Administrative, Clerical, Support, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) is the national professional organization for podiatrists. We are located in Bethesda, MD, and have more than 12,000 members across the US and Puerto Rico. We are seeking candidates for the role of Administrative Specialist, a full-time position reporting to the Career Development Manager and Director of Clinical Affairs. The Administrative Specialist will provide staff support in the implementation of programs and services designed to further the careers of young physicians as well as to support and engage in activities to promote the profession of podiatric medicine. In addition, the Administrative Specialist will have an opportunity to use and learn a variety of skills to provide necessary and critical support.
Specific tasks include (but are not limited to):
Create surveys and collect data/track results.
Assist in developing and coordinating young physician and student recruitment events and initiatives.
Collect lead contact information and data for: college advisors, college admissions, and pre-health students.
Draft Young Physician Accomplishments and APMA News magazine articles for publication.
Track profession-wide events to ensure streamlined student recruitment messaging is being shared consistently and appropriate follow-up is being done.
Data entry and management needed for ongoing projects.
Develop infographics and webpages; also includes website updates.
Coordinate committee activities (scheduling, agenda creation with staff and Chairperson, minutes, dissemination, and follow-up on action items).
Represent APMA at various meetings as exhibitor or program coordinator.
Other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have earned a bachelor’s degree and have at least one year of experience. In addition, the candidate will have excellent analytical and organizational skills, good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work with others in a team environment and independently as necessary. Candidates also must be skillful in addressing and prioritizing multiple tasks simultaneously while consistently satisfying deadlines.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive benefits package available including 401(k), free parking, and positive, team-oriented environment. Salary is commensurate with experience.
About American Podiatric Medical Association
Established in 1912, the American Podiatric Medical Association is the premier professional organization representing the nation’s Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (podiatrists). The APMA represents a majority of the estimated 15,000 podiatrists in the country. Within APMA’s umbrella of organizations are 53 component societies in states and other jurisdictions, as well as 11 affiliated and related societies. Doctors of Podiatric Medicine are physicians and surgeons who practice on the lower extremities, primarily on feet and ankles. The preparatory education of most DPMs includes four years of undergraduate work, followed by four years in an accredited podiatric medical school, followed by a residency.
APMA’s national headquarters is in Bethesda, Maryland. APMA has a staff of approximately 60 professionals who are dedicated to promoting foot and ankle health, to member service, and to professional excellence.
Employees of APMA appreciate the good health and dental care benefits, and 401 (k) benefits, and free parking. Competitive compensation packages are available to qualified candidates.