Job Description

Position Summary:

The Administrative Assistant provides the Alzheimer’s Association, Local Chapter and Regional staff with essential administrative support. This includes support to the Executive Director, Program Director, and other staff as needed. Additionally, this person is responsible for providing support in the management of chapter volunteers, events, and social media.


Essential functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

External Contact:

  • Monitor general email box and voice mail and route inquiries according to need. Respond directly as appropriate.

Finance and Reporting:

  • Process payment request forms and file documentation.
  • Manager account payable data and tracking invoices to resolution.
  • Assist with processing chapter and regional donations, including general gifts, tributes, and all events.
  • Compile and extract data from data management systems for program, grant, and development reports.
  • Assist staff with monthly expense reporting and submission.

Office Management:

  • Maintain brochure and office supply inventory and manage budgets.
  • Potentially support volunteer database and necessary documentation.
  •  Train and provide guidance to office volunteers and interns, and manage projects for front office volunteers.

Administrative Support:

  • Assist Executive Director with quarterly Board of Directors meeting arrangements. Board correspondence, and maintenance of board records.
  • Support tracking and reporting for Strategic Implementation Plan metrics and grants.
  • Assist the Executive Director and Program Director as needed with scheduling meetings, distributing minutes and related materials.
  • Assist the Program Director in supporting Community Representatives and Community Educators.
  • Logistical support for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day and other chapter events.
  • Assist with Chapter and Regional social media content creation, graphics, and posting as needed
  • Assist with general correspondence and other duties as assigned.


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Two years or more of experience as an administrative assistant, office manager, or similar.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in revenue processing or bookkeeping preferred
  • Google Workspace/MS Office proficiency and ability to master CRM and other applications as necessary.
  • Graphic design background or knowledge of Canva design platform a plus
  • Organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Work effectively with volunteers, staff, external contacts and diverse populations.
  • Self-sufficient worker with strong initiative and intuition.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities and maintain detailed records.
  • Communicate effectively in person, in writing, and electronically to a variety of audiences.
  • Analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions.
  • Comfortable with display of emotion and ability to respond appropriately.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 35 pounds.
  • Occasional travel by car to attend meetings within chapter territory. Mileage reimbursed. While most travel is same day, occasional overnight or air travel may be required.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, good driving record, access to reliable vehicle and proof of automobile insurance.


Title:  Administrative Assistant

Position Location: Ridgeland, MS

Full- time

Position Grade: 102 non-exempt (hourly)

Reports To: Chapter Executive Director


Who We Are:

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,900 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life-changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may develop the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website to explore who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work for the last twelve years in a row.

At the Alzheimer's Association®, we believe that diverse perspectives are critical to achieving health equity - meaning that all communities have a fair and just opportunity for early diagnosis and access to risk reduction and quality care. The Association is committed to engaging underrepresented and underserved communities and responding with resources and education to address the disproportionate impact of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.

Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.

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