Provides support to the Professional Education Director regarding the development and implementation of NKF’s annual premiere professional education conference – the Spring Clinical Meetings.
Additional responsibilities include supporting activities for the physician and allied health professionals who attend the Meeting as well as for the more than 300 invited speakers. This includes overseeing appropriate documentation and developing files in order to maintain NKF’s ACCME’s accreditation status and continuing education documentation.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Manages a database consisting of approximately 300 faculty names and contact information. The maintenance of this database is critical to providing the foundation for all communications with the Spring Clinical Meetings faculty.
- Coordinates the development of speaker correspondence and collection of required CME/CEU speaker documentation including objectives, biographical/disclosure information, speaker slide presentations, pre/post-tests and audience response questions.
- Manages the process for physician and allied health abstract submissions including call for abstract notices, online abstract submissions, review committee, author notifications, journal submissions, and on-site judging of poster presentations.
- Organizes Program Committee meetings and teleconferences, providing support to Committee members and ensuring a continuity of clear communication.
- Contributes ideas for maintaining and improving all aspects of meeting development, including setting up efficient databases to evaluating meeting outcomes.
- Work with Meetings Department and select vendors to coordinate onsite meeting logistics.
- Maintains ongoing timelines for all components relating to effectively implementing the Meeting.
- Performs additional support to the department that includes organizing and scheduling conference calls, taking minutes during internal meetings, submitting and tracking invoices and volunteer reimbursements, and working with Internal Operations in the printing and shipment of all SCM materials to the Spring Clinical Meetings.
- Produces internal reports as needed.
- Performs additional duties, as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.
- Minimum two (2) years previous administrative experience.
- Prior continuing medical education experience preferred, but not required.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with medical professionals.
- Prior project management experience.
- Excellent interpersonal and time management skills.
- Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.
- Ability to work with minimum supervision, to set priorities and to multitask.
- Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of management, especially executive level volunteers.
- Ability to think quickly and follow through accordingly.
- Excellent computer skills – computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
- Flexible for overnight business travel (1-2 times per year).
Please apply via email with your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations: