Do you have at least 5 years of association experience?
Have you coordinated conferences and professional development programs?
Are you detail-oriented and a skilled project manager?
We are currently in search of an Education Project Manager for an Association. The position is based in Northern Chicagoland. This is a full-time, permanent position.
ORGANIZATION TYPE: Association LOCATION:Northern Chicagoland POSITION TITLE: Education Project Manager DURATION: Permanent SALARY: $65,000 - 70,000
Is This Your Dream Job?
The Education Project Manager oversees the educational components and faculty coordination for all national and regional conferences and all associated products as part of a collaborative cross-functional team.
Our client is an association providing education and resources to health care professionals.
Health, Dental and Vision
Vacation and PTO Time
Many more additional benefits
Our Ideal Candidate:
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent experience required
Project Management experience required
5-7 years of experience coordinating educational initiatives, professional development or conference activities required
Association experience required
Previous conference planning or experience in the coordination of professional development activities
Excellent organizational and analytical skills; ability to work under pressure with short deadlines
Excellent collaborative communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated commitment to customer service
Detail oriented; ability to follow instructions and to ask questions for clarification
Uses logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions; applies a proactive approach to problems and communicates as appropriately with supervisor
Ability to prioritize multiple and varied tasks within established deadlines, with minimal supervision
Computer proficiency in Word; data base systems including Access and Excel; Power Point
Ability to interface with staff and external relationships in a professional manner
How You Will Spend Your Day:
Provide project management for educational components of selected educational initiatives, such as annual conference, conference on demand and regional conferences, including development of project and communication plans and timelines for deliverables
Manage all conference-related educational activities, including the call for proposals, the development of the educational blueprint for traditional and innovative conference sessions, room assignments, signage requests and supply coordination to the Education Planning Team, Meeting Services, Business Development, and other stakeholders
Manage all conference educational session information including course content, the course evaluation process and coordination in collaboration with the accreditation team and the director, as well as coordination of the abstract submission process for research posters
Collaborate with other stakeholders in the development of conference mobile event app, including ePoster gallery and app and other digital deliverables
Manage all conference faculty relationships and communications, including faculty expectations, travel, and paperwork compliance, population of the faculty database, and supplying needed information to marketing, meetings, and communications
Serve as an additional staff liaison to the Education Planning committee, in collaboration with the director, ensuring that all educational conference elements are on-time, within scope and consistent with budgeted resources
Create and maintain templated comprehensive project documentation, as well as standard operating procedures for conference education and other deliverables, with a focus on continuous improvement
Facilitate the dissemination of conference content through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders in the development of innovative conference-related products
Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals
Collaborate with Human Resources for the recruiting, onboarding, retention, professional development and performance management of staff
Contribute to the workplace culture that is consistent with the association’s culture statement and emphasizes the mission, vision and values of the organization
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