International, Marketing, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
Founded in 1934, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is a not-for-profit, professional association committed to advancing the specialty of rheumatology. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, this medical society serves over 7,700 physicians, health professionals, and scientists worldwide who work in the medical subspecialty of rheumatology.
The College along with its interprofessional division, the Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ARP) aims to empower the professional rheumatology community by providing education, advocacy, and practice management tools.
The ACR is a unique non-profit organization looking to offer its employees opportunities to exhibit their commitment to accountability, creativity, and initiative. To find out more about the ACR, please visit www.rheumatology.org.
The Rheumatology Research Foundation was founded by the ACR in 1985 as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The ACR and Foundation have a management agreement, whereby the ACR provides the Foundation with a variety of management services, including staffing, access to and use of computer and other equipment and appropriate space at the ACR's Executive Office.
TITLE: Global Engagement Manager
LEVEL: Sr. Specialist
DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Senior Director, Governance
POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:
The Global Engagement Manager is responsible for ACR’s global engagement and outreach programs. Primary responsibilities include serving as the staff liaison for the Global Engagement Special Committee and Global Rheumatology Alliance section, overseeing ACR activities developed for the global rheumatology community, coordinating marketing and communication, developing standard operating procedures, and adhering to budgets.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Staff Liaison for Global Engagement Special Committee and Global Rheumatology Alliance with responsibilities including but not limited to:
Advise and contribute knowledge to volunteers as they work
Meeting management including participating in, development of rosters, preparing committee meeting minutes and board reports
Overseeing committee’s disclosure process
Administer all aspects of committee meeting planning including logistics and on-site/remote meeting management
Remote meetings require regular scheduling of early morning and/or late evening video conferences with international constituencies
Collaborates with other ACR departments and volunteer committees to identify opportunities on developing new initiatives on advancing the ACR’s global footprint (Membership, MARCOMM, Education)
Organizes, assists in coordination of logistics for leadership meetings between ACR and various international dignitaries
Streamlines and documents processes and procedures for all global initiatives and activities within the ACR
Facilitates proposals and speaker request submissions by related societies and multiple leagues of rheumatology associations
Assists Executive Director of International League of Associations of Rheumatology as needed including meeting participation, and project reviews.
Responsible for working with volunteer leaders on the development and implementation of Global Engagement products and services
Manages global activities including Early Career Rheumatology Exchanges, Meet the Experts, and Global Rheumatology Summit
Researches, identifies, and proposes international business, education, and collaboration opportunities including the development of educational products for translation and sale to international rheumatology markets
Budget Management for all global products and activities
Communicate effectively with ACR volunteers, members, staff, and external rheumatology organizations about ACR’s Global Engagement Initiatives.
Develop content for communications to ACR membership and customers on Global Activities
Develop brand/marketing for ACR's Global Engagement
Manage content on ACR’s International Webpage(s)
Bachelor’s degree required; CAE preferred
Minimum of 5 years of Association experience including management of volunteer committees; Experience in medical association preferred
At least 2 years of work focusing on global programs for an organization
Experience in development of program and project metrics, measurement of benchmarks, analysis of metrics data, and presentation of analysis to staff and organizational leadership
Experience in development, oversight and implementation of program and activity budgets.
Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work in a global environment with multi-level staff, volunteers, members, and vendors tactfully and efficiently
Clear oral and written communication, including experience communicating with internal and external teams that may involve project coordination, information sharing, and resolution of problems
Extensive experience with Microsoft Office programs is essential, Experience in various web browsers and JIRA or other ticketing software is preferred.
Ability to travel including internationally
The ACR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. The ACR complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities or conducts business.
This is not a contract. The description and duties as they relate to this position are subject to change as reasonable business necessity dictates. In the event of such changes, a new job description may be created.
Internal Number: 136
About American College of Rheumatology
The American College of Rheumatology's mission is advancing rheumatology. The organization is for physicians, health professionals, and scientists that meet the mission through programs of education, research, advocacy and practice support.The ACR provides professional education for its members through several venues. The Annual Scientific Meeting, held each fall, is the premier scientific meeting devoted to the rheumatic diseases. This meeting draws thousands of rheumatologists and arthritis health professionals from around the world. A winter rheumatology symposium, spring clinical meetings, and other topical conferences round out the ACR's educational offerings.