Oversee and coordinate activities for the seniors and youth within the Department of Senior Affairs including fitness, nutrition, senior information and referral services, family caregiver support services, youth and inter-generational activities, programs and events; implement program goals and objectives and perform a variety of administrative and professional tasks in support of assigned area of responsibility.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social services, education, recreation, gerontology or a related field, plus two (2) years experience in any of the following fields: social services, community services, physical fitness, recreation or a related field to include one (1) year direct supervisory or technical lead experience in an administrative capacity. Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire. Possession of a valid C.P.R. Certificate within six (6) months from date of hire. Possession of a valid First Aid Certificate within six (6) months from date of hire.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS :
Position requires: Background check, TB Test.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Principles and practices of senior affairs program development and implementation
Principles, services and activities of youth programs
Marketing theories, principles and practices and their application to senior programs
Monitor program compliance
Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing and spreadsheet applications
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including the general public