Applications are being accepted until February 19, 2021 for the position of Executive Director. This is a part-time position.

Interested parties should email a resume and cover letter to Pat Baker, GGS President, at

Title: Executive Director

Supervisor: GGS Executive Committee (Directly to President)


  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with appropriate state, public and private partners, community organizations, and individuals. Participates in state and community activities which promote the mission of GGS and the needs of the older population.
  • Coordinates, attends, and reports at GGS Board meetings and other meetings as needed. Provides staff support and assistance to Committees as needed with leadership of each group to prepare budget needs each year.
  • Works with the GGS Meeting Procurement & Site Selection organization to review options for future conferences, review contracts, conduct site-visits, and work with on-site logistics for the Annual Conference. Works with the GGS committees on all aspects of the Annual Conference. Takes a lead on the development on conference materials, registration system, and other logistics.
  • Responsible for ensuring all items are completed for GGS Contracts including, but not limited to, contract invoicing, contract reporting, sub-contract monitoring, etc.
  • Responsible for all aspects of financial reporting and computerized bookkeeping system. Maintains all financial records and transactions in cooperation with the GGS Treasurer, and provides quarterly and annual reports of financial records for approval by the GGS Board of Directors. Works with committees to present the proposed annual budget and make changes as approved by the board. Completes payroll including Federal Tax deposits. Files quarterly Federal and State taxes and year-end reporting. Works with GGS accountant in the development of the end of the year tax forms and annual 990. Works with outside accounting firm to review financial statements/conduct audits as appropriate.
  • Maintains GGS computer, current central filing system and office in own home. Orders supplies, and maintains equipment in good order as purchased for the GGS office.
  • Responsible for correspondence, reports, and other communication for Society including the monthly Connector newsletter. Responds to all requests for information regarding aging services and programs and makes appropriate referrals. Communicates and distributes information to members and the GGS Board as needed.
  • Maintains membership records and e-mails renewal and new member information in a timely manner. Assists with new membership campaigns as appropriate. Compiles membership data on computer directory and shares information with membership committee and others as needed.
  • Responsible for maintaining the GGS website including the development of new pages and content and updating content as needed.
  • Provides staff support and assistance in planning, conducting, or attending conferences, forums, and other training events as determined appropriate by the Executive Committee.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of a strategic plans that meets the business goals and objectives created in partnership with the Board of Directors.
  • Manages the GGS Scholarship Fund through the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta. Updates GGS balance sheet using quarterly reports from the Foundation. Completes and submits paperwork for scholarships to the Foundation. Communicates appropriate information to the Scholarship Fund Committee.
  • Responsible for other duties related to the efficient and effective operation of the Georgia Gerontology Society as determined by the GGS Executive Committee.

Specific Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to work effectively with individuals and groups.
  • Ability to express ideas and information orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work flexible hours depending on the needs of the organization.
  • Ability to plan and manage work activities in order to ensure tasks are accomplished in an efficient, effective, and timely manner and to meet organizational goals and objective.
  • Ability to plan and implement work activities with minimum supervision and to make decisions with independent judgment.
  • Ability to perform clerical, administrative and accounting skills including knowledge of computers, filing, bookkeeping and use of office equipment.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and national organizations and programs in the field of aging.

Position Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s preferred.

Experience: Minimum of two years administrative experience in the field of aging.

Skills/Abilities: Must have a car, ability to drive, and a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must have ability to perform data entry, word processing,
spread sheets, WordPress and data base on computers. Must have ability to perform basic accounting and bookkeeping functions.

Criminal background checks/credit history will be required and paid for by GGS.


This position is roughly 20 hours a week with some weeks requiring more hours (such as during the Annual Conference) and others requiring less. The annual salary is $18,540. A monthly stipend of $125 is provided to help offset home office expenses (such as telephone and internet). All office supplies and equipment are provided and any travel is reimbursed within the amounts approved in the Annual Budget. This is a work from home position and offers great flexibility and exposure in the aging network.