American Association of Neurological Surgeons is actively hiring for a Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF)Education Programs Manager to join our team in Rolling Meadows, IL. This opportunity will allow you to promote the highest quality of patient care and advance the specialty of neurological surgery. This position manages the planning, implementation, and evaluation of NREF live and enduring programs. Manager serves as the staff liaison for NREF Education Committee, course directors, faculty and education-related work groups.
Supports the Chief Development Officer with the development and implementation of the NREF educational portfolio and associated programs based on strategic planning efforts of physician leadership and senior management.
Uses project management approaches to create and track detailed work plans and timelines to successfully implement educational programs. Monitoring routinely to ensure that projects adhere to established deadlines, milestones, scope and organizational policies
For live courses, manage the planning, development, and onsite program; coordinate all program-related support, including faculty selection, course content and learning objective development, collection of all session materials; assist in production of the program and collateral materials; support educational grant and industry sponsorship efforts; manage the onsite event and post-activity evaluation
Provide strategic planning and development support for new educational initiatives and manage the implementation of these programs in collaboration with committees, workgroups, and staff teams
Develop and maintain all education activity files and evaluations for NREF programs
Assist with the development of annual budgets and routinely monitor budgets of assigned programs. Work to ensure that programs meet revenue and expense goals
Provide administrative support for assigned committees and attend committee meetings as needed
Education and Experience:
College degree required
Minimum of 5 years related experience required, 3+ years working with a learning management system including course creation/maintenance
Previous association experience preferred
Experience with and/or understanding meeting/event planning logistics very desirable
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage complex, hands-on training courses required
Strong project management skills with attention to detail including the ability to coordinate workflow, determine priorities, meet deadlines and effectively balance competing demands
Team-centered focus with the ability to lead cross-functional team efforts efficiently with limited resources
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with the proven ability to prepare quality documentation
Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
Demonstrated experience in developing continuing medical education and knowledge of ACCME requirements a plus
Required travel (up to 30% annually) to the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, committee meetings, and live courses several times a year; occasional evening and weekend work.
What We Offer:
We offer competitive salary, benefits packages and a supportive and collaborative environment with room to grow.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance
Tuition Reimbursement and LinkIn Learning
Standing desk stations
About American Association of Neological Surgeons
The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public. Fellows of the AANS are board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery, A.C. Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that affects the spinal column, spinal cord, brain, nervous system and peripheral nerves.
Mission: The AANS is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and advances the specialty of neurological surgery.