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Manager of Education (18 Month Contract)

by Alzheimer Society Southwest Partners

Position Type: Contract
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2022
Experience: 3 Years
Education: College Diploma (2 years)

Job Description

Manager of Education
Job Posting

Posting Date:  January 17, 2022

Closing Date:  January 31, 2022

Location:  London / Middlesex, Elgin, Oxford (can work from any of the current locations with occasional travel throughout the region required)   


Status:   Full-Time, 18-month Contract, 35 hours per week, occasional evening and weekend work required.


Position Summary:

The Manager of Education (the Manager) will manage all the education programs of the Alzheimer Society Southwest Partners.  This includes providing the human resource support, the budget, and statistical information required.  The Manager will establish community partnerships to advance the mission of the society and advocate for the society’s interests when appropriate. 

Organizational Overview:

The Alzheimer Society Southwest Partners actively supports families and individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We advocate for and provide support services, education, and funding for research for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. 

Our Vision:
A world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Our Mission:
To alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia’s and to promote research.

Our Values:
Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Post-secondary education
  • Education in the field of adult education (preferred)
  • A knowledgeable and experienced educator working with the community and with people living with dementia and care partners
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs
  • Ability to lead, support and evaluate a multidisciplinary staff team
  • A demonstrated ability to establish and maintain system partnerships
  • Knowledge of current legislation and best practices related to dementia
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias

Immediate Supervisor:   Director of Programs and Services

Specific Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership to First Link learning series, Enhancing Care program, public education, CSS dementia education, dementia friendly communities and other education programs as required
  • Responsible for the performance and development of the team
  • Provide ongoing support and communication to the team
  • Monitor ongoing metrics and take action where metrics fall outside agreed to baselines
  • Establish and maintain system partnerships
  • Support advocacy for our clients and our cause
  • Support the development of dementia friendly communities
  • Evaluate opportunities to establish new programs and expand existing programs where need has been identified

Working Conditions:

Office Setting.  General office duties, typing, filing, occasional lifting / carrying 25lbs, reaching, bending, walking, sitting, and standing (standing desk provided). Freedom of movement throughout the day. Some travel required.

This will be an in-office position (with the ability to work from home occasionally depending on government protocols) and will require consistent wearing of proper PPE and completing education in proper Public Health guidelines surrounding PPE and Covid-19 protocols.

If you meet these qualifications, please submit a cover letter and resume with 3 references - in pdf format to: Jason London at: (with the job title listed in the subject line).

The Alzheimer Society is an equal opportunity employer, and we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We are also committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Human Rights Code and AODA and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Commitment to Equitable Recruitment:
The Alzheimer Society welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity and social justice and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black and persons of color, persons with disabilities, people living with dementia, care partners and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

COVID-19 vaccinations are the most effective way to safeguard the health of our employees, clients and communities in which we work.  As such, this offer of employment is conditional upon the Society receiving written confirmation that you have received all recommended doses of vaccine(s) approved by Health Canada for use in Canada.  The Society’s requirement that you be vaccinated is subject to any accommodation obligations it may have under human rights legislation.  Failure to provide satisfactory proof of full vaccination or information to support the reasons why a vaccination cannot be received, shall be cause for the immediate withdrawal of this offer and/or termination of your employment without notice or pay in lieu thereof.   

After this condition has been met, and again subject to applicable human rights legislation, any subsequent refusal to obtain a booster or other vaccination related to COVID-19, as deemed necessary by the Society, will be considered willful misconduct and/or disobedience and will result in the termination of your employment without notice or pay in lieu thereof.

Information collected regarding your vaccination status will be collected in accordance with applicable privacy laws and solely for purposes related to your employment with the Company and shall not be used for any other purpose without your prior written consent.

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.