The Town of Andover, MA seeks qualified applicants for the position of Interim Director of Youth Services to evaluate, assess and recommend strategies and plans for the improvement and management of recreational, educational and cultural programs for youths between the ages of 11-19 that are consistent with quality financial objectives.

As an integral and collaborative division leader under the Community Services Department (including Recreation, Elder Services and Veteran’s Services), the Interim Director of Youth Services will identify and recommend strategic opportunities for special projects and new ventures that are consistent with the mission of the division.  The Interim Director will plan and coordinate special events; evaluate existing programs and develop new programs, specifically geared toward youth development.

Further, the Interim Director will evaluate the utilization and effectiveness of all programs, approve all division expenditures; evaluate current program fee structure; and oversee the collection and deposit of all revenues and associated reporting.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Management, Recreation, Sociology, Psychology, Youth Development or related field; 5 years of progressively responsible experience in youth oriented program development, preferably in a municipal environment; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary: $90k-$105k, commensurate with experience; excellent benefits package.

For additional information about the position, as well to apply on-line, please visit our website at www.andoverma.gov/jobs.

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