We are the oldest and largest global professional membership organization representing the field of endocrinology. Our members come from 122 countries, with 40 percent living outside the United States. We are unique in that our members are not only on the frontier of breakthrough research discoveries, but they also apply this knowledge in the treatment of patients with hundreds of debilitating hormone-related diseases and conditions.
We are passionate about our mission and are seeking a Specialist, Education with a self-starting attitude and an eye for detail. You will be responsible for the administration of?the Society’s preeminent live and online educational programs, and you will also identify opportunities?for both innovative and derivative products or content integration across the Society from new and existing programs. Your collaborative mentality, strong individual focus, and warm customer service approach will help the Society fulfill its mission of unraveling the mysteries of endocrine/hormonal conditions to eradicate diseases, such as diabetes, obesity, and thyroid disorders.
What you’ll bring to the job:
BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
At least 3 years of prior experience in adult education, project management, or equivalent experience in an association
Strong written and verbal communication skills and professional presence
Excellent interpersonal skills required to work with a diverse group of stakeholders (staff, committee members, learners, collaborators, etc.)
Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
Significant interest in adult education and medical training
A highly motivated results-oriented attitude, and ability to prioritize team efforts to use limited resources efficiently
Ability to recognize the contributions of all team members, both internal and external, in dealings with members and collaborators
Able to travel several times a year and work weekends or after-hours, on occasion
Appropriate technical skills required for proficiency in the use of technology (Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, database management, etc.) and able to learn new technology as required
Consensus-building and collaboration skills, including ability to seek out the facts and pertinent information before drawing conclusions and listening and responding to peoples with sensitivity and directness
Our Values: We believe in and empower our staff. We know that with our investment in their growth, they have an even greater potential to contribute to our organization. Our core values embody the character and culture of our staff – they guide our decision making, interactions and how we serve our members. As an organization, we are committed to: demonstrating responsible stewardship, treating one another with trust and mutual respect, supporting work life balance, sustaining an inclusive environment, and fostering an environment that encompasses communication, service, collaboration, results & innovation.
What you’ll own:
Under guidance of supervisor and/or Director of Education, support work of the Clinical Endocrine Education Committee (CEEC) including:
Coordinate meetings and communications with committee and workgroup members
Solicit committee member appointment and meeting participation
Develop and distributes meeting materials
Participate in conference calls and correspondence with faculty; collects and maintains required faculty forms
Process honoraria and travel reimbursements
Support committee initiatives and task forces (e.g. In-Training Exam (ITE) Steering Group, Fellows Training Series (FTS) Steering Group, Endocrine Residency Working Group, Quality Improvement Subcommittee)
Support development and delivery of educational products (ESAP, Pediatric ESAP, ESAP-ITE, FTS, Meet-the-Professor book, Endocrine Residency Curriculum), and new products, including:
Coordinate and support faculty for content development
Enter questions/content into online platforms
Develop necessary required outcome reports
Coordinate development of publications with stakeholders
Collaborate with Assistant Director and marketing to develop promotional pieces and communications plans
Provide initial review of product sales trends, evaluation data, and question performance and provide analysis and reports to Associated Director.
Assist with grant proposals and reconciliations as requested
Provide strong customer service; respond to queries from participants and potential participants
Maintain and update content on all platforms
Collect and maintain required documentation required by accrediting bodies
Coordinate the Society’s compliance with ACCME and MOC requirements:
Assist with regular maintenance and evaluation of the overall CME program including activity file reviews
Assist the Associate Director in the development and maintaining Endocrine Society policies, procedures, planning documents, and processes in accordance with evolving regulatory requirements; in collaboration with Associate Director, provide training to Society staff, members (on faculty and in leadership), and collaborators as appropriate
Assist the education team to identify, implement, and document improvements to the CME and MOC program on a continuing basis
Work closely with the education team to guide the ACCME reaccreditation self-study process
Support supervisor to work with other departments on creation of educational activities.
What you’ll do well:
Consider the ability to plan and organize the work of a group, department or project and to establish effective priorities. Consider effective use of time. Demonstrate ability to “think outside the box” for solutions or ways to accomplish the job in a more effective way. Handle projects responsibly (including expense management). Prioritize as needed and meet deadlines. Communicate challenges/barriers to supervisor. Collaborate and share progress with others to get the project completed. Demonstrate effective delivery of completed project.
Anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies. Anticipate possible problems and develop contingency plans. Notice trends and develop plans to prepare for opportunities or problems. Anticipate the consequences of situations and plans accordingly. Anticipate how individuals and groups will react to situations and information and plans accordingly.
Work cooperatively with others to achieve common goals. Effectively work and complete assignments in group settings by listening and responding appropriately to other team members, offering support, conferring with team members about their concerns, expressing disagreement constructively, and working toward solutions that all team members can support.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with members by listening, understanding, and responding to identified needs. Respond to member/leadership/community needs; actively promote positive relationships with the membership and other groups (committees, leadership, stakeholders, etc.). Exhibit high level of customer service and identify ways to improve service procedures/levels within own positions. Respond and follow-through on internal and external requests.
What you’ll get out of it:
Working with a staff that has passion for our mission, believes in one another and has fun.
The chance to work in an environment that empowers staff to take informed risks and create new programs and services.
A chance to make a contribution in a fun job with room to make it your own.
A strong and competitive salary and benefits package that focuses on your well-being and financial health.
Endocrine Society offers a convenient downtown DC location within walking distance of Farragut North/Farragut West and Foggy Bottom Metro stations. Qualified candidates interested in a purposeful work environment, competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including a generous TIAA- CREF retirement plan with 10% employer contribution, submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
About Endocrine Society
Endocrine Society is the world's largest and most active professional organization of endocrinologists in the world. Founded in 1916, the Society is internationally known as the leading source of state-of-the-art research and clinical advancements in endocrinology and metabolism. We are dedicated to promoting excellence in research, education and clinical practice in the field of endocrinology. Society membership continues to grow with more than 18,000 members from over 100 countries. These professionals are dedicated to the research and treatment of the full range of endocrine disorders: diabetes, infertility, osteoporosis, thyroid disease, obesity/lipids, growth hormone, pituitary tumors, and adrenal insufficiency.
For employees, Endocrine Society offers a stimulating, collegial work environment of 86 staff where top performance is recognized and appreciated. We pride ourselves on our competitive pay practices and excellent benefits program, including a 10% annual employer contribution to a TIAA-CREF retirement plan, subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, fully paid life and disability income protection, professional development and tuition assistance programs, an on-si...te employee fitness room and generous leave benefits. We have a convenient Downtown D.C. location accessible by the Metro red line Farragut North and blue and orange line Farragut West stations.
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