This position supports the Associate Executive Director (AED) with the administration of the educational portfolio for the AANS and NREF, including overseeing the administration of policies and procedures related to the ACCME criteria and AMA requirements. Under the direction of the AED, the Manager will manage the planning, implementation, and evaluation of assigned live and enduring programs. This position oversees the AANS Joint Providership Program, providing operational oversight and maintaining the program's policies and procedures. Manager serves as the staff liaison for assigned education-related committees and work groups, internal staff teams, and external stakeholders. Supervising two (2) direct reports, the Manager will monitor and ensure that processes and related documentation are completed accurately and in a timely manner for assigned education programs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Supports the Associate Executive Director (AED) with the development and implementation of the AANS and 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 direct and jointly sponsored educational activities. Monitoring routinely to ensure that projects adhere to established deadlines, milestones, scope and organizational policies, including compliance with ACCME criteria, standards and AMA requirements.
Oversees the application process, operational management of and ensure proper documentation of compliance for all approved Joint Providership educational activities.
For assigned live courses, manage the planning, development, and onsite program; coordinate all program-related support, including faculty selection, course content and learning objective development, and collection of all session materials; assist in production of the program and collateral materials; support development 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, work groups, and staff teams.
Supervises two (2) direct reports, providing guidance and direction to ensure that projects remain up-to-date and documentation for all assigned education programs are prioritized and completed appropriately. Develops staff to enhance their skills and assist them with reaching their potential as specialists in their field.
Develop and maintain all education activity files and evaluation for assigned programs to meet ACCME criteria and standards.
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 education-related committees and attend education-related committee meetings as needed.
Participate in other daily administrative and support functions, including responding to telephone calls, requests and other administrative tasks.
Performs other job related duties, as assigned by management.
Qualifications and Requirements
•College degree required.
•Minimum of 8 years related experience required. Previous association experience preferred.
•Demonstrated ability to lead and manage large, complex, geographically distributed programs 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 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.
•Required travel to programs and meetings several times a year and occasional evening and weekend work.
•Required travel to the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, committee meetings, and live courses; occasional weekend work.
About American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Founded in 1931 as the Harvey Cushing Society, the AANS is a scientific and educational association with
more than 10,000 members worldwide. 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 the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that affect the spinal
column, spinal cord, brain, nervous system and peripheral nerves.