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Manager, Professional Development

Date: August 16, 2019

Position Title: Manager, Professional Development

Reports To: Senior Manager, Professional Development

Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

ASAM is a medical professional society representing more than 6,200 members with 50+ staff and a $10M annual operating budget. It is an energetic, fast-paced organization with multi-faceted opportunities in the area of addiction medicine.

The Manager, Professional Development is a full-time position that will report to the Senior Manager, Professional Development. The Manager will oversee courses, collaborations and initiatives supported by federal and other grant funding and will be responsible for all associated budgets. Candidate must quickly develop a broad understanding of the ASAM education programs and can set priorities in work assignments. This position will have a focus on addiction trainings in the State of Ohio and other trainings as needed.


  • Provide overall management for a quality national education which involves: working with Senior Manager and the program planning committee on content to keep current and in a variety of delivery formats, faculty recruitment and training, budget monitoring, coordinating and planning meetings and maintaining course records.
  • Manage multiple grants and subcontracts, ensuring timely delivery of subcontract deliverables, budget management, attending monthly calls.
  • Oversee grant management of deliverables which includes budget management, relationship and communication management, conducting regular calls, preparing reports and appropriate invoices related to this grant and other programs
  • Ensure CME/CE credits are obtained, managed, and reported for this program and others as needed
  • Collaborate and work with other education team members as needed
  • Compile and distill evaluation reports for each program managed and provide results to program planning committee
  • Manage special projects as needed such as summarizing evaluations, follow-up with faculty, prepare tracking reports for the project grant, etc.
  • Provide customer services to program participants, members, and other as needed.
  • Adherence to ACCME and CME guidelines
  • Manage and assist with other programs and projects as necessary as determined by staff leadership and as needs arise or change
  • Small amount of travel (1 – 3 trips a year) if needed to education courses to provide on-site assistance and management required for successful operation of courses.
  • Open to new ideas and other duties as they arise and are assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Association experience, particularly in a medical society preferred
  • Experience in budget and grant oversite a plus
  • Master’s Degree in Management, Adult Education or related field a plus
  • Experience with learning management systems a plus
  • Two to four years of experience in continuing medical education (CME) and curriculum design a plus

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent writing skills with expertise in proof reading and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills including setting priorities in work assignments, managing projects, and following up on assignments with minimal direction
  • Ability to efficiently handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail
  • Proven record of successful project and budget management
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively, efficiently, and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Proficient with LMS systems, articulate and other education online software
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Resourcefulness, initiative and creativity valued
  • Team player with positive attitude, enthusiastic energy and ability to have fun with team members

Works closely with:

  • Director, Professional Development and other professional development staff
  • Collaborative Partners, Grant Partners, other Stakeholders and members

Benefits of Working at ASAM:

  • ASAM’s work with physicians and clinicians helps millions of patients, families, and communities impacted by addiction
  • ASAM’s work helps address the vast national crisis of opioids and addiction
  • ASAM enjoys a strong organizational culture, living by values determined by staff of open collaboration, trust, courage, and connectedness
  • ASAM is proud to have earned the Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility
  • ASAM offers competitive compensation (commensurate with experience) and benefits that include paid vacation and sick leave, transportation reimbursement, medical insurance, and 401k.


Recruiting salary range: $48,000 - $52,000 (with a robust benefits package)

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how your skills match the position to hr@ASAM.org.


ASAM provides equal opportunity to all staff. No person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, physical handicaps, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or any other category that is protected by federal law or the laws of the state of Maryland.