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 and program support to the Program Director, Task Force/Special Projects; Program Manager, CDC Public Health Grant; and Nurse Program Manager, Special Projects and AIM around activities of the CDC Public Health grant.


  • Assist with in-person and remote meetings: coordinate with meeting-planning staff to issue meeting notices and invitations, coordinate hotel and travel arrangements, compile contents and create agenda book, assemble and distribute meeting materials, arrange for meeting space and audiovisual/other meeting needs, provide support (e.g. copying, note-taking) during meetings, and process travel expenses.
  • Coordinate with Marketing and Communications staff to develop promotion strategies for grant deliverables and events, proofread promotional materials, and track metrics for completed promotion.
  • Develop a plan to hold Maternal Mortality Review meetings at ACOG District Meetings in 2020. This includes creating a strategy with ACOG and CDC staff, identifying appropriate meeting participants, and planning logistics with ACOG District staff.
  • Coordinate with American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and Perinatal Quality Collaboratives (PQC) to hold buprenorphine waiver trainings for women's health care providers. This includes corresponding with ASAM and PQC staff, promoting courses through ACOG and partner organizations' networks, helping develop a monitoring and evaluation plan, and tracking waiver completion among participants.
  • Provide additional administrative support as needed: draft, proofread, and distribute meeting minutes; process invoices and contracts; schedule meetings and conference calls; and draft reports to grant funder.


  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field 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 in E-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