Endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health, and hormone-related cancers The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions. Our inclusive community is made of scientists, physicians, educators, nurses, and students in 122 countries.
The Associate Director is responsible for leading and managing the Society’s digital learning content strategy, through the development and maintenance of an internal needs assessment process and comprehensive gap analysis. The Associate Director is an analytical thinker, utilizing available learner performance reports, member data, personas, and a close working relationship with multiple staff teams to guide current and future educational products through the lens of member and industry needs and advancements. With a strong focus on content, the Associate Director acts as the staff lead for the Endocrine Society’s accreditation with ACCME and future accrediting bodies (to be determined), providing programmatic oversight and support, project planning, and educational design input to ensure the product pipeline is in compliance with the accreditation standards and that accreditation activity criteria are considered during course design. The Associate Director also oversees the development of a content maintenance plan to ensure all active programs and products are up to date with the latest guidelines and research.
The Associate Director works with the Manager of Program Design and Strategy to create and manage internal accreditation compliance processes as well as serves as the primary contact for the Clinical Endocrine Education Committee’s CME subgroup and their annual portfolio review. With help from the Manager, the Associate Director oversees the ACCME annual reporting process and reaccreditation.
What you’ll bring to the job:
BA/BS degree required;
At least 7 years of prior experience in ACCME accreditation
At least 5 years of prior experience in content 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.);
Significant interest in content strategy and data-driven program design;
Able to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment;
Be highly motivated, results-oriented, and able to prioritize team efforts to use limited resources efficiently;
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:
Designs and maintains the Society’s educational content strategy:
Create a needs assessment and gap analysis process that education staff can use to guide program design
Utilizing learner data and feedback, identify new product opportunities, as well as the potential purposeful abandonment of legacy programs
Create a content maintenance revision cycle to be applied for all educational products
Serves as the primary contact for the Clinical Endocrine Education Committee (CEEC) CME subgroup to oversee their annual portfolio review
Develop a content repurposing plan to increase visibility, reach, and access of educational products and work with publications on licensing opportunities
Ensures the Society’s compliance with ACCME and ABIM (CME and MOC) requirements by:
Providing regular maintenance and evaluation of the overall CME program, including activity file reviews;
Collaborating with Manager of Program Design and Strategy in the development and maintenance of Endocrine Society policies, procedures, planning documents, and processes in accordance with evolving regulatory requirements;
Providing training to Society staff, members (on faculty and in leadership), and collaborators as appropriate;
Spurring the education team to identify, implement, and document improvements to the CME and MOC program on a rolling basis;
Working closely with the education team to guide the ACCME reaccreditation self-study process as part of managing annual reaccreditation;
Acting as Team Lead for the CME/MOC Communications Center at ENDO, ensuring that members are able to claim credit, print certificates, and ask questions relating to CME/MOC;
Facilitating the working relationship with ACCME, including attending conferences, responding to new regulations, and ensuring Society interests are communicated through the correct channels.
Strategically integrate new ACCME Criteria for Commendation to ensure continued Accreditation with Commendation status.
Collaborates with other departments on creation and management of educational activities, both with teammates and independently.
Regularly engage in discussions with the Director of Digital Learning and Development and Strategic Partnerships staff on program development to ensure novel content and avoid topic saturation
Providing input on RFPs, grant proposals, reconciliations, and other project documents as requested;
Provides input regarding ACCME requirements to ensure projects and products can be accredited.
Other duties as assigned.
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. Effectively use 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. Notice trends and develop plans to prepare for opportunities or problems. Anticipate how individuals and groups will react to situations and information and plan 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 towards 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 position. 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.
Proof of Vaccination:
The Endocrine Society values the safety of our employees, our members, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to an HR partner or you must request an exemption before your actual start date. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Endocrine Society.
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.
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.