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Project Director, AIM


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Published 14 days ago


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 Project Director, AIM tooversee the day-to-day operations of the AIM Project implementation. This is a 100% grant-funded position reporting to the Projects and Grant Program Director.

The Project Director is responsible for overseeing the activities of the staff to achieve deliverables to project objectives. The AIM Project Director provides leadership over project planning, implementation, and reporting of project activities to the Projects and Grant Program Director, the AIM Executive Team, AIM Partners, funders and ACOG leadership. The Project Director will manage the business office functions budgets, contracts, pre-award and post award compliance, financial forecasting and financial reporting of the AIM Project, as well as the day to day functions of the AIM Project. Consistent collaboration will be required between the Project Director and Senior Nurse Project Manager, who will oversee adjacent and related grant program activities. The Projects and Grant Program Director will facilitate this collaboration and supervise both the Project Director and Senior Nurse Project Manager.


AIM is a national alliance to promote consistent and safe maternity care to reduce maternal mortality by 1,000 and severe maternal morbidity by 100,000 instances over the course of four year. The purpose of the AIM program is to equip, empower and embolden every state, perinatal quality collaborative, hospital network/system, birth facility and maternity care provider in the U.S. to significantly reduce severe maternal morbidity and maternal mortality through proven implementation of consistent maternity care practices. AIM will collaborate with qualified states and many hospitals and hospital systems across the U.S. participating on a voluntary basis to initiate or improve a culture of maternal safety through continuous quality improvement cycles.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the ACOG-AIM Project Managers and Data Analysts.
  • Manage staff activities, including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, budgeting, and controlling quality of all Project activities.
  • Manage the recruitment, training and supervision of new and existing staff. Including but not limited to assigning projects and tasks and ensuring adherence to organizational standards, procedures, and requirements.
  • Support all AIM workgroups, including but not limited to Bundle workgroups, the Community workgroup, Substance Use Disorder workgroup, Rural Health workgroup, and the Data/Metrics workgroup. Specific managerial tasks include identification of leadership, design, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Seek input from the Projects and Grant Program Director on Project activities and progress toward deliverables.
  • Identify, track, and monitor project-related issues, scope changes, variances and contingencies that may arise during implementation and execution and communicate these variances to the Projects and Grant Program Director and funders.
  • Direct and coordinate the work of consultants, vendors, staff, and others involved in the development and implementation of activities, materials, and events.
  • Create work plans, timelines, and content for funding proposals, including AIM strategies, outcomes and vision.
  • Collaborate with the Projects and Grant Program Director to prioritize Project activities and funding requests.
  • Review and monitor all data collection and analysis generated by the AIM team and identify appropriate outlets for discussion and distribution.
  • Ensure Project compliance with organizational and funder requirements, reporting, and standards.
  • Identify, foster, and maintain new and existing collaborative relationships with other ACOG departments and divisions, ACOG section and district leadership, expert advisors, training sites, and colleague organizations.
  • Identify, foster, and maintain new and existing collaborative relationships with external partners.
  • Oversee the development and distribution of AIM materials including reports, manuals, marketing materials, newsletters, and website.
  • Represent ACOG AIM Project at internal and external meetings, conferences, and panels when needed.
  • Delegate responses to member and public requests for technical assistance and other guidance.
  • Oversee planning of the executive team meetings and development of agenda materials, and guide /facilitate the meeting.
  • Encourage staff ownership and initiative of Project activities by seeking staff input, supporting staff ideas, appropriately delegating responsibilities, and monitoring results.
  • Respond to congressional, media and funder inquiries on AIM activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree in health-related field, clinical and quality improvement experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management and development and supervision of multidisciplinary staff.
  • Minimum 5 years related experience required, including 3 years progressively responsible project management experience in medical, public health, or clinical projects.
  • Experience in sustaining and fostering public/private partnerships.
  • Experience in working with state-local public health systems and community-based organizations preferred.
  • Broad understanding of issues regarding access to and quality of maternal health services.
  • Demonstrated skill in designing, implementing, and evaluating medical or public health projects and outreach activities, materials, and events.
  • Strong written and communication skills; demonstrated public speaking skills and ability to communicate with diverse audiences.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to exercise independent judgment, prioritize and implement multiple projects, and collaborate effectively with internal and external partners.
  • Demonstrated skill in negotiating controversial issues.
  • Strong computer skills including aptitude in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and content management systems.
  • Ability to travel, sometimes overnight and for several days.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical healthcare professional with experience in maternal-child health.
  • Strong budgeting and contracting skills or background.
  • Experience with national public health programing.
  • PMP certification, CPPS, or RNC-OB highly desirable.

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.



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 Project Director, AIM tooversee the day-to-day…

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  • 4-Year Degree Required
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Washington, DC

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