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Please send a completed application (found below), cover letter, resume, professional references and any additional supporting documentation to:

Catherine James
Chief Executive Officer Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter
441 W. Kirkpatrick St.
Syracuse, NY 13204

You may also email these documents to cny-info@alz.org as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments only.

The Chapter is an equal opportunity employer. PLEASE no phone calls!

Downloadable Employment Application [Word Document]

Chapter Employment Opportunities
Current Job Openings

Associate Program Director

This position provides leadership and direction for the development, implementation and evaluation of Alzheimer's Association programs and services in Central New York. The individual works independently to carry out the strategic program tactics in their assigned region.

This position is located in Syracuse, NY. Application deadline is December 22, 2014.

Essential Job Functions

  • Actively participate in the chapter's Programs and Services Team to ensure effective execution and completion of strategic goals, objectives and program work plans.
  • Plan, execute, document and evaluate education programs and other core services in assigned coverage area. Exercises discretion to execute the Program Department strategic goals.
  • Meets a minimum of quarterly with support group facilitators in coverage area to discuss issues and provide resources. Evaluate and assess facilitator's capacity.
  • Work intensively with the Associate Development Director in assigned coverage area to create and support a cultivation plan for constituents and provide ongoing cultivation support to achieve strategic goals.
  • Represent the Association at public events, conferences, workshops and media and advocacy events.
  • Successfully demonstrate and independently carries out the delivery of core services (helpline, care consultation, education and training) as determined by the Common Work Plan.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with related health care and social service providers.
  • Assist in the recruitment of interns, volunteers and advocates and serve as supervisor as appropriate. Acts independently in supervising the work of volunteers and interns assigned to achieve program goals. Reports any concerns and feedback to the Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Document and report all progress via methods established by the Chief Program Officer.
  • Develop strategies to market Chapter services and programs.
  • Informs Chief Program Officer and appropriate chapter staff of emerging issues about potential funders and programs.
  • Keep informed of current disease information, current initiatives of the chapter and national offices via online technology, journals and other sources provided.
  • Assist in the maintenance of regional offices, including but not limited to staffing and office management duties.
  • Assure compliance with all Association policies, procedures, Standards and applicable regulatory and grant requirements; promote Association-wide programs and initiatives

Essential Job Functions

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in human service, gerontology, social work or a related field.
  • 1 year of leadership experience in program administration including needs assessment, program development, delivery, management and evaluation.
  • 1 year experience supervising volunteers or interns.
  • Knowledge of applicable healthcare delivery systems and issues such as: Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, HMOs, long term care insurance, etc.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and Power Point.


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.