The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the premier not-for-profit organization for women's health care. Comprised of over 58,000 physician-members who are experts in women's health care, ACOG provides to its members the highest quality education opportunities, practice-oriented resources, research, advocacy, and organizational support. With headquarters located in S.W. Washington, DC, we provide a positive, supportive work environment, excellent benefits and so much more! To learn more about our organization, please visit us at www.acog.org.
The College is currently seeking a Program Specialist to provide communication and coordination support to the Program Director and Program Manager to help meet the goals of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) program.
This position is 100% grant funded.
Supporting the efforts of the Program Director and Project Manager.
Collaborating effectively across the organization to identify points of integration.
Communicating with funding agency and lead agency partners on non-technical program matters.
Work with the CDC and other partners on the content development of their FASD web site, the CDC's evaluation plan and other core training programs.
Partnering with the Practice Implementation Center (PIC) to develop, promote, evaluate and assist with provider specific training.
Provide ongoing support for office and training champions and trainers for the American Indian/Alaska Native training program.
Create and promote the products and activities of the FASD program with exhibits at meetings.
Participate and present at Departmental; Leadership and Grantee briefings.
Managing and editing program documents through various stages of review and approval.
Assist in the development of educational materials and web searches to identify appropriate resources for program.
Maintaining a detailed calendar for the program work plan; sending reminders of due dates
Develop program reports as required by the CDC.
Arranging travel for all program staff and consultants.
Assisting Project Manager with designing and posting a newsletter.
Bachelor's Degree required with 2 or more years of experience within an office setting; Master's degree preferred
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and in writing
Strong attention to detail
Ability to effectively plan and organize work
Ability to track program budget
Strong computer skills including aptitude in the Microsoft Office Suite of products - Word, PowerPoint, Excel
Previous experience with a design program (such as Adobe Pagemaker) strongly preferred