(Part-time: 16 hours per week)
The AMA is a unifying voice and powerful ally for America's physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation. To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. Join the AMA team as Project Manager (contract/part-time) in Health and Science. As part of the team, you will develop and execute projects related to the AMA's programs and products focused on improving public health systems and promoting preventive services. Manage the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded cooperative agreement activities related to projects that build public health leadership in state medical societies, increase collaboration between state medical societies and public health agencies, and encourage the promotion of evidence-based preventive services.
Other Responsibilities will include:
Manage projects related to improving public health systems
Manage key stakeholder relationships
Support other projects and activities as requested
Bachelor's degree required; master's degree in public health, health administration or other related field strongly preferred.
Minimum five years post-degree experience in a health-related field with responsibilities for project planning, budgeting, management, and evaluation required.
Experience working with state medical societies or governmental public health agencies highly preferred.
Experience with grants management and federal reporting requirements preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously; ability to function effectively as a team member.
Strong knowledge of the project management process, planning, execution, and evaluation. Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, and multi-task across many assignments; detail and task oriented, with the ability to function effectively under tight deadlines.
Ability to interface effectively with people of varying disciplines, background, and expertise, including senior-level management.
Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong policy research skills.
Demonstrated ability to handle ambiguity and adapt effectively to changing circumstances.
Some travel required.
The AMA offers competitive salaries and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.
THE AMA IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE NATION
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