The Lowcountry Council of Governments is seeking a full time Aging Director

This position, under the supervision of the Executive Director, plans, directs and oversees the operations and staff involved in providing services and programs for older adults and older adults with disabilities in the community. 

Essential Job Functions include:
Manages, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; Develops and implements long and short-term goals for department;

Develops, defends, and implements department budget: ensures compliance with approved budget; prepares and submits grant applications and monitors allocations of granted funds.             

Oversees the development of services and programming for older adults and older adults with disabilities: develops, administers, and issues sub-grants and contracts for related services; negotiates, administers, and monitors awarded contracts and vendors; and ensures programs and services comply with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

Oversees and participates in public relations duties: establishes and coordinates partnerships with allied public and private entities; serves as a subject matter expert and resource regarding aging programs and services in the region; provides reports to and conducts presentations for community groups, potential partners, outside agencies, and others.

Attends various meetings, serves on related committees, and participates in workshops and other continuing education activities: travels to meetings, workshops, and events, which may require some overnight travel; and may work after-hours and weekends as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Services, or a related field required, supplemented by five years of experience in human services, social services, or grants administration, to include supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.

Must possess and maintain a valid South Carolina driver’s license. Must possess and maintain certain certifications or licensures related to aging services: SHIP, CRS-AD, other.  

Salary info: $70,000 - $90,000 depending on qualifications. Generous benefits package.  

Qualified applicants may send a letter of interest and resume, with references, to Executive Director Sabrena Graham at or postmark to Lowcountry Council of Governments, PO BOX 98, Yemassee, SC 29945.  

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Review will begin November 8, 2019.  Position open until filled.