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Area 4 Agency on Aging | Sacramento CA 95825 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/08/2013
SALARY: DOE $90,000 - $105,000
LOCATION: SACRAMENTO, CA
CLOSING DATE: FEBRUARY 11, 2013 or UNTIL FILLED
SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITY: DIRECTLY 3 (+OR -) / INDIRECTLY 23 (+ OR -)
Area 4 Agency on Aging (A4AA) is a Joint Powers Authority (Public Agency with non-profit status) with
the counties of Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba to provide a system of
services for persons 60 years of age and over.
Area 4 Agency on Aging funds and monitors programs for seniors in a seven-county planning and service
area with funding under the Older Americans Act. A4AA is one of 33 area agencies in California,
designated by the State to develop, coordinate, and fund programs designed to help older persons
maintain their health and independence.
As an area agency, A4AA is the focal point for services for older adults. As a Funding agency, A4AA
awards contractual grants for nutrition, supportive services, caregiver programs, health promotion,
health insurance counseling, ombudsman services, and other programs designed to meet specific needs
of older persons within their county. As an Administrative agency, A4AA monitors, evaluates, and
documents the program and fiscal performance of every contracted service provider. As a Planning
agency, A4AA conducts needs assessments, determines priorities, and develops a four-year Area Plan.
As an Advocacy agency, A4AA conducts public hearings; provides testimony before local and State
governmental commissions, committees, and legislative bodies; and collaborates with other agencies
and organizations to develop and expand services to meet local needs.
A4AA is governed by a 17-member Board comprised of members of the Boards of Supervisors or their
alternates and members-at-large representing the seven-county area. The A4AA also has a 35-member
Advisory Council which serves as the principal advocacy body for programs and services for older
The Executive Director is the chief executive and administrative officer of the Agency and is responsible
for strategic planning and development, program and fiscal oversight, personnel management, and the
overall leadership of the Agency. The Executive Director reports to and is accountable to the
Chairperson of the Governing Board and members of the Board.
1. Serves as the principal professional resource to the Governing Board and key committees,
assists in matters of policy formulation and interpretation. Communicates regularly and openly
with the Board. Cultivates and maintains partnerships between Board members and staff based
on trust and respect.
2. Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Agency and the Grass Valley satellite office, including
programs, services, and personnel management. Directs professional staff by delegating
responsibilities to effectively serve the Agency and accomplish its goals. Responsible for hiring,
evaluating, administering employee benefits, and other personnel matters.
3. Provides fiscal oversight of the Agency, including contracts, budgets, and statements of financial
position. Ensures financial policies and procedures are followed. Ensures ongoing financial
growth of the Agency.
4. Participates in the development of the Area Plan, updates, and amendments.
5. Oversees development and implementation of fundraising plans, including preparing and
supervising foundation grants and corporate proposals. Ensures adequate match funds are
available to draw down Federal and State funds.
6. Serves as the principal staff to the Advisory Council, the Executive Committee, and other
committees as appropriate.
7. Fosters an environment of collaboration through partnerships with government entities,
community based groups, and private sector agencies.
8. Maintains ongoing communication with staff, Governing Board, Advisory Council and Agency
partners; the California Department of Aging and other State and Federal departments and
officials; State and National Associations; service providers and client base; donors; media and
others as appropriate.
• Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Gerontology, Social Work, or
a related field.
• Experience working with boards and commissions.
• Minimum five to seven years demonstrated successful management and supervisory
• Knowledge of financial statements, budgeting process, and accounting procedures.
• Experience in strategic planning.
• Knowledge of Federal and State laws, regulations, and reporting requirements.
• Strong organizational and analytical abilities as well as communication skills.
• Human service experience with focus on the elderly and/or individuals with disabilities and
• Possession of a valid CA driver’s license, insurance, and full access to a vehicle.
• Travel within the seven-county area for day/evening meetings and occasionally on weekends.
• Attend meetings or training requiring overnight lodging out of town.
• Able to pass a criminal background investigation and fingerprinting.
• Vision – visualizes the Agency’s future state and criteria for long-term success.
• Successful Executive Leadership – challenges the status quo and leads necessary changes.
• Allows others to create organizational agility.
• Passion for Mission – demonstrates and communicates passion for the organization’s core
purpose; identifies with our mission and inspires others about the mission.
• Credibility – demonstrates honesty, sincerity, humility, and respect. Inspires trust in and from
• Results Driven – improves and sustains performance, develops and follows through on priorities,
delegates appropriately, holds people accountable, and makes sound decisions.
• Client Focus – responds to needs of seniors and people with disabilities.
• Demonstrated Success in Community Development – develops strong community relationships
to leverage good will, financial support, and program and service development.
• Financial Management – ensures that the Agency adheres to generally accepted accounting
principles. Understands and relates to all budget and financial matters and can manage
operations within budget constraints.
• Personnel Management – has the ability to attract, develop, and retain a diverse talent pool
needed to meet and exceed organizational goals.
• Interpersonal Skills – builds appropriate rapport and effective relations both internally and
externally. Relates well to people of diverse backgrounds and exhibits genuine warmth and
approachable behavior. Listens carefully to understand the needs, intentions, and values of
• Diversity and Cultural Competency – sensitive to issues of race or ethnicity, as well as gender,
sexual orientation, disability, and other related concerns.
• Judgment – recognizes the consequence of actions, accurately assesses the environment,
applies appropriate discretion, draws upon relevant experience, and assesses and determines
Submit a cover letter with a statement of qualifications, resume
and three professional references to:
Area 4 Agency on Aging
Attn: Search Committee
2260 Park Towne Circle, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95825
Visit http://www.a4aa.com/html/job_openings.html for additional information.
|Location||Sacramento, CA, 95825, United States|
|Experience Years||5 yrs|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|