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AWHONN offers an excellent benefits package with generous leave, flex time, a pension plan and more. For further information about these positions, please email Nancy Adkins or call her at 202-261-2403.


Please submit resume indicating SALARY REQUIREMENTS to: Human Resources Department, 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740S, Washington, DC 20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email Please list the title of position in the subject line.

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes the health of women and newborns.



Sr. Manager, Member  Services

AWHONN is currently seeking a seasoned professional with at least 7 to 10 years of related membership experience in an association environment to provide the vision, leadership and support for membership recruitment, retention and engagement.  Ideal candidate will develop and deliver strategy, advice, counsel and service necessary to meet the organizational goal of significantly growing and maintaining membership populations.  Individual will work in conjunction with Membership Marketing Manager and Sr. Manager of Customer Service to determine the needs of members and prospective members and develop plans to provide services.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Success in this position depends on the ability to develop a collaborative working relationship with other departments to ensure that membership campaigns and support systems are integrated with program development, reflect priorities and respond to the existing and anticipated needs of members and volunteers.  Must go out of the way to fully understand the membership challenges in general and develop strategies to overcome challenges. Other responsibilities include:
  • Develop initiatives to increase engagement with and between members
  • Obtains analyses and disseminates data dealing with current membership trends, projected demographic changes, membership value study, satisfaction surveys, etc. in order to develop, articulate and implement the strategies to assist in developing the agility needed to meet the challenges of a changing external environment. 
  • Must be able to analyze and interpret data to clearly articulate the need for specific strategies. 
  • Oversee member affinity programs, evaluate program performance, vendor contracts and update program.
  • Develop and manage process for regularly identifying member and potential member needs.
  • Research the need for promotions based on demographics, market segmentation data, survey data, customer feedback and collaborate with Membership Marketing Manager to execute promotions.
  • Collaborate with marketing department on the development of national membership campaigns that meet diverse needs in all parts of the country, supporting their efforts to increase and retain members in all populations. 

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree preferably with a business or marketing concentration
  • Experience in developing membership recruitment and retention campaigns a must
  • Excellent communication, customer service, presentation, verbal and writing skills
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking ability
  • Experience in Association Management Systems a must
  • Prior experience working with project teams and at times as project lead
  • Demonstrated experience working with large data bases of numeric and statistical data in order to fully understand current and projected demographic changes, population shifts and economic forecasts
  • Budget experience

Excellent benefits package. Please submit resume indicating SALARY REQURIEMENTS to: Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, Human Resources Department, 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740S, Washington, DC  20036 or email to


Director of Information Technology

AWHONN is currently seeking an experienced Director of Information Technology. The Director will manage the organization’s technology portfolio, work with Vice President of department and other staff to develop a shared vision for the organization’s short and long term technology strategies. Drives forward technology initiatives in support of mission priorities and operational effectiveness and ensures organization maintains a robust, available and scalable technology infrastructure that strongly positions the organization to meet current and future needs.  Experience working with YourMembership software platform or iMIS a plus. Prior experience working in a non-profit organization desirable.    


Position Priorities

Success in this position depends on the ability to think strategically while managing multiple IT projects that require high attention to detail.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter and have the ability to work effectively with a variety of staff.  Individual will be responsible for the following:

  • Acting as the association’s Information Officer-develops, communicates and implements strategic plans for all information technology services and telecommunications services.
  • Serves as internal consultant to staff engaging in collaborative needs assessments, requirements gathering and vetting of innovative new solutions.
  • Recommend information technology strategies, policies and procedures by identifying problems, evaluating trends and anticipating requirements.
  • Manages and set priorities for the design, maintenance, development and evaluation of all infrastructure systems which also include network, data, hardware, services and security.
  • Manage and monitor the association’s IT and capital budgets and ongoing expenditures.
  • Ensures that all technology solutions are delivered in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Manages and develops IT staff providing guidance and direction, ensuring clear work plans and accountabilities.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related field.  Master’s degree in Information Systems or technology related area preferred.
  • At least ten years of information technology experience including some experience directing the development, implementation, management and support of both hardware and software preferably in a non-profit.  
  • Prior experience working with YourMembership association management software  or iMIS a plus.
  • Prior experience in long term strategic planning, wide area networks; telecommunications; systems design and administrative technology planning and implementation.
  • Experience in successful implementation of complex, data intensive IT systems a must.
  • Prior management experience preferred with direct reports, direction-setting and coaching. Project management experience desired.
  • Experience developing and managing IT capital and operating budgets aligned with budget directives preferred.  
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Exchange, Windows Server, firewalls, the Internet, TCP/IP routing, Terminal Server, HTML, HTML5, XML, SSL, SQL and JavaScript a must.
  • Knowledge of security standards, security architectures, risk assessment and management, business continuity planning and disaster recovery and IS/IT governance planning.
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly and effectively communicate technical information to non-technical individuals both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills a must.

Excellent benefits package.  Please submit resume indicating salary requirements to Human Resources Department, 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740S, Washington, DC  20036 or email to


Administrative Coordinator

Position Priorities

  • Assist Vice President and other department staff with administrative tasks.
  • Assist the Manager of Leadership Services with providing support to Section and Chapter leaders.
  • Assist Manager with reviewing, evaluating, and maintaining databases of Section and Chapter activities.
  • Assist project managers in creating and maintaining resources for programs.
  • Provide support for association’s webinars.  Assist in setting up sessions for recorded webinars including coordination with speakers for meeting materials and attending the speaker training sessions.
  • Support the election process for the association’s section/chapter leaders.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of training and experience with at least 3 to 5 years of administrative and project coordination experience supporting projects and programs at progressively higher levels a must. Must be able to support multiple concurrent activities and display professionalism and poise.   Demonstrated advance skill and experience using Microsoft Office a must.  Must be highly organized and demonstrate excellent writing skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced/stressful environment with instant responses to situations a must.


This position is classified as non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is eligible for overtime pay.       


Please submit resume indicating salary requirements and list “Administrative Coordinator, MSO" in the subject heading to:  Human Resources Dept., 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740 South, Washington, DC  20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email




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