Feb 05, 2021

Project Director, Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM)

$85,000 - $95,000 yearly
  • The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Dist. Columbia 20024 United States
Full-Time Other

Job Description


ACOG is currently seeking a Project Director, Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) responsible for the administrative and operational day to day matters to ensure operations effectiveness and achievement of objectives. Oversee AIM activities and staff to achieve deliverables. Provides leadership over project planning, implementation, and reporting of project activities to AIM executive leadership, AIM Partners, funders and ACOG leadership. Manage the business office functions, budgets, contracts, pre-award and post award compliance, financial forecasting and financial reporting of the AIM Projects. Collaborate with management regarding matters of significance to the organization. Must be an influential leader and team player. Have a high sense of urgency and the ability to pivot as priorities are redirected. Cover Letter Required.

This is a 100% grant-funded position reporting to the Senior Director, AIM Projects and Programs.

As a result of COVID-19, ACOG employees are working in a temporary remote capacity. This is temporary, and normal business hours and in-office duties will return to normal once federal and state guidelines deem it is safe to return into the office. Employees are expected to return to ACOG's National office located at 409 12th, Southwest Washington DC, 20024.


Key Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the ACOG-AIM Project Managers and Data Team.
  • Manage staff activities, including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, budgeting, and controlling quality of all project activities.
  • Manage the recruitment, training, mentoring 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.


  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree in health-related field, clinical and quality improvement experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in project management and development and supervision of staff, 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.
  • Demonstrated track record of hiring, managing and mentoring staff members. This involves holding people accountable, resolving conflicts, active participation in annual performance evaluations and providing professional development opportunities.

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