Job Posting: AGE+ Programs Director

About AGE+ 

AGE+ is a growing organization with a new vision for aging in Oregon. Our focus is on  community empowerment, capacity building and systems change. We believe in the strengths and abilities of people and communities to build sustainable, replicable models of support for  older adults and their families. Our programs primarily focus on rural settings although some of  our activities and advocacy are in urban areas. 

We are seeking a Programs Director to provide focus and hands-on management for our  initiatives such as Housing & Services, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Circles of Care,  COVID19 Community Outreach and Community Conversations on Aging. This position reports  to the President but will also work closely with a visionary CEO and small but mighty team of  dedicated staff. Our ideal candidate will be interested in future leadership opportunities within  the organization as we continue to expand our depth and reach. 

This is a full time salaried position with full health & dental benefits, 401k and paid sick and  vacation. Annual salary range: $60,000-$65,000. 

Essential Functions: 

  1. Responsible for successful adaptation and implementation of multiple programs within  the organization 
  2. Support the mission and goals of the organization 
  3. Direct program activities and supervise related staff  
  4. Operationalize AGE+ Equity Policy and Plan throughout our programming 5. Manage program budgets, contracts and grant obligations 
  5. Evaluate programs by creating and implementing program metrics to support operational  decision making and funding opportunities 
  6. Prepare program grant reports and contribute to the grant writing process 8. Develop strong program relationships w/community groups, local advisory groups,  partners and volunteers 

Ideal Candidate: 

Passionate about improving the lives of older adults, especially those with low incomes in  resource constrained environments. 

Experience working in rural settings with utmost respect and appreciation for rural  communities. 

Personal and/or professional experience with aging populations, recognizing the  strengths, challenges and opportunities of the aging process.  

Focused on results and advancing aging issues throughout Oregon.

Comfortable in entrepreneurial, sometimes ambiguous space as we pilot and adapt  approaches based on unique aspects of each community. 

Welcomes and adapts positively to feedback. 

Has a collaborative working style but self-directed 

Required Skills & Qualifications: 

  1. College degree 
  2. Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively  
  3. Excellent presentation and written communication skills 
  4. Ability to see the big picture while managing details 
  5. Successful at motivating & supervising remote staff 
  6. Commitment to equity and experience operationalizing DEI principles 7. Ability to travel around the state, keep flexible schedule  

To apply: Submit resume, 3 references and cover letter showing your passion and relevant  experience with older adults and specifically your commitment and experience advancing equity  in your community Please email and include your first and last name  in the subject line. Position is open until filled, but interested candidates are strongly  encouraged to respond quickly. 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without  regard to race, heritage, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, age,  or disability.