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Employment Opportunities

Send all resumes and applications to:

The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
Attn: Human Resources Administrator
11890 Fairhill Road.
Cleveland, OH 44120-1053
Fax: 216.373.1810

E-mail resume or any questions to: cdysart@benrose.org

Employment Application

Open Positions

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PROGRAM ASSISTANT - (20hrs/wk)

James H. Woods Rose Center
1795 West 25th Street
Cleveland, OH 44113

Center Director

Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Center Director, performs routine data entry and clerical tasks as well as other activities in support of center activities and operations. Work hours Tuesday through Friday 9:00 am - 2 pm.

 

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High School graduate with some college courses preferred. Demonstrated ability to enter data into database systems. Demonstrated ability in using the Internet. Excellent interpersonal skills required including in person and telephone contact. Proficiency in business English and Math. Ability to relate to the public in a courteous and efficient manner. Subject to background check and drug testing.


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RESEARCH SCIENTIST (40 hrs/wk)

BRIA Headquarters

Senior Vice President for Research and Education

 

The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (BRIA) is a premiere, not-for-profit research and service organization in Cleveland, Ohio. For over 50 years, BRIA's Center for Research and Education (formerly the Margaret Blenkner Research Institute) has been a nationally and internationally recognized leader in aging and caregiving research. We are excited to invite applications for a full-time position as a Research Scientist in the Center for Research and Education.

Successful candidates will have recently received a PhD, and will be expected to establish a competitive, impactful program of grant-funded research. He/She also should be committed to translating research into useful programs, information, and products for older adults and/or their caregivers. Of particular interest, are candidates specializing in health and wellness, active aging, and/or social engagement. Candidates also should be interested in collaborating with health and social service organizations and programs, including BRIA's community services and senior centers.

Qualifications:

The desired candidate will have:

  • Recently received a doctoral degree in Sociology, Psychology, Gerontology, Public Health, Social Work, Nursing, Human Development, or related fields
  • Some experience with and a strong interest in grant writing; publishing; and presenting research to local, national, and international audiences
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A commitment to building a career in the field of applied aging research
  • A commitment to translating research into useful programs, products, and/or information
  • A high value for team-based research that involves professionals from various disciplines and degree-levels.

Interested Applicants:

Interested persons should submit one combined PDF that includes:

  • A letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 1 page summary of research interests and rationale for seeking a position in a non-university setting.
  • 3 names of professional references who can be contacted for recommendation letters
  • Up to 3 samples of published or unpublished articles or book chapters.

BRIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Hoarding Connection - Part-time

$12.00

Director of Marketing Communications

Responsibilities:

This part time grant-funded position provides administrative support to the Hoarding Connection of Cuyahoga County for 8 to 10 hours per week. This position reports directly to the Director of Marketing Communication in cooperation with the co-chairs of the Hoarding Connection of Cuyahoga County. (Contract Position)

 

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High school diploma (or equivalent) required. Some college preferred. Strong organizational skills. Strong computer skills, including complete Microsoft Office and Adobe Design suites preferred. Attention to detail, professional letter writing, database management. Ability to work with confidential information. Professional demeanor/presence to represent the organization. Familiarity with and aptitude in website design, social media and online research. Background check and drug test required.


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MENTAL HEALTH WORKER, Level III - 40 hrs/wk

BRIA Headquarters

Associate Director of Behavioral Health Services

Responsibilities:

The Mental Health Case Manager-Level III will be a Licensed Social Worker. Is a member of the Behavioral Health Services Department, responsible for providing in-home mental health services to a caseload of clients aged 55 and over, and diagnosed with a mental illness. This position directly reports to the Associate Director of Behavioral Health Services and the Clinical Supervisor, Behavioral Health Services.

 

Qualifications:

 

 

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Must be a Licensed Social Worker [LSW].
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in mental health.
  • Must have a current and valid Ohio driver's license and insurance.
  • Must have excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of computer programs (Microsoft Outlook and Office).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in database management of electronic health record
  • Strong planning and organization skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential, as are abilities to prioritize work and consistently meet deadlines, and to work as a team player with all departments.
  • Background check and drug test required.

BRIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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DIRECTOR OF CONSUMER INFORMATION (40 hrs/wk)

BRIA Headquarters

Senior Vice President for Research and Education

Position Purpose:

The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (BRIA) is a premiere, not-for-profit research and direct service organization in Cleveland, Ohio. The Director for Consumer Information is a new position within BRIA's Center for Research and Education that will oversee the creation and launch the "Consumer Information Initiative." This Initiative will provide all types of information resources to empower older adults and family caregivers to:

  • Maintain health, wellness, social engagement, and active aging
  • Effectively managing chronic health conditions, and/or the demands of caregiving
  • Live as independently as possible in all types of housing or residential settings
  • Make informed decisions on any aging-related situation, life-event, challenge, or opportunity.

The Initiative will use innovative approaches for disseminating information including the full range of current and emerging technologies. The Initiative also will be designed to reach diverse populations, including those with limited experience and/or access to electronic resources.

The overall goal is to have a strong local, national, and international impact on the quality of virtual, in-person, and print information available to and accessed by older adults and their families. This will include developing, testing, and broad-scale dissemination of information materials and programs that have proven positive impacts on consumer outcomes.

This position reports to the Senior Vice President for Research and Education. Although based in the Center for Research and Education, the Director for Consumer Information will collaborate closely with all BRIA departments in creating and executing activities within the new Initiative. The Initiative is an organization-wide activity that is integral to the BRIA Strategic Plan.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with BRIA's Senior Management to develop and launch the Consumer Information Initiative.
  • Build an innovative program of quality information that reflects BRIA's role as a leader in the dissemination and development of local, national, and international resources for older adults and families facing all types of issues of aging.
  • Plan, develop, and disseminate informational materials through local, national, and international conferences and events; webinars; the BRIA website; and collaborations with member- and service-organizations in the field of aging.
  • Translate research findings into informational materials for older adults and family members.
  • Conduct research to determine the best approaches for providing quality information that align with the preferences of older adults and their family members.
  • Provide information and training for professionals who work in the field of aging to facilitate high quality services and supports for older adults and their families.
  • Disseminate information that promotes improvements in society's ability to meet the needs and preferences of the growing population of older adults and family caregivers.
  • Seek funding to support new efforts to develop, test, and disseminate informational resources that research indicates are most useful for older adults, their families, and professionals who serve them.

 

Qualifications:

 

 

 

  • Advanced degree (e.g., masters, PhD) in education, gerontology, a behavioral or social science, business, communications, marketing, social work, nursing or related field.
  • Professional expertise with issues of aging and/or family caregiving.
  • Experience with planning, developing, and disseminating informational resources through activities such as conferences, in-person and/or online events, print materials, and websites.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to collaborate with a team of professionals from various disciplines and backgrounds. This includes the ability to effectively supervise staff.
  • Excellent knowledge and skills in use of technology for information dissemination.
  • Experience with grant writing, and the ability to conduct and/or collaborate in research on access to, and use and impact of information.

Interested Applicants:

Interested persons should submit one combined PDF that includes:

  • A letter of interest
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Three names of professional references who can be contacted for recommendation letters

BRIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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DRIVER/JUMPER - As Needed (PRN)
Rose Centers
Non-Exempt

Responsibilities:

 

Drive a light truck to deliver meals to residents around the Cleveland area and assist jumper in delivery of Home Delivered Meals.

Qualifications:

 

 

HS diploma or GED preferred. College courses a plus. Experience in driving a van and/or light truck required. Significant amount of physical mobility required in the form of standing, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs. daily required. Must be able to climb at least twenty (20) steps carrying hot and cold food. Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions, read city maps and route schedules. Criminal background check, drug test and physical required. Valid Ohio driver's license and motor vehicle record check also required.


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HOME CARE AIDE — Flexible (PRN)
Weekday rate: $9.25; Weekend/Holiday rate: $10.25
Non-exempt
Director of Home Care

Responsibilities:

 

The Home Care Aide, a paraprofessional worker, performs personal care and homemaking services in the homes of elderly clients in cooperation with and under the clinical supervision of a Community Services nurse or social worker. Serving both the east and west sides of Cuyahoga County.

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High School diploma or equivalent with the ability to read, write and understand instructions. Must have home health certification or STNA including 75 hours of clinical training and be able to pass competency evaluation. Previous home care aide experience desirable. Must be able to communicate effectively with elderly clients and their caregivers. Reliable transportation helpful.

 

   


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