Job Description

 Program Director Job Description

West Texas Chapter - El Paso, TX



This position provides leadership and strategic direction for implementation, growth and
quality of Alzheimer's Association programs and services in the chapter
territory. Measureable outcomes are increased utilization of Care & Support
services and engagement with key decision makers in the community for greater
reach, with an emphasis on volunteer delivery of programs, increased
partnerships with healthcare systems and long term care communities and
consistently high quality delivery of service volunteerism and diverse


1. Strategic Leadership 

  • Lead the chapter’s Care & Support strategic initiatives, tactics and measures to
    increase the reach of care and support program and increase access to a timely
    diagnosis and quality care as established in the Strategic Implementation Plan.
  • Lead the development of a department plan to expand program reach with
    special attention to increasing participation among minority, high risk and
    underserved populations. Provide leadership for the delivery of all programs
    and services including planning, budgeting, program evaluation and adherence to
    program standards and reporting processes. 
  • Implement a strategy to recruit, engage and manage volunteers to deliver
    Association education and support programs.  



2. Health Systems 

  • Leads 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 that increases the uptake of
    effective clinical practices.
  • Dependent on market, leads staff in the development, prioritization, and cultivation of a
    Health Systems partnership portfolio and an account team strategy, with an
    emphasis on systems with the greatest potential to impact the Association's
    Health Systems goals.
  • Works with other staff in chapters and the Home Office to strengthen the influence of the
    Alzheimer's Association on ADRD diagnosis and care in Health Systems,
    including coordination on Alzheimer's Association priorities in public health,
    policy, and research.



3. Community Partnerships and Long Term Care Opportunities 

  • Develop new, sustainable community partnerships that advance the chapter
    mission, expand program reach and increase program delivery as per Strategic
    Plan goals.  
  • Build strategic partnerships with community organizations, academic,
    public and private sector to advance the chapter mission and serve more clients
    across the territory. 
  • Create a moves management process to develop relationships into
    partnerships supporting the full Alzheimer's Association mission. 
  • Lead staff in the cultivation of relationships with long term care
    organizations with an emphasis on the implementation of the Association’s
    Dementia Care Practice Recommendations. 
  • Collaborate with the development team to create new funding streams for
    program expansion.  


  Skills and Experience 

  • Demonstrated success leading a high performing team to achieve strategic initiatives. 
  • Experience recruiting, engaging and managing high performing volunteers 
  • Demonstrated
    success working with diverse populations, volunteers, staff to build and
    maintain successful teams
  • Understands relevant aspects of health systems operations, such as quality improvement,
    person-centered care, access to care, and payment and policy issues.
  • Skilled in the cultivation of productive working relationships with decision-makers in health care organizations,
    community based organizations, and/or long-term care settings.
  • Outcome and data driven. 



Minimum requirements 


Education: Master’s degree in Public Health,
Social Work, Health Care Management or related field preferred or relevant


Experience: 5 years progressive experience
with program delivery and management; 3 years staff & volunteer management


history of services delivery, quality program evaluation, strong public
speaking skills and an understanding of volunteer management


2 years
experience working for or with health systems, or other health care industry






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