Essential Job Functions
Expand reach and scope of Programs and Services
-Provide management level leadership for the development and oversight of all chapter-Programs & Services, including planning, budgeting and program evaluation
-Develop, implement and monitor the Fee for Service Program which includes professional training and other program service deliverables provided by the Association. -Develop curriculum for additional professional trainings areas not already provided.
-Develop, implement and monitor the Physician Outreach Program for physician's targeted on Association's list. Work in conjunction with the Chief Day Program Officer implement priorities that overlap with Programs & Services and Kirkpatrick Day Program.
-Implement and monitor the Speaker's Bureau program in conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator. Ensure that volunteers are delivering programs to Association standards.
-Leads the Association conferences on caregiving, research and professionals with support from senior management team.
-Ensures all components of the Common Program Plan are running effectively, are monitored and evaluated regularly (helpline, care consultation, support groups, education programs, safety services).
-Determine activities to promote Association services such as TrialMatch, ISTAART and AAIC, Online services and Early Stage Engagement initiatives.
-Active in Public Policy work of the Alzheimer's Association to help determine opportunities and needs for policy change. Determine opportunities for chapter with-Medicaid Managed Care implementation statewide.
-Work with the CEO and Chief Development Director to create and support a fund development plan for all chapter programs and services and provide ongoing information and support to secure funding
-Assures compliance with all chapter policies, procedures, standards and applicable regulatory requirements; promote chapter-wide programs and initiatives
-Insure that the requirements of all grants associated within the Programs & Services department are met in a timely and appropriate manner.
-Develop and monitor program service methods, data analysis, budgets and service delivery systems for the chapter
-Develop and implement strategies to market chapter services and programs
Promote staff development and leadership skills
-Actively participate in the chapter's Senior Management Team to ensure effective integration of strategic directions into program work plans.
-Provide leadership to chapter board committee(s) to enable timely and responsible decision-making (Programs Committee)
-Responsible for recruitment, training, coaching and supervision of chapter program staff, including members of the Programs & Services committee of the board
Foster effective partnerships, collaborations and advocacy efforts
-Develop and maintain relationships with related health care and social service providers. -Identify program opportunities for AEDA members in the chapter's territory.
-Is a member of the chapter's Public Policy committee; helps to identify and is knowledgeable on public policy issues
-Work with the Chief Communications Officer to provide or review content for chapter communications including, chapter publications, and media announcements on Alzheimer's disease, caregiver issues and chapter programs and services
-Informs appropriate chapter staff of emerging issues about potential funders and programs
-Represent the chapter at public events, conferences and workshops and media events
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in human services, gerontology, social work or a related field; Master's preferred
- 5 years of leadership experience in program administration including needs assessment, program development, delivery, management and evaluation
- 5 years experience supervising professional staff and volunteers
- Experience with strategic planning, budget development and management
- Knowledge of applicable healthcare delivery systems and issues related to Alzheimer's disease and care giving issues
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and Power Point
- Proficient in public speaking.
- Knowledge of design and implementation of outcome based measurement of programs.
- NYS Driver's License, reliable vehicle and availability for regular travel
-Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams
-Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities
-Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and analyze growth opportunities
-Ability to coach and develop staff and volunteers
-Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing and electronically to a variety of audiences
-Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
-Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions
-High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
-Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
-Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties; may travel to national meetings of the Alzheimer's Association.
-Ability to operate designated office equipment
Send your resume and cover letter:
- by email:
- by mail:
Send resume to:
Alzheimer's Association, Central New York
441 West Kirkpatrick Street
Syracuse, NY 13204-1361
If apply ing by e-mail, please attach your resume and
cover letter as Microsoft Word documents, or include
both within the text of your e-mail message.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer
and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.