Administrative, Clerical, Support, Education and Training, Meetings/Expositions/Events
4 Year Degree
Under the direct supervision of the Director, Center for Public Health Practice and Professional Development, the Coordinator is responsible for the continuing education offerings during the APHA annual meeting, specifically the Pre-conference Learning Institutes, Annual meeting credit approval process and staffing the Education Board, and assisting in the development of services, trainings and products of the Professional Development Unit. Assist the Director with maintaining compliance for accreditation requirements. Manage the Learning Institute (LI) review process: soliciting proposals; supporting selection committee with review process; serving as liaison to LI speakers prior to and onsite at annual meeting; overseeing LI courses at APHA annual meeting; processing continuing education (CE) certificates. Coordinate and staff the Education Board, including the Annual Meeting, Mid-Year Meeting and monthly virtual meetings and prepare minutes. Coordinate APHA’s online educational program and other internal educational activities. Coordinate the review of APHA annual meeting sessions and roundtables for CE approval to include the solicitation of volunteers, overseeing assignments, and “clearing” sessions for credit. Provide support in the development of the Education Board and Learning Institute annual budget. Interact with the Center director and web master to produce, post, and maintain the Continuing Education website. Develop LI promotional ads for APHA Nation’s Health newspaper and write content for APHA’s e-Newsletter. Travel to the Annual Meeting is required with other occasional travel possible. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor.
Bachelor’s degree in Health, Education or related field from a four-year college or university or relevant experience. Three years of work experience at the professional or paraprofessional level. Previous experience with project support within associations or professional societies. Knowledge of accreditation processes. Experience with a wide range of administrative duties and project coordination. Computer proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, web site maintenance, learning management systems and other technology. Capable of working on a team or independently with minimal supervision on projects. Detail oriented, proactive, and excellent organizational, planning and follow-up skills. Proven track record of effectively orchestrating multiple activities in a fast-paced environment. Experience in effectively managing multiple time-sensitive demands with limited direct supervision. Strong written and oral communication skills. Requires occasional lifting and moving to 25 pounds.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should submit the following information at: https://careers-apha.icims.com.
A writing sample;
At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.
Additional Salary Information: APHA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Internal Number: 2019-1384
About American Public Health Association
APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that influences federal policy, has a nearly 150-year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health.
Our Mission: Improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status
Our Vision: Create the healthiest nation in one generation
Our Values: Our values reflect the beliefs of our members from all disciplines of public health and over 40 countries.
APHA publishes the American Journal of Public Health and The Nation's Health newspaper. At our Annual Meeting and Expo, thousands of people share the latest public health research. We lead public awareness campaigns such as Get Ready and National Public Health Week. Together, we are creating the healthiest nation in one generation.