This Senior Fellow position for Age Friendly Montgomery will work in the Area Agency on Aging (AAA)/A&DIHHS to implement the World Health Organization (WHO) / American Association of Retired People (AARP)/Age Friendly Communities (AFC) Initiative and pertinent Age Friendly Montgomery Strategic Plan. The incumbent will work with the Age Friendly Montgomery Advisory Group (AFMAG) and its designated ten domain workgroups. They are: Home and Community Based Services, Safety, Employment, Housing, Civic & Social Engagement, Transportation and Mobility, Communication and Outreach, Elder Abuse Prevention, Open Spaces and Buildings and Health & Wellness.
The incumbent will play a leadership role in strengthening collaboration amongst private sector, nonprofit and public sector stakeholders in order to develop and implement the County AFC Strategic Plan.
This position also provides staff support to the AFMAG members appointed by the County Executive. The incumbent attends and organizes the quarterly AFMAG meetings, prepares agendas and minutes and follows up on activities.
The incumbent maintains the WHO/AFC Montgomery Webpage up to date.
This is a temporary part-time position, with no benefits. The Senior Fellow program is intended for experienced and seasoned applicants in professional-level positions who want to work less than 40 hours per week and want to contribute and provide leadership for their local government utilizing the skills and expertise developed during their professional careers. This is a 12-month temporary, part-time position with no benefits. The applicant selected for the position will work 600 hours, or approximately 11.5 hours per week. Hours may be flexed to schedule more hours for events and fewer hours at other times during the year but will not go over the 600 maximum. The pay is an hourly rate of $27.79. Senior Fellow Program Managers serve at the discretion of the County Executive and are subject to budget and fiscal constraints, continued project operational need and may not serve beyond the term of a County Executive unless extended by action of the next serving County Executive.
SHOULD YOU BE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW, YOU WILL BE CONTACTED DIRECTLY BY THE DEPARTMENT WHERE THE OPENING OCCURS. For more information about the Senior Fellowship Program go to the County's web site, click on careers, scroll down the page to find the Internship/Fellowship Program information.
Additional Employment Information
OHR reviews the minimum qualifications of all applicants, irrespective of whether the candidate has previously been found to have met the minimum requirements for the job or been temporarily promoted to the same position. This evaluation is based solely on the information contained in the application/resume submitted for this specific position/IRC.
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All applicants will respond to a series of questions related to their education, relevant experience, knowledge, skills and abilities required to minimally perform the job. The applicant's responses in conjunction with his/her resume and all other information provided in the employment application process will be evaluated to determine the minimum qualification and preferred criteria status. Based on the results, the highest qualified applicants will be placed on an Eligible List and may be considered for an interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are the same grade will be placed on Eligible List as a "Lateral Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
Experience: Seven (7) years of professional level experience in policy, community outreach, or planning, accountability and customer services in the area of aging.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
The applications of those individuals meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed to determine the extent, relevancy of training, and experience in the following areas:
Experience with community wide initiatives to enhance services and amenities for older adults
Dealing tactfully, equitably and professionally with boards, committees, councils, agency personnel and the general public
Written and Oral communication
If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.
Minimum Salary 57802 Maximum Salary 95740 Currency USD