Under the direction of the Chief Program Officer, the Program Manager is responsible for managing aspects of the Academy’s signature initiatives, including the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS), the Institute for Nursing Leadership (INL), and Edge Runners, among others. Assists with coordinating submissions to the Academy’s journal, Nursing Outlook, and assists with the Academy’s administration of continuing education through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Position Responsibilities: 37.5 hours/week
Location: Washington, DC
Please submit a cover letter and resume.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In coordination with the Chief Program Officer, helps manage the leadership and stakeholder groups within CANS, INL, and Edge Runners.
In collaboration with the Chief Program Officer, helps to grow the Academy’s impact through the organization’s programmatic work (ex- strengthening diversity, equity, and inclusion).
Collaborates with other Academy departments and internal staff to help coordinate communication, membership, and policy elements related to the Academy’s programmatic portfolio.
Manages content and product submission to Nursing Outlook, the Academy’s journal.
Drafts CANS Quarterly newsletter and assists with content curation.
Supports the development of content and speaker procurement for programmatic webinars. Collaborates with the Business and Information Manager and communications team as needed to ensure successful delivery and dissemination.
Participates in the development and administration of continuing education.
Support the Chief Program Officer through research on latest trends in health care, leadership, and science that will inform the work of the Academy’s signature initiatives.
In collaboration with the Chief Program Officer and Program Coordinator, assists in implementing strategies to better coordinate and streamline the organization’s programmatic work.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Demonstrated ability to communicate information clearly and effectively to members and staff, both verbally and in writing. Strong prioritization skills, able to effectively manage multiple projects in collaboration with other staff. Flexible work style and able to transition between projects quickly and effectively. Highly organized and highly detailed. Exceptional customer service as this role requires interacting with multiple Academy member stakeholder groups. Ability to work independently but function as part of a small, strong team, maintaining a positive and constructive attitude.
Although minimal lifting is required for this position, must be able to lift boxes of event and conference materials. Fast-paced, professional environment with moderate noise levels. Must be able to use a computer at a work station for long periods of time and to accommodate potentially frequent interruptions. Travel requirements equate to approximately one week per year, COVID-19 safety precautions permitting. Currently, Academy staff are working remotely due to the pandemic.
About American Academy of Nursing
The Academy serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy through organizational excellence and effective nursing leadership. The Academy and its members more than 2,900 members, known as Fellows, create and execute knowledge-driving and policy-related initiates to drive reform of America's health system.
Academy Fellows are nursing's most accomplished leaders in education, management, practice, and research. Fellows include association executives; university presidents, chancellors, and deans; state and federal political appointees; hospital chief executives and vice presidents for nursing; nurse consultants; researchers; and entrepreneurs.
Fellows have been recognized for their extraordinary nursing careers and are among the nation's most highly-educated citizens: more than 90% hold doctoral degrees and the rest have completed masters programs. Invitation to the fellowship represents more than recognition of one's accomplishments within the nursing profession. Academy fellows also have a responsibility to contribute their time and energies to the Academy and to engage with other health leaders outside the Academy in transforming America's health sy...stem by:
-Enhancing the quality of health and nursing care,
-Promoting healthy aging and human development across the life continuum,
-Reducing health disparities and inequalities,
-Shaping healthy behaviors and environments,
-Integrating mental and physical health, and
-Strengthening the nursing and health delivery system, nationally and internationally.