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Health Law - Program Associate

American Bar Association

Job Description

COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment (requests for reasonable accommodations for medical or religious reasons will be considered).During this current situation with COVID-19, the ABA will continue to accept and process applications for job opportunities. We will conduct our recruitment process via alternative means (virtual interviews) for the time being. The ABA recruits employees seeking opportunities for challenging and substantive work defending liberty and pursuing justice in the U.S. and around the world. The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.

Job Summary/General Purpose of Job
The Program Associate assists in the design and development of programs, projects and activities of the entity. Responsible for the implementation of programs and projects under the supervision of the program director or manager. Held accountable for the successful execution of assigned programs/projects.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time spent)
Implements one or more programs or projects, includes participation in program/project planning, and ensuring compliance with ABA policies.
Analyzes project/program performance throughout the process to ensure projects move forward in a productive manner.
Serves as a point of contact for projects. Communicates with member leaders and staff, including reporting on progress and results.
Coordinates with others on joint projects.
Performs other related duties as required.

Required Education, Qualifications, Experience
A Bachelor’s degree is required.
Prior experience working with programs or projects, preferably in an association or non-profit setting.

Preferred Education, Qualifications, Experience
Experience, preferably in an association or non-profit setting. Research, writing experience, and meeting planning experience. Fundraising or grant application experience is a plus.

The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.Flexible/hybrid work arrangements may be available for residents of CA, DC, IL, IN, IA, MD, MI, MN, TX, VA, and WI. Residency requirements may apply. ABA employees are eligible to apply for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

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