The American Urological Association (AUA), the premier urologic association providing support to the urologic community, is currently searching for an energetic, detail-oriented candidate for our Education Specialist, Governance & Accreditation position in the Office of Education department providing administrative support.
This position is responsible for assisting the manager in adhering to the ACCME policies that are relevant to the AUA, as well as to the Accreditation with Commendation Criteria and the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support. Assists with the conflict of interest review process and the Conflict of Interest Review Workgroup meetings. Actively participates in the development of and adherence to efficient workflow systems including standard operating procedures, project plans, individual performance/priority plans and team meetings. Operates within OE budgets for assigned educational activities and adheres to OE SOPs, policies, procedures and guidelines. Assists manager with preparing OE budgets as instructed. Supports the manager with the Education Committees and Workgroups meetings and special projects.
The individual in this position will:
Provides CME Support for internal and external groups (including AUA departments; Sections; Sub-Specialty groups, and others) where AUA is their accrediting body.
Maintains knowledge of current ACCME policies, criteria and standards and acts as a resource for internal and external clients.
Ensures adherence to ACCME policies, criteria and standards by reviewing activity documentation including, but not limited to, educational needs documentation, programs, agendas, disclosures and to ensure accuracy and completion.
Communicates with internal and external colleagues, deadlines for documentation and works with colleagues to resolve issues that may result in potential non-compliance.
Assists the manager with facilitating compliance where AUA is providing continuing education credits aside from CME, to include AAFP credits. This includes the completion and checking of documents, and preparing reporting documents.
Maintains the conflict of interest (COI) review process for all CME content and supports the Conflict of Interest Review Workgroup meetings as instructed.
Maintains and communicates the COI review schedule to internal and external colleagues.
Provides a bi-weekly status report to the COI Review Chair & Co-Chair regarding the content review process and follows up as needed.
Maintains an accurate list of active COI reviewers.
Maintains current and accurate reporting on the COI review process.
Serves as the coordinator of the Annual Meeting CME Booth.
Assists the Education Manager in coordinating with the registration vendor.
Ensures an accurate listing of sessions and credits is developed for the Annual Meeting credit claim.
Responsible ordering and shipping all supplies for the Annual Meeting booth.
Provide oversight and training to temps and AUA staff working at the CME booth.
What we have to Offer
We strive to create a positive experience for employees through our commitment to effective talent acquisition and onboarding, talent management and career development, providing a positive working environment, and our focus on physical, mental, and financial wellness. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; discretionary contribution and 403(b) plans; generous leave program; paid holidays; sick leave; on-site gym; company-paid life, LTD, and STD insurance; beautiful facility; very generous contributions to continuing education and tuition reimbursement.
We welcome interested and qualified candidates to apply for this position by visiting our Career Center. No relocation is available for this position.
To be Successful
Candidates must be able to provide superior service delivery while working in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment. It is essential that the individual in this role have strong organizational, database and communication skills. In addition:
About the American Urological Association: Founded in 1902 and headquartered near Baltimore, Maryland, the American Urological Association is a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, and has more than 22,000 members throughout the world. The AUA is a premier urologic association, providing invaluable support to the urologic community as it pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care through education, research and the formulation of health policy.