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The Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter located in Fairfax Virginia is seeking a Vice President, Program & Services.POSITION DESCRIPTION
POSITION TITLE: Vice President, Programs & Services
STATUS: Full-Time Position
FULL TIME BENEFITS: Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance, Long Term Care, 401(b), 457 (b),
Generous PTO. GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President of Programs & Services provides strategic leadership and direction in all aspects of Chapter programs and services to ensure effective integration of strategy into goals, objectives, and action plans for program staff. Provides leadership in mass-market awareness for development, implementation, and evaluation of Alzheimer’s Association programs and services in the chapter territory, including the positioning of program delivery to our prospective audience of 5.2 million constituents. Direct the activities of a department dedicated to educating the public through many channels, but not limited to conferences, group training, core programs, in corporate, private, professional, and family settings, and ensuring the development of a robust and growing volunteer base to serve Chapter constituents in 16 counties within suburban Maryland, Northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia. CORE COMPETENCIES
Operations and Profitability
Analysis Budget Administration
Management Customer Relationship Management Educator and Trainer Organizational Change Management Business and Partnership Development Strategic Thinker Collaborator Relationship Builder: Internally and Externally
Actively participate on the Chapter Leadership Team. Work closely with the Vice President, Development, and development staff to prepare proposals to secure funding for program expansion.
Grant Administration: Lead department in preparation of proposals and grant applications. Research, identify, develop, and respond to public and private grant opportunities.
Collaborate with the organization’s entities regarding fund-raising activities and individual sponsorship communications.
Work cross-departmentally to develop internal and external communications, media and marketing strategies, grant development and execution, that enhance the Chapter’s program brand identity, advance the strategic mission of all Chapter programs and support integrated Chapter communications.
Plan, develop, and direct the execution of all programs, policies, and services as they relate to the Alzheimer’s Association’s education and program initiatives, including providing assistance to the Chapter network at local events.
Develop and utilize adequate processes to ensure that the performance improvement systems are fully implemented.
Design aggressive improvement plans to achieve overall strategic goals of the organization; monitor the constant changes in both external and internal environment.
Implement, educate, and monitor service excellence principles to exceed customer expectations and drive process improvement.
Forge partnerships with key organization stakeholders to include corporate, medical, insurance, healthcare and other relevant institutions to further the mission of the organization.
Provide leadership and strategic direction in the planning, development, implementation, and delivery of marketing campaigns, communication products, and education programs that promote public awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, dementia care and the Association.
Provide leadership and strategic direction in the planning, implementation, and delivery of local, state, and federal public policy initiatives to support the Chapter and its mission-oriented, tactical, and strategic plans.
Empower, guide, and coach employee development.
Build positive organization and team culture to achieve strategic objectives in financial, clinical quality, customer satisfaction, and compliance in corporate, federal, and state standards of practice.
Develop customer service culture; strive for continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.
Foster a communications strategy to increase awareness of the disease, the Chapter’s services and events, and the Association’s mission. Manage program-related alliances with key community stakeholders and external relationships with Board members, community organizations, donors, and government agencies. POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s degree in gerontology, nursing, social work, or related field; PhD preferred.
Healthcare Administration an asset.
Seven to 10 years clinical experience with Alzheimer’s Disease patients and caregivers.
Ten years experience in a senior leadership role with a non-profit, private or public sector organization, working with senior populations.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and/or issues related to dementia.
The ability to facilitate program and policy objectives at the local, state, and/or federal government levels.
Excellent public speaking, media relations, relationship management, and staff management skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
Must be proficient in managing and leading virtually.
Must be comfortable with extensive public contact and interaction with staff, medical professionals, clients, and individuals touched by Alzheimer’s disease.
Must be able to travel to offsite meetings within the chapter territory, including occasional out- of- state travel.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as necessary.
Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com for consideration.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the hired candidate incumbent in this position. Hired candidate will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments with or without reasonable accommodation.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.
Alzheimer's Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Work Place.