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 aProgram Director, AIM to oversee the operations of the Alliance for Innovation in Maternal Health (AIM) program implementation, special projects, and other ACOG activities. The Program Director, AIM will provide direct strategic oversight for the performance of the AIM program as well as various other grant programs that support AIM and promote the advancement of women's health. The Program Director, AIM has oversight responsibility for multiple complex and high financial value grants and is accountable for the AIM program's performance.
This is a 100% funded through a cooperative agreement with a federal agency.
This is a 100% funded through a cooperative agreement for a period of four years and is fully dependent on continued funding from the Federal Government, which may be withdrawn at their discretion. Should funding become unavailable, this position may be eliminated.
AIM is a national alliance to promote consistent and safe maternity care to reduce maternal mortality by 1,000 and severe maternal morbidity by 100,000 instances over the course of four year. The purpose of the AIM program is to equip, empower and embolden every state, perinatal quality collaborative, hospital network/system, birth facility and maternity care provider in the U.S. to significantly reduce severe maternal morbidity and maternal mortality through proven implementation of consistent maternity care practices. AIM will collaborate with qualified states and many hospitals and hospital systems across the U.S. participating on a voluntary basis to initiate or improve a culture of maternal safety through continuous quality improvement cycles.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages the business operation functions (budgets, contracts, pre-award and post award compliance, financial forecasting and financial reporting) of the AIM program and manages the programmatic functions of the AIM program.
Provides leadership support over program planning, implementation, and reporting of program activities to AIM Partners, funders, and ACOG leadership.
Oversees the activities of seven staff members to achieve deliverables to various funders and program objectives
Manages all staff activities, including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, budgeting and controlling quality of all program activities
Plans and directs all initiatives pertaining to the AIM grant program, with the responsibility for establishing and managing budgets, creating staffing plans, and resource allocation within grant program; Manage the recruitment, training and supervision of new and existing staff
Assigns tasks and projects to ensure adherence to ACOG standards, procedures and requirements
Support of AIM work groups, both internal and external, at meetings, conference, press questions, congressional inquiries and panels
Review and monitor all data collected to support various AIM projects and other supporting grants to ensure accuracy and proper dissemination
Identify state-wide, regional and national strategic partnership opportunities and initiate new grant proposals that further the work regarding women's health
All other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in public health or related field is required; Master's in Public Health is highly desired, BSN highly desired
Minimum of 10 years relevant work experience is required; Minimum of five years of supervisory experience is required
Experience working with state-local public health systems and community-based organizations is highly preferred
Demonstrated computer literacy, proficient in MS Word for Windows, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook and other Office products.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and adapt to changing needs and manage time effectively, including working under pressure and managing multiple tasks simultaneously.
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Must be organized, and detail and deadline oriented.
Must be highly motivated, take initiative, and maintain professionalism.
Capable of using sound judgment in problem solving skills and resolving problems.
Ability to investigate issues, ask appropriate questions and recommend alternative solutions, as appropriate.
Must be comfortable working in a collaborative environment
Ability to travel and work long hours, as necessary
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.
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.