Job Description


  The Manager of Programs will provide effective regional representation for  the Alzheimer's Association within the mission and scope of the agency's  programs, policies, procedures, and budget. This position will manage  regional partnership development, create strategic and collaborative  alliances, oversee service delivery, move fundraising initiatives forward and  position the Association within the service area as the leader in Alzheimer's  care, support and research. 
  Essential Job Functions 
  Oversee and expand Alzheimer's Association program services and presence  within Knoxville, TN and surrounding counties. 
  Implement the Tennessee Chapter's Strategic Plan initiatives, programs and  activities for the purpose of meeting designated goals, objectives and  service metrics. 
  Provide oversight for, and ensure appropriate implementation of  Chapter-sponsored efforts such as the Common Program Plan, Physician  Outreach, Policy and Advocacy. 
  Support development efforts and initiatives in the region. 
  Assure that excellent outreach processes are in place to identify program and  service needs within the diverse communities across the region, including  rural and urban communities. 
  Develop and implement strategies to build community awareness of the  Alzheimer's Association as a resource for education, support services,  volunteer, advocacy and fundraising opportunities. 
  Serve as the face of the organization and galvanize the staff, program  partners, volunteers, advocates and funders to support the mission and the  work. 
  Maintain a positive, visible public image ensuring that the Association is  recognized as a regional leader in the field of AD. 
  Manage the distribution of Alzheimer's Association materials and education information  within territory given. 
  Minimum Requirements 
  Proven ability to build relationships founded on trust, follow-through and  commitment which will enhance and further the Alzheimer's Association's  mission, vision and organizational values. 
  Relevant nonprofit management skills and experience, including familiarity  with a similar regional office structure. 
  2 years' experience in delivering and growing program services 
  Experience coordinating special events, fund raising, volunteer coordination  and a proven track record of success in community outreach. 
  Demonstrated success in building strong and productive work teams with a  focus on creating and nurturing community relationships. Ability to  communicate effectively in person, in writing, electronically and publicly to  a variety of audiences. 
  Ability to analyze complex information, recognize the need for supervision,  request necessary assistance and make timely, appropriate decisions within  areas of responsibility. 
  High level of confidentiality, integrity, diplomacy and initiative. 
  BA/BS degree in Public Health or a related field. 
  Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment  where limited resources can lead to strong demands on professional  skill. 
  Be comfortable operating within an independent environment and being directly  involved with both external outreach (community) as well as internal tactical  operations (Chapter) 
  Proficiency in MS Office, Gmail and Google web applications. 
  Must possess a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of  automobile insurance. 
  Ability and willingness, to travel extensively in the territory. Most travel  will be same day, however overnight travel of up to 10% is expected. 
  Must be willing and available to work occasional evenings and weekends, as  needed. 
  Must be able to lift, transport and carry up to 25 pounds of supplies and  equipment. 



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