The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is seeking an Education Manager. This position supports the administration of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) educational portfolio. This position manages the planning, implementation, and evaluation of live and enduring programs. Manager serves as the staff liaison for course directors, faculty and education-related committees and work groups. Supervising two (2) direct reports, the Manager will monitor and ensure that processes and related documentation are completed accurately and in a timely manner for assigned education programs.
Supports the development and implementation of the organization’s educational portfolio and associated programs (existing and new initiatives) based on strategic planning efforts of physician leadership and senior management.
Uses project management approaches to create and track detailed work plans and timelines to successfully implement educational programs. Monitoring routinely to ensure that projects adhere to established deadlines, milestones, scope, and organizational policies.
For live courses and events, manages the planning, development, and onsite educational program; coordinating faculty selection, course content and learning objective development, collection of all session materials; assists in production of the program and collateral materials; supports educational grant and industry sponsorship efforts; manages the onsite event and post-activity evaluation.
Supervises two (2) direct reports, providing guidance and direction to ensure that projects remain up-to-date and documentation for all assigned education programs are prioritized and completed appropriately. Develops staff to enhance their skills and assist them with reaching their potential as specialists in their field.
Develops and maintains all education activity files and evaluations for courses and programs to meet ACCME criteria and standards.
Collaborates effectively with internal staff teams and external stakeholders to meet production deadlines.
Assists with the development of annual budgets and routinely monitors budgets of assigned programs. Works to ensure that programs meet revenue and expense goals.
Supports and attends committee meetings as needed.
Participates in other daily administrative and support functions, including responding to telephone calls and requests and other general administrative tasks.
Performs other job-related duties, as assigned by management.
College degree required.
Minimum of 5 years related experience required. Previous association experience preferred.
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage complex, hands-on training courses required.
Strong project management skills with attention to detail including the ability to coordinate workflow, determine priorities, meet deadlines, and effectively balance competing demands.
Team-centered focus with the ability to lead team efforts efficiently with limited resources.
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with the proven ability to prepare quality documentation.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Experience with Cadmium and Nimble preferred.
Demonstrated experience in developing continuing medical education and knowledge of ACCME requirements a plus.
Required travel to the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting, committee meetings, and live courses several times a year; occasional evening and weekend work.
The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public. Fellows of the AANS are board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery, A.C. Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that affects the spinal column, spinal cord, brain, nervous system and peripheral nerves.
Mission: The AANS is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and advances the specialty of neurological surgery.