The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is recruiting for a Director of Education & Membership, reporting to the Executive Director. This new, management team-level position is a great opportunity for a skilled association professional to lead ASHG efforts to analyze, serve and grow its membership and community, and maintain and further develop valued education programs that serve members and key public audiences. The successful candidate will:
work directly with the Board, management team, staff and committees to shape strategies and programs;
shape ongoing member research agendas that help inform program and organizational development;
further develop year-round in-person and digital education programming work plans that support organizational goals;
partner on communications and marketing;
manage 4+ staff;
provide oversight and input on financial and operational elements in areas of responsibility.
take part in management-wide discussions about organizational direction and growth.
Qualifications: 10+ years progressively senior experience; 3 years supervisory experience. BA required, masters/CAE a plus. Demonstrated leadership and significant management experience; substantial association experience developing and implementing career development and education programming to drive member value, acquisition and retention; membership strategy and analysis experience; deep appreciation for the importance of educating and engaging public audiences; demonstrated ability to work in teams. Must have a solid data and technology orientation, with experience collecting and using data from digital program and various membership management tools.
About ASHG: ASHG is a global professional society serving one of the most exciting and promising areas of research. A non-profit organization founded in 1948, ASHG has approximately 7,000 members worldwide committed to advancing genetic and genomic science and to improving health. ASHG hosts about 7,500 attendees annually at the world’s largest genetics and genomics scientific meeting; publishes one of the field’s most respected journals; partners with fellow societies worldwide; and undertakes public, policy, and education programs throughout the year. Learn more at www.ashg.org
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