Program Director

Industry: Non-Profit


5 - 7 years

Posted 271 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Job Functions


  • Provide leadership and oversight to ensure effective integration of strategic tactics to support common program and public policy plans, including planning, promoting, budgeting, data analysis and evaluation
  • Provide supervision to community outreach position
  • Provide oversight for the implementation of early stage programs, community outreach, physician outreach initiatives and professional training
  • Manage ambassadors and local advocates involvement in efforts to support Association's public policy initiatives
  • Provide leadership to enable timely and responsible decision-making
  • Manage grant writing, acquisitions, and reporting
  • Develop and maintain relationships with related health care and social service providers
  • Develop and maintain community partnerships
  • Publically represent the Association with the media and external constituency groups
  • Provide and/or review content for Chapter communications including, Chapter publications, media announcements on Alzheimer's disease, caregiver issues, and programs and services
  • Recruit, train, coach and supervise Chapter program staff and program volunteers
  • Assure compliance with all Association policies, procedures, standards and applicable regulatory requirements
  • Lead staff in the achievement of the Alzheimer's Association's objectives to improve ADRD diagnosis, disclosure, and care, through a consultative and collaborative approach to Health Systems and their staff that increases the uptake of effective clinical practices.
  • Lead staff in the development, prioritization, and cultivation of a Health Systems partnership portfolio, with an emphasis on systems with the greatest potential to impact the Association's Health Systems goals.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelors's degree preferred in public health, social work, counseling or a related field.
  • 5-7 years of leadership experience in program administration including needs assessment, program development, delivery, management and evaluation.
  • 5-7 years of experience supervising professional staff and volunteers.
  • Experience with strategic planning, budget development and staff management.
  • Knowledge of applicable healthcare delivery systems and issues such as: Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, HMOs, long term care insurance, etc.
  • Knowledge/experience with dementia/Alzheimer's issues
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, Google and Power Point.
  • Excellent writing skills.




  • Commitment to teamwork and ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts

  • 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 early mornings, evenings and weekends as required

  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties

  • Ability to operate designated office equipment

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds