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City of Hudson Seeks Commissioner of Senior Services for 2022-23 Term

Summary

The Commissioner of Senior Services is a volunteer position in the City of Hudson government appointed by the Mayor to oversee the operations of the Hudson Senior Center and its programs devoted to the welfare and protection of senior citizens within the City of Hudson.

Responsibilities include:

  • Hiring and oversight of Senior Center staff, including the currently vacant position of Director of Senior Services.
  • Creation and general oversight of the Department of Senior Services budget.
  • Regular reporting on Senior Center activities to the Common Council and Mayor.
  • Coordination of Hudson-area activities with the Columbia County Office for the Aging.
  • Aiding and advising the Common Council and Mayor in the identification of the needs of the senior population of the City of Hudson, and recommending policies and programs to meet those needs.
  • Fostering, enhancing, and recognizing volunteers of all ages within the community.

This appointment will take effect immediately upon selection, for a term ending December 31, 2023.


Compensation

City of Hudson Commissioners receive a stipend of $1,000 annually.


Application

Applicants must submit the following to Mayor Kamal Johnson via email at mayor@cityofhudson.org or in-person at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534:

  • A resume detailing relevant work and education history
  • A cover letter detailing the reason of interest to seek appointment as the Commissioner of Senior Services for the City of Hudson


Qualifications*

  • Applicants should be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience or education in the fields of social services, healthcare, administration, education, or project management, as well as a personal connection with diverse communities within the City of Hudson.

The City of Hudson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodation(s) to qualified individuals with disabilities, and encourage both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


About the Hudson Senior Center

The Hudson Senior Center offers educational, informational, and recreational programs and activities for local seniors. Ongoing programming includes classes on aerobics, yogas, core strength and balance, watercolor painting, and fraud protection, in addition to facilitating connection to other local social services and resources. The Senior Center’s office is located at 51 North Fifth Street, 2nd floor (Hudson Area Library). While the pandemic has caused many activities to transition to being provided online, some in-person programs remain active outdoors and at the North 7th Street Central Firehouse.

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*Updated January 7, 2022: a previous version of this posting incorrectly stated that qualifications included a residency requirement wherein the Commissioner of Senior Services must reside and vote within the City of Hudson during their term.