Are you looking for a new, exciting challenge? Would you like to apply your knowledge and experience to the dynamic field of organ transplantation? Want to join a collaborative, high-functioning team to make a difference in the lives of transplant practitioners and patients?
The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) is a medical specialty society representing approximately 1,800 transplant surgeons, physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals working in the dynamic field of solid organ transplantation. Our staff is passionate about supporting the scientific research, clinical, advocacy, and educational activities in which our members are engaged. ASTS’ core values are integrity, excellence, forward focus, respect, diversity, and compassion, and our team is guided by those values as we support our members in saving and improving lives through transplantation.
ASTS is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented Programs Manager to play an essential role in managing ASTS’ advocacy efforts and related member/committee projects. This position will support ASTS committees involved in legislative, regulatory, and standards/quality projects and assist the legislative and regulatory counsels with ASTS initiatives. We’re looking for someone who can help our members move their projects forward and achieve their collective goals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Programs Manager will have an essential role in managing ASTS’ advocacy efforts and related member/committee projects. This position will support ASTS committees involved in legislative, regulatory, and standards/quality projects and assist the legislative and regulatory counsels with ASTS initiatives. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Manage advocacy efforts;
- Manage sign-on letter requests;
- Liaise with the Relative Values Update Committee and ASTS consultant;
- Liaise with the Legislative/Regulatory Committee and counsels;
- Organize fly-ins (1-2 per year) and other meetings;
- Support member liaisons to government and scientific organizations;
- Serve as the liaison to assigned committees and task forces, coordinating activities and providing support as needed to achieve the objectives determined by the leadership; and
- Assist with special projects, as needed.
Some travel required (5-10 times per year). This position will work closely with the Director, Member Engagement, key volunteer leaders, and external Legislative/Regulatory counsel.
- Competitive vacation and benefits package
- Located in the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, with a variety of transit options, restaurants, scenic walking routes, and community activities within easy reach
- Telecommuting and flexible schedule options available after 6 months of employment
- Transit subsidy for either Metro or parking in the building
- Capitol Bikeshare membership available to all employees
- Flexible spending accounts available
ASTS is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit ASTS.org for more information about the Society and its activities.