AACAP offers great benefits and provides a congenial working atmosphere, good healthcare benefits, and a convenient location in the Cathedral area of Northwest Washington, DC.. Please submit your resume stating desired salary to jobs@aacap.org. Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered.

Or mail to:
AACAP, Attn: Human Resources,
3615 Wisconsin Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20016.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


IMMEDIATE OPENING – NEW POSITION
Deputy Director of Clinical Practice

The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is seeking qualified applicants for the new position of Deputy Director of Clinical Practice in its Washington, DC, headquarters. This exciting new position resides in the Department of Government Affairs & Clinical Practice and is focused on practice management and regulatory developments of interest to our members and the children we serve. A familiarity with issues relating to the clinical practice of children's mental health is helpful but not required, and a strong knowledge of physician practice issues and related regulatory concerns is essential.

In short, this new position will work closely with the Director and clinical practice staff to plan, manage, and develop AACAP clinical practice priorities and committee projects across a range of matters of urgency to AACAP members. The new Deputy Director will manage a staff of two responsible to produce tangible products and results, while achieving AACAP's clinical practice goals and objectives. Outstanding leadership will be required through exercising good judgment, acting independently, and serving as part of a fast-paced team to shape and advance AACAP's clinical practice agenda, as well as managing the development of AACAP's signature practice management products. The new position interfaces with multiple outside stakeholders, policymakers, and regulators and strategizes on ways to increase non-dues revenues and Federal funding support for AACAP, its clinical practice products and programs.

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Leads and collaborates with AACAP members to advance key clinical practice committees, their work, programs and projects.
  2. Oversees staff who design and execute business development plans for signature AACAP proprietary practice tools, including: (1) Child and Adolescent Service Intensity Instrument© and Early Childhood Service Intensity Instrument©, and (2) Clinical Practice Guidelines and practice parameters.
  3. Directs staff who supports AACAP advisors to CPT and RUC on key coding and payment issues unique to child and adolescent psychiatry.
  4. Reviews clinically-based federal regulations, drafts comments, coordinates with relevant committees or other experts for feedback, and finalizes formal communications for President's review and submission by AACAP.
  5. Maintains current knowledge of events and issues in the delivery, quality, and financing of psychiatric services to children and adolescents.
  6. Provides confidential counsel to Director, as well as public and internal support for AACAP senior staff.

Qualifications required:

1. Education/training

Bachelor's Degree required, with at least 5 years related work experience with government, a nonprofit association, or equivalent academic or other experience.

2. Specific skills

  1. Proven staff, issues, program and product management skills, leadership, and expertise.
  2. Knowledge of clinical practice issues and their development by private sector and governmental bodies, as well as working knowledge of key organizations in the medical regulatory arena.
  3. Ability to manage and administer multiple staff and projects simultaneously.
  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with committee chairs, members, and professionals from organizations with which the AACAP is associated or needs to become better acquainted.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively, concisely, and clearly both in writing and in public speaking.
  6. Ability to translate AACAP priorities to a variety of audiences for optimal messaging.
  7. Cheerful, professional demeanor and team player.

AACAP offers great benefits and provides a congenial working atmosphere, good healthcare benefits, and a convenient location on Wisconsin Avenue, NW, in the Cathedral area of Northwest Washington, DC.

Please submit your resume and cover letter, stating desired salary, to jobs@aacap.org. Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered.

March 1, 2016


Title of Position: Development Manager
Department: Development Department
Reports to: Deputy Director of Development

Purpose:
The primary responsibility is to provide administrative and fundraising support to the Development Department. This includes managing, coordinating, executing, and maintaining the Department's fundraising initiatives and activities that support and advance the vision, mission, and impact of AACAP.

Job Summary and Duties:

Manages and Implements Donor Acknowledgement, Stewardship Activities, and Fundraising Metrics:

  • Provides excellent customer service to all donors and members
  • Researches donor records and ensures data integrity for donor database
  • Generates timely acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship for all AACAP donations received
  • Produces reports that detail financial impact of fundraising initiatives and programs
  • Creates accurate Donor Recognition lists for AACAP Publications
  • Maintains recognition mechanisms and donor gift premiums, e.g. pins, invitations, etc.
  • Generates and maintains Revenue and Beyond-Revenue Dashboards
  • Manages Peer-to-Peer (P2P) fundraising platform and projects
  • Provides leadership for all appeal letters, including new donors and lapsed donors
  • Writes and signs thank you letters for donations under $100

Supports Development Programs and Initiatives

  • Supports Development, Gifts and Endowment, and Grants Oversight Committees as needed (Agendas, Minutes, correspondence, scheduling, etc.)
  • Manages and coordinates Special Funds Quarterly Review process
  • Distributes meeting correspondence regarding Development component projects and tasks
  • Supports planning and implementation of Development activities at the Annual Meeting including, but not limited to:
    • The Honors Book
    • 1953 Society Events
    • Break the Cycle, 2017 bicycle ride across the U.S.
    • Karl Menninger, MD Plenary, and the Lawrence A. Stone, MD Plenary
    • Endowed Dues Registration
  • Coordinates AACAP Publication advertisements and special features
  • Works with AACAP Information Systems team to ensure full utilization of technological resources

Industry and Corporate Sponsorship Liaison

  • Manages submission, execution and reporting of pharmaceutical, foundation, and corporate grants in accordance to AACAP's Operating Principles. Works closely with AACAP Research Department to help grow revenue to fund new research initiatives
  • Reconciles sponsorship grants in collaboration with the Meetings Department
  • Coordinates Pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical corporate sponsorship events at Annual Meetings
  • Coordinates the Industry Roundtable meetings
  • Researches corporations and foundations for potential grant applications

Provides Support to the Deputy Director of Development

  • Drafts development content, including but not limited to: Appeal Letters, Member Emails, Advertisements, Impact Updates, Letters of Agreement, Standard Operating Procedures, Sponsorship Prospectus, Acknowledgement Letters, and Stewardship activities
  • Handles daily office operations of the Development Department, including but not limited to supply orders, Department mail distribution and primary administrative support for the Deputy Director of Development
  • Works closely with other departments throughout AACAP
  • Coordinates donor mailings of Appeal Letters, Acknowledgement Letters, Impact Updates, Annual Reports, and other collateral materials
  • Manages transfers of funds as needed
  • Coordinates yearly participation in the Combined Federal Campaign
  • Works with consultant to maintain state charity licenses active and current
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • BA (required), MA (a plus).
  • Minimum 3-5 years of fundraising and administrative support experience in nonprofit development
  • Exceptionally organized
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through
  • Effective and persuasive written, verbal, and presentation skills with co-workers, AACAP members, donors, and other partners and stakeholders
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • A passion for, and commitment to, children's mental health (a plus)
  • A consummate teammate
  • Nonprofit Database experience a plus (ideally iMIS)

AACAP offers great benefits and provides a congenial working atmosphere, good healthcare benefits, and a convenient location in the Cathedral area of Northwest Washington, DC.. Please submit your resume stating desired salary to jobs@aacap.org. Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered.

Or mail to:
AACAP, Attn: Human Resources,
3615 Wisconsin Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20016.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.