Job Title: Specialist, Health Policy - (Home office)
Location: New York City, NY (preferred) ; Washington DC, Chicago IL a possibility
Work Hours: Full-time/Part-time (based on a 37.5 hour work week)
Reports To: Vice President of Health Policy
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 to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last 12 years in a row.
The Specialist, Public Policy is responsible for providing support to the Vice President of Health Policy. This includes: (1) conducting research; (2) drafting and designing fact sheets and other written materials; (3) writing internal issue briefs, memos, and summaries; (4) staffing and/or serving on work groups and task forces, as appropriate (5) organizing logistics for meetings and trainings; and (6) performing a limited amount of administrative functions
The Specialist, Public Policy is responsible for:
Drafting written materials:
Developing and maintaining records and resources:
Working with both public policy and programs staff:
Assisting the Vice President, Health Policy on other matters, including:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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, tuition reimbursement, generous PTO 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 an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing, plus Caregiver Leave.
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.