JOB TITLE(S) AND CLIENT ASSOCIATION: Senior Program Manager, The Movement Disorder Society (MDS)
POSITION REPORTS TO: Director of Education, MDS
POSITION(S) REPORTING TO SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER: Program Manager (AOS), Program Manager (PAS)
The Senior Program Manager provides high-level management and administrative support to the MDS leadership and the Director of Education in the coordination of MDS educational programming and related leadership activities. The Senior Program Manager leads the development of needs assessments, learning objectives, and course planning and approval forms. This position manages program CME accreditation, working to ensure MDS’ continued ACCME compliance.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (minimum of 37.5 hours/week):
1. Manage identified program areas, including the general MDS education program, regional education programming (Europe) and related activities, in addition to other workshops, programs and initiatives, as assigned; providing leadership and working in tandem with the appropriate Committees from program concept to completion.
2. Develop comprehensive budgets for assigned programs, identify program venues and provide direction for venues, coordinate logistics, invite faculty, organize speaker travel, tabulate program evaluations, and compose executive program summaries.
3. Oversee the maintenance all files for all programs certified for CME credits, including live, online, and enduring programs; including, but not limited to Congress evaluations, faculty financial disclosures, pre- and post-tests, certificates, and faculty slide review. Work with Director of Education to ensure continued compliance with appropriate accreditation guidelines (eg, ACCME, EACCME, RCPSC) toward the next reaccreditation cycle (ie, completion of all accreditation reports).
4. Manage development and production of enduring materials from concept through completion with joint or co-sponsor(s).
5. Develop marketing plans for assigned programs, create course syllabi and other program-related materials.
6. Manage registration processes for assigned programs;
7. Support the Director of Education and assigned committees, task forces, sections or other workgroups, as needed to achieve objectives in accordance with the MDS strategic plan including, but not limited to, development of reports, agendas, minutes, timelines, action plans, correspondence, and other presentation materials; as well as keeping the MDS action item report and course approval grid up to date at all times.
8. Handle MDS administrative procedures such as cash sheets, check requests, invoices, booking staff travel, drafting and distributing staff memos, etc.
9. Other duties as assigned.
AMOUNT OF TRAVEL REQUIRED: Approximately 2-4 weeks per year including some international travel; some early morning/evening and weekend work required.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree, previous association management experience and familiarity with nonprofit boards of directors preferred. Program management and communications experience desired. Experience with adult learning desired. Reading and writing proficiency in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Japanesedesired. Excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills required. Word processing and spreadsheet skills in MS Office environment are essential.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs. may be required.