The Specialty Relations and Program Manager provides exceptional service, support, project management and analysis as it relates to the CNS strategic alliances with relevant neurosurgical specialty organizations. Responsible for the communication and management of specialty society programs and projects; including content, web, research, administration, and execution of all budgeting, program planning, implementation, reporting and reconciliation.
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
Facilitate the direction of the activities and programs for specific Sections and Societies in conjunction with Executive Boards, Committees and internal teams as the CNS representative.
Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, reviewing and analyzing section and society projects for financial and procedural impact, guiding and managing the planning committees, negotiating and resolving conflicts, reviewing contracts with industry partners and vendors, and managing a full range of ongoing projects related to budgeting, marketing, program planning, web services and administration.
Program management from conception to reconciliation to include RFP, budgeting, contract negotiation, registration, faculty and abstract coordination, social event planning, onsite execution, reconciliation, historical tracking as well as ancillary services for programs as assigned.
Oversee specialty projects and programs and collaborate with internal teams including but not limited to:
Information Technology team in providing services for special section and society projects.
Finance team on budgeting, tracking, reconciliation and reporting on section and society projects.
Programs and Communications team on projects as assigned.
CME Program Compliance Manager on COI collection and review
Collaborates with marketing on communications, and promotional copy for courses. Works with marketing on marketing plans and associated messaging.
Collaborates with team to manage the development of the Preliminary Program and Scientific Program
Works independent and collaboratively.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum of 4-7 years’ related experience, preferably in a medical/physician
Bachelor’s degree required, CMP designation
Strong computer skills required, including expertise with Microsoft suite of software: Outlook, Word, and
Proficient in use of
Experience with database management is
Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with volunteer
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet
Work with minimal supervision and exercise independent judgment and
Excellent writing, grammatical, and proofreading skills
Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills required.
Experience in budgeting, managing vendors, and writing program
Ability to travel to meetings for onsite meeting management at national, regional, or local venues and fulfill evening or weekend obligations. 10-15% air travel required.
About Congress of Neurological Surgeons
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons is the leader in education and innovation, dedicated to advancing neurosurgery. The CNS provides members with the educational and career development opportunities they need to become leaders and innovators in the field.
Our volunteers and staff serve more than 9,600 members around the world. Working with us gives you firsthand opportunities to support our mission!
CNS offers a collaborative team environment, generous holiday/time off policy, comprehensive (health, vision, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability and life), employee assistance program and 401(k). In addition, CNS offers an employee referral bonus, casual dress code, flextime and telecommuting options.
Copyright 2019 Colorado Society of Association Executives. This site content may not be copied, reproduced, or redistributed without the prior written permission of the Colorado Society of Association Executives.