Assistant Director, Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County

Website United Way of Central Alabama

Job Summary      

Support for programs and services administered by the United Way Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County. Responsible for direct supervision and management of ADRC, Senior Rx, SHIP, and Title III Part B and Part E services.


  • Provides direct supervision to designated AAA program coordinators
  • Responsible for oversight of SHIP, SenioRX, ADRC, Part B, and Part E programs, including AL Cares, Personal Care/Homemaker, and Older Relatives as Caregivers (ORC)
  • Ensure all program goals and required reporting and documentation are complete and meet federal, state and agency guidelines
  • Maintain working knowledge of program budgets and grant requirements
  • Monitors programs and evaluates outcomes, including participating in the monthly Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) process
  • Serves as a backup to the program staff and AAA Director as needed
  • Assists AAA Director with strategic planning and problem-solving to support program goals
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of direct service, case management and nonprofit program administration
  • Knowledge of local, State and Federal legislation and programs related to the work of the Area Agency on Aging to include the Older American’s Act as Amended
  • Strong attention to detail, including ability to manage multiple grants and budgets
  • Ability to plan, assign, supervise and review activities of staff in a manner conducive to high productivity, efficiency and morale
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees
  • Excellent written and communication skills


  • Master’s Degree in social service or related field (MPA, MSW, MBA, MS, etc.)
  • 5+ years’ progressively responsible program management and supervisory experience, and case management experience preferred
  • Experience with activities related to senior services and/or health-related social services preferred
  • Federal grant management experience preferred



  • Valid Alabama driver’s license
  • Reliable transportation
  • Proof of automobile insurance commensurate with State law
  • Background checks to include but not limited to criminal record, drug screen, and TB test
  • Normal office environment with occasional overtime and travel throughout the state