The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. We are currently seeking a Project Specialist for the Association of Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) in Chicago. Please visit us at www.ahrm.org.
The Project Specialist is responsible for developing and managing timelines for a variety of projects of the organization. This position serves as staff liaison to the AHRMM’s Board and executive management team supporting all activities. Other responsibilities include coordinating financials for the association, serves as the s primary project planner developing and maintaining project plans and timelines for initiatives, identifying areas of risk and making recommendations to the team.
This opportunity will also include supporting various board and strategic initiative committees/task forces through scheduling, calendar appointments, committee reports.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Desired fields of study: Business or related.
Years of experience may be substituted for education.
3-5 years experience with a minimum of 3 years of experience successfully planning multiple projects with competing deadlines, developing timelines, and tracking progress is required.
Experience with meeting planning is required.
Experience working within an association or governance is preferred.
Knowledge of project management techniques is required.
Financial management of budget and forecast tracking experience required.
We offer an excellent total compensation package, which includes medical/dental coverage (PPO/HMO), vision care, life insurance, short and long-term disability plans, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, paid vacation/holidays/sick days, wellness programs and more!
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call (312) 422-3000 and ask for the Director, Human Resources and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.