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Posting Date February 15, 2022
Department Department of Public Health (Elder Services)
Job Title Program Manager
Vacancies One (1) Permanent Full-Time
Union Eligible No
Hours Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4 PM

$60,000 -$70,000 with benefits


The Director of Elder Services seeks a highly-motivated, well-organized, compassionate,
self-starting multitasker to serve as Program Manager for the soon-to-be opened
Lynn Senior Center. The Program Manager will work collaboratively with the Director of Elder Services to promote creative, engaging programs for the City’s 60+ population and assist in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Senior Center.

  • Develops, coordinates and implements programs, services and activities as assigned by the Director of Elder Services.
  • Submits plans for each new program, services, or activity to Director for consultation and approval.
  • Coordinates implementation of events; makes all necessary arrangements and confirmations.
  • Recruits guest speakers, activity leaders, instructors, and entertainers.
  • Submits a current monthly schedule of all activities and special events to the Director.
  • Prepares and issues media releases, upon the Director of Elder Services’ approval, and promotional materials (including a newsletter) to inform Lynn seniors of all Senior Center activities, programs and services.
  • Oversees recruiting training, monitoring and evaluating volunteers who participate in the provision of services to Lynn’s senior population
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Acts as Senior Center Director in the absence of the Director of Elder Services.
  • Strong commitment to social justice and inclusivity, especially in the context of a diverse 60+ population in an urban setting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a human service related field, or 3-5 years of experience in working with the 60+ population.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Bilingual/bicultural candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Some evening and weekend hours may be required.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Elder Services.
  • *City residency required within six months of hire.
How To Apply

A completed application including cover letter, can be submitted via regular post, e-mail (personnel@lynnma.gov), via the Lynn City Hall dropbox at the Johnson Street entrance, or in person at the Personnel Department, Room 307, Lynn City Hall.

If submitting via e-mail, please include the “JOB TITLE” in the subject line.
Applications must be submitted by the deadline below, or you will not be considered.

Email Subject
Job Title
“Senior Center Program Manager"
Closing Date

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

* The Lynn City Council has approved a home rule petition to the Massachusetts Legislature that would amend the Lynn City Charter to remove this residency requirement but affirm preference in hiring for Lynn residents.
The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
If you have any questions about the application process or need assistance,
please call (781) 586-6884 or email us at personnel@lynnma.gov.

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Last Update: February 15, 2022 8:55 PM


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