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Careers at the NAM

The NAM is looking to hire talented and passionate individuals to help us further our mission. These positions and others placed throughout the National Academies can be found on Workday.

Open positions:

Director of Programs

Responsible for the implementation and ongoing management of portfolio of special programs and initiatives of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). These activities currently include the Culture of Health Program, Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge, Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, Action Collaborative on Countering the US Opioid Epidemic, and Vital Directions for Health and Health Care Initiative. In consultation with the President and Executive Officer, ensures that current programs and initiatives are successful, meeting their goals, and have sufficient resources. Develops the overall budget, including staffing requirements and ensures that each activity meets its stated objectives and supports the mission of the NAM. Cultivates internal and external relations related to NAM programs. Oversees the assembling of advisory groups and provides guidance to those groups in the conduct of their work. Also responsible for the ongoing and strategic evaluation of current NAM programs and activities.

Director of Project Development and Strategy

Leads and coordinates assigned activities within the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), including implementation of the 5-year strategic plan, development and early-stage execution of new projects, and substantial coordination with the Office of Development on the development and rollout of the NAM fundraising campaign. Develops, implements and monitors related goals, policies, projects, and practices. Supports the President and Executive Officer in management, policymaking, and planning activities. Maintains productive internal and external relations. Negotiates funding with sponsors. Also responsible for the ongoing and strategic evaluation of NAM activities and the NAM strategic plan.

Program Officer – Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience

Responsible for developing and managing one or more of the organization’s programs or projects with minimal oversight by project director. Develops program or project strategy and budget, supervises staff, and ensures program or project meets objectives. Assembles committees/panels and serves as staff liaison between committee/panel members and the National Academies. Develops prospectuses and raises funds for new projects. The work is primarily intellectual or analytical in character, requiring advanced knowledge. Assignments are broadly defined and require judgment and creativity to complete. Incumbent has authority to take whatever action deemed advisable or necessary, and is often responsible for oversight or management of other staff. Reports to project director.

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