Category: Healthcare + Scientific Location: Chicago, IL
SmithBucklin, a 100 percent employee-owned association management company, is looking for an Conference & Online Education Coordinator to join our Healthcare & Scientific Industry Practice in Chicago, IL or Washington, D.C. The Healthcare & Scientific unit offers unmatched association expertise and specific knowledge of the issues, challenges and actions distinctive to the changing healthcare environment. From legislative and regulatory advocacy, to building successful professional relations programs and understanding the intricacies of journal publishing and management issues, our association professionals bring extensive experience and considerable knowledge of the issues unique to healthcare-related associations.
The Conference & Online Education Coordinator plays an integral role in supporting and guiding the nonprofit volunteers and members from our client healthcare organizations.
What You Will Do
Provide administrative and project support to the client, staff, and specialist teams
Serve as staff liaison to client committees and manage group work
Manage annual call for volunteers
Participate in annual budgeting process specific to educational products and services and monthly financial review
Maintain and update areas of the association website as it relates to role
Apply the use of all eLearning and technology tools to support client education initiatives, including abstract management tools, discussion forums, eLearning development software, web-conferencing tools, and live capture/recording tools
Assist in the production of online professional development opportunities via eLearning courses, podcasts, webcasts, and live capture at meetings
Assist in coordination and execution of client's annual live educational conferences; including speaker management, educational content portion of marketing materials, evaluations, program-specific invoicing (speaker honoraria or expense reimbursement) and on-site coordination of educational sessions
Administrative oversight of ANCC Accredited Provider Unit
Administrative oversight of instructor-led certification preparation courses including contracting, invoicing, speaker management and payment, coordination with joint providers and host organizations
Formulate and recommend education strategy and product development based on evaluation of educational needs assessment, educational strategic planning session, and client strategic plan
Assist in coordination and execution of client's live webinars; including speaker management, educational content portion of marketing materials, evaluations, and program-specific invoicing (speaker honoraria or expense reimbursement)
This Role Might Be for You If…
You have a passion for continuing education and professional development
You display the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
You possess excellent grammar and written/verbal communication skills
You are detail-oriented with a strong proficiency in time management and organizational skills in handling multiple concurrent tasks
You have supervisory skills
You enjoy working with volunteers
Occasional travel is required (possibly up to 5%)
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
2-4 years of relevant professional experience
Proficiency with basic computer programming, including the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Nonprofit volunteer management experience
Experience in educational content planning for professional healthcare associations
Database management experience is a plus
Experience with Articulate
Where Do You Fit?
Whether you are just beginning your career or are a mid- or senior-level professional, working at SmithBucklin will offer you countless opportunities to develop transferrable skills, acquire meaningful knowledge and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, ambitious, multi-talented, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build meaningful, deep and enduring relationships that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. In addition, as a 100 percent employee-owned company, SmithBucklin offers all of our people – regardless of position or compensation – an equal chance to experience the fulfillment and reap the benefits of ownership. As owners, our employees control the destiny of SmithBucklin and are unified in the goal of building a great, enduring company.
Equal Employment Opportunity
At SmithBucklin, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation based on position.
SmithBucklin is the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other. Our mission is to achieve the missions of the client organizations we serve.
We serve trade associations, professional societies, technology communities, charitable organizations, and corporations, and have offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., Old Lyme, Conn., St. Louis, and San Ramon, Calif.
We are proudly 100 percent employee-owned.