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Jobs at the American College of Physicians (ACP)


Explore the possibility of a career at ACP! The American College of Physicians is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, parental status, handicap or disability, or Vietnam-era veteran status or any other military status, political affiliation, or any non-merit based factor.

At ACP, we value our employees and offer superior benefits. Learn more about our organization by taking our Video Tour and reading What Employees Have to Say.

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Open Positions

Systems Business Analyst

Department: Information Technology
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

ACP is seeking a Systems Business Analyst to review, analyze, and evaluate business systems and user needs.

What you’ll do at ACP:

  • Provide support and training for ACP’s Association Management System (Personify). Maintain various modules, including product, meeting, subscriptions and membership.
  • Work with Chapters and other units to support the meeting module and meeting setup.
  • Utilize SQL to provide complex report and analysis in support of Membership, Marketing, and various business unit requests.
  • Analyze proposed business situations from an Information Technology perspective and produce specifications for a new or modified system.
  • Assist developers in identifying and defining business procedures and applying information systems technology to the automation of those procedures.
  • Provide day-to-day support of College-wide and departmental software based systems and processes.
  • Assist in the installation of acquired or developed application systems through all phases of the development process.
  • Work closely with stakeholders and Technology staff to insure proper installation, testing, and eventual operation of application systems.
  • Report and resolve software “bugs” identified after release into production.
  • Create system guidelines and manuals for the organization.
  • Conduct regular review of systems and generate reports on efficiencies and improvements

Here’s what we require:

  • A bachelor's degree or related job experience and training; preferably, experience and technical knowledge of various software, including SQL and Association Management Systems/ Customer Relation Management (Personify preferred).
  • Experience providing systems and process workflow analysis for related software-based systems.
  • Experience and understanding of meetings/conventions is a plus.

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Director, Human Resources

Department: Human Resources
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

ACP is seeking a Director of Human Resources (HR) with expertise in a broad spectrum of functional areas: Benefits, Compensation, Employee Relations, HRIS, Performance, Policy Development, Recruitment, and Staff Development.

Together with the Senior Vice President of Administrative Services, the Director of HR provides advice and recommendations to management and sets the strategic vision and direction for the HR department to ensure ACP maintains market competitiveness.

The HR Director’s primary responsibilities include managing the department’s four staff and its budget, and overseeing the administration of:

  • all benefit programs: medical, dental, vision, life, ltd, travel accident, and Section 125 programs (medical spending, dependent care, medical opt-out, transportation);
  • the annual audit, tax filing, and legal compliance of all pension and health plans;
  • development of HRIS functionality;
  • employee relations, recruitment, training & development programs, policies, and government reporting. 

A bachelor’s degree is required, along with several years of experience in a management position.   Qualified candidates should be well versed in all areas of Human Resources and must possess demonstrated knowledge of Wage and Hour regulations, unemployment compensation, EEO, ERISA, COBRA, and other state and federal regulatory requirements.  Experience with computerized record keeping systems and reporting is essential (ADP HRIS/Payroll system strongly preferred).

The HR Director works closely with management staff throughout the organization on issues related to staffing, job descriptions, policies, and performance management. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills and have extensive experience managing up, down, and across the organization.

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Senior Web Application Developer

Department: Digital Products & Services
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is looking to hire a Senior Web Application Developer for the Digital Products & Services Department. 

ACP, a national organization of internists with headquarters in Philadelphia, is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States with 159,000 members worldwide. 

The Senior Web Application Developer is responsible for individual and team-based design and development of ACP’s customer-facing interactive products and digital services, including ACP Online, educational offerings, digital publications, and other online and mobile products and services. This role will emphasize the customization and maintenance of content management systems and member engagement infrastructure across the spectrum of offerings and their respective channels.

A Bachelor's Degree is required, preferably in the area of Computer Science, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, or another field related to digital product and service design and development. Qualified candidates will have at least five years of experience developing for and maintaining content management systems, specifically Drupal 7 and/or 8, or experience with another PHP framework. Demonstrated ability to develop web application software within the constraints of a framework is required.

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Office Coordinator, Membership Development

Department: Membership Development
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The Office Coordinator, Membership Development supports the Vice President and Director in tasks related to development of new membership programs. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Works with the College’s database and software programs to write reports that support business decisions and program development within Membership
  • Conducts research through detailed web searches and data from both internal and external sources
  • Coordinates with internal staff and interfaces with volunteer leaders on membership initiatives and meetings
  • Prepares Power Point presentations, coordinates regular WebEx meetings, and provides administrative support to the Membership Development department

A bachelor’s degree (preferably in business or communications) is required, along with strong project management skills. Qualified candidates will also possess excellent customer service and communication skills, including writing and proofreading. The ability to effectively communicate with all levels of internal management and staff, ACP Governance and Members, and outside constituencies is essential.

Advance competency in Excel, Power Point, and Word are required and experience in the following areas is a plus: budgeting/financial reporting, conducting research and running reports from a database (Personify and Eloqua), and coding HTML.

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Medical Editor I

Department: Medical Education Administration
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office
Salary: $55,000

The Medical Education Division is seeking candidates for the position of Medical Editor I for the Assessment and Education Programs (AEP) department. 

Responsibilities of the Medical Editor I include, but are not limited to:

  • Administering the development of AEP products from the planning stage through production.
  • Working with authoring committees to develop content according to needs assessment data and ACP guidelines; ensuring assignments are completed according to program specifications and on time.
  • Substantively editing all AEP materials, including syllabus text, tables, figures, multiple-choice questions (MCQs), and content presented in various e-learning digital platforms.
  • Representing ACP and AEP at committee meetings and recording content-related meeting notes.
  • Understanding all facets of production, from file conversion through electronic production.
  • Collaborating with production staff and graphic services on the production of graphics.
  • Assisting with proofreading of products in all print and electronic production stages using standard proofreading conventions.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Journalism, or Biology; and two-plus years of work-related experience in a medical editing environment.
  • Ability to substantively edit medical content and reorganize as needed, conforming to departmental style and usage.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electronic and print production; familiarity with or potential to learn how to edit in e-learning digital platforms is desirable.
  • Knowledge of test development principles and concepts in self-assessment and continuing medical education is desirable.

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Senior DevOps/Systems Administrator

Department: Information Services
Location: Philadelphia, PA Office

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is seeking a seasoned Web/Linx DevOps Engineer for its Senior DevOps/Systems Administrator position.

What you’ll do at ACP:

  • Support the day-to-day administration of on premise and cloud-hosted LAMP systems
  • Support continuous integration and automated deployment with tools such as Chef and Jenkins
  • Manage mod security in collaboration with development teams
  • Work with the team to provide forward looking Devop solutions supporting the concept of continuous integration utilizing various technical solutions and concepts
  • Monitor logging and alerting with tools such as NewRelic, OpManager and Splunk to ensure our infrastructure (network configurations, security, database systems, etc.) are functioning at SLA levels

Here’s what we require:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with 3-5 yrs. of Linux/Apache administration experience
  • Extensive experience and knowledge required for: Apache, Mod Security, Chef or Puppet, Splunk, Linux Administration, LXC or Docker containers, MySQL, Git, reverse proxy configurations
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle practices, continuous integration and experience working collaboratively with development groups
  • Familiarity with provisioning AWS (Amazon Web Services) infrastructure
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Administration and AD integration related issues, VMWare or comparable hypervisors and SAN technologies
  • Familiarity with Samba, messaging and mail systems, and backup and recovery procedures

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Public Affairs/Communications Associate

Department: Public Relations
Location: Washington, DC Office

The Public Affairs/Communications Associate works with staff and management to develop, coordinate, write, and produce proactive communications to support ACP and ACP’s advocacy and public policy activities and efforts. We are seeking someone who can help execute strategies, campaigns, and initiatives in accordance with media relations processes and social media guidelines and in support of organization-wide communications goals and objectives across a variety of digital and social platforms.

A bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or a related field is required. The successful candidate will have:

  • At least 2 years of experience in supporting health care public policy and governmental relations efforts, with a basic understanding of regulatory agencies and legislative functions
  • Strong project management, writing, and editing skills, with the ability to write and edit in various journalistic styles including web and social media
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with all levels of staff and leadership and work in a team-based environment
  • Demonstrated experience in media relations, and social media experience across a variety of digital platforms
  • An understanding of corporate communications, public relations, and marketing communications to include understanding of all aspects of electronic and print journalism and use of social platforms for business
  • The ability to analyze health-care information and translate raw material into professional communication materials for various audiences
  • The ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously, adhering to strict deadlines and shifting priorities

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