We are the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), an innovative professional medical association located in Darien, IL, a southwest suburb of Chicago. Established in 1975, the AASM is a professional, forward-thinking membership organization dedicated to the advancement of sleep medicine and related research. Our mission is to assure quality care for patients with sleep disorders, promote the advancement of sleep research and provide public and professional education. We represent the professional interests of over 9,000 sleep medicine clinicians and researchers worldwide and accredit thousands of sleep centers in the United States.
In pursuit of improving sleep health and promoting high quality patient-centered care for all people, the AASM is dedicated to fostering a culture that is committed to excellence, inclusive, flexible, collaborative, appreciative, supportive and innovative. We strive to live out these team values each day and are looking for others who would like to do the same.
We’re growing our team to lead new and exciting projects in support of our mission. In this role, you will facilitate successful project delivery by managing all phases of the project cycle, assists with the implementation of operational efficiencies, and provide insight for standardizing procedures of current and future projects.
As an ideal candidate, you have at least two years of project management experience. You understand the proper balance of taking charge and working collaboratively with teammates. You pride yourself in your problem-solving skills and can adapteasily to changing priorities. Projects are clearly planned, led with confidence and completed on time.
Responsibilities and Duties
Manage multi-disciplinary projects that require a broad knowledge of project management standards and best practices.
Analyze business process and workflows, with input from management and staff to identify opportunities.
Assist with developing operational processes and standardizing project management within the organization.
Identify “best practices” opportunities for aligning workflow and technologies across departments for standard operations.
Assist with data analysis/metrics to measure project outcomes
Provide ongoing updates regarding project status
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s degree with minimum 2 years of project management experience
A history of delivering expected results, staying within budget and meeting deadlines
Experience developing, refining and documenting operational processes
Passion for problem-solving and continuous improvement
Team focus with strong interpersonal communication skills, and an ability to collaborate with colleagues at all levels of the organization
The desire to help others by making their work less time consuming and more productive
Strong facilitation, analytical thinking, and change management skills
Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
Grace, positivity, and integrity under pressure
PMP, LEAN or Six Sigma certification
Microsoft Project and Power BI
Aside from the great job opportunity, we offer a collaborative and fun work culture with amazing benefits.
Affordable medical & dental coverage for you and your family
Free life & disability insurance
3 weeks of PTO (personal/vacation/sick time), float and company holidays
PAID parental leave
Flex-time & telecommuting
Business casual environment
Generous 401(k) plan
Flexible spending & dependent care accounts
Discounted fitness membership
Weekly “Wellness Wednesdays” with walk, stretch and healthy snack breaks
Twice daily “plank breaks”
Monthly birthday celebrations, Lunch and Learns & seasonal staff events
Established in 1975, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is a professional membership organization dedicated to the advancement of sleep medicine and related research. The AASM’s mission is to improve sleep health and promote high quality patient centered care through advocacy, education, strategic research, and practice standards. The AASM represents the professional interests of over 9,000 sleep medicine clinicians and researchers worldwide and accredits thousands sleep centers in the United States.
From insomnia to sleep apnea, the AASM considers sleep disorders an illness that has reached epidemic proportions. Board-certified sleep medicine physicians in an AASM-accredited sleep center provide effective treatment. AASM encourages patients to talk to their doctors about sleep problems or visit www.sleepeducation.com for a searchable directory of sleep centers.