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Current Employment Opportunities

Individual Giving Specialist

The Urology Care Foundation is the leading national urology health foundation and the official Foundation of the American Urological Association. We are recruiting for a Development Associate. Our office is located near Baltimore Washington International Airport in Linthicum, Maryland.

Provides assistance and expertise for individual fundraising including:  Annual Fund/Giving programs; gift processing and donor stewardship; donor database & prospect management; event fundraising; and other functions as needed to achieve annual fundraising goals. Writes direct mail appeals, requests mailing lists and ensures fundraising appeals are sent out on schedule. Identifies potential major gift donors, conducts prospect research and creates wealth and capacity reports to be distributed to members of our Leadership Team and Board of Directors. Coordinates gift acknowledgement process and makes thank you calls to annual fund donors. Provides logistical support to manage special event fundraising, including an annual benefit and silent auction. Works on executing solicitation and stewardship plan for events sponsors. Administrative support as needed. The successful candidate will have:

  • 3-5 years of experience in fundraising.
  • Four year college degree or equivalent. Advanced degree or CRFE certificate a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated skill with database management, crystal reports, data analyzer.
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office required; familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint; highly productive and accurate.
  • Superior writing skills and excellent proofreading skills required. 
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to conduct prospect research. Familiarity with WealthEngine a plus.
  • Willingness and ability to travel and participation in evening conference calls, as requested.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

We offer a competitive salary, medical dental and prescription plans, two defined contribution plans, on-site fitness center and many more exciting benefits.  Make a decision to join our outstanding team at the American Urological Association visit our Career Center website.  

Patient & Research Advocacy Coordinator

The American Urological Association (AUA) is the premier association for the advancement of urologic patient care.  We are actively recruiting a Patient & Research Advocacy Coordinator

The primary function is to work collaboratively within the department and with AUA's advocacy partners to develop relationships and cultivate advocacy collaboration opportunities.  This position will support all components of the Patient Advocacy Hub at AUA Annual Meeting including outreach to participants and preparation of meeting materials and support outreach and communication to the Bladder Health Alliance; includes providing program support for the Bladder Health Roundtable meeting materials and logistics.

This position will cultivate patient advocates and volunteers by providing regular outreach to partners and sharing resources created by the Urology Care Foundation and AUA; prepare and distribute ongoing regular communications for the urologic advocacy community that promote advocacy collaboration and maintain relationships with agencies within NIH and schedule meetings as needed for staff and committee members.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor degree in healthcare, public health, health policy, or related field required.
  • Three or more years of experience with patient & research advocacy activities. Experience with patient advocacy organizations a plus.
  • Familiarity with the operations of NIH agencies.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with team members to meet deadlines and project goals. Must be able to determine priorities and identify resources needed to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity towards the attitudes and feelings of advocacy partners. Includes being socially and politically aware of advocacy partner position statements and advocacy priorities.
  • Proven project management experience to include planning and organizing meetings and events.
  • Experience working with a governing board, physicians, and volunteers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated success with building relationship skills among peers, volunteers, and organizational management.
  • Attention to detail including exceptional organizational skills is critical.
  • Internet, Word, Excel, Power Point and database high proficiency required.

AUA offers a rich total compensation including competitive salary, medical dental and prescription plans, two defined contribution plans, flexible work schedules, on-site fitness center and many more exciting benefits.

Make a decision to join our outstanding team at the American Urological Association visit our Career Center website.

Payment Policy Analyst

The American Urological Association, the premier association for the advancement of urologic patient care, is actively recruiting an experienced Payment Policy Analyst .

Primary duties include:  

  • Research and analyze rulemakings and policies: such as the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and the Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Centers payment systems analyzing impact and strategize to determine ways to address favorably impact the practice of urology.  Also, assist with research and analysis of policies related to insurer activities.  Monitor policy developments on a national level among federal and other medical organizations by using database subscriptions.  
  • Support the Reimbursement and Regulation Department: communicate to members about payment policies; preparing for the Coding and Reimbursement Committee meeting, Regulatory Workgroup, Telehealth Workgroup, and National Insurer Advisory Workgroup meetings and conference calls.   
  • Writing: draft written comments on policy issues; suggest, research and write Policy & Advocacy Brief articles and social media content.  
  • Projects:  works on all other department projects and programs as assigned.    

The successful candidate:  

  • Bachelor's degree in public policy area preferred.
  • Minimum 2-4 years of policy analysis experience.  Examples of work required.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of physician payment and healthcare-related agencies.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams within an organization preferred.
  • Knowledge of health policy issues preferred.
  • Knowledge of Current Procedural Terminology, ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System helpful.
  • Some travel might be required. 

AUA offers a rich total compensation package including competitive salary, medical dental and prescription plans, both defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, flexible work schedules, an on-site fitness center and many more exciting benefits.

Make a decision to join our outstanding team at the American Urological Association visit our Career Center website.

Project & IT Governance Director

The American Urological Association (AUA) is the premier association for the advancement of urologic patient care.  We are actively recruiting a Projects and IT Governance Director. This position will work in the Linthicum, MD headquarters office.

The Projects & IT Governance Director works with stakeholders from all business units to provide the vision, expertise and leadership needed to deliver project outcomes. This collaboration includes defining and documenting business requirements for AUA initiatives; developing project plans; defining project budgets; assigning project resources; assembling and leading project teams; ensuring project quality. The position is responsible for various methods and practices around provisioning technology, information and innovation into the business, improving the overall project portfolio management (PPM) maturity across the organization.

As an arm of the overall IT governance function, this position is responsible for supporting and enabling the organization's informational and technical projects/programs/portfolios and structured work efforts.

Works with the CIO/EVP to investigate, identify, explore, and review new and emerging techniques that will improve existing business processes. Assists the EVP with responsibilities related to short-and long-range planning and corresponding budget preparation and maintenance.

The successful candidate:

  • 4-year undergraduate degree (BS) in information systems, technology, or other related field of study, a master's degree in Business Administration (MBA), administrative sciences, technology project management or other related field of study, preferred
  • 5+ years project management experience, with PMP certification(s) such as PMI and significant knowledge of technology project planning tools with evidence of practical application
  • 3-5 years' business analyst experience with focus on process and workflow reengineering
  • Experience with one or more project management methodologies (for example, PMI PMBOK, PRINCE2 and agile)
  • Demonstrated experience in leading diverse, multidisciplinary teams with a focus on building consensus and trust amongst team members
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate vision, and inspire and motivate staff to adopt project management practices
  • Strong ability to identify roles and responsibilities and develop training plans and performance objectives to ensure continuous improvement of staff and teams
  • A distinctive blend of business, IT, financial and communication skills (This is a highly visible position with substantial impact)
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills in an environment where resources may not be in under the direct control of this role
  • Excellent analytical, strategic conceptual thinking, strategic planning and execution skills
  • Strong business acumen, including ability to absorb and apply industry, domain-specific knowledge of the association and its business units.
  • Deep understanding of current and emerging technologies, how other organizations are employing them to drive digital business, and how they may be applied to the enterprise to drive digital business.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute strategic plans.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain IT concepts and technologies to business leaders, and business concepts to the PMO and Shared Services staff.
  • Ability to travel periodically

The Director should also be/have:

  • A proven leader with strong project management and business acumen competencies
  • A strong ability to execute
  • A proven track record of being able to strategize, problem solve and think critically
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a proven aptitude business process analysis
  • We seek a self-starter of the highest integrity who has the proven ability to demonstrate effective leadership and team management.

AUA offers a rich total compensation package including competitive salary, medical dental and prescription plans, two-defined contribution retirement plans, flexible work schedules, an on-site fitness center and many more exciting benefits.

Make a decision to join our outstanding team at the American Urological Association visit our Career Center website.

State Advocacy Manager

The American Urological Association, the premier association for the advancement of urologic patient care, is actively recruiting an experienced State Advocacy Manager.

Primary duties include:

  • Conceptualizes, creates, develops and implements the AUA's state legislative agenda
  • Serves as the lead for the AUA delegation to the AMA House of Delegates
  • Provides AUA positions on proposed resolutions
  • Coordinates urology caucus events
  • Develops process to propose new resolutions with AUA's Legislative Affairs Committee
  • Serves as the staff liaison for the State Advocacy Committee - determines, updates and advocates on policy priorities
  • Follows health legislation and regulation at the state and section levels

The successful candidate:

  • Bachelor's Degree required and 4 years' experience; Master's degree preferred with 3 years' experience;
  • Degree in Political Science, Public Relations, Health Policy or related field preferred;
  • Knowledge of the state legislative/political process and the ability to synthesize complex problems/issues related to urology;
  • Excellent analytical and project management abilities;
  • Outstanding communication, public speaking, writing and organization skills;
  • Experience in health legislation research and analysis;
  • Experience working in political and/or legislative activities;
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel necessary;
  • Ability to handle multiple projects under pressure in a team setting. 

AUA offers a rich total compensation package including competitive salary, medical dental and prescription plans, both defined benefit and defined contribution retirement plans, flexible work schedules, an on-site fitness center and many more exciting benefits.

Make a decision to join our outstanding team at the American Urological Association visit our Career Center website.

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