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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 438461 

Agency: Elder Affairs


Position Number: 65000489 

Salary:  $3,221.66-$3,605.00 MONTHLY 

Posting Closing Date: 12/08/2021 











Mission Statement: To promote the well-being, safety, and independence of Florida’s elders, their families, and caregivers.

Vision Statement: For all Floridians to live well and age well.




Dementia Care and Cure Initiative (DCCI) Coordinator.  Program manager and point of contact for Coordination of DCCI Task Force groups throughout the state including:


  • Facilitating and participating in all meetings, either by phone or in-person.
  • Sending out calendar appointments, agendas, and minutes for DCCI meetings .
  • Coordinating with Task Force leadership in any field training and education requests received in the general DCCI email inbox.
  • Maintaining a contact list for all DCCI Task Force members in Florida.
  • Communicating with Task Force members (community stakeholders/volunteers) regularly.
  • Managing the DCCI budget and making approved purchases of materials and supplies to support all Task Forces.
  • Developing and updating all educational materials for DCCI to ensure that these materials are in compliance with DOEA approved outreach information.
  • Developing promotional materials for DCCI to distribute to new and existing Task Force members.
  • Increasing the number of new Task Forces in Florida.
  • Offering education, technical, and outreach assistance to existing DCCI Task Forces toward the goal of nurturing and maintaining participation in the DCCI.
  • Creating, maintaining, and disseminating a goals document to assist each Task Force in developing annual goals and tracking progress on those goals.
  • Disseminating information on grants, other funding, and education opportunities to Task Force participants .


Participate in presentations and speaking engagements as a representative of DOEA at local, PSA, state, and national conferences and events; commission meetings; community groups; and organizational meetings to educate others about DCCI.


Work closely with DCCI Task Force leadership to ensure Task Forces are current with all information pertaining to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and DCCI in the State of Florida.


  • Schedule and participate in quarterly conference calls with DCCI Task Force leadership throughout the state to facilitate sharing of best practices and networking amongst the Task Forces.
  • Create an agenda for each quarterly DCCI Task Force leadership conference call and disseminate the agenda to the Task Forces prior to the calls.


Respond to inquiries from potential Dementia-Caring Communities with information about DCCI and how to take part in this initiative. Create a toolkit that may be shared with current and potential Task Forces.


Facilitate coordination between DCCI Program and the Age-Friendly Communities; work with the Livable Communities Coordinator to promote Age-Friendly Communities and Dementia-Friendly Communities/DCCI Task Forces.


Develop and maintain relationships/partnerships within existing and potential Dementia-Caring Communities by attending council or committee meetings, speaking at events, and sharing materials with persons and groups interested in fostering a Dementia-Caring environment.


Develop articles for Elder Update as needed. Develop content for the DCCI website and ensure content is current and accurate.


Participate in any required trainings to facilitate growth in the necessary professional skill set.


Performs other duties as required.



Possess strong written and oral communication skills, required for public speaking and report writing; uses correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Is detail oriented and able to enter data accurately into a computerized system. Able to navigate multiple computer screens, applications, and online research engines. Basic proficiency in Microsoft Windows Operating environments and Office Suite products to include Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, OneDrive, and SharePoint.


Ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate records, reports, correspondence, and other documentation in a logical format within established timeframes.


Ability to demonstrate a professional and courteous demeanor.  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the public and staff.  Ability to work independently and with teams at the unit and agency where appropriate.  


Willing and able to make decisions and exercise sound judgment; to accept responsibility for one’s own actions and decisions; to adapt to changes in work assignments, procedures, and technology; and to be committed to improving individual performance.


Willing and able to follow written and oral directions and instructions from management and carry out the directives of persons with duly delegated authority.


Willing and able to resolve any differences with management in a constructive manner and accept and abide by management’s direction and decisions.


Possess strong project management abilities.


Ability to travel statewide.  Ability to lift and carry a laptop and associated documents and equipment for training (up to fifteen pounds).



B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited university or college.  A Master’s degree from an accredited university or college is preferred.  Valid Florida Drivers’ License.  Florida Certified Contract Manager (FCCM) certification is required.

Travel is required 15%--25%. Operates motor vehicle. All applicable State and local driving laws and insurance regulations must be strictly adhered to in the operation of any vehicle while performing State business. Overnight travel may be required. 



Preference will be given to the Department of Elder Affairs employees.



A Successful completion of a Level 2 Criminal History Background Check is required for all applicants selected for this position.



Applicants should apply on-line via the People First Website by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date of the position vacancy advertisement but are strongly encouraged to apply by 6:00 p.m. on the closing date to avoid any system down times or any other complications that may arise.


If you have problems applying on-line, call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287. Paper applications will not be accepted by the agency.


The Department of Elder Affairs is an "older worker-friendly" employer and also lists vacancies on the Silver Edition website, found at, that connects persons age 50 and older with other businesses/volunteer organizations/employers who specify they are "older worker-friendly."


The Department of Elder Affairs is an E-Verify employer and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each New Employee’s I-9 Form to confirm work eligibility.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee