Senior Services Director

Orutsararmiut Native Council

Job Title: Senior Services Director (PDF)

Reports to: Self-Governance Director

Salary: $60,000 Annual – DOE

Benefit Eligible

Status: Exempt

Job Responsibility:

The senior services department is responsible for promoting the quality of life of elders by providing home-delivered meals and other services. The Senior Services Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the senior service department and securing the necessary funding for the successful operation of the department.  As such, the director is responsible for establishing department goals in accordance with grant requirements, developing strategies to achieve program goals, following operating policies and submitting department and program reports.  Supervises program activities, personnel, and coordinates efforts with local and state agencies and programs to enhance the delivery of programs to senior citizens. Oversees the development and coordination of education and counseling programs for elders. Oversees evaluation efforts for senior needs, services, and programs. Prepares and monitors the annual budget. Prepares grant proposals, reporting, and administration. Complete all financial and program reports as required. Complete special projects and other related work as assigned.


Experience in grant writing and grant management; managing multiple projects, programs, and tasks. Good customer service Must have ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients, other departments, outside agencies, and the general public. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Must be experienced with computers: Word, Excel, and internet. Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Social Work, or other human service – related fields, or two years experience working with the public in human or social service work, plus two years of relevant college education, or four years experience in human or social services work. Must be able to secure and maintain state license. Must be willing to take required drug testing and criminal background check. Grant writing experience preferred. Administrative experience working with senior programs preferred. Knowledge of Yup’ik cultural values and traditions preferred and bilingual English/Yup’ik speaker preferred. Knowledge of federal, state, and local organizations and programs providing services to the elderly preferred. CPR and First Aid certification preferred.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume/CV to, in-person: 117 Alex Hatley Dr., Bethel, AK 99559; fax to (907)543-2639, or mail to: P.O. Box 927, Bethel, AK 99559.

ONC is an equal opportunity employer.  Within the concept of Native Preference, all applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin or other non-merit factor(s).

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