The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) seeks a Manager to provide program support within its growing medical subspecialty society. AAHPM is dedicated to expanding access of patients and families to high quality palliative care, and advancing the discipline of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, through professional education and training, development of a specialist workforce, support for clinical practice standards, research and public policy.
The manager position reports to the Director of Quality & Research and supports advancement of the Academy’s Quality and Research, Diversity and Inclusion (D+I) initiatives, and related grant/development efforts.
Assist with planning, implementation and evaluation associated with Quality and Research initiatives.
Support Director of Quality and Research with day-to-day operations and management of the Academy’s quality and research activities
Assist with implementation of quality measurement projects
Manage select committees and working groups associated with Quality and Research projects including scheduling, agenda planning, notes, surveys and documentation, as needed
Conduct background research for various quality and research initiatives
Draft, review, and submit comments on appropriate measures, guidelines and papers
Assist with nomination process of academy leaders for selected national committees and work groups
Assist in the development of tools and resources to support members implementing quality improvement
Manage the diversity and inclusion related initiatives of the Academy including implementation of goals outlined in the Academy’s multi-year diversity and inclusion strategic plan.
Manage Diversity Advisory Group including scheduling, agenda planning, notes, surveys and documentation, as needed
Work closely with Academy staff to develop and implement culturally-appropriate communication and implement speaker guidelines to enhance delivery of information relevant to diverse groups at meetings and events
Collect, analyze, monitor and track changes in member engagement among members of the Academy’s underrepresented groups
Propose and assess research collaboration opportunities in diversity
Support the development goals of the Academy to provide resources to key Academy programs and projects.
Write and prepare grant proposals, letters of intent and progress reports
Research and identify prospective funders via online, databases, print and internet sources
Compile program statistics and synthesize research in support of funding requests
Analyze program evaluation components and draft reports on outcomes of funded programs
Assist Director of Quality and Research, Director, Governance & Operations, and Executive Director with other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have the following requirements and demonstrated experience:
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s level coursework or degree desirable
Three to four years minimum experience in program management role
Staff or contract experience within a non-profit association (healthcare, medical specialty society) or academic setting
Working knowledge of project management processes including the ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Grant writing and grant management expertise
Demonstrated analytical and research competencies
Program management experience with diverse populations
Knowledge of the national quality landscape
Strong writing and oral communication skills
Strong customer service and volunteer relations
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, project management software, database management, and e-survey tools