Working independently under the direction of Continuing Medical Education (CME) Operations Manager, the CME Conference Coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining a culture that is responsive to the needs of Stanford University School of Medicine faculty and our physician learners. This position is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of logistics of multiple continuing education activities, both on campus and in local, regional and national venues. This includes, but is not limited to, knowledgeably promoting and supporting the department's programs, coordinating all logistical aspects of assigned CME programs & courses and handling a wide variety of internal and external communication. It includes acting as liaison to a diverse population of faculty to coordinate meeting materials and scheduling. The position requires multi-task flexibility, strong detail orientation, problem-solving skills, excellent follow through and the ability to work autonomously as well as interdependently and concurrently with many people, projects and programs. This position will be instrumental to help guide the logistical planning process and optimize visibility and marketing of programs as well as to develop creative solutions to facilitate the evolving educational models and formats. This position requires extended and weekend work hours based on the needs of the conferences. Duties include:
Initiate and lead meetings with stakeholders to plan scope and format of events, establish and monitor budgets, and/or review administrative procedures and event progress.
Serve as project leader on specific events, coordinating teams that plan, implement, and manage all aspects of events such as: marketing, vendors, fan experience, ticket office, concessions, press and/or media.
Responsible for budget planning and management, venue management and equipment and facilities management for specific events.
Oversee development of registration strategy and logistics.
Build and maintain relationships with internal and external partners.
Procure and coordinate vendor services. Negotiate vendor contracts to minimize liability and risks.
Research and provide recommendations for potential event locations, and evaluate alternatives.
Investigate, document and report complaints regarding all aspects of events including customer service, crowd control and staff issues.
May inspect event facilities for maintenance, janitorial and fire safety issues, ensuring enforcement of Environmental Health and Safety and other facility regulations. Arrange for correction if issues are found.
Communicate with visiting entities such as vendors, teams, coaches and officials for assigned events.
* - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Coordination and planning of CME or other professional conferences/events experience
Certification in meeting planning
Solid knowledge of ACCME and AMA accreditation requirements.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED): Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience such as, planning events, conferences, programs etc. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Demonstrated success managing event teams and planning, developing budgets, and meeting budget goals.
Excellent project management skills, and the ability to manage complex timelines and multiple projects.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management, and customer service skills. Must be well organized and detailed oriented.
Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to cultivate partnerships.
Demonstrated high level of confidence in making strategic decisions, good judgment, and innovative and creative problem-solving skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and other online documents, such as Google Docs.
Ability to interact with a broad spectrum of customers.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES: Valid Non-Commercial Class California Driver's License. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, use a telephone.
Occasionally kneel/crawl, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, and grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 21-40 pounds.
Drive vehicle day and/or night with non-commercial license.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. WORKING CONDITIONS:
May require some travel and working evenings and weekends.
About Stanford UniversityStanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000 which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability to promote health, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers. Stanford University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.