Company: Amber Kinetics
Posted on: May 12, 2022
- - - - - Job Title: - - - - -Executive Director - Utah
ChapterLocation: - - - - -Salt Lake City, UtahWork Hours: -
-Full-time (based on a minimum 37.5 hour work week)Grade: - - - - -
- -110Reports To: - - -Regional Leader -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/jobs 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. -Position Summary:The Executive Director (ED) of the Utah
Chapter will have overall strategic, leadership, collaboration and
operational responsibility for the chapter's fundraising, programs,
growth, and delivery of the Alzheimer's Association's mission. The
ED will be an essential partner in the Association's strategic plan
to support millions of people living with the disease and their
families while accelerating research progress and changing the
trajectory of Alzheimer's disease and all other dementia, and also
take the lead on building a strong, community-based Board of
Volunteer Leaders to partner with staff for a full range of mission
impact.The ED will build strong working relationships with all of
the Association's administrative and functional leaders and will
report to the Region 4 Leader based in Denver. -This leadership
position will receive a foundation of support from the Home Office
located in Chicago, Illinois, and the Public Policy team in
Washington, D.C.Responsibilities:Essential functions and
responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Serve as the Senior Executive Leader for the Alzheimer's
Association in the Utah Chapter.
- Provide leadership for success of Walk to End Alzheimer's
events and The Longest Day events in Utah and manage the work of a
Development professional. Identify key volunteer leaders to serve
on the Walk and TLD committees.
- Lead revenue opportunities such as Intermediate Gifts, major
gifts and planned gifts prospect identification, and assess the
need for additional relationship events. -
- Serve as the lead staff for Corporate relationships and
development; build solid relationships with corporate partners and
community organizations. -
- Develop and maintain a high-impact Board of Community Leaders
to have an outward interface with the Corporate, Social,
Philanthropic and Medical communities within the state of Utah.
Lead the Board in contributing to efforts to impact fundraising,
program delivery, securing of major and planned gifts, and raising
the overall profile and brand visibility of the Alzheimer's
Association in the community. -
- Engage, train and manage relationships with community
volunteers to expand the Alzheimer's Association's visibility and
programmatic reach throughout the state. -
- Using the Community Development Model and reach data,
collaborate with community partners to conduct annual Community
Forums in order to develop an informed and community-focused plan
for service delivery.
- In collaboration with the Utah Public Policy Lead, build
relationships with local, state and Federal government. -
- Ensure any grant deliverables are met within assigned
- Work with the Region 4 Donor Advisor expert to enhance our
major giving opportunities.
- Create and manage chapter budget, maintain financial records,
and oversee daily office functions.
- Serve as the primary spokesperson for the chapter. -
- Oversee day-to-day operations for the office, and serve as the
collaborative leader for this office and operation. -
- Partner with other EDs in Region 4 on leadership initiatives as
opportunities rise. - -Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred.
- At least 10 years of senior, non-profit management experience;
minimum 5 years of mass-market special event fundraising
- Record of effectively and positively leading a regional or
national non-profit organization and staff.
- Commitment to quality programs and data-driven program
- Excellence in organizational management with the ability to
coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and
achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget.
- Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience
with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and
- Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive
and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and
multidisciplinary project skills.
- Excellent computer skills and analytical savvy to build,
review, and analyze data.
- Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative
approach to planning.
- Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse
groups of people.
- Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and able to successfully
manage multiple projects and tasks.
- Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude,
mission-driven, and self-directed.
- Ability and willingness to travel across chapter territories,
to National offices, and national and international events, as
required (currently we are not traveling due to covid, but
typically overnight travel will be approximately 20%).
- Valid driver's license, good driving record, access to reliable
vehicleKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Proven experience leading a similar Voluntary Health
Association (VHA) of size and scale, one with potential for
- Mass market special event fundraising experience required;
additional fundraising experience a plus.
- Community mobilization and/or volunteer recruitment and
- Effective communicator and experience as a community
- Proven success in collaboration, and working across department
lines and territory boundaries.
- Experience interpreting data analytics, monitoring results,
taking corrective actions, and creating productivity
- History of identifying, recruiting, developing and retaining
staff and volunteers, building alignment and achieving goals around
the strategic priorities.
- Proven ability to lead implementation across a spectrum of
- Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills
- Superior management skills with ability to troubleshoot,
resolve differences, and ability to gain wide-spread support in the
course of managing projects.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, long term care insurance, tuition
reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid
Family Leave, as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and
Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our
gold standard 401(k) retirement plan. -Full time employees (37.5
hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School
Visitation Day and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.The
Alzheimer's Association is committed to diversity, equity and
inclusion in the workplace and provides consideration for an
employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity,
genetic predisposition, national origin, ethnicity, disability,
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal,
state or local law. - -
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