Endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health, and hormone-related cancers The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions. Our inclusive community is made of scientists, physicians, educators, nurses, and students in 122 countries.
We are seeking an Education Program Manager to provide primary support for the design, development, and implementation of the Society’s existing and future signature educational conferences, including the Clinical Endocrinology Update (CEU) and Endocrine Board Review (EBR). In this role, you will support all aspects of the Society’s event-based education including the development of self-sustaining innovative content, in-person and digital, as well as US-domiciled and global programming. This role requires extensive interaction with a diverse group of stakeholders and includes working in cross-functional teams with an ability to build consensus among multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced environment.
What you’ll bring to the job:
4+ years' experience in designing and developing continuing medical education (CME/CE) activities for healthcare professionals in an association setting or equivalent adult education industry.
Possess creative and visionary skills to identify and execute innovative educational program designs and formats.
Current knowledge of the healthcare industry, pharmaceutical pipelines, health care industry/policies, and CE industry preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills required to work with a diverse group of stakeholders including expert faculty, key opinion and committee members, cross functional teams, etc.
Excellent ability to work independently and autonomously, and multi-task multiple high-level responsibilities and projects with accuracy and efficiency.
Strong program and project management, interpersonal, and delegation skills are required.
Experience with ACCME accreditation and general CE/CME processes is highly desired.
Ability to travel several times a year and work weekends or after-hours, on occasion.
Our Values: We believe in and empower our staff. We know that with our investment in their growth, they have an even greater potential to contribute to our organization. Our core values embody the character and culture of our staff – they guide our decision making, interactions and how we serve our members. As an organization, we are committed to: demonstrating responsible stewardship, treating one another with trust and mutual respect, supporting work life balance, sustaining an inclusive environment, and fostering an environment that encompasses communication, service, collaboration, results & innovation.
What you’ll own:
Provide primary support to the Director of Event Education Design on all aspects of the Society’s event-based education programs, including in-person and digital, as well as US-domiciled and global.
Serve as the primary staff liaison to the Clinical Endocrinology Update (CEU) Steering Committee, Endocrine Board Review (EBR) Faculty Group, and other committees (current/future) that pertain to the Society’s signature educational conferences.
Take the lead on exploring global, hybrid and online opportunities for CEU and EBR.
Assess feedback from educational activities, surveys, and other forms of needs assessments to make recommendations for future activities.
Work closely with the Marketing team on communication initiatives of education events, internal and external, to ensure accurate and effective promotion and dissemination to all relevant audiences.
Work in tandem with the Accreditation team to ensure evolving accreditation standards are met.
Prepare annual budgets and determine allocation of funds to meet financial goals.
Represent the Society through conferences and public/community interactions that encourage partnership, collaboration and confidence.
What you’ll do well:
Develop and maintain effective relationships with others to encourage and support communication and teamwork. Demonstrate the ability to build and maintain ongoing, collaborative working relationships with coworkers and members to achieve the goals of the organization.
Consider the ability to plan and organize the work of a group, department or project and to establish effective priorities. Effectively use time. Demonstrate ability to “think outside the box” for solutions or ways to accomplish the job in a more effective way. Handle projects responsibly (including expense management). Prioritize as needed and meet deadlines. Communicate challenges/barriers to supervisor. Collaborate and share progress with others to get the project completed. Demonstrate effective delivery of completed project.
Ensure that one's own and other's work, information, and reports are complete and accurate. Carefully prepare for meetings and presentations. Follow up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled. Develop and use systems to organize and keep track of information or progress. Set up and monitor procedures to ensure high quality of work.
Effectively communicate ideas, thoughts, and facts in writing. Use correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and sentence structure. Organize written ideas clearly. Tailor written communication to effectively reach audience. Express ideas clearly and concisely in writing.
What you’ll get out of it:
Working with a staff that has passion for our mission, believes in one another and has fun.
The chance to work in an environment that empowers staff to take informed risks and create new programs and services.
A chance to make a contribution in a fun job with room to make it your own.
A strong and competitive salary and benefits package that focuses on your well-being and financial health.
Proof of Vaccination:
The Endocrine Society values the safety of our employees, our members, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to an HR partner or you must request an exemption before your actual start date. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Endocrine Society.
Endocrine Society offers a convenient downtown DC location within walking distance of Farragut North/Farragut West and Foggy Bottom Metro stations. Qualified candidates interested in a purposeful work environment, competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including a generous TIAA- CREF retirement plan with 10% employer contribution, submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
Endocrine Society is the world's largest and most active professional organization of endocrinologists in the world. Founded in 1916, the Society is internationally known as the leading source of state-of-the-art research and clinical advancements in endocrinology and metabolism. We are dedicated to promoting excellence in research, education and clinical practice in the field of endocrinology. Society membership continues to grow with more than 18,000 members from over 100 countries. These professionals are dedicated to the research and treatment of the full range of endocrine disorders: diabetes, infertility, osteoporosis, thyroid disease, obesity/lipids, growth hormone, pituitary tumors, and adrenal insufficiency.
For employees, Endocrine Society offers a stimulating, collegial work environment of 86 staff where top performance is recognized and appreciated. We pride ourselves on our competitive pay practices and excellent benefits program, including a 10% annual employer contribution to a TIAA-CREF retirement plan, subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, fully paid life and disability income protection, professional development and tuition assistance programs, an on-si...te employee fitness room and generous leave benefits. We have a convenient Downtown D.C. location accessible by the Metro red line Farragut North and blue and orange line Farragut West stations.