Association Management Center is recruiting a Part-Time Executive Director for the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM). This part-time position will join our dynamic and growing environment of nearly 200 staff members. The executive director reports to the ACAAM Board of Directors and AMC’s Vice President of Client Relations.
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The mission of ACAAM is to promote academic excellence and leadership in addiction medicine. ACAAM’s primary audience consists of the faculty directors of addiction medicine fellowship programs around the country and Canada, as well as graduating fellows from these programs.
Strategic Direction and Leadership
Works together with the board to develop a clear vision, defined purpose, and core values for the organization and translate the mission into realistic strategies.
Achieves short- and long-term objectives and goals as set by the ACAAM Board of Directors and identified as priorities within the strategic plan.
Examine and act upon sound information and performance metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of the strategic plan and revise plan as necessary.
Together with the board, develops and implements a dynamic strategic planning process every 3-5 years and maintains active engagement with the board, volunteers, and staff.
Provides Executive Director level support to American Board of Addition Medicine based on the ACAAM-ABAM management agreement.
Demonstrates substantive knowledge regarding the organization’s programs and services.
Recommends new programs or the sunsetting of current programs, as appropriate, to the board.
Identifies and implements strategic partnerships with other entities to position ACAAM to most effectively accomplish its mission.
Develops systems to facilitate adaptability and promote innovation.
Establishes benchmarks for continuous quality improvement of operations.
Creates a staffing plan to fulfill the goals and mission of ACAAM.
Selects and directs staff and facilitates a culture to build a strong and effective team to support the achievement of the goals of the organization.
Analyzes stakeholder feedback to ensure that programs, products, and services are consistent with evolving member needs.
Develops board policies and systems to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.
Ensures corporate compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
Create and foster a strong effective working relationship with the VP for Medical and Academic Affairs.
Develops a strong and effective working relationship and communication process with the board.
Acts as a broker of ideas to facilitate dialogue among board members to shape the future of the organization.
Raises issues and provides information on strategic and operational matters requiring attention by the board.
Utilizes the delegated authority to effectively manage the organization and executes policies, plans, and priorities established by the board.
Serves as a source of knowledge and guidance regarding nonprofit management practices and principles.
Cultivates results-oriented relationships with external stakeholders (i.e., ADM related professional organizations, philanthropy, Federal entities [NIDA, NIAAA, HRSA, ONDCP]) and others to collaboratively develop, assess, and continually improve fellowship programs and training practices.
Develop and maintain an ongoing communications strategy for improving communications with fellowship programs in academic addiction medicine.
Identifies key diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) opportunities and challenges that face the industry and works toward greater DEI within the field.
Leverage relationships and external presence to garner new opportunities.
Business and Financial Planning
Develops, recommends, and oversees organizational financial and business planning to achieve strategic objectives.
With our finance team, employs user-friendly systems, metrics, and tools to monitor and manage financial performance.
Provides clear, transparent, and accurate financial reporting to board, staff, members, and the public to reflect the financial health of ACAAM.
Recommends, implements, and manages revenue, investment, and reserve policies to enhance and protect the financial security and viability of ACAAM.
Develops long-range funding and needs plans to ensure adequate financial assets for the future management and development of the organization.
Utilizes qualitative and quantitative data to identify appropriate revenue-generating vehicles for accomplishing organization goals.
Secures grant funding to support organizational initiatives.
Membership and Marketing
Develop and execute on strategies to increase the membership and member value proposition for ACAAM to ensure alignment with the mission and strategic goals.
Monitors member recruitment and retention programs and services to ensure their relevance.
Defines the scope of the market and identifies target segments to ensure that marketing strategies are met.
Develops a data-driven marketing strategy to support ACAAM’s position and branding, enhance membership recruitment and retention efforts, and promote programs, products, and services.
Identifies channels for brand expansion and awareness to expand markets.
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field, Master’s a plus.
Certified Association Executive (CAE) desired.
Successful track record as an association executive.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in senior association management.
Healthcare experience required.
Clear vision and strategic thinking.
Demonstrated knowledge of certification programs.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated personal credibility and integrity.
Ability to articulate a vision, create consensus, and motivate people.
People and team leadership experience.
Ability to travel and stay overnight.
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat).
Commitment to company values.
Association Management Center is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse team in which all employees are welcomed, valued and respected for their individual strengths, perspectives, and contributions.
Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
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About Association Management Center
Association Management Center is an internationally recognized, award-winning management company and one of the largest association management firms in the world. AMC’s staff of more than 200 serves 25 national and international organizations representing more than 35,000 members—each with an outstanding reputation in its field. AMC also provides á la carte services to a number of corporations and associations.