Senior Director of Home and Community-Based Services

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Somerville Cambridge Elder Services | Somerville, MA

Permanent Position


Since 1972, SCES has been the area’s aging information and service center. SCES helps older people and people living with disabilities remain safe and independent in their own homes by providing a wide range of supportive services, as well as information and advice. SCES services are available to older residents of Cambridge and Somerville, as well as their caregivers. Some services are open to adults with disabilities who are age 16 or older, and to residents of the Greater Boston area. SCES is a state-designated Aging Services Access Point (ASAP), formerly known as a Home Care Corporation (HCC) and a federally designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA).


The Senior Director of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) offers an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic team and contribute significantly to the success of Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES). SCES is committed to providing outstanding care and community support, empowering clients to live independently and with dignity in their preferred settings. The Senior Director will play a crucial role in shaping the future of SCES’ HCBS programs. Their strategic vision, leadership skills, and ability to foster collaboration will be instrumental in achieving success. This position oversees the largest programs within SCES and requires a leader adept at navigating complex challenges, breaking down silos, and providing strategic direction to diverse teams specializing in home and community-based services, managed care, and transitions of care.


The HCBS Senior Director position demands a strategic leader with the ability to navigate complex regulations and contractual obligations while simultaneously identifying opportunities for growth and expansion. Their expertise and strong understanding of the industry are essential in driving SCES's mission and strategy forward, ensuring the ongoing delivery of exceptional care and support to those in need. Reporting directly to the Chief Program Officer, this role requires close collaboration with a motivated and passionate team of leaders across diverse sectors. This team shares a common goal of positively impacting the lives of clients and communities. Additionally, the position maintains a dotted-line reporting relationship with the CEO, focusing primarily on strategic and programmatic growth objectives.

Senior Director of Home and Community-Based Services

For More Information

For additional information, please contact Dana Young or Myranne Janoff at 781.938.1975. All contact with our office will remain confidential.

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