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The Director of Education is responsible for education programs and day-to-day operations at the West Center on Aging under the umbrella of the Company Centers on Aging located in the Fort Smith area. He/she will provide leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of education programs for the general public, older adults and their families, health care professionals, and students of the health and social service disciplines. This will also include training trainers and increasing the educational capacity of the Center on Aging’s assigned county region.
Company offers amazing benefits and perks:
Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from Company
Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
Career Training and Educational Opportunities
Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using Company pharmacy
Salary offered commensurate to experience.
Works with the regional and statewide leadership teams to develop the Center’s strategic plan and update as needed.
Attends staff meetings, foundation meetings, advisory committee meetings, COA meetings and other meetings as appropriate.
Assists the director in the development and oversight of the budget. Explore and apply for grants, will seek needed technical assistance when needed.
Coordinates and lead other aspects of the Center as needed to include: marketing, clinical liaison and community relationships.
Prepares reports (including an annual report) and manages data for the Center.
Leadership for Education Programs:
Provides leadership for the education program component of the Center. Establishes the various educational programs in accordance with Company guidelines and works with COA leadership groups.
Coordinates and collaborates with other Centers on Aging staff in the development, implementation and evaluation of education programs. Is active in educating and training all target groups (community, health care professionals, and students).
Provides leadership in the evaluation of education programs and staff, serves as a resource to other staff members who provide consultation, referral services, resource services, and training programs.
Provides leadership in scheduling for education and training programs as well as implementation.
Other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in Social Work or Nursing plus 5 years management or administrative management experience and teaching experience OR a Doctorate degree; plus 3 years management or administrative management and teaching experience required
Clinical, Clinical Education, or Geriatrics experience
Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.
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