Education Manager

International Assn. for the Study of Lung Cancer
July 28, 2022
Denver, CO
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Job Summary:

In cooperation with the Associate Director of Education, the Education Manager provides operational oversight for various IASLC educational programs and activities, including but not limited to, the development, implementation, monitoring and documentation of continuing medical education (CME) activities in compliance with requirements of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) notably with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education . This nonsupervisory position reports to the Associate Director of Education and is based at our Denver, CO office on a hybrid work schedule.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the planning and support of education programs based on adult learning principles (including CME and non-CME activities).
  • In conjunction with the Associate Director of Education and other relevant departments, assist in the development, implementation, and facilitation of educational initiatives, including, live, virtual, and enduring activities.
  • Develop, track, and maintain CME activity documentation, evaluation data, and credit verification to ensure full compliance with ACCME Criteria and Policies.
  • Collect, identify, mitigate, and disclose relevant financial relationships by implementing and documenting the disclosure management process.
  • Maintain timely, accurate records within ACCME PARS system and assist with preparation of annual accreditation reports
  • Perform compliance reviews of promotional materials for industry symposia as requested by the Corporate Relations department
  • Manage the configuration, implementation, and maintenance of the learning management system (LMS) in conjunction with the planning and implementation of CME and other educational activities to deliver educational content and meet organizational needs.
  • Manage and provide administrative support for webinars and other professional education activities, including faculty invitations, collection of financial disclosures, resolution, and mitigation of conflicts of interest, presentation review, and honoraria and expense reimbursements.
  • Recommend goals, educational content, delivery channels and objectives for scientific education programs based on documented needs assessments, including subject matter expert (SME) recommendations, gap analysis, industry trends, and IASLC staff and member input.
  • Work with SMEs on content selection and timelines and design program deliverables that are based on adult learning theory, agile, and can be modified at each major milestone, if required, in order to meet CME requirements, delivery timelines, or other commitments.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a methodologically sound strategy for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data for quality improvement and evaluation for all educational activities. Utilize data and member and participant feedback to recommend solutions, delivery channels, course content, and implement initiatives and course structures that will improve learner experience.
  • As the staff liaison for the Education and CME Committees, actively support the work of the committees and subcommittees (Academy, Webinars) and collaborate with Associate Director, Education, and Committee Leadership to provide administrative support to develop agendas, take minutes, and follow up with committee members on planning projects and activities.
  • Provide administrative support and assist in development of processes and procedures for writing, administering, and reconciling medical education grants in compliance with ACCME requirements.
  • Deliver timely, responsive, positive customer service to internal and external constituents.
  • Develop and edit content for website and social media related to educational programming.
  • Consistently exhibit and support the IASLC core values.
  • Travel to domestic or international IASLC or business-related meetings or conferences as required.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide consultation, education, and training to IASLC staff, members and external stakeholders regarding continuing education requirements and respond to inquiries about CME activities and credits.
  • Provide support, onsite or remotely, for professional education activities at IASLC meetings, conferences, and CME activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We believe the best solutions come from diverse teams. We strive to have an environment where everyone has an opportunity to be successful regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or other lawfully protected status.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Public Health, Health Education or Technology, Nursing, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in CME programming and administration for an ACCME- accredited provider
  • Knowledge of the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and AMA Physician Recognition Award (PRA) requirements
  • 5 years of experience working in a team environment with internal and external constituencies
  • Proficiency in standard computer programs (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, virtual meeting platforms) with demonstrated aptitude for quickly and efficiently learning and embracing new software
  • Demonstrated proficiency in prioritizing, organization, time management, and project management with strong attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CHCP or CHP certification
  • Proficiency in use of LMS, AMS (association management system), and project management software a plus
  • Previous work experience at a medical society or professional association

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to organize complex projects and be attentive to details that will influence the success of a project
  • Ability to set priorities, maintain timelines, and manage multiple projects and associated tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic, team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated collaborative and communication skills to develop effective partnerships with IASLC staff and members, external consultants, vendors, and other stakeholders
  • Excellent critical and analytical thinking skills
  • Strong aptitude for learning, configuring, and using various software systems for project management and tracking of educational programs
  • Strong multicultural awareness and sensitivity with ability to work effectively in cross-cultural contexts

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit at computer workstation for extended periods
  • Ability to lift/move 25-30 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required

Work Environment:

  • Open office environment with computer workstations
  • Frequent use of phone, computer, and virtual meetings
  • Moderate noise level
  • Hybrid work schedule

Benefits: Health insurance, life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, long- and short-term disability, EAP, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation and sick time,12 paid holidays

Compensation: $70,000-75,000 annually

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