EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Cobb County Government - Marietta, GA3.8

Full-time
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This position assists Cobb Senior Services (CSS) in the implementation and evaluation of its evidence-based programs and assistive technology (AT) program.

This position is located at the Senior Wellness Center, Administrative Office. It may be necessary to travel to other locations and be scheduled to work evening events on occasion.

Salary $17.80 - $28.32 per hour Grade Code 13 Position Number 2900013 Essential Functions
Develops, plans, organizes, promotes and directs senior programs, activities and/or services in and assigned area: in addition to the instruction of classes, responsibilities may include fund raising, preparing flyers, planning, directing volunteers, and setting up for special events.

Conducts assigned classes for participants of different fitness/cognitive levels: recruits participants for new and existing classes; researches activities desired and requested by participants; obtains or provides instruction in activities; and may oversee facility operations related to assigned class instruction.

Collects and analyzes data related to assigned program and maintains database of participants.

Coordinates senior programming activities with community groups and other agencies: recruits, screens, and trains volunteers, interns majoring in therapeutic recreation, and other community service providers in support of senior programs.

Inspects facilities, grounds, and equipment for unsafe conditions: prepares assigned facility for classes/events; sets up tables and chairs, exercise equipment, or audio or visual; arranges facilities, meeting rooms and equipment according to daily schedules, programs and projects of the assigned area.

Enforces established safety precautions, policies, procedures, and regulations of the area of assignment.

Collects, records, and deposits fees, maintaining appropriate accounting according to established departmental policy and procedure; and prepares documents and reports related to the collection of fees and deposits.

Provides clerical support, as needed: completes, prepares and submits reports and forms on center activities; updates weekly and monthly calendar; maintains sign-in sheets; utilizes petty cash fund; maintains inventory of equipment and supplies for area of assignment; and reports damage, losses or maintenance needs to supervisor.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

FLSA Status Non-Exempt Hours worked per week (include over time) 40 Department Code 300 Department Name Cobb Senior Services Unit Code 0090 Unit Name Volunteer Services Position Information Position Type Full-Time Job Category Human Services Internal or External External-Open to Public Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by three years of experience providing programs and services to senior citizens or other special population group; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or related field, Master’s Degree preferred.

Experience in data analytics and software as well as strong oral and written communication skills preferred.

Strong public speaking skills.

License and Certifications
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Must obtain CPR and First Aid certifications within 90 days of hire.

Physical Abilities
Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

Sensory Requirements
Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors
Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, or traffic hazards.

Posting Number 02609 Posting Information
Posting Date 07/08/2019 Closing Date 07/22/2019 Open Until Filled No EEO Statement
Cobb County is an equal opportunity employer.

Cobb County Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Employment Notice
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact us if you require accommodation to apply for a position. If you need assistance, please contact us at 770-528-2541

Cobb County Government is a smoke-free environment for all employees.

Cobb County Government is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing.