DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is responsible administrative work with responsibility for providing high-level assistance to the Director of the Office for Senior Resources in the operation of the Office for Senior Resources. The Deputy is authorized to act generally for and in place of the Director in the Director’s absence. Responsibilities include assisting in the planning and administration of programs, and coordination of various components and activities to meet the needs of the elderly. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of the Office for Senior Resources with wide leeway allowed for independent judgement in implementing established policies and procedures. Supervision is exercised over employees of various programs. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES & PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of characteristics, needs and interests of the aging especially as they relate to income, health, housing, recreation, nutrition and transportation; good knowledge of community agencies, facilities and services which can be utilized to aid the elderly; good knowledge of public relations techniques; working knowledge of the laws related to the elderly; working knowledge of geriatrics; ability to manage and administer complex programs; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
Pending Jurisdictional Classification
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512