Current Job Opportunities
Thank you for your interest in working at the American Psychiatric Association (APA).
April 5, 2017
Do you have a passion for helping those experiencing mental illness and/or a substance use disorder? Are you a legislative or legal professional with state govt. relations experience and a positive results-oriented leader? The APA is looking for a talented and experienced state govt. relations professional to lead and implement APA legislative and policy goals throughout the country. Working with a superb team of regional directors, the Director will utilize his/her skills to work on behalf of our nation’s psychiatrists and advocate for the patients and families they interact with. The ideal candidate would have a graduate or law degree and significant experience in state govt. relations. If you have a passion for mental health issues and the ability to make a difference, we welcome you!
April 5, 2017
Are you a legislative and/or legal professional with the desire to contribute to improving the lives of those with mental illness? Do you have a passion for advocacy and the ability to provide relevant legislative research on health care matters? Would you like to work across both federal and state processes? The APA is looking for a talented and detail oriented Deputy Director of Federal and State Legislative Relations to work with both our federal lobbying team and state government relations team. The position will track down relevant legislative history, provide legislative drafting & analysis, and spend time advocating on behalf of psychiatrists and their patients. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with a graduate or law degree and experience in health care. Prior trade association, medical specialty, or Hill experience a plus.
April 3, 2017
The American Psychiatric Association (APA), one of the oldest medical specialty organizations in the United States that represents over 37,000 psychiatrists practicing in more than 100 countries, is seeking a professional benefits specialist to oversee all aspects of the association’s employee benefits portfolio. Working collaboratively with the payroll clerk, HR staff, and the CFO, the benefits specialist will help APA offer a competitive benefits program, facilitate staff engagement around the benefits programs, liaison with benefit providers and ensure that benefits are compliant with state and federal rules and regulations. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work across the organization and get to know the highly talented and accomplished members of the APA staff team.
Ideal candidates will be detail oriented with strong knowledge of employee benefits and good people skills.
March 30, 2017
Do you make detailed to do lists before inviting friends over for a casual dinner party? Does creating a timeline in Google Sheets make you feel like your projects are under control? The American Psychiatric Association is looking for a highly-organized, detailed oriented, project manager to assist in creating the world’s largest psychiatric meeting, the APA’s Annual Meeting. The ideal candidate is organized, is task and timeline driven, can work independently and in a team environment under tight deadlines, and has great project management skills. We are looking for someone with a bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline and four years related work experience in associations, or someone who has a Project Management Certificate and two years of related work experience. Experience in medical educational is preferred. Experience with project management, event management, and/or abstract management software is a plus.