The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases is the leading organization of scientists and health care professionals committed to preventing and curing liver disease. We foster research that leads to improved treatment options for millions of liver disease patients. We advance the science and practice of hepatology through educational conferences, training programs, professional publications, and partnerships with government agencies as well as related societies.

At AASLD, we recognize and appreciate the importance of creating an environment in which all employees feel valued, included, and empowered to do their best work. We recognize that each employee’s experiences and perspectives are unique and add value to our ability to serve our membership and community. AASLD commits to building a fully inclusive, collaborative and respectful workplace that reflects all the communities we serve.

 

 

Current Openings:

AASLD is seeking an experienced, strategic and visionary leader to serve as its Vice President of Publications and Practice Resources. Reporting to the CEO, s/he will be responsible for operational excellence of AASLD’s Scientific Journals Publications, Practice Guidelines and Practice Metrics Programs, Quality Programs and Clinical Practice Initiatives. This Position will oversee AASLD’s four major scientific journals: Hepatology, Liver Transplantation, Hepatology Communications, and Clinical Liver Disease.

The Vice President will also be responsible for managing a 10-person department team, delivering on revenue and programmatic objectives in AASLD’s strategic plan, and ensuring the journals are produced to the satisfaction of editors, oversight committees, and the Governing Board. The VP participates in all appropriate staff meetings and serves as a member of AASLD’s Senior Leadership Team. This position also attends the Governing Board and Executive Committee meetings and works closely with multiple volunteer committees.

 

Required Proven Experience in:  

  • Scholarly publications skills: Skill in oversight and strategy of peer-reviewed journals
  • Communication skills: Skill in clearly and effectively communicating ideas verbally and in writing, including the ability to edit the writing of others. Commitment to keeping stakeholders informed. Adept at forming and maintaining external partnerships and networks
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills: Skill in anticipating future consequences and trends, making decisions congruent with the organization’s strategic direction, mission and goals, and developing new approaches to solve problems or improve processes.
  • Planning and organizing skills: Skill in determining priorities, developing plans to assure the achievement of objectives, and allocating time and resources effectively. adept at working under tight deadlines and managing multiple projects simultaneously and ability to meet deadline
  • Supervisory/management skills: skill in setting clear performance objectives and directions; delegating appropriately; and providing clear, behaviorally specific performance feedback, effective coaching, and development opportunities. Ability to lead and manage change in a positive and inclusive manner and working effectively with a diverse membership.
  • Customer service skills: Skill in providing the highest quality products and services that meet or exceed the needs and requirements of internal and external customers.
  • Interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence: Skill in building and maintaining effective interpersonal and team relationships with a diverse network of colleagues inside and outside the organization, and with other relevant individuals with whom the organization works (members, the media, other organizations, funders etc.)

 

Education and Experience

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, or other related field equivalent work experience. An advanced degree is preferred and certification in area of expertise (e.g., CAE, CPA, PMP, CMP, etc.)
  • Requires 8-10 years of experience in a similar role and advanced subject matter expertise. Requires knowledge of key programmatic, operational, and financial issues and priorities.
  • Prior experience working for a healthcare organization is critical.
  • Significant understanding of scientific journals and experience in managing these publications, including working with volunteer editorial teams.

 

Located in Old Town Alexandria, AASLD offers a competitive salary and generous benefits. The successful candidate will be expected to work from AASLD’s Old Town, Alexandria office (post COVID-19). To apply, submit your cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to jobs@aasld.org. Principals only. **position is currently remote.

Review this position’s job description: VP, Publications and Practice Resources

 

How to apply

Marshall Brown is conducting the search. Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: marshall@mbrownassociates.com, subject line: VP Publications & Practice Resources

 

AASLD Foundation, a charitable organization created to fill the void between bright, talented researchers and the financial resources needed to encourage their discovery; to keep pace with the need for more professionals trained to provide care for patients with liver disease; and to share cutting edge hepatology knowledge with physicians worldwide, is seeking a talented Director, Development to join our development/fundraising team.

The Director will lead the strategy for and oversee the implementation of AASLD/AASLD Foundation's (AASLD/F) fundraising program and be responsible for developing the strategy, planning, and organizing of the fundraising and development programs, as well as integrating strategic development of initiatives across the organization. The Director oversees and manages the implementation of targeted solicitation strategies for AASLD/F’s fundraising efforts in annual giving, major gifts, private foundation, and corporate giving, planned giving, and comprehensive campaigns; solicits grant support for research and travel awards; solicits corporate support for AASLD/F initiatives. The Director manages and develops a team of high performers who demonstrate strong commitment to supporting increasing member donor engagement; furthering diversification and strengthening AASLD/F revenue streams with a long-term target of financial independence; achieving higher levels of philanthropy to encourage scientific discovery, increase the number of physicians and health care professionals, and share cutting-edge hepatology knowledge with physicians worldwide.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in relevant area, or other related field equivalent work experience. Requires 6-8 years of experience in a similar role and advanced subject matter expertise. Requires knowledge of key programmatic, operational, and financial issues and priorities. Direct fundraising experience, with demonstrated success in securing gifts ($100K+) in healthcare environment preferred. Certified Fundraising Executive is highly desired.  Candidate will have the ability to travel.

Located in Old Town Alexandria, AASLD offers a competitive salary and generous benefits. To apply, submit your cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to jobs@aasld.org. Principals only. **position is currently remote.

Review this position’s job description: Foundation Director, Development

AASLD, an association for scientists and health care providers in the field of liver disease, is seeking a Senior Manager, Patient Engagement who will support the engagement of liver disease patients with the dual aim of informing the work of AASLD and improving health outcomes.

The role of Senior Manager, Patient Engagement will lead efforts to engage liver disease patients to improve health outcomes and to increase patient involvement/support of AASLD. Incumbent will be responsible for developing the patient engagement programs and activities in the Foundation and Patient Engagement department. Develops and manages the patient experience to facilitate the patient / AASLD partnership by organizing and implementing in-person and virtual programs and represents AASLD in the patient facing community.  Oversees and ensures the successful implementation of educational programs, networking, and sessions for Patient Engagement. Serves as the staff liaison to the Patient Advisory Group.

The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial mindset, is flexible, driven, innovative, highly organized, and a versatile self-starter with outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills.  The position requires a minimum of five-plus years of professional experience in volunteer/committee management, membership engagement industry for a professional society or association.  Some travel is required.

Located in Old Town Alexandria, AASLD offers a competitive salary and generous benefits. Currently and until further notice AASLD, employees accomplish their work remotely. To apply, submit your cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to jobs@aasld.org by May 3, 2021. Principals only.  The position is currently remote.

AASLD is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

Review this position’s job description: AASLD Senior Manager, Patient Engagement

AASLD Foundation, a charitable organization created to fill the void between bright, talented researchers and the financial resources needed to encourage their discovery; to keep pace with the need for more professionals trained to provide care for patients with liver disease; and to share cutting edge hepatology knowledge with physicians worldwide, is seeking a talented Development Manager to join our development/fundraising team, and who has fundraising experience, including special events, sponsorship solicitation and the ability to develop and nurture relationships with key volunteers, donors, and corporate sponsors.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of successful fundraising and relevant non-profit experience, a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, proficiency in Microsoft Office and donor software, and have the ability to travel.

Located in Old Town Alexandria, AASLD offers a competitive salary and generous benefits. To apply, submit your cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to jobs@aasld.org. Principals only. **position is currently remote.

Review this position’s job description: Foundation Development Manager

AASLD is seeking a Coordinator, Member Communities to join our People and Strategy department to provide administrative and logistics support to the Special Interest Groups (SIGs).  The work of the SIGs further enhances AASLD’s collaboration of scientists and health care professionals from a range of disciplines who share common specialized interests in the field of hepatology.

The successful candidate will be a highly enthusiastic, dynamic, people-oriented individual, who is a team player and exudes comfort working with diverse communities and is an energetic, proactive self-starter, with strong administrative, communication, writing, and customer service skills, who is eager to join an energetic team.

Located in Old Town Alexandria, AASLD offers a competitive salary and generous benefits. Currently and until further notice AASLD, employees accomplish their work remotely. To apply, submit your cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to jobs@aasld.org by April 30, 2021. To view the position description visit https://www.aasld.org/about-aasld/aasld-careers. Principals only.  The position is currently remote.

AASLD is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

Review this position’s job description: AASLD Coordinator, Member Communities