The American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO), one of AMC's clients, is a 501(c)6 national medical specialty society that works to actively advance programs and initiatives in professional education, scientific and clinical research, training, and practice issues. ASPHO is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of children with blood disorders and cancers. Membership includes over 2,000 physicians and other medical professionals.
The Society seeks a manager to provide support primarily for the practice, career development, training, and diversity inclusion programs within its medical subspecialty society.
As an Academic and Practice Manager you will:
Provide staff support and counsel to committees including training, professional development and practice management that support advancement of the Society’s academic, practice and career goals. Work with volunteer leaders, staff and consultants to meet stated goals and charges, by establishing the scope of work, resource requirements, timeline, budgets, milestones and outcome measures.
Partner with committee chairs to develop agendas and background materials to support achievement of identified charges.
Oversee development of a diversity program for the Society to promote inclusion and cultural competency within the society as guided by ASPHO’s Diversity Statement.
Manage the implementation of ASPHO non-CME programs, including mentoring and quality standards, designed to support practice management, training and professional development as defined within the Society’s strategic plan.
Partner with representatives from key national organizations including American Academy of Pediatrics, ACGME, NRMP and AAMC. Monitor activity and maintain communication with select thought leaders and external experts.
Lead Society’s management of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) related to pediatric hematology/oncology.
Monitor online communities to identify current needs or opportunities.
Participate in ongoing management activities and professional peer networks.
Participate in annual budgeting process for areas of responsibility.
Attend and represent ASPHO at its annual meeting and other select conferences as necessary.
Performance of other duties as determined appropriate.
The ideal candidate will have the following requirements and demonstrated experience:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum three years’ related experience in management role preferably in nonprofit association (healthcare, medical specialty society) or academic setting.
Demonstrated knowledge of the healthcare training and practice environment.
Experience with project management processes including the ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities simultaneously meeting established deadlines.
Experience communicating, coordinating and collaborating with volunteers.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members.
Consistent attention to detail.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications, survey tools, and database management.
Ability to travel out of state and overnight 2-3 times per year.
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