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Thank you for your interest in Pro Seniors! Our staff and volunteers are committed and passionate about helping seniors maintain their independence and dignity. Last year, we helped more than 7,400 seniors with legal and long-term care problems, and we made over 350 community education presentations to almost 25,000 seniors, their families, and caregivers, as well as to professionals who help older persons.

Pro Seniors, Inc. – Seeking Executive Director

“As one of its funders, the Council on Aging values Pro Seniors as a community partner whose attorneys and staff fill a fundamental role in protecting the rights of Ohio’s seniors. Too often decisions are made for rather than with seniors and not necessarily in their best interests, so having Pro Seniors standing at their side is more important more than ever before. Pro Seniors is a solid collaborator, always responsive and very attentive to the trends in the field of aging services. It is a great non-profit law firm advocating for what’s best for seniors.”  – Ken Wilson, Vice President of Program Operations, Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio

The nonprofit law firm: Founded in 1975 in Cincinnati, Pro Seniors operates with a staff of 34 on an annual operating budget of $2.4MM offering advice, representation and justice for seniors in Ohio in three areas: legal services, long-term care ombudsman, and the Ohio Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP). A United Way agency, Pro Seniors receives federal, state, and city funding in addition to fees, investment revenue, and philanthropic gifts and grants.

The position: The Executive Director, an attorney, is the chief executive officer of Pro Seniors, Inc. responsible for its overall administration, fundraising, and operation. Currently, the ED supervises the managing attorney, managing ombudsman, SMP manager, controller, IT manager, resource development manager and administrative assistant. This opportunity is open due to retirement effective February 2019.

Experience, skills and competencies: The successful candidate will be a licensed attorney with familiarity in areas of the law impacting seniors such as elder law, estate planning, and long-term care. S/he will be the face of the organization and will bring excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to establish effective working relationships both internally and externally, and a proven track record of building and nurturing collaborations and partnerships with like-minded agencies and funders.

In addition, s/he will lead the management team to ensure the firm provides effective services and achieves regulatory and grant requirements and adherence to budgets; ensures all personnel related functions are carried out in an appropriate manner; ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations; directly engaged in all facets of resource development efforts to increase and diversify funding; and maintains a working knowledge of significant legal and long-term care developments and trends affecting seniors.

Nominations/applications: Confidential nominations and applications are due by COB Friday, 30 November 2018. Required is a resume with personalized cover letter describing the candidate’s professional interest in Pro Seniors, Inc. and how s/he meets the experience, skills, and competencies cited above. All submissions will be acknowledged with confidentiality assured all parties. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Pro Seniors, Inc. offers a competitive compensation package, commensurate with experience, and a collegial work environment.

By electronic mail (preferred):  jenny@theyunkergroup.com

By US mail: Pro Seniors Executive Director Search
The Yunker Group, Inc.
Post Office Box 54556
Cincinnati, Ohio 45254-0556

We do not have any other open staff positions.  However, we are looking for volunteers and law student intern volunteers.

Pro Seniors is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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