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41020 09 ST F3 C 755-11 10/04/2019
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06/11/2002 41020


DEFINITION: This is professional and supervisory work involving policy and program development in the field of adult services.

An employee in this class is responsible for the supervision of a unit of Aging Services Specialists involved in analyzing data used in the formulation of policies to insure conformity with federal regulations and departmental objectives. Employees in this class recommend policies and procedures governing programs for the aged based on analytical work of subordinates. Work is performed independently under general direction of an administrative supervisor and is reviewed for conformance to overall departmental policies and program objectives through reports and conferences.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Plans, conducts, and participates in meetings with subordinate and departmental staff.

Reviews policies for their applicability and appropriateness to aging programs.

Determines routine program reporting needs and designs reports forms such as invoices, financial statements, contract formats, and quarterly progress reports.

Provides training, consultative services, and technical assistance to staff.

Participates in conferences, seminars, and symposiums in the field of Gerontology.

Employees in this class may participate in the performance of their subordinates' work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.6

Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of federal and state regulations and departmental standards, policies, and procedures governing the administration of aging programs.

Knowledge of services provided to the aging. Knowledge of the physiological processes and social and psychological problems associated with aging.

Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.

Knowledge of basic statistical, fiscal, and programmatic principles and techniques.

Knowledge of principles and practices of government organization and administration.

Ability to understand and interpret legislation.

Ability to plan and supervise work of a professional staff.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, public officials and representative of other governmental agencies.

Ability to plan, organize and carry out assignments effectively.

Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely orally and in writing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year of experience as an Aging Services Specialist or Aging Program Consultant;


Three years of professional experience in a human services program, either in a research capacity or providing social services to clients, including one year of aging program development, design and implementation; and a bachelor's degree in the social or behavioral sciences, English, journalism, public health, or related field.


An equivalent combination of experience and training.