Job Description

Grants & Program Manager

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health agency dedicated to eliminating Alzheimer's disease and related disorders through the advancement of research and to enhance care and support services for individuals, their families and caregivers. Reporting to the Director of Community Engagement, the Grants and Program Manager oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of grant-funded programs and services in a nine county area. The role is also responsible for community engagement. Engagement will include but is not limited to relationship building strategy, outreach, and associated program coordination and delivery.  We are looking for a leader with a strong program management, data analytics and administrative background.


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

Grant Management (45%)

  • In collaboration with Alzheimer's Association program staff, develops and manages work plans for grant programs that meet the needs of the territory, the requirements of the granting agency, and the Association's strategic plan.
  • Oversees grant-funded programs; assists in the development and implementation of new and expanded services. Ensures follow-through on program plans, data tracking, on-going program development, and evaluation systems.
  • Designs and implements comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plans; oversees all evaluation activities, including monitoring and evaluation technical assistance and training, and the collection and coordination of data from all grant programs, projects, and contractors.
  • Prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports monitoring the progress of all objectives towards short-and long-term goals of the grant programs.
  • Coaches, trains and mentor’s programs & services staff and volunteers to improve the data collection and data entry across the department.
  • Assists in grant writing and securing future funding for programs.

Program Management (45%)

  • Plans and delivers Community Forums and needs assessments across the nine-county region to assess/identify needs, service gaps, and potential solutions and deliver outreach/education presentations in-person and virtually to community stakeholders including but not limited to medical providers, pharmacists, first responders, faith-based organizations, non-profits and government agencies to ensure that the community-at-large understands Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, the importance of early diagnosis, and the benefits of utilizing Alzheimer's Association services.

Other Duties (5%)

  • Performs other duties as assigned or necessary to achieve grant program goals and objectives. Provides support to operational needs of team and fundraising needs for development.


  • Bachelor's degree in public health, public administration or a related discipline. Master’s preferred or equivalent experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to organize, manage, and evaluate multiple activities and services. Outstanding organizational skills and follow-through. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and other community agencies.
  • Ability to track, monitor, analyze and report data. Excellent data analysis and writing skills.
  • Exceptional command of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google applications (Gmail, Google Drive, Sheets, Docs, Slides).
  • Familiarity with constituent databases/client management systems.
  • High level of integrity, diplomacy, and initiative.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties. Valid driver’s license.


Position Location: Rochester and Finger Lakes Region, Rochester, New York

Full time Exempt

Position Grade: 205

Salary Range:  $55,380 to $60,000

Reports To: Director of Community Engagement


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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