Site Manager/Senior Center (Northern Center)

posted Feb 5, 2021, 10:40 AM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description


Job Title:          Site Manager/Senior Center                                                        Job Code:             

Division:          Operations                                                                                 Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     Senior Services                                                                          Last Revised:       




Performs the management of daily operation of a senior center, including the coordinating of programs, facilities, grounds, and the supervision of staff and volunteers.




Works under the general guidance and direction of Senior Services Director.




Provides close to general supervision to staff.





1.        Manage kitchen staff and ensures the meals provided follow the correct Department of Health and Area Agency on Aging guidelines.


2.     Supervises the daily activities of volunteers. Recruits volunteers for Senior Services programs.


3.     Evaluates and determines training needs of kitchen staff and takes appropriate steps as required;


4.    Attends meetings, seminars, and workshops to represent the Senior Services programs as required.


5.    Ensure the meals provided follow the guidelines as set forth in the Older Americans Act.


6.   Ensure inventories, temperature logs, sign-in sheets and other records are submitted to the Director on a timely basis.  


7.   Supervise the cleaning and maintenance of the facility.


8.   Transports seniors to activities and special events when required.


9.   Ensures meals are served or delivered to seniors and meet nutritional requirements.


10. Operates office equipment including computer, fax, printer, Windows software applications, radio communications systems, etc;

      Compiles, records and maintains statistical information; produces memorandums, agendas, reports, etc.


11.  Coordinate activities with Director.


12.  Follow appropriate purchasing requirements; submit purchase requisitions to the Director in a timely fashion.


13.  Along with a volunteer, count the daily lunch contribution and deposit monies at the Treasurer’s Office.


14.  Attend all training sessions required.


15.  Ensure staff is appropriately trained and schedule necessary training after approval from the Director.


16.  The person in the position answers directly to the program director.





1.             Education and Experience:


A..            Three (3) years’ experience in a field which provides knowledge of senior citizens program coordination and      Implementation; of which one (1) year must have been in a supervisory capacity.



C.            An Equivalent combination of education and experience.



Site Manager. Senior Center, page 2

2.             Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Considerable knowledge of the social services programs; funding sources; management/supervisory techniques; human resource management; report writing; the budget process; statistics; and public relations the practices and principles of effective management; project development procedures budget preparation techniques; report writing; grants, contracts; volunteer management, community resources, program and policy development, Older American’s Act. Working knowledge of terminology associated with legal documents; interpersonal communication skills; the operation of personal computer; various program applications such as word processing, etc.; basic principles of supervision; nutritional standards for menus.


Ability to plan, coordinate, direct and supervise personnel; follow oral and written instructions; develop working relationship with other employees; ability to understand and interpret laws, rules, regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures; effectively utilize personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheet, printers, calculator, fax machine, copy machine and telephone; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, vendors and the public.


3.             Special Qualifications:


                Must pass FEMA/NIMS and ICS courses as required for the position, within a time frame designated by administration

Do to the nature of the work, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.



4.             Work Environment:


Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls.  Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing and seeing. Periodic lifting required of up to 30 pounds. Rapid work speed required to perform keyboard operations.  Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist.  Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and guided problem solving; travel required. Irregular and extended hours may be required.