International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Location: North Carolina
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Administrative, Clerical, Support
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
ABOUT THE ISTH
The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) advances the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to thrombosis and hemostasis. The Society is dedicated to transformative scientific discoveries and clinical practices, the development of young professionals and the education of physicians, scientists and allied health professionals wherever they may live.
ISTH’S COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
ISTH is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our organization. A diverse, equitable, and inclusive movement is critical to achieve a just and welcoming work environment for our workforce and partners, as well as to effectively serve our communities across the globe.
The ISTH Programs and SSC Coordinator is responsible for supporting the ongoing work of the Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) and as well as providing administrative support for the ISTH Guidelines and Guidance Committees.
The SSC is the primary scientific body of the ISTH on matters related to standardization, nomenclature and guidance on treatment for conditions related to thrombosis and haemostasis. The SSC is made up of 20 topical subcommittees that work to address the clinical and research challenges of the thrombosis and haemostasis community. The ISTH SSC headquarters team provides the necessary support to ensure the SSC projects and meetings run efficiently.
The ISTH Guidance and Guidelines Committee oversees the Society’s program to create clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and oversees the publication of SSC guidance documents.
The coordinator will work independently within defined schedules to accomplish a variety of complex and routine activities to move key education and committee initiatives forward.
Key Responsibilities SSC:
Provide the day-to-day support to the work of the ISTH Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) and its Subcommittees by supporting the programs and activities of each committee as needed through correspondence, scheduling, and providing information.
Responsible for the daily/weekly communication with SSC leadership with the ability to answer questions regarding ongoing Subcommittee projects.
Support the ongoing projects of the SSC Executive Committee and Subcommittees coordinating annual meetings, website management as well as drafting weekly, monthly and yearly correspondence as needed.
Support the SSC projects and ongoing registries by yearly tracking through the ISTH website and file server
Coordinate the SSC Subcommittees yearly change-over in leadership, providing support in sending out formal communications as well as tracking ongoing work, official manuscripts and funding requests.
Key Responsibilities Guidance and Guidelines:
Support the ongoing work and respective projects and initiatives of the Guidelines and Guidance Committees coordinating conference calls, annual meetings and reports.
Support panel meeting logistics by coordinating calendars and supporting travel support through the Society’s travel agent.
Maintain the guidelines webpages to update links, resources and materials produced from published guidelines
Support the Guidelines Manger in the development of online education resources
Provide updates and usage statistics on all SSC and G&G programs, maintain archives of all programs held on the ISTH shared files
Provide support to other Committees and/or ad hoc special projects as they arise, as designated by the Director or Program Manager.
Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge Required:
Appreciates and can embody ISTH’s internal core values of fun and recognition, collaboration, trust, communication, respect, and progress.
Accuracy and attention to detail especially in oral and written communications
Accountability; takes responsibility for all work activities and personal actions
Self-motivated, well-organized, and ability to self-initiate tasks and find solutions to routine issues independently
Ability to work collaboratively and collegially with co-workers, volunteer leadership, vendors and partners
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point,
Experience with project management software (such as GANNT, Basecamp, or the equivalent) is a plus
Experience with Association Management Software and Content Management Systems is a plus
Ability to operate with minimal direction or oversight; independently prioritize, organize and manage tasks and projects from inception to successful completion while carefully monitoring time and resources
Ability to acquire knowledge of and be able to contribute to Society and Committee activities, as well as work with volunteers to ensure that programs stay on track and goals are met
Familiarity with and ability to apply ISTH rules and procedures
Professional-level commitment, including some evenings and weekends consistent with timing of international meetings; ability to travel domestically and internationally once per year depending on need
Ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
Desire to learn and contribute
Strong multicultural sensitivity
Bi- or multi-linguality is a significant plus
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a similar role and track record in project or program management, ideally in a scientific/medical association or society and international environment
It is a primarily sedentary role and may require some bending, lifting and filing.
This position may require minimal national or international travel (1 trip per year)
About International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis
The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is a global medical-scientific not-for-profit membership organization advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to thrombosis and hemostasis. The Society is dedicated to transformative scientific discoveries and clinical practices, the development of young professionals and the education of physicians, scientists and allied health professionals wherever they may live. At the ISTH, we initiate and promote education and outreach initiatives, research activities, scientific meetings, peer-reviewed publications, expert committees and the development of standards allowing a common language and approach to basic and clinical science all over the world. The ISTH also organizes the World Thrombosis Day (WTD) (worldthrombosisday.org) campaign, a movement that focuses attention on the often overlooked and misunderstood condition of thrombosis. Our Society currently serves over 7,000 members in over 100 countries and is based in Carrboro, North Carolina, near the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill campus.
ISTH’s global annual congresses bring together an average of 8,000 physicia...ns and scientists, as well as on average 80 exhibitors and sponsors from around the world, making it the largest and scientifically foremost meeting in the field of thrombosis and hemostasis. At the ISTH, we continuously work to embed equity in our internal practices and are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff across all levels of the organization. We intentionally work to create the right conditions to enable our employees to feel that they can be their authentic selves and fully participate in the life of the enterprise.