Senior Manager, Student Development, American Pharmacists Association

The American Pharmacists Association is the largest association representing pharmacists in all practice settings in the United States and is the only organization advancing the entire pharmacy profession.

Our expert staff, and strong volunteer leadership, including many experienced pharmacists, allow us to deliver vital leadership to help pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians find success and satisfaction in their work while advocating for changes that benefit them and their patients. From our headquarters in Washington, D.C., APhA prepares members to thrive at every career stage and in every pharmacy setting with world-class continuing education, transformative events, unique practice tools, and timely solutions to complex challenges. We’re committed to helping them deliver outstanding patient care, receive due recognition, and work at a full scope of practice. APhA advocates to give pharmacists a voice in decisions that affect their future while promoting their undeniable value to health care teams. Our goal is to facilitate pharmacists’ delivery of the highest quality patient-centered care.


Collaboration – We strive to produce meaningful products and services in the spirit of trust and partnership throughout the organization. To achieve success, we are flexible, adaptable, open-minded, cooperative and inclusive.

Accountability – We strive to meet the highest standards of ethical behavior. Equity, integrity, transparency, and personal responsibility drive everything we do. We are good stewards of organizational and human resources, and we are champions for our members and colleagues.

Respect – We are committed to seeking to understand others’ perspectives and appreciating our differences; treating others with consideration, thoughtfulness, and empathy; recognizing, acknowledging, and supporting each other; being fair to and supportive of our colleagues; attentively listening, and communicating tactfully and sensitively.

Excellence – We strive to deliver high-quality, innovative, and best-in-class products and services that offer high value to members and stakeholders.  We embrace a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities


As the Senior Manager, Student Development you will:

  • Develop, implement, and manage meetings, programs, and activities that address the needs of APhA’s student pharmacist members.
  • Develop, implement, and manage APhA-ASP patient care, and community service projects and programs.
  • Serve as primary staff liaison to APhA-ASP Chapters for the implementation of chapter activities, leader, and business-related operations.
  • Manage the APhA-ASP website and assist with chapter leadership e-communications.
  • Assist with the development of recruitment and retention campaigns for student pharmacists.
  • Collaborate with the APhA business development and other internal departments to meet the needs of APhA student members.
  • Represent the member relations department and plan associated student membership activities and programming at various conferences, meetings, and networking events.



APhA may be the right fit for you if:

  • A bachelor’s degree in pharmacy and a license to practice are required. A Doctor of Pharmacy degree and residency training is preferred.
  • You have minimum 5 years of experience in an association membership position with demonstrated success as it relates to students.
  • You have a passion for working with healthcare providers.
  • You are sales and results-oriented with strong project management skills.
  • You have strong data analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • You have strong creative writing and marketing skills.
  • You have demonstrable experience managing social media, and/or display advertising campaigns.
  • You have solid knowledge of website analytics tools and resources.
  • You have experience with association and customer relationship management systems.
  • You are able to work independently, as part of a team, and effectively with volunteers to convene meetings and facilitate training/discussion that ensures membership growth.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills, a positive member-service philosophy and professional demeanor.
  • You are able to travel as appropriate to execute duties of the position, up to 30% travel.

More Information

The American Pharmacists Association does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, age, disability, veteran status, religion, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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