American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Careers at ASAM

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Careers at ASAM

ASAM offers employees a unique opportunity -- to play a role in shaping the way addiction health care is provided in this country. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce.

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Careers at ASAM


ASAM associates have a unique opportunity to contribute to the future of addiction healthcare in the United States. A career with ASAM presents a compelling opportunity for individuals passionate about making a difference in addiction healthcare, while enjoying a flexible hybrid work environment.

Our dynamic and modern workspace headquartered in the Washington Metropolitan area, features state-of-the-art hoteling spaces and cutting-edge technology, including a dedicated group meeting room. Our organizational culture fosters collaboration and inclusivity, creating a top-notch environment for our associates. Located in Rockville, Maryland, it offers easy access to public transportation, restaurants, and shops.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in our workforce.

Career Opportunities

Manager, Learning Design and Innovation

Manager/Senior Manager, Communications

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Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health

ASAM is a proud 2022-2023 platinum recipient of Mental Health America’s Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health, awarded for our commitment to employee mental health and well-being.

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Our Excellence Starts with our Staff. What We Value.

ASAM offers our associates a robust package of benefits.


  • 2 weeks in year 1
  • 3 weeks beginning in year 2
  • 4 weeks beginning in year 4

Sick Leave

  • 12 sick days per year

Paid Holidays

  • 11 Holidays + 1 Floating Holiday

Major Medical with Prescription

  • ASAM will pay 80% of the employee premium and 50% of dependent premiums. Coverage provided through CareFirst Blue Choice with an option of three types of platinum or gold level plans:
    • BlueChoice Advantage - Option 16
    • BlueChoice Advantage - Option 19
    • Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access - Option 3

Volunteer Leave

  • 16 Hours of Paid Time Off to Volunteer

Paid Parental Leave

  • 4 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

Hybrid Work Environment


  • Coverage for employee $6.12 per month. Coverage available for dependents ranges from $12.25 to $21.60 for dependents.


  • Coverage for employee $35.00 per month. Coverage available for dependents range from $50.00 to $70.00 for dependents.

401K Retirement Plan

  • ASAM matches up to 5% of gross salary, beginning on first day of the following month of employment, for those with an active enrollment. ASAM contributes 5% of gross salary after one year of service.

Tuition Reimbursement

  • After one year of employment, tuition assistance of up to $3,000 may be available based on the Society's budget and financial conditions.

Short-Term Disability

  • 100% paid premium. Benefits provide monthly payments of up to 60% of weekly earnings, to a maximum of $7,500 per month.

Long-Term Disability

  • 100% paid premium.  Benefits provide monthly payments of up to 60% of the former salary, to a maximum of $7,500 per month.

Life Insurance

  • 100% paid premium. Benefit provides 2x annual salary up to $300,000.

Flex Savings Account

  • ASAM contributes $100 per year for medical expenses to employees on the payroll as of January 1.


  • $60 per month in Metro Benefits or towards onsite parking fee of $85.

Employee Assistance Program / Balance Works

  • Free consultations and resources.

Working Advantage

  • Employee Discount Program (shopping, shows, events, restaurants, etc.)

Dress Code

  • Clean Jeans


Staff Values

  • Respect: Evidenced in empathy for other ASAM staff and dedication to professionalism and personal courtesy.

  • Open Collaboration: Evidenced in the active inclusion and promotion of the diversity of persons who are a part of ASAM staff and different perspectives and ideas. 

  • Trust: Evidenced in the encouragement of creativity and risk-taking and demonstration of constructive feedback and personal accountability.  

  • Courage: Evidenced in speaking up and optimism about change, promoting the mission, acceptance of the achievable, and perseverance in pursuit of the desired future.

  • Connectedness: Evidenced in collegiality among staff and dedication to the service and spirit of ASAM’s mission.