Chief Operating Officer

American College Of Physicians

Philadelphia, PA

The American College of Physicians (ACP), the professional medical association for internal medicine specialists and subspecialists, and the largest medical specialty society, is seeking a Chief Operating Officer. The position is based in Philadelphia at ACP’s headquarters and works closely with the CEO and Staff Officers to ensure the operational and financial effectiveness of the College.

In collaboration with College leadership and governance, the Chief Operating Officer is responsible for:

  • Leading projects related to strategy development, review, and reporting.
  • Directing efforts to identify and establish new programs, products, and services, and setting standards and processes for evaluating their utility.
  • Ensuring proper operating and reporting procedures are adopted, including necessary reporting to the Finance Committee and Board of Regents.
  • Overseeing the operational and financial planning and performance of the organization.
  • Identifying various outside funding sources to support College financial goals and objectives.
  • Cultivating relationships with the leadership of other organizations ACP partners with.
  • Reviewing various governance bylaws and recommending changes/modifications as necessary.

The position requires a strong track record of significant leadership ability and business development acumen in an environment that includes: leading diverse teams; developing and executing strategy; oversight in the creation and review of products, programs, and services; leadership in governance interaction; broad fiscal understanding in operations, reserves, and budget adherence; and overall direct and in-direct staff management. Additional qualifications include:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field, with an advanced degree strongly preferred.
  • 15 or more years of progressive management experience with an emphasis on operational, financial, and business development activities at the senior corporate level.
  • Senior management experience in a professional membership association or other comparable business entity with an emphasis on operational and strategic planning related to product and program development.
  • Broad understanding of business development initiatives with preferred knowledge and understanding of the national health care landscape.
  • Experience working with Boards and Committees as part of the organizational foundation structure.

ACP offers a competitive salary, superior benefits and a supportive work environment. To learn more about working at ACP, visit Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume online by clicking the Apply button below. Applications will be accepted through September 22, 2023.

ACP is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.