ACOG National Office

  • Program Specialist, LARC

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    2018-1218
    Category
    Other
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Grant Funded
    Yes
  • Overview

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking Program Specialist, LARC to coordinate logistics for training initiatives and provide programmatic support for the Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Program and other reproductive health access activities. This is a grant-funded position.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide logistical and programmatic support to ensure successful implementation of training initiatives and other program activities
    • Coordinate scheduling with hospital sites, physicians, staff, and others involved in training initiatives and facilitate effective communication with all training partners
    • Develop and track training schedules and itineraries, and assist trainers and staff with scheduling and travel logistics
    • Prepare and submit invoices and expense vouchers and ensure compliance with documentation requirements. Collaborate with Accounting staff to ensure accurate payment and reporting of program expenses
    • Maintain expense and budget tracking system and draft periodic reports
    • Facilitate review and execution of agreements and contracts with trainers, vendors, and other partners and ensure compliance with all documentation requirements
    • Assist in the development of work plans and timelines, including identifying deliverables, tasks, and deadlines, and establish systems to track and monitor progress
    • Monitor progress and deadlines and coordinate review of the work of authors, consultants, vendors, staff, and others involved in the development and implementation of program activities, materials, and events
    • Provide onsite administrative support for trainings and/or meetings
    • Staff informational booth and training events at professional meetings
    • Support outreach efforts to effectively disseminate program materials to ACOG members and other audiences, such as updating the website and drafting newsletter topics
    • Assist in the development of educational, advocacy, and outreach activities, materials, and events
    • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining professional networks; participating in professional organizations

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field is required
    • Minimum of two years of  experience in women’s health, public health, or health care training is required
    • Excellent project management and coordination skills. Demonstrated success in managing high volume of tasks and multiple projects simultaneously, and experience creating detailed administrative and logistical tracking systems
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and keen attention to detail required
    • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills, including a balance of assertiveness and diplomacy. Good judgment and demonstrated ability to interact collaboratively with a variety of people and institutions
    • Strong customer service skills, including good telephone and email manners
    • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, work independently, meet deadlines, and follow through on tasks without close supervision
    • Ability to create detailed tracking and organizational systems 
    • Ability and willingness to travel to support programmatic activities, sometimes overnight and for several days
    • Willingness to engage in continuous learning and training

     

    About ACOG

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care through continuing medical education, practice, and research. When you join ACOG, you’re joining an organization that promotes growth, development, and flexibility. People who work at ACOG are driven to reduce barriers to contraception for all women, regardless of income, employment, or state of residence.

     

    Why ACOG?

    • Our passionate team! Our team is led by experts in reproductive and maternal-fetal medicine, patient safety, and health care policy. We strongly believe in equal access for all women to high quality, safe health care. Our obsession with reducing maternal mortality, protecting access to contraception coverage, and addressing health disparities, has led to great strides in federal and state legislation. Join our team and help us advance the ob-gyn profession and women’s health care.
    • We love to learn! As an educational organization, ACOG provides learning opportunities to members and employees alike. Our learning opportunity benefits include tuition reimbursement, onsite instructor-led trainings, leadership development programs, and participation in professional organizations.

    Our Perks:

    100% Paid Parental Leave – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace – Work/Life Design (i.e. flexible work schedule) –  Commuting Allowance – Generous Paid Time Off – Holiday Pay – Community Volunteering Opportunities – Generous 401(k) Company Contributions – Health Insurance – Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement – Company-Sponsored Team Outings

     

     

    ACOG is an EEO employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As a federal government contractor and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, the College takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees covered are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic that is protected by applicable law. For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights, please view this poster: EEO is the Law. The College also participates in E-Verify.

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