The Deputy Executive Director/Regulatory Affairs will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will have both internal and external facing responsibilities including general administrative leadership, project management and human capital development. In addition, s/he will work with the Regulatory Affairs Committee to direct government relations, advocacy and community outreach efforts to meet AHRA’s vision, mission and values. S/he will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer to further develop the organization’s capabilities in order to enhance the impact of its programs and achieve its goals for continued financial stability.
Working in close partnership with the CEO the Deputy Executive Director/Regulatory Affairs will:
Set goals, direction, and policies and procedures for the association, maintaining consistency and coherence in purpose and communication among Board of Directors, staff and constituents
Identify best practices in association management and improve internal systems with an eye toward future needs and budget realities
Develop and communicate objectives and expectations to all staff including a staff training and development program
Build and maintain strong relationships with industry stakeholders (associations, corporate partners, and members)
Work with Regulatory Affairs Committee and regulatory counsel to advise AHRA leadership on governmental issues, relationships and opportunities
Develops capabilities within AHRA to identify public policies, programs and trends that are likely to have significant impact to the association and/or its members. Analyze and provide reports and recommendations to the AHRA leadership
Prepare status reports and communication models to inform AHRA leadership and members on advocacy efforts and legislative matters
Develop and support the grassroots advocacy efforts of AHRA
Represent AHRA in industry conferences, professional associations, and other public venues
Execute all other duties as assigned by the CEO
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of association management either as a staff member or volunteer leader
Knowledge and understanding of medical imaging management and its critical role in health care
Ability to manage different relationship levels, ranging from Board and staff to membership groups and local/regional chapters.
Ability to assess and implement public policy issues
Ability to mediate and negotiate very complex and sensitive issues
The ability to effectively advocate the AHRA agenda
The ability to manage and direct numerous and various complex issues simultaneously
The ability to develop effective advocacy networks and build coalitions
The ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to analyze relevant data and develop sound public policy ideas
Ability to negotiate in competitive environments
Skills in coordinating complex projects in a constantly changing environment
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
Emotional intelligence; confidence and self-assuredness.
About AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management
AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management is the professional organization representing management at all levels of hospital imaging departments, freestanding imaging centers, and group practices. Founded in 1973, AHRA’s 5000 members reach across the country and around the world. AHRA offers a complete slate of professional development programs including a comprehensive selection of edu...cational conferences and seminars, networking opportunities, award winning publications, and the Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) credential.