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The Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) is a consortium of five academically focused specialty organizations representing departments of internal medicine at medical schools and teaching hospitals.

Located in Old Town Alexandria, VA we provide a supportive work environment, excellent benefits, competitive pay, and so much more! AAIM is convenient to the Blue and Yellow Metro lines.

To apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@im.org.

 

Surveys and Data Manager

Interested in applying your survey development and data analysis skills to advance disciplinary research for a nonprofit member association? Then this is the job for you!

Who we are:

The Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), a professional membership association, promotes the advancement and professional development of its members who prepare the next generation of internal medicine physicians and leaders through education, research, engagement, and collaboration. Representing over 11,000 members, AAIM is the largest association of faculty and administrative staff serving in departments of medicine. AAIM’s Education and Research team is seeking a Surveys and Data Manager, reporting to the Assistant Director of Surveys and Research. Located in the Old Town section of Alexandria, AAIM is convenient to the Blue and Yellow Metro lines. To learn more about our organization, please visit www.im.org.

What this job is about:

The Surveys and Data Manager will be instrumental in expanding a growing AAIM Survey and Data Center, which assists members in conducting non-clinical research on their discipline and profession. Under the guidance of the Assistant Director of Surveys and Research, and with support from the Surveys and Research Senior Specialist, this position is primarily responsible for day-to-day operations of the Center, whose staff closely support survey committee-driven recurring research surveys as well as non-survey committee data-gathering projects.

Responsibilities:

  • As assigned, coordinate research survey projects for AAIM volunteer committees and other member groups, from initiation to completion. Includes planning survey question revision processes, developing study protocols for institutional review board (IRB) exemption determinations, web survey programming, pilot testing, fielding, and summary results reporting.
  • Manage multiple oversight committees responsible for survey development and production of scholarly works based on survey results.
  • Review survey fielding support requests from volunteer member groups and advise the Assistant Director about how/whether to proceed.
  • Process and renew licenses to access third-party datasets; renew service agreements with vendors such as private IRB services (as assigned).
  • Collaborate within and across team to utilize AAIM research data to better inform members and external stakeholders about trends in internal medicine education as they relate to policy and advocacy.
  • Respond to member inquiries about findings from AAIM research surveys and other data maintained by the Survey and Data Center.
  • Collaborate with other AAIM teams to assist in developing and fielding non-research data collection efforts such as member needs surveys or other “asynchronous” surveys.
  • Assist with identifying and implementing best practices for AAIM research (and other) survey data collection and dissemination of results, to raise the visibility of Survey and Data Center work products.
  • Supervise the Surveys and Research Senior Specialist.

Requirements:

  • Minimum six years of experience including survey question writing/development, data management, analysis, and reporting, and project and vendor management.
  • College degree required (Master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred).
  • Close familiarity and experience with professional/disciplinary association or institutional research (primarily through quantitative data collection).
  • Ability and willingness to maintain a valid human subjects research training certificate.
  • Strong research methods training in intermediate applied statistics (descriptive and limited inferential) for survey/survey-like data and survey instrument design for content validity, inclusive of web survey software programming and administration.
  • Skill in building and establishing relationships with member volunteers or clients, and the ability to facilitate project activities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of staff, committee members, and leadership.
  • Supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Organized, self-directed, self-motivated, detail- and deadline-oriented.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple/competing activities in a fast-paced environment and meet critical deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for general as well as technical audiences.
  • Some travel involved for professional conferences.
  • Proven intermediate or advanced competency in use of commonly used statistical software packages and professional survey software suites (Stata and Qualtrics preferred, or SPSS and other packages such as RedCap or another commercial survey software suite).

What you will get out of it:

  • Opportunity to advance the discipline of academic internal medicine through data collection and dissemination of results, including co-publishing in scholarly journals.
  • Develop your project management, communication, and budgeting skills.
  • Apply your knowledge, skills, and creativity to expanding the Surveys and Data Center.
  • Work with committed and dedicated professional staff and volunteers in a collaborative and high performing environment.
  • Professional development opportunities to grow your career.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, EAP, 403(b) retirement plan with a 7% contribution after one year of service, generous leave policy, onsite parking, and more!

How to apply: Send a resume or CV, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@im.org.

*Note that currently AAIM is operating under a policy which affords staff the option to work remotely or to work in the office. AAIM staff may return to working in the office in a hybrid environment (two days in office and three days working remotely) at some future point in time.

 

Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Who we are:

The Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), a professional membership association, promotes the advancement and professional development of its members who prepare the next generation of internal medicine physicians and leaders through education, research, engagement, and collaboration. Representing over 11,000 members, AAIM is the largest association of faculty and administrative staff serving in departments of medicine. AAIM has an opening for an Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Located in the Old Town section of Alexandria, AAIM is convenient to the Blue and Yellow Metro lines. To learn more about our organization, please visit us at www.im.org.

What this job is about:

The Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is responsible for evolving, developing, and implementing the diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy and tactics for AAIM members. This includes managing DEI committees, supporting DEI initiatives and developing programming in the AAIM Strategic Plan, supporting and participating in external DEI partnerships and collaborations, tracking and reporting DEI data for members and institutions, developing metrics and key performance indicators for AAIM’s DEI initiatives, ensuring the development of DEI educational opportunities, working with the marketing team to manage communication about AAIM’s DEI projects and initiatives to members and stakeholders, and supporting DEI related initiatives developed by councils, committees, and task forces.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides tactical and strategic support to existing AAIM DEI initiatives, programs, and projects; develops new DEI programs and initiatives to fit AAIM’s strategic plan, mission, and vision.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of goals and strategies for new DEI programs and initiatives.
  • Collaborates across teams to support DEI initiatives and projects, including educational content, surveys and data, and external collaborations.
  • Develops and utilizes metrics to track and evaluate AAIM DEI initiatives and programs.
  • Works in partnership with the surveys team to manage the content development, deployment, and analysis of AAIM DEI surveys.

What is required for this job:

  • Strong knowledge of DEI issues (e.g., implicit bias, unconscious bias, microaggressions, cultural awareness, allyship, etc.). Understanding of DEI issues in academic internal medicine a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 6-8 years of DEI or other relevant experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Organized, self-directed, detail and deadline oriented.
  • Strong skills at developing and managing timelines.
  • Adapts quickly to new information, requirements, and priorities.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to travel 5–8 days per year for conferences.
  • Advanced level proficiency using MS Office required.
  • Association membership database experience required. Association Anywhere platforms a plus.

What you will get out of it:

  • Develop your project management, communication, and budgeting skills
  • Insight into academic internal medicine
  • Work with committed and dedicated professionals in a collaborative and high performing environment
  • Professional development opportunities to grow your career
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, EAP, 403(b) retirement plan with a 7% contribution after one year of service, generous leave policy, onsite parking, and more!

How to apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobs@im.org

*Note: AAIM staff are working in a hybrid environment (two days working in the office and three days working remotely).

How to Apply

All job applicants should send resumes to jobs@im.org.