The purpose of this job is to serve ACHE Members, Customers and Co-workers.
This position is responsible for developing and managing career services products, programs and services as well as delivering career management training to members of ACHE and contributes to the overall management of the professional development function.
I. Career Management Activities (75% of Time)
Directs all activities supporting Career Resource Center (CRC) including CareerEDGE, job and resume bank, the career management network and the leadership mentoring network.
Responsible for all related content on www.ache.org.
Administers, reviews, evaluates, and interprets individual and group assessments (in-house or vendor provided). Assists members with personal development plans as appropriate
Researches vendor products to meet member needs. Measures and maintains valuable vendor relationships.
Develops and conducts CRC workshops and webinars and serves as faculty for other ACHE national Special and On-location Programs.
Reviews past product/service experience and benchmarks activities to identify additional needs. Recommends revisions to set of CRC offerings.
Conducts marketing research and markets career center and its services.
Plans and delivers one-to-one and small group career counseling sessions as part of selected programs. Provides materials to individuals or participants as requested.
Organizes and participates in the proceedings of the external Career Development Committee, and various other committees including the Internal Career Services Committee.
Assures activity with ACHE Executive Search partners, including hosting external facing events and activities.
II. Special Project Activities (15% of Time)
Participates in, provides coordination and support for a wide variety of special projects and work groups.
Overseas operation of the Career Center at the Congress on Healthcare Leadership and trains member volunteers on fundamentals of resume reviewing and career advising in preparation for the onsite attendee advice sessions.
III. Supervisory Activities (10% of Time)
Schedules, directs, and accepts responsibility for the work of one or more employees as well as contractors and adjunct faculty for CRC related programs.
Initiates or recommends personnel actions affecting these employees.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree in human resource management, counseling, psychology or related field.
Minimum of ten years of experience in career counseling or healthcare management experience. Supervisory experience preferred. Experience must include awareness of current and future healthcare management career and organizational development trends.
Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills, able to empathize with members in transition
Must have in-depth knowledge of career management tools and resources.
Must have in-depth knowledge of leadership assessment tools and instruments
Must have relevant certifications for the administration of these tools and instruments.
Must have experience with developing business plans and measurement of outcomes.
Must be computer literate.
Ability to use word processing software (Microsoft Word).
Good time management and organizational skills.
Must possess sound judgment, discretion and a high degree of professionalism.
Ability to memorize a wide variety and type of information.
Ability to make decisions.
Ability to respond quickly to situations influencing decision making.
Ability to travel.
Must have regular and predictable attendance.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. In addition, percentages allocated to job functions are subject to change at the supervisor’s discretion. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor; subject to reasonable accommodations.
About American College of Healthcare Executives
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE is known for its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management, and its educational programs including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants each year. ACHE's established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its periodicals, the Journal of Healthcare Management and Frontiers of Health Services Management, as well as groundbreaking research, career development and public policy programs. ACHE's publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on all aspects of health services management including textbooks for use in college and university courses. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its goal of being the premier professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving healthcare delivery.
Located in downt...own Chicago, the association has a staff of 100, a budget of $24MM and total assets of $49MM. Values of the organization include integrity, lifelong learning, leadership and diversity. The organization is governed by a 15-person Board of Governors.
Professionalism and educational advancement are core staff beliefs, with ongoing career development and enhancement. Several senior staff have been in their positions for more than 10 years, representing significant continuity and organizational commitment. ACHE staff members are recognized both nationally and locally within the association community as role models for the profession. For additional information, please see www.ache.org.
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