Senior Education Manager (Virtual/Remote)

American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Burke, VA
Closing date
Dec 1, 2022

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Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Education
Organization Type
ASCPT seeks an Senior Education Manager to join our team.

Our Organization: The American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) consists of more than 2,800 professionals whose primary interest is to advance the science and practice of clinical pharmacology and translational science for the therapeutic benefit of patients and society. ASCPT is the largest scientific and professional organization serving the disciplines of clinical pharmacology and translational science, with a focus on improving the understanding and use of existing drug therapies and developing safer and more effective treatments for the future.

Our People: Our membership's unique combination of scientific and clinical expertise makes them especially qualified to understand the impact of disease on patients, the compelling need for effective drug therapy, and the efforts necessary to meet those needs. Such efforts include research, exchange of scientific information, and awareness of the requirements that affect drug development and regulation.

Our Work Environment: ASCPT offers a virtual work environment. Candidates should be able to work as part of a goal-oriented, collaborative, virtual team and be comfortable with a high level of engagement through video meetings, Skype communications, and other methods of online engagement that keep our staff connected and engaged.

Key Responsibilities of This Role:

The Senior Education Manager will be responsible for the planning, coordination, and execution of the overall Annual Meeting scientific program, including all sessions, speakers, abstracts, and evaluations. This position also provides support for member-driven educational offerings through the webinar program and other learning initiatives. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

Working closely with Annual Meeting and other technology vendors to deliver high-performing platforms and education offerings;
Assisting with managing the scientific program for the Annual Meeting;
Managing the abstract and session proposal processes, including all facets from promotional activities, to and including submission, review, coordinating with relevant staff working on the abstract supplement, and management of speakers, posters, and authors during the live conference;
Assisting with speaker coordination and logistics, including production of and ongoing monitoring of event forms, handling speaker communication and requests, and creating and maintaining speaker files;
Coordinate and manage student/trainee Annual Meeting-related activities prior to and during the Annual Meeting;
Serving as one of two primary staff liaisons to the Scientific Program Committee, Scientific Awards Nominations Task Force, and Scientific Awards Selection Task Force; and,
Assisting with webinars and podcasts.

Location: This position allows for a remote work environment, with access and travel to the ASCPT's headquarter building located in Alexandria, VA, as wanted and necessary. ASCPT is committed to ensuring the safety and health of our staff and members and considers the COVID-19 pandemic environment when planning all meetings.

What's In It for You? ASCPT offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, long and short-term disability, life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and professional development support, including membership with the American Society of Association Executives.

Why We Love Working for ASCPT:

Being an ASCPT staff member has meaning! It has provided me an opportunity to work directly with professionals who are on the forefront of medical breakthroughs and who are making a significant global impact on drug development and patient safety. I also get to work with a small staff team of high performing colleagues who genuinely care about both professional growth and personal connections. Every day is different, so I'm constantly challenged to be nimble and creative. It is incredibly rewarding to work for an organization that recognizes achievements, provides quality benefits, and encourages their staff team to maintain a healthy work-life balance. I consistently feel supported, appreciated, and acknowledged.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI): ASCPT is committed to fostering an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion for our membership and our staff. We offer a collaborative work environment where every person can present their whole self with confidence and where we strive to create a culture of belonging for all our employees. ASCPT provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, geographic region, spiritual tradition, socio-economic status, culture, or disability status.

ASCPT is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, geographic region, spiritual tradition, socio-economic status, culture, or disability status.

Historically excluded individuals are encouraged to apply.

Who We're Looking For: We are looking for an individual who will complement our existing team, who is positive and solution-oriented, is organizationally astute, and is outwardly focused on members and our organization's mission. Additional competencies include strong interpersonal skills in teamwork, collaboration, and consensus-building to achieve positive results, as well as outstanding customer service skills and experience prioritizing multiple projects. Ability to be flexible and adapt to organizational change and growth is a must.

Education & Experience/Accomplishments Requirements:

The successful candidate will have 4+ years of experience working for a scientific/medical association within an education role. Experience with abstract/proposal management systems required; skills in all Microsoft Office products, strong project management, and communication skills, along with the ability to pitch in, as needed, are essential. Must possess a high degree of integrity and maturity and handle confidential information discreetly and appropriately. Experience with online meetings and webinars/podcasts is a plus. Knowledge of education/event-related technology systems is highly desired.

How to apply: Please send a resume and cover letter, indicating how your experience and qualifications match the requirements and why you will be successful in this position to:


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