National Academy of Medicine

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:

Senior Program Officer – NAM Leadership Consortium for a Value & Science-Driven Health System

Responsible for developing and managing highly complex programs or projects. Develops program or project strategy and budget, staffing requirements and ensures the program/project meets its stated objectives. Serves as liaison between the Consortium and Collaborative project participants, the National Academies, and other applicable parties. Independently supervises staff. Develops prospectuses and projects and negotiates funding with sponsors.

Board/Program Director – NAM Leadership Consortium

Responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing management and evaluation of program/board activities of moderate scope, size, and/or complexity. Develops the overall budget, including staffing requirements and ensures that each study or activity meets its stated objectives and supports the mission of the organization. Maintains internal and external relations. Oversees the assembling of committees and provides guidance to those committees in the conduct of their work and/or consensus building process. Responds to requests for studies, negotiating scope of work and budget, and independently develops programs/projects and negotiates funding with sponsors. Significantly impacts the advancement of science or policy through the successful conduct of National Academies’ programs and activities.

Communications / Media Specialist

Under general guidance and direction, plans, develops, coordinates, and executes external communications projects, programs, events, and outreach and dissemination activities, using various media such as print, electronic, video, and web-based products. Advises staff on communication and dissemination strategies and develops strategies for public release activities. Negotiates, plans, and implements communication strategies. Expands the National Academy of Medicine’s presence and product awareness through a variety of media.

Senior Program Assistant – Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience

Performs complex clerical and administrative duties for assigned program(s) or project(s) under minimal supervision. Coordinates logistical and administrative aspects of meetings. Writes, edits, and formats routine correspondence. Interfaces with committee members and performs duties involving committee activities. Plans administrative aspects of unit and committee, forum, and other types of meeting. May participate in research efforts including collection, assembly, and tabulation of data, as well as researching and summarizing literature. May guide work of program assistants and temporary staff.

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