Under the direct supervision of the Director of Education, provides support to the Education Department in the overall coordination of the department’s operations. Duties include implementation and logistical support for the Society’s live meetings and online education activities housed with the organizations’ Learning Management System, as well as project-based work as directed by team members.
Provides support to Education Department staff with project-based tasks as assigned. Specific responsibilities include:
Coordinates and implements, in collaboration with various department staff members, segments/steps of online educational activities, i.e. Annals of Surgical Oncology activities, webinars, etc., in the Society’s Learning Management System. Includes creating educational activities in the Society’s Learning Management System (data entry), logistical coordination, speaker management, disclosure collection and collection and maintenance of necessary paperwork for CME activity files.
Coordinates and implements logistics of the annual Regional Cancer Therapies Symposium, including committee support, speaker management, and abstract management.
Collects and processes financial disclosure information for the Regional Cancer Therapies Symposium, and online CME activities.
Assists with ACCME annual PARS submission, reaccreditation and CME/MOC program submissions to ABMS.
Supports Education Department and Corporate Development staff with grant submissions for the Society’s various educational initiatives, including but not limited to the Society’s annual Fellows Institute, Regional Cancer Therapies Symposium, and Annual Cancer Symposium.
Assist with preparation of evaluation and outcomes analysis for online and live educational activities.
Assists with development of surveys on Survey Monkey or other survey software.
Maintains appropriate interpersonal relationships with colleagues, supervisors, and Society leaders and members.
Utilizes exemplary customer service skills when answering the education department calls and other phone inquiries and emails particularly about educational products, live events, and the Training/Fellowship programs.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree preferred or Associates degree with relevant work experience or equivalent.
A minimum of three years’ experience working in not-for-profit associations, preferably professional membership and/or health care related organizations.
Experience in educational program planning, including live and online activities.
Knowledge of CME and Maintenance of Certification preferred.
Excellent organizational, prioritization and administrative skills. Ability to work accurately and productively with administrative tools and equipment.
Strong command of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Power Point) and other computer skills. Experience with Learning Management Software and iMIS a plus.
Excellent and accurate interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team.
Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology.
Travel to the Regional Cancer Therapies Symposium to provide onsite staff support. Travel to Annual Cancer Symposium
The Society of Surgical Oncology is the premier organization for surgeons and health care providers dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and treatment of cancer. The Society’s mission is to improve patient care by advancing the science and practice of surgical oncology worldwide. The Society's focus on all solid-tumor disease sites is reflected in its Annual Cancer Symposium, monthly... scientific journal (Annals of Surgical Oncology), educational initiatives and committee structure. SSO has an international membership of 2900 professionals. SSO is located in Rosemont, close to Chicago O'Hare Airport, near River Road.