ACOG National Office

  • Program Specialist

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Grant Funded
  • 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 a Program Specialist to coordinate activities for the Committees on Ethics, Adolescent Healthcare, and Gynecologic Practice, Clinical Document Review Panel and on related gynecologic-focused activities, projects and Task Forces under supervision of the Director.


    • Provide operational and program support to the Director of Clinical Practice/Gynecology and Adolescent Healthcare, Director of Ethics/Practice Bulletins-Gynecology, Presidential Task Force/Projects Manager, and related committees, task forces and work groups in the Gynecology Department. 
    • Provide project administrative support for meetings, including meeting planning and logistics, in coordination with Meetings staff. Assemble, finalize and distribute agenda materials and develop and distribute related minutes, reports and updates.  Coordinate committee meeting dinners and serve as staff point-of-contact during dinners.  Provide logistical and administrative support during meetings, and process travel expenses for committee members after meetings.
    • Coordinate committee document development, including tracking manuscript development and notifying authors of upcoming deadlines. Prepare and distribute committee documents for review, and compile reviewer comments; coordinate Clinical Document Review Panel, and Executive Board e-mail review of final manuscripts; gather and compile review responses.
    • Develop working knowledge of the College’s resources and guidelines. Retrieve articles from online databases such as PubMed; coordinate with the Resource Center. For manuscript publication, coordinate reference citation verification and permissions, number references, coordinate abstract development with Editors, format manuscripts, prepare submission form and distribute final manuscript.
    • Coordinate external liaison activities including tracking assignments, requesting reports, providing logistical information, and processing reimbursement.  Provide operational support for grants, task forces and other special projects.
    • Maintain scheduling for Clinical Document Review-Obstetrics and Clinical Document Review-Gynecology Panels review of documents; coordinate timing with committee staff to ensure manageable workflow for Panels. Provide administrative support for the Panels including maintenance of rosters, distribution of orientation materials.
    • Provide committee-related operational support, including: maintain record of budget expenditures and process bills and monthly honoraria requests. Update document database monthly for related committee and task force documents, and provide responses to monthly information requests for published materials.  Draft requested reports for Executive Board meetings and other liaison activities.



    • Minimum of two years of relevant administrative experience required. Bachelor’s degree is required
    • Project coordination skills, including meeting management. Excellent oral and written communication abilities including editing and proofreading.  Attention to detail and ability to work with unfamiliar medical terminology.Interpersonal skills including a balance of assertiveness and diplomacy; good judgment; ability to interact with a variety of people and institutions; ability to meet deadlines and to handle a diverse work load. Demonstrated ability to set own priorities, to follow through on assignments without supervision, to show good judgment and attention to detail. Skills in managing multiple projects
    • Strong, working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat). Basic knowledge of accounting management. Basic knowledge of HTML and website management preferred
    • Must be able to work extended hours on planned meeting days (7:00 am–9:30 pm); May require weekend work hours and/or travel



    About ACOG

    Home to more than 58,000 women’s health care professionals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization leading advancements in women’s health. When you become part of the ACOG team, you’re part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about women’s health to members and the general public. ACOG supports its members by maintaining authoritative clinical guidance, providing continuing medical education resources, patient education materials and more. Together with our members, we are working to transform the future of women’s health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved women’s health. 


    Our Perks

    Paid Parental Leave – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace –  Flexible work schedule –  Commuting Allowance – Generous Paid Time Off – Holiday Pay – Life Insurance – Community Volunteering Opportunities – Generous 401(k) Company Contributions – Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement – Company-Sponsored Team Outings – and more!



    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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