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When you join the ACC as a staff member, you become a part of a long tradition of innovative, collaborative and driven individuals dedicated to supporting and implementing the College's mission to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health.

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We employ over 500 staff members in various stages of their careers, with a wide array of expertise and coming from a diverse spectrum of personal and professional backgrounds. We are a professional family, with a culture of collaboration, innovation, wellness and positive energy. We believe in the gold standard that the College represents to the field of cardiovascular care and invite you to explore our career opportunities.

Employment Benefits

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) values all members of our College family, including ACC staff. As the foundation of the organization, ACC staff enjoy world-class benefits and a culture of work-life balance. By joining the ACC, you'll join the ranks of the many other employees who take part in the following benefits:

Career Development

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $8,000 available per calendar year
  • Formal mentoring program
  • Professional development book club
  • Online learning programs and onsite training sessions
  • Leadership coaching
  • Student loan refinance program with SoFi
  • Eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

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  • Pre-loaded vacation (up to 14 days for the first year and 20 days starting in the second)
  • Pre-loaded sick leave (12 days per year and prorated for the first year)
  • 12 holidays per year and ACC is closed the week between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Summer Fridays
  • Paid community service leave days (2 per year)
  • Paid Parental leave (up to 6 weeks per year, based on tenure with ACC)
  • Flexible arrival/departure times and telework opportunities
  • Casual dress code policy
  • On-site fitness center and classes (DC location) & wellness events
  • Employee assistance counseling program
  • Back-up childcare for children 12 weeks to 5 years (DC-based employees, up to 10 times per year)
  • Transportation stipend for mass transit or onsite parking (DC-based employees)
  • Free annual Capital Bikeshare membership (DC-based employees)
  • Free shuttle bus service to/from two nearby Metro Stations (DC-based employees)
  • Opportunities to participate in various ACC groups, including our Community Service Team and/or Green Team

Retirement, Health, and Voluntary Benefits

  • Retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution after one year (vested over a four-year schedule)
  • Choice between a PPO, POS, or HSA plan for medical health coverage
  • Open-access plan for dental protection and vision care services
  • Company-paid life insurance equivalent to 1.5 times annual salary
  • Company-paid life, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Health and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Subsidized standing desks
  • Legal services through Legal Resources
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