Program Specialist
ACOG National Office
Washington, District of Columbia 20024

Job Description


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 provide administrative support to the Senior Director of Practice Activities, Obstetrics, Genetics and Immunization; Director of Obstetrics; Director of Genetics; Manager, Work Groups and Task Forces, and their related documents, committees, task forces and work groups in the Practice Activities Division. To provide secondary coverage for the Division.


  • Provide administrative support, including: transcribe, proofread, finalize and distribute correspondence and meeting minutes; maintain subject files and document center files maintain record of budget expenditures and process bills; copy correspondence and documents; coordinate mailings; sign off on financial and contract-related documents.
  • Provide telephone and back-up email coverage, respond to inquiries or refer calls as necessary; provide back-up telephone coverage for Division Vice President’s executive assistant; arrange conference calls; share telephone coverage with other support staff as needed; share work load with other support staff as needed.
  • Provide assistance for meetings, including: issue meeting notices; maintain meeting roster; coordinate with meetings team to handle hotel and travel arrangements; compile contents, develop cover pages, and create agenda book; assemble and distribute paper and electronic agenda materials; arrange for meeting space, group dinners and catering; arrange audiovisual or other meeting needs; provide support (copying, revision of documents, etc.) during meetings; process travel expenses for committee members; develop preliminary draft of meeting minutes.
  • Assist with coordinating document development, including tracking manuscript development, notifying authors of upcoming deadlines, and work with other staff/departments to fulfill document requirements. Update the document database; coordinate reference citation verification for documents; maintain document files. Prepare manuscripts for publication including, reference numbering, manuscript formatting, preparing submission form and memo; and distributing final manuscripts.
  • Prepare and distribute documents for committee/workgroup/task force; coordinate committee or Task Force, work group, Clinical Document Review Panel, and Executive Board e-mail manuscript review; maintain lists of current members of each review body; gather and compile review responses. Work with other staff and authors as necessary to resolve revisions.
  • Provide administrative support for grants, task forces, work groups and other special projects i.e. Breastfeeding Expert Work Group, OB Presidential Task Forces, and others that may be assigned, including meeting and travel arrangements (see 3 above) and document assistance (see 4 above). Prepare invitation and orientation materials. Prepare materials for mass mailings.
  • Assist in creating and maintain document For More Information and related website pages such as the BF Department Page.
  • Coordinate with outside organizations to facilitate document reviews for endorsement or support and improve partnerships.
  • Review and update process documents for the department on a regular basis; take on projects to improve efficiency of program-related activities.

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Minimum of two years of relevant experience is required
  • 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 when necessary

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 inE-Verify. 

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Preferred Years Of Experience:

2 Year(s)

Education Required:

4 Year Degree - BS

Employment/Position Type:

Full Time

Job Code:

Date Posted : 05/14/2019