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Associate Director, Programs (Utah)

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General Summary

The Alzheimer's Association, Utah National Chapter, is  seeking  an  Associate Director of Programs  to plan and execute all programs and services in support of the Alzheimer's Association Common Program Plan and in accordance with our FY12-FY14 strategic plan. This position, based in the Salt Lake City office, but working throughout Utah and eastern Idaho, provides information, manages and executes care consultations, support groups, education programs, safety services and early stage programs.

Essential Job Functions

  • Actively lead and participate with the Chapter's programs and services team to assure effective integration of strategic directions and coordination of programs.
  • Build relationships with local community providers to ensure appropriate referrals to community agencies, area agencies on aging and other organizations.
  • Schedule, plan and deliver Alzheimer's Association educational programs.
  • Create and implement programming for early stage constituents in alignment with our strategic plan.   
  • Oversee management of support groups: recruit, train and manage support group facilitators; promote support groups to constituents. 
  • Collaborate closely with development staff to submit program-related private foundation grant proposals and support other fund raising initiatives, including public events.  
  • Participate as a team member and collaborator with the other staff leadership in the Utah Chapter, including planning, budgeting and ensuring successful implementation of the Strategic Plan.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in health care management, social work, psychology, counseling, nursing or related field required; Master degree preferred.
  • 1+ year of leadership experience in health or human services program administration including needs assessment, program development, delivery, management and evaluation
  • 3+ years of experience implementing and delivering community programs.
  • 3+ years of experience working in Alzheimer's or dementia field preferred.

Click here to apply online (preferred method)

Or mail resume and cover letter to:

Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, National Office
225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




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