The American Society of Nephrology (ASN)—which represents more than 20,000 clinicians, researchers, and health professionals dedicated to leading the fight against kidney disease—seeks a fulltime Coordinator for KidneyX. The Coordinator will be member of the KidneyX Project Team, reporting to the KidneyX Project Director. The Coordinator will work with the KidneyX leadership and the US Department of Health and Human Services to accomplish the initiative’s mission “to accelerate development in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney diseases”. The Coordinator responsibilities include some administrative tasks as well as strong project management, critical thinking, and creativity.
Manage KidneyX Prize Competitions
Update and maintain prize submission/review site
Manage invitations and training for reviewers/judges for each competition
Manage prize review process
Serve as primary contact for questions from reviewers and applicants
Manage logistical support for KidneyX meetings
Steering Committee meetings
Serve as liaison to relevant internal and external groups
Liaison to ASN Communications and Marketing team to produce time sensitive documents for KidneyX regarding news worthy items
Liaison to Policy/NTDS/KHI/KidneyX Cross Communications Team to coordinate activities of the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health Team
Participate in routine staff meetings, project committee meetings as requested and process review activities as assigned
Previous grant or prize management required, especially in scientific organization
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.
Strong verbal communication skills; writes clearly and concisely using correct grammar and spelling.
Previous experience managing small to medium (10 to 200) meetings/events preferred
Experience understanding and working with government agencies is a plus
High energy, positive attitude, able to work collaboratively and take initiative
Seeks and provides accurate and timely information to supervisor colleagues and others
Demonstrates good judgment in prioritizing and accomplishing work in an efficient manner, even in the face of limited resources or conflicting and/or changing priorities
Possess strong interpersonal skills, a cooperative attitude within and in support of a team, and an understanding of the importance of customer service
ASN offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive fringe benefits package.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements (with the subject line: KidneyX Coordinator) to ASN at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the society can only accept online applications for this position.
About The American Society of Nephrology
The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) was founded in 1966 as a nonprofit corporation to enhance and assist the study and practice of nephrology, to provide a forum for the promulgation of research, and to meet the professional and continuing education needs of its members.