Careers

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified individuals are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability or marital status.


Current Openings Include Anchorage and the Mat-Su

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is seeking an experienced Business Manager to join our non-profit team. This position will play a key role in the organization’s financial matters including funding strategy and long-term financial security.

The Business Manager develops and initiates systems, policies and procedures for transacting financial matters; ensures that the financial system is accurate, efficient and in accordance with professional accounting practices and governmental regulations; and oversees human resources functions and all technology functions of the Agency.

Essential Job Functions
• Develop and implement the Business Departments’ goals, projects, policies, procedures, methods and controls.
• Actively participate in the Agency’s management team to ensure effective integration of strategic directions into finance and technology work plans.
• Assists Executive Director in staffing appropriate Board Committees to ensure timely and responsible decision-making.
• Provide management level leadership for the development and oversight of all Agency financial and technological operations.
• Responsible for the day to day financial operations as follows:
 Monthly financial statements and account analysis;
 Annual external audit;
 Accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll accounting;
 Financial planning and budgeting;
 Risk management and insurance;
 Agency investments; and
 Banking functions.
• Responsible for human resources functions including new employee orientations, maintenance of personnel files, and administration of employee benefits.
• Responsible for administrative functions including front desk operation and office equipment.
• Responsible for technology functions including hardware, software, network administration, and database administration.
• Responsible for the oversight of facility and grounds maintenance. Acts as liaison between the agency and facility tenants.
• Responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision and coaching of Agency finance and technology staff, contractors and volunteers.
• Assure compliance with all Agency policies, procedures, standards and applicable regulatory requirements
• Promote Agency-wide programs and initiatives.

Requirements and Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration with an accounting concentration from an accredited college or university or a combination of education and experience to provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance.
• Four years progressively responsible experience in accounting.
• Three years of supervisory experience.
• Ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check.
• Valid Alaska driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of modern accounting and auditing.
• Knowledge of financial administration including budget preparation and reporting, modern office practices, procedures, methods, equipment, operations procedures and data processing.
• Knowledge of accounting practices and regulations required by state, federal and other granting agencies.
• Knowledge of double entry accounting procedures including subsidiary ledgers, journals, standard accounting procedures and techniques.
• Knowledge of program analysis and revenue forecasting.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
• Ability to anticipate, identify, organize and analyze growth opportunities
• Ability to direct, supervise and evaluate personnel.
• Ability to analyze information and make timely, appropriate decisions.
• Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
• High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently, follow directions and organize materials and time.
• Ability to perform detailed work under pressure with accuracy and timeliness.
• High level of proficiency with accounting software packages.
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft based word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
• Type 40 WPM, 10 key by touch.
• Ability to drive, and to use personal vehicle for Agency business.

Physical and Special Requirements
• Must have the ability to perform lifting and transferring of no less than fifty pounds and demonstrate good body mechanics while performing these tasks.
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
• Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties.

To apply send a resume and cover letter via mail or email prior to May 23, 2017, mail to:
Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska
Attn: Karl Garber, Executive Director
1750 Abbott Road
Anchorage, AK 99507
kgarber@alzalaska.org

Do you like working with Alaskans in need and do you want to make a difference in your community? You can by joining our team of care coordinators!

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska (ARA) is looking for a full or part time Care Coordinators to join us in enriching the lives of Alaskans in need. This is a great opportunity to work in our Mat-Su location.

ARA is a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and Conflict Free Care Coordination Agency dedicated to ensuring the best possible quality of life for individuals who qualify for Alaska’s Home and Community Based Medicaid Waivers. ARA continues to be the state’s leading source of information, support and services for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD) and individuals of any age with a disability. We are currently expanding our services so that we may offer assistance to any Alaskan eligible for a Medicaid Waiver.

Position Overview
Assess client/family needs and identify and coordinate the delivery of services. Client-oriented tasks will involve screening, assessment, service coordination, monitoring, follow-up and advocacy. The Care Coordinator will act as a liaison between community members, services, clients and state representatives.

Essential Job Functions
•Process requests for services, provide referrals, assessments, consultation, monitoring and follow-up.
•Develop a plan of care with and for individuals enrolled in the Care Coordination service and update the plan as needed.
•Explain and negotiate the fee system with each individual family enrolled in the Care Coordination program.
•Implement the plan of care, coordinating with the necessary providers.
•Monitor client situations to ensure the individual and family are receiving the services outlined in the plan of care.
•Advocate for new, improved and/or enhanced services to meet the needs of family coping with ADRD, CCMC or IDD.
•Establish a network with other community service providers.
•Assist with new referral process by accepting phone call or appointment, collection of information, and referral to
appropriate department (commonly known as “intake”).
•Promote the Agency’s mission, goals and programs.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications
•Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, nursing, health, human services or closely related field. Work experience can be substituted for a degree.
•Minimum of one year paid work experience in human services.
•Must be certified by the State of Alaska to provide Medicaid Waiver care coordination.
•Ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check.
•Valid Alaska driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance.
•Negative TB screening and annual negative re-screening.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Knowledge of or the ability to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
•Knowledge of health care or social service systems.
•Knowledge of the Medicaid Waiver system.
•Ability to be sensitive to clients of all ages and cultures.
•Ability to evaluate client needs and complete assessments.
•Ability to network with representatives of other agencies.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to work independently, follow directions and organize materials and time.
•Ability to operate computers and other office equipment.
•Ability to drive, and to use personal vehicle for Agency business.

Physical and Special Requirements
•Must have the ability to perform lifting and transferring of no less than fifty pounds and demonstrate good body mechanics while performing these tasks.
•Must be able to climb stairs and access individuals in non-accessible rooms or apartments.

Benefits:
Generous leave policy that includes paid holidays, sick leave and paid vacation days.
Insurance coverage.
Employer matched retirement.
Working with partners who make a difference every day!

How to apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska
Attn: Rebecca Marinelli, Care Coordination Manager
1750 Abbott Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
Or by email to Rmarinelli@alzalaska.org

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is an Equal Opportunity Employer.