The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) seeks an Assistant Director, Educational Programs to serve as a key member of FDLI’s Educational Programs team. This position is responsible for researching and analyzing relevant issues in food and drug law to effectively develop and implement timely and topical FDLI conferences, educational programs, and webinars. The role may cover issues related to all industries regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and related agencies and authorities in the U.S. and globally, including drugs, medical devices, biologics, food, dietary supplements, cosmetics, veterinary, and tobacco products.
Under the leadership of the Director of Educational Programs, responsible for researching and analyzing relevant issues in food and drug law to effectively develop and implement timely and topical FDLI conferences, courses, and webinars.
Works with FDLI’s leadership, members, staff, committee members, and subject matter experts to identify, select, and expand educational program topics.
Collaborates with member committees and instructors on content development and writes promotional copy and other marketing-related materials, as needed.
Works closely with the marketing department to ensure successful promotion of educational programs.
Conducts, when necessary, assessments to identify educational needs in the environment of food and drug law.
Works with the Education team to explore ways to improve FDLI’s member educational experience, services, and programs offered.
Supports the overall mission of FDLI publications by encouraging involvement with Update Magazine, The Food and Drug Law Journal, and Policy Forum, including writing legal articles and analysis as needed.
Works closely with the logistics department to confirm speakers and materials needed to ensure a successful program.
Serves as a staff lead on assigned FDLI’s Educational Program Committees to administer and coordinate all content-related aspects related of assigned programs.
Maintains working knowledge of budget activity (registration revenue and expenses) regarding educational programs.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required and graduate or JD degree preferred.
Relevant experience in adult/continuing education, professional development or related field preferred.
Working knowledge of U.S. food and drug law regulation and policy strongly preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Attention to detail, balanced with big-picture perspective; ability to prioritize and deliver multiple objectives simultaneously.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to build relationships with staff, members, volunteers, as well as outside organizations.
Demonstrated accountability, learning agility, and experience taking initiative with implementing ideas.
Working knowledge of PC-based applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to learn new software and customer relationship management (CRM) system, Salesforce.
Strong writing and editing skills.
Consistently demonstrate courteous, ethical, cooperative, accountable, and helpful behavior to all contacts, internal and external.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
Additional Salary Information: Located in Washington, D.C. near the McPherson Square metro, FDLI has 15 staff, offers a broad salary range commensurate with experience, and a generous benefits package.
The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), founded in 1949, is a nonprofit membership organization that offers education, training, publications, and professional engagement opportunities in the field of food and drug law. As a neutral convener, FDLI provides a venue for stakeholders to inform innovative public policy, law, and regulation. FDLI’s scope covers all industries regulated by the U.S. Food... and Drug Administration (FDA) and related agencies and authorities in the U.S. and globally, including drugs, medical devices, food, dietary supplements, cosmetics, veterinary, and tobacco products. www.fdli.org