Join the small AND mighty team at the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS). In existence for 30 years, NANS is an interdisciplinary society of physicians, scientists, advance care providers, engineers and members of industry dedicated to improving quality of life and treating illness with neuromodulation. Recently, after years of working with an association management company, NANS has set out to become an independent organization. This position, one of our core team hires, is especially critical. We promise a work environment where you will be respected and given opportunity to learn and grow.
The North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) seeks a professional and energetic, detail-oriented, proactive self-starter to join its Education team.
The Education Coordinator coordinates NANS education efforts and assists its members with meeting their continuing professional development needs. The Education Coordinator is charged with supporting and assisting with the planning and implementation of educational content developed by the NANS Scientific Program Committee for the NANS Annual Meeting and educational programming from the Education Committee.
This position works under supervision of the Director of Education and works collaboratively with planning committees, colleagues, and contractors.
Assists, with direction from the Director of Education, in arranging meeting and conference calls with committees; develop and distribute agenda materials; draft and distribute meeting minutes to ensure follow-up of action items.
Coordinates the NANS Annual Meeting Call for Session Proposals including, communication to proposers, tracking of submitted proposals, and review of proposals.
Coordinates the NANS Annual Meeting Abstracts in the conference management system, including, but not limited to, set-up of Abstract Submission System, and review of abstracts.
Coordinates all aspects to the Annual Meeting speakers including, not limited to, speaker correspondence, set-up of the speaker management system, tracking of speaker deliverables, reports, review of speaker slides, and post-event wrap-up.
Assists Director of Education to ensure that NANS is compliant with ACCME standards. Currently NANS is not independently accredited to provide CME and works with the Congress of Neurological Surgeons to provide CME credits to program attendees.
Provides on-site support during the NANS Annual Meeting.
Provides administrative support and coordination of educational webinars which includes communication with volunteer speakers; setting up webinar registration; scheduling faculty rehearsals; and facilitation of Zoom Webinar during the actual event
Responds to member questions about CME credits, educational offerings, and other inquiries.
Some evening work is required in staffing meeting or managing webinars.
Performs other duties as assigned.
NANS is a remote organization. Applicants may be based anywhere in the U.S.
Benefits and Compensation
NANS offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes paid time off, 11 holidays, 7% retirement plan contribution, health and dental insurance, and short-term and long-term disability insurance.
This is a full-time hourly position, with a 37.5-hour work week, Monday-Friday. We offer flexible work schedules.
Equal Opportunity Employer
NANS believes that our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our staff and those we serve. NANS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
At least two years of work experience
Detail-oriented self-starter who can prioritize and work independently
Flexible and able to manage multiple priorities within deadlines
Ability to work in a fast-paced, evolving environment
Solid verbal and written communication skills
Excellent customer relations and interpersonal skills with the ability to work professionally and effectively with staff, volunteers, members, and vendors tactfully and efficiently
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Teams
Tech savvy, able to learn new programs
Available to work some evenings for committee meetings
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Experience in medical education or professional association
Knowledge of Zoom Webinar, abstracts and speaker management software, and SurveyMonkey
The North American Neuromodulation Society is a professional society dedicated to the development and use of neuromodulation to treat illness and improve quality of life. Among its 1,700+ members are physicians, healthcare providers, scientists, engineers, and members of industry. The society’s signal offering is its annual meeting, held in January, which attracts more than 3,000 professionals in neuromodulation.
As an interdisciplinary society, NANS is committed to promoting collaboration among all its members. Further, NANS believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are not only essential to the overall mission of the organization but also critical to improving overall patient care. More information about NANS initiatives, such as Women in Neuromodulation (WIN) and the Diversity and Outreach Committee, is available at our website, neuromodulation.org.