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at Alzheimer's Association
Right now, millions of Americans are facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our finances, our families and our futures - but at the Alzheimer’s Association, we’re relentlessly working to change that by addressing the challenges in front of us with speed and without limitations or boundaries. With our network of more than 75 chapters across the country, we’re advancing world-class research, ensuring access to gold-standard care and support, and hiring talented, mission-driven people who make it all happen.
The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a uniquely motivated person to be a part of our team - but we believe that person could be you.
The Project Manager is a results-driven professional with experience managing projects, teams, interns or volunteers who will coordinate the dementia care coordination initiative as part of the Alzheimer’s Association healthcare strategy. This position will ensure initiative goals are met or exceeded, building a case for additional funding streams and sustainability. The Project Manager plans project resources, coordinates the project team, manages budgets, closely tracks and monitors progress and is responsible for reporting qualitative and quantitative data. This position is grant funded and is based out of the St. Louis office of the Greater Missouri chapter.
CORE CHARACTERISTICS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
- Proven success in project planning and project management
- Proven success in building internal relationships and providing support to project teams.
- Demonstrated experience creating tools to communicate process, strategy and status
- Demonstrated success working with diverse populations, volunteers, staff, and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
- Excellent ability to communicate in person, print, and electronically to variable audiences.
- Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and/or analyze growth opportunities and make programmatic recommendations to leadership.
- Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects at once
- Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions
- High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Project Management (95%)
- Create systems, procedures and tools to manage project timelines and deliverables. Manage grant work plans and deliverables.
- Build tools for staff to track data required for project analysis and evaluation.
- Collect and enter data to measure progress toward initiative goals.
- Submit monthly reports demonstrating qualitative and quantitative progress.
- Gather data from internal and external sources to demonstrate need for services, effectiveness of the initiative and support sustainability.
- Manage a program budget in collaboration with the VP of Programs.
- Support implementation of continuing education for a variety of healthcare professionals on dementia related topics.
- Successfully coordinate a project team of varying skill sets, roles and responsibilities, backgrounds and expertise.
- Analyze and assess trends to recommend new or additional strategies to meet goals.
- Prepare reports to funders and dementia care coordination partners.
General chapter responsibilities (5%)
- Cultivate and recruit supporters for chapter fundraising events like Walk to End Alzheimer's and Longest Day.
- Attend chapter meetings and special events as scheduled.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree in public health, health administration, education, social work or related field.
- 3 years of relevant project management
- 3-5 years providing coordination between departments.
- Knowledge of healthcare outcomes data and relevant publicly available data sources.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (especially Word & Excel) and Google; ability to learn donor and service user software