American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Employment Opportunities

If you're a talented individual interested in working with caring physicians within a growing member association, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) may be the place for you. Send a resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: Department of Human Resources, American Osteopathic Association, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864; or email recruiter@osteopathic.org. The AOA is proud to be an EEOC employer.

Manager, Public Health
Research and Development
Grade: 13

The AOA seeks a Manager of Public Health responsible for the development and implementation of public health initiatives and policies as well as other research and educational initiatives of the organization, as required. The Manager assists in the alignment of public health initiatives with AOA’s strategic direction and focused areas of research initiatives; monitors and reviews public health issues at the national level; provides comments on specific policy issues, as necessary; and develops public health policy for the AOA. The Manager of Public Health partners with AOA’s development team to establish and maintain ongoing and active networking with internal and external constituents (e.g., foundations and disease state organizations); and coordinates various programs and educational opportunities for donors, AOA constituents, grantees and the general public. The Manager works closely with volunteers and oversees the staffing of the Bureau of Scientific Affairs and Public Health and its affiliated councils, committees, workgroups and/or taskforces (e.g., the Council on Women, Men & LGBTQ Health Issues, the Council on Palliative Care Issues, and the Council on Minority Health Issues).

Education: Master’s degree, minimum. Degree should be in public health, or other health-related discipline, and/or education.

Experience: Minimum six to eight years of experience in health care association or non-profit environment. Extensive experience in program and project management including assessing needs, prioritizing and completing tasks, and effectively managing time.

Please apply to this position using our online applicant system with the following link: http://bit.ly/1DUzGdV

SharePoint Developer
Information Technology
Grade: 14

The AOA seeks a SharePoint Developer who is proficient in SharePoint 2010+ to work in a team environment on a wide array of public-facing software applications and back-end solutions. Experience designing, building, stabilizing, and deploying applications using several core technologies including SharePoint 2010, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server. Full life-cycle experience is required, from gathering requirements, to designing, coding, testing, deployment, and support.  Comfort maintaining pre-existing and third-party code is a must. Applicant must be willing to learn additional web development technologies and flexible enough to take on unforeseen needs as they evolve with changing technology.

Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent technical training or equivalent experience

Experience: Three to five years' SharePoint and/or .NET development experience with a minimum of one year SharePoint application development and delivery experience.

Please apply to this position using our online applicant system with the following link: http://bit.ly/1AFoaoy

Senior Certification Manager
State, Affiliate & International Affairs
Grade: 14

The AOA seeks a Senior Certification Manager with the skill set necessary to interact seamlessly with professionals on all levels within the association and the certification process; the ability to handle confidential material with the utmost discretion; the ability to deal with highly sensitive situations; and possess scrupulous attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be able to understand a complex system of inter-related activities; to demonstrate critical thinking skills that allow the candidate to draw independent conclusions based on information provided by candidates and board members; and be prepared to interact meaningfully with the Associate Vice President for Certifying Board Services (CBS) based on these assessments at a moment’s notice. This person will be able to partner with appropriate internal and external resources to advance the scope of osteopathic certification and to pursue opportunities to strengthen the AOA brand with new and existing partners. Overall, this role requires a highly collaborative approach to leadership. The Director or Senior Certifying Board Manager is an integral member of the AOA’s CBS team.

Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in the arena of high-stakes examination association/nonprofit management process experience.

Please apply to this position using our online applicant system with the following link:

http://bit.ly/1unHCy7

Certification Coordinator
State, Affiliate & International Affairs - Certifying Boards
Grade: 9

The AOA seeks a Certification Coordinator to assist in providing certifying services to boards contracting with the association and those involved in certification with those boards. This person will perform an array of functions and activities in carrying out the responsibilities and achieving the goals of the division. This position requires the ability to interact tactfully with professionals on all levels within the association and the certification process; ability to handle confidential material; deal with sensitive situations; and exhibit a high degree of attention to detail. The successful candidate will possess the ability to understand a complex system of inter-related activities and be able to draw independent conclusions based on information provided by candidates/board members and to interact professionally based on those assessments.

Location:
330 E. Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred; some college

Experience: 5 to 7 years secretarial experience

Please apply to this position using our online applicant system with the following link: http://bit.ly/1zWSGnD

Government Relations Associate (ACOFP)
Government Relations
Grade: 16

The AOA seeks a Government Relations Associate responsible for advancing the legislative agenda of the American Osteopathic Association on Capitol Hill.  The individual will establish and strengthen relationships between the Association and members of Congress, physician groups, and organizations. The position is accountable for monitoring, analyzing, and influencing legislation that is relevant to the osteopathic profession. This position is also responsible for carrying out the duties in representing the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) as their Director of Government Relations. In this role, the individual provides government relations support for ACOFP and its Board of Governors. The position is accountable for monitoring, analyzing, and influencing legislation that is relevant to osteopathic family physicians and their priorities.

Education: Bachelor’s degree, minimum. 

Experience: Minimum of three to five years of work in health care industry, federal/state health care legislation/regulation arenas. Experience on Capitol Hill preferred, and/or experience with a health care trade association.

Please apply to this position using our online applicant system with the following link: http://bit.ly/1GM1PTV