Career Opportunities

Director of Professional Development

The Director of Professional Development provides a strong commitment and supportive environment to quality learning, training and innovation for professionals within chiropractic. Establishes effective partnerships to develop, implement and maintain high quality educational programming and resources. Provides well-coordinated activities and delivery of effective educational efforts consistent with licensing and certification requirements and in support of ACA’s strategic plan.

Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Curriculum Development, Education Design, Public Health, Health care Administration, Organizational Development, Business or related field required. Master’s Degree desirable. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Word, PPT, Excel. Understanding of or experience with learning management systems. Minimum 5 years of related experience in developing education programs. Minimum 1 years of managerial experience in a related function (preferred experience in health care groups or associations). Demonstrated knowledge through direct experience of learning concepts, training and development methods and techniques. Knowledge of and functional competency with all other electronic devices and methods used to deliver educational programs and assess their outcomes. Please email resume and salary requirements to  No calls please.

Insurance Advocacy Specialist

American Chiropractic Association seeks a part-time insurance/medical billing professional to assist with provider/patient advocacy. Experience in insurance benefits, claims handling, billing, coding, and/or appeals necessary.

Bachelor's degree with 3+ years related experience, excellent analytical, writing, multi-tasking, organizational skills, and ability to work well within a team required. Position is part-time at 17.5 hours/week and offers telecommuting. Email resume and salary requirements to Resumes sent without salary requirements will not be considered. No calls, please.

Public and Media Relations Manager

American Chiropractic Association (ACA) seeks full-time public and media relations manager to assist in planning, developing and implementing association’s PR strategy. Duties include responding to inquiries from reporters and pitching ideas, arranging interviews, writing and distributing press releases to the consumer and trade press, writing letters to the editor, engaging audiences through social media, answering public inquiries for information, developing PR-related resources and talking points for doctors of chiropractic, collecting and editing short news summaries for daily newsletter and working on special projects.

Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, communications or related field required, as well as at least 3 years of media relations experience. Successful candidate must be a creative self-starter with strong writing and editing skills; demonstrated ability to work with reporters, develop relationships and gain media placements; a good eye for spotting PR opportunities and a history of capitalizing on them; good organizational skills and an attention to detail; and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Crisis communications experience and background in health a plus.

Send resume, three writing samples, and salary requirements to: Communications VP, ACA, 1701 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22209. Or email to No calls please.

updated 8/21/2014