Executive Team, the new Director will have the opportunity to leverage and scale existing SOA strengths while sourcing new ones to increase revenue and program impact.


The SOA Division Director will guide the work of a 60-person team while managing a budget of approximately $5 million.   The role of the Division Director is multi-faceted, combining strategic vision, program development, staff management, fundraising, and operational and fiscal responsibility.  The Division Director will provide overall leadership for current service delivery and will pursue new opportunities to expand our impact, effectiveness, and scale.  They will work closely with funding agencies, with institutional and individual donors, and with the marketing team and community partners to build financial resources for the division.  They will also oversee a team of staff who are committed to collaboration, innovation, and growth.


The ideal candidate is an inspirational leader and an excellent manager of people, programs, and budgets. The incumbent will be a thought leader in the field of aging, including an understanding of the state-wide ecosystem as well as the needs of older adults and their families. Collaborative and highly communicative, the Director of SOA will bring strong relationship skills to develop staff, lead during times of change, collaborate both within and across organizations, and work closely with donors, funders, and partners. Strong financial decision-making skills are essential, ideally including experience with fundraising, government grants, and/or fee-based revenue.

The successful candidate will have 10+ years of related experience with at least 7+ years of leadership experience developing and managing programs and people. 

Candidates of varied backgrounds, including social service management, policy-making, academia, public health and related fields are also encouraged to apply.  A bachelor's degree is required, and a graduate degree in a related field is a plus.

The salary range for this position is $110,000 - $125,000.

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