Education and Training, Meetings/Expositions/Events
4 Year Degree
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity that directly and indirectly makes a difference in people’s lives? Consider joining the leading national organization serving all those affected by brain injury, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA).
Join BIAA as its Education Program Specialist and you’ll make a difference as a key member of our team. We are looking for a talented, organized, detail oriented individual with strong people, communication and computer skills (MS Office). Experience with meeting planning and education program development is required. Experience with brain injury or healthcare is preferred.
The Education Program Specialist develops, implements and evaluates the Brain Injury Association of America’s (BIAA’s) education programs for professionals and consumers and coordinates BIAA’s research grant making process. BIAA currently offers four conferences and over 20 live webinars annually.
Serve as staff liaison for and lead education program planning committees.
Run live webinars and ensure that live webinars are recorded.
Coordinate site selection for in-person conferences in conjunction with third-party vendor(s).
Coordinate all in-person conference logistics.
Coordinate BIAA’s online grant application review process in cooperation with BIAA staff and volunteers.
Identify, secure and manage speakers.
Coordinate marketing to promote education opportunities.
Maintain records and relevant databases.
Complete position description available upon request.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including customer/member service experience.
Ability to work in and learn web-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications.
Ability to plan, manage and prioritize multiple projects to meet deadlines.
Ability to travel overnight for 2-3 days for up to three events per year, which may include weekends.
About Brain Injury Association of America
The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the voice of brain injury. We are dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury through advocacy, education and research. With a nationwide network of more than 40 chartered state affiliates and hundreds of local chapters and support groups, we provide help, hope and healing for individuals who live with brain injury, their families and the professionals who serve them.