Job Description

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 Senior Director of Programs, the Grants Program Manager oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of grant-funded programs and services in a nine county area. 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:

  • 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.
  • Communicates with program staff, grant partners and subcontractors, and staff at granting agencies.
  • Documents the delivery and measures the effectiveness of services provided through the grant programs.
  • 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.
  • Ensures the timely submission of evaluation reports to the Senior Director of Programs so that reporting deadlines are met.
  • Provides or reviews program progress for determination of communications about grant programs to leverage public awareness campaigns to drive program outcomes.
  • Working closely with the Communications Manager and Programs and Services team, manages the ongoing project of the quarterly program catalog.
  • Responsible for preparing and distributing quarterly reports to referral partners.
  • Monitors and improves data integrity
  • Coaches, trains and mentor’s programs & services staff to improve the data collection and data entry across the department.
  • Develops and improves data tracking tools to be user friendly, intuitive and comprehensive based on grant goals, strategic implementation plan goals (SIP) and staff needs.
  • Serves as a liaison between grant program subcontractors, partners, and Alzheimer’s Association staff.
  • Assists in grant writing and securing future funding for programs.
  • Assures compliance with all Alzheimer's Association policies, procedures, standards, and applicable regulatory requirements; promotes Association-wide programs and initiatives
  • Assists with development and advocacy efforts year-round. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned or necessary to achieve grant program goals and objectives.


  • 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, New York

Full time or Part time: Full time

Position Grade: 5

Reports To: Senior Director of Programs

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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