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Senior Program Manager

Job Location

Harrisburg or Lancaster, PA

General Summary

The Senior Program Manager is responsible for the supervision and coordination of all services provided out of identified regional offices. This includes all aspects of the Alzheimer's Association's programs, services and community engagement efforts including support groups, community education, partnership development and more. This role will serve in both strategic and implementation roles with a focus on exponential growth of available services through the cultivation of partnerships and systems engagement. Community outreach, volunteer management, and administrative responsibilities are other critical functions. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee the regional growth, implementation and delivery of all program and services activities & mission-focused outreach efforts to Chapter constituencies to include:

    • Plan and supervise program aspects of the Alzheimer's Association Common Program Plan (CPP)  delivery through the use of staff and volunteers

    • Responsible for oversight and support for regional conference content, attendees and budgets

    • Develop/utilize existing curriculum, manuals and/or training resources for programs. Ensure these materials are up to date, consistent and relevant to program topics

    • Ensure quantitative and qualitative measures are in place for all services

    • Identify and pursue highly visible partnership and growth opportunities

    • Targeted outreach to key constituencies to promote the Association, assess community needs and identify new opportunities for service delivery

    • Supervise staff and cultivate leadership volunteers in support of key mission areas


  • Engage in Chapter-wide workgroups and special projects to maximize available opportunities for increased market penetration and financial support

    • Maintain working knowledge of key Association strategic initiatives and ongoing workgroups

    • Collaborate with program and development staff to identify grant opportunities and ensure compliance with all reporting requirements

    • Lead workgroups and special projects as designated by supervisor 

  • Participate in community outreach, fund development and other Chapter-wide project activities

    • Manage leadership volunteer workgroups/committees as needed

    • Assist with coordination of program related internal trainings and updates

    • Assist in newsletter preparation and submit articles as requested

    • All staff are required to support and participate in special events and fund development activities as requested

    • All staff are expected to informally advocate for those we serve and the services offered by the Chapter

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in social work, human services, gerontology, nursing or a related field

  • Five years' experience in human service program service delivery, preferably in aging field

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word and Excel

  • Experience in leadership with volunteers at all levels of an organization

  • Prior Public Health or Voluntary Health experience is a plus

  • Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contact to build and maintain successful teams

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

  • Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and analyze growth opportunities and expansion of services

  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing and electronically to a variety of audiences

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations

  • Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

  • Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties

  • Ability to operate designated office equipment

  • High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative

  • High volume of public contact

  • Travel by car to attend meetings within Pennsylvania and by air or car to national meetings

  • Evening and weekend hours may be required

  • Work may be stressful during periods of high volume or tight deadlines

    Click Here to Apply

  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Greater Pennsylvania
    2595 Interstate Drive
    Suite 100
    Harrisburg, PA 17110

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

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