Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Psychosocial Research, this position will drive the success of CMP and other funding opportunities including identifying and securing funding, coordinating current grants and working collaboratively with internal stakeholders to ensure concise, appropriate and successful proposals.


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

  • Coordinate the implementation of active grants including those staff leading the components of each grant.
  • Research, evaluate and outline funding requirements for Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) and other funding opportunities to support the Association’s quality care work and build partnerships with CMP officers and other external stakeholders.
  • Support the work of the Psychosocial Research Department across projects and regions.
  • Assist Sr. AD in developing funding proposals and track status.
  • Oversee and track budget, contract agreements, monitor payments and expenditures, prepare progress reports etc.
  • Partner with local chapter teams to gain perspective into capacity, timelines and requirements to participate in CMP and other funding opportunities.


  • Education: Bachelors in Education, Nonprofit Management, Organizational Management or related required. Masters preferred.
  • Experience and Training: 2+ years of project/grant management and nonprofit leadership required. 3+ years preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proven success in project planning and project management with the ability to manage several projects at once with competing deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience creating tools to communicate process, strategy, and status.
  • Proven success in building internal and external relationships and providing support to project teams.
  • Ability to manage/reallocate budgets and resources to fulfill the project at hand.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
  • Proven ability to be a part of a dynamic leadership team and partner with peers to accomplish large scale projects.

Position Location: Home Office - Chicago, IL or Remote

Full time based on 37.5 hours per week

Position Grade: 507 - Exempt

Reports To: Sr AD Psychosocial Research

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.

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.

The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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