Senior Vice President of Advocacy, American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Dermatology
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Advocacy / Non-Profit
Internal Number: 760823
Headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, the American Academy of Dermatology, founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations.
The Academy seeks a Senior Vice President, Advocacy to lead and direct the Washington, D.C. office, ensuring a positive, team-based, goal-oriented culture. Responsible for developing and implementing the AADA’s strategic advocacy and health care policy agenda at the federal and state levels, with both elected officials and regulatory bodies, and with private payers. Responsible for providing leadership and direction to the Practice Management Department, and to the translation of health care policy into information and tools through the Practice Management Resource Center.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The ideal candidate will have demonstrated progressive management skills that include, team building, mentoring, and coaching. Knowledge of health policy, legislative and regulatory, political and grassroots advocacy. Extensive experience in dealing with government agencies essential. Outstanding interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills, with the ability to compellingly present ideas and information to a variety of audiences, including policymakers. Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure, attend to details, meet deadlines, and be held accountable for results. Commitment to uphold confidential information and maintain a high degree of integrity and professionalism.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred, preferably in public policy, government, or health related field. Minimum ten years experience in health/medical association, eight years in a management position required.
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