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 1,700 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 be diagnosed with the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last eleven years in a row.
Lead strategies to achieve the Alzheimer’s Association strategic implementation plan goals in Southern Nevada for the Desert Southwest Chapter. The Regional Director for Southern Nevada has primary responsibility for fund development and community outreach activities in the area. Supervise the regional staff team and a cadre of volunteers to offer programs, education, and resources for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their families in Southern Nevada communities. The position involves significant collaborative efforts with Desert Southwest Executive Director and Chapter and volunteer leaders, and the community at-large.
This is a full-time position, 37.5 hours/week, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, and reports to the Executive Director.
Essential Functions and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Primary responsibility for fund development and community outreach activities
- Supervise regional development staff team; oversee recruitment, supervision, retention and recognition of volunteers to offer programs, education, and resources for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their families
- Provide leadership to support, develop and/or execute strategies for Fund Development, Programs, Health Systems, Diversity and Inclusion, Public Policy and advocacy efforts for Southern Nevada, in keeping with the Chapter’s Strategic and Annual Plans.
- Provide support and staff leadership to the Regional Leadership Council and other statewide advisory committees to develop and implement local plans in service of the Chapter’s strategic goals.
- Lead the planning and implementation of Regional fund development strategies in collaboration with the Chapter, which include the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, The Longest Day, other special events, donor relations, identifying funding opportunities, proposal writing and grant / contract management.
- Serve as a public spokesperson for the Chapter in the Southern Nevada community. Assist in the development and execution of Regional plans for communication, outreach, and collaborative partnerships, in keeping with the Alzheimer’s Association Strategic Plan.
- Serve as part of the staff leadership team in public policy for issues concerning the Alzheimer’s Association and constituents. Activities may include recruiting and supporting volunteer advocates, meeting with elected officials to inform them about issues and resources, coordinating local town hall and advocacy day activities, and supporting efforts to move state priorities forward.
- Provide input to the annual budget and planning process. Manage Regional revenue and expense expectations.
- Serve as a member of the Chapter’s management team, participating in the development of organizational plans and coordinating with other members in specific functional areas.
- Lead or partner with Public Policy Director on advocacy efforts in the State
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field, master’s degree preferred.
- 5 years in non-profit management
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Non-profit management, including, staff supervision, fund development, grant writing and management, community outreach, program supervision, and volunteerism
- Demonstrated written and oral communication including public speaking; effective interpersonal communication skills, ability to encourage team work and work cooperatively with others
- Computer literacy required including Microsoft Office, Google Suite and ability to adapt to multiple computer platforms
- Ability to work with diverse and underserved communities and demonstrate equity and inclusion
- Bilingual Spanish-English preferred
- Ability to work some evenings and weekends; ability and willingness to travel up to 25% within the assigned territory by car and occasional air travel may be required; must have a valid driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, and good driving record
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, tuition reimbursement, generous PTO as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day of their choosing, Caregiver Leave, Volunteer and School Visitation time off, paid holidays and a gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.
Alzheimer’s Association is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.