Education and Training, Meetings/Expositions/Events, Project Management/Program Development
National medical specialty society in the northwest suburbs seeking a seasoned professional to lead its five-person education and meetings team. The ideal candidate has a proven track record in executing financially successful educational programs.
Responsible for providing leadership, oversight and management of education programs, organizational meetings and associated activities for ASDS and its affiliated organizations. This includes all strategic direction, logistics planning, financial management, and execution of activities with respect to the annual meeting and other live educational programs, distance-learning, accreditation program, guidelines development and other related activities.
Responsible for the organization's ACCME accreditation. Assures that systems, processes, and policies are in place to support compliance in the most effective and efficient means possible while balancing the need for corporate support.
Facilitates the development of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines with volunteers and a third-party methodologist.
Oversees the development and execution of the annual meeting, procedural courses, derivative products and distance-learning offerings are satisfied including strategic planning, content development, successful launch and execution.
Oversees all meeting planning responsibilities, including site selection, contract negotiations, logistics planning, and all tasks associated with the successful execution of meetings.
Oversees other volunteer supported programs relating to mentorships, residency education, accreditation program, and research grants.
Develops departmental staff and serves as a member of the senior management team.
Participates in the strategic planning process and works closely with the Executive Director, volunteer leadership and management team in its implementation.
Demonstrated success in executing financially successful educational programs
Ability to think and plan strategically
Knowledgeable in current education related technologies
Well-versed in ACCME criteria and guidelines
Excellent organizational skills
Well-developed written, verbal and analytical skills
Sound judgment and problem-solving capabilities
Detail oriented, thorough, resourceful, and self-motivated
Effective and efficient management of multiple priorities under tight deadlines
Interacts well with all levels of Society leadership, membership, vendors and staff
Minimum 5-7 years experience in the delivery of adult education for professional medical associations
Minimum 5 years management experience
Competent skills in Word, Excel, and Power Point
Additional Salary Information: All applicants must provide salary expectations.
About American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery(ASDS) is a 501(c) 3 organization, founded in 1970. With 6,400 dermatologic surgeon members across the country, ASDS operates a $6 million+ budget annually. It has two affiliated organizations--the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA)--its 501(c) 6 advocacy arm and Solutions for Association Management Services, Inc. (SAMI) a for-profit association management company. ASDS offers employees competitive pay, a flexible working environment, and excellent benefits.