Veritas Association Management, a fast-growing Association Management Company specializing in medical sub-specialty associations, is seeking a full-time experienced Executive Director for its growing family of clients.
Due to a robust client retention rate, in combination with a strong base of client referrals, Veritas has experienced a steady pattern of growth since its inception in 2013. As a trusted partner to over 25 national and international medical sub-specialty professional associations, Veritas is the ideal place to experience the best in association management practices, collaboration and teamwork. Join us and take your association management career to the next level.
This opportunity for a full-time, Executive Director dedicated to the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA). Responsibilities would include managing the client dedicated support team (Veritas employees), implementation of APSA’s strategic goals and objectives including strategic report card management. Developing and managing the annual budget for APSA and the APSA Foundation, build collaborative relationships with affiliated organizations, all while maintaining daily oversight of their operational activities.
The following are personal characteristics required for this role:
· An entrepreneurial, creative and dynamic executive; able to be an enthusiastic advocate for APSA
· Leadership; will have instant credibility with the membership, staff and Board of Governors. Open, candid management style.
· Energetic; able to interact comfortable with a diverse, global constituency
· Personable, self-confident and positive
· Trustworthy; Operates with the highest level of integrity and ethical behavior
Actively supporting and interfacing with the Board of Governors and Executive Committees to provide day to day management support, managing action items and initiatives as directed.
Giving strategic direction and leadership toward the achievement of the association’s philosophy, mission, strategy, as well as its annual goals and objectives.
Following established client-driven timelines and executing deliverables based on those timelines.
Identifying and ensuring all action items from board and committee meetings are carried through.
Working with our Veritas leadership team, assist in the development of an annual budget for client’s operations and meeting expenses.
Organizing the monthly and annual Board and committee meetings, recording minutes and collecting reports as client program directs.
Tracking client organizations’ volunteers, officer elections, bylaw changes, website updates, etc., working together with Veritas team members to implement changes when necessary.
Informing the Board of the ongoing status of the initiatives as engaged by the Association.
Developing Board agendas for all scheduled calls and meetings.
Serving as the key staff liaison for the client.
Serving as the face of Veritas at all assigned Board Meetings.
Actively supporting the efforts of all Association Committees, as directed by the Board.
Coordinate CME Programs in collaboration with the Veritas accreditation management team in the development and implementation of CME activities.
Establishing timelines, managing content development process, coordinating the production of conference materials and marketing efforts, and gathering, analyzing, and summarizing data obtained from course participants and faculty members to prepare reports.
Working together with Veritas team members, managing and implementing client communications (e.g., educational correspondence including Call for Abstracts and associated processes, grant initiatives, call for volunteers, etc.).
Traveling to meetings to manage onsite registration process, educational activities, and management and staff support for client board and committee meetings when applicable.
*Currently the position is fully remote due to COVID-19 and expected to continue to be remote through 2021.
Along with a passion for service excellence and the proven ability to drive results, you’ll need these qualifications:
Minimum BA/BS in related field – MBA is preferred
Minimum of 5 years Director level experience with a non-profit association
Experienced and successful in managing multiple programs/projects concurrently
Medical sub-specialty experience a plus
Ability to work in a fast-paced office environment located in East Dundee, Illinois
Ability to work well independently; self-starter
Ability to develop and implement and analyze membership growth campaigns
About Veritas Association Management
Veritas Meeting Solutions was founded in 2013 by industry-experienced professionals, Sue O’Sullivan and Donna Kelly. The company has grown carefully and strategically over the past 5 years to be recognized as a leader in the Association Management industry. The founders’ vision for Veritas was to build a solid management team dedicated to the medical sub-specialty market that is 100% customer service focused, with specific attention to implementing creative, innovative and strategic programs, customized to each client.