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THE ORGANIZATION  The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) in Rosemont, IL is the premier global organization representing the interests of orthopaedic surgeons and other professionals who provide comprehensive health services for the care of active people of all ages. We cultivate evidence-based knowledge, provide extensive educational programming, and promote emerging research that advances the science and practice of sports medicine. We engage a community of sports medicine specialists to exchange ideas and best practices for all athletes – from professional teams to health-minded individuals and youth sports. We strive to prevent and reduce sports injuries, accelerate safe return to play, and promote effective clinical care so that people can continue to live healthy and active lifestyles. AOSSM publishes four scholarly journals: the American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM), Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (OJSM) and the Video Journal of Sports Medicine (VJSM). Founded in 1972, the Society’s nearly 4,000 members are orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals who demonstrate scientific leadership, involvement and dedication in the daily practice of sports medicine.  Located in Rosemont, Illinois, AOSSM is an equity partner in the “Orthopaedic Building” and the Orthopaedic Learning Center with other national medical/surgical specialty societies. The Society is successful, growing and fiscally sound with an annual budget of approximately $9.5 million and has 25 staff supporting its various activities. POSITION OVERVIEW AOSSM has an immediate opening for an experienced and market-savvy Director of Publishing, responsible for overseeing the development and operations of the publishing business for the Society.   The chosen candidate will join a dynamic team of nonprofit management leaders dedicated to supporting orthopedic surgeons and professionals through our family of journals and related communication channels. This position is a hybrid role with two days per week  (Tuesdays and Thursdays) in the Rosemont, IL office.  Position Responsibilities This position calls for a hands-on, proactive, energetic, technology- savvy professional with these overarching responsibilities:
  • Champion growth and business development for journals, and associated editorial products, in alignment with the Society’s strategic plan.
  • Oversee the entire publishing enterprise ensuring all publications and related communications are delivered to a high standard, including oversight of the editors-in-chief (independent contractors) of the journals.
  • Lead and collaborate with the publisher, AOSSM Medical Publishing Board, editorial personnel, committees and professional team to ensure continuous improvement including enhanced internal processes and leveraging technology for maximum effectiveness and efficiencies.
  • Lead the growth trajectory and on-time delivery of quality content for AOSSM’s family of medical journals and associated communications, e.g., podcasts, videos, webinars.
  • Direct and execute the publishing business inclusive of, but not limited to, manuscript preparation, the use of a web-based electronic submission system, communication with authors, reviewers, and editors, and overseeing the publisher.
  • Serve as professional team liaison for the AOSSM Medical Publishing Board.
  • Proactively drive product development ideas and network to grow the publishing enterprise.
  • Develop the department’s annual budget and oversee monthly financial activities.
  • Supervise and mentor a team of 5 direct reports, independent contractors and consultants.
  • Serve as lead with the Society’s publishing partners and its current provider, SAGE Publishing.
  • Analyze readership trends and collaborate with key stakeholders to define the content strategy for all publications annually and for the future.
  • Lead outreach activities to/from other health care professionals and their related organizations regarding relationship building and partnerships.
  • Assist in the planning of the overall publishing calendar and new initiatives.
  • Work with all Society department directors to ensure cohesive integration and coordination for maximum support, development and promotion of the AOSSM publishing program.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by the CEO.
Position Requirements:
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, publishing, communications or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ scholarly publishing/printing experience required. Experience with medical/scientific journals strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an editorial management role, leading, coaching and developing teams as well as setting policy and interacting with senior leaders.
  • Experience with the peer review of scholarly journals and with the roles of the editorial office and publisher in production of journal issues is required.
  • Experience with web-based peer review and manuscript tracking.
  • Proven publishing and content experience, ideally from a medical journal/sports medicine background, which includes identifying, evaluating and supporting the publishing content.
  • Commercial ability for identifying and driving new business opportunities.
  • Experience of delivering complex print and digital publishing projects both hands on and as the Team Leader.
  • A team-player mindset with the ability to identify issues, communicate with key stakeholders and drive resolution by strong influencing and matrix management skills.
  • A growth mind-set – always looking at opportunities to grow, develop and improve the publishing enterprise.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills required. Familiarity with AMA, AP and Chicago Manual of Style required.
  • Excellent presentation skills, coupled with the ability to synthesize complex systems and situations and present those facts to others in a meaningful way.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that enable the candidate to work with medical professionals and research scientists in monitoring the submission and review of manuscripts.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and concurrent projects.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office software, especially TEAMS, WORD, Zoom, Excel, Power Point and Outlook and the ability to learn other software, as well as other office equipment that is integral to the position.
  • Graphic design knowledge helpful but not necessary.
  • Ability to adapt to varying workflow and meet deadlines.
Key Relationships:                         
  • AOSSM Medical Publishing Board
  • Editors-in-Chief for AOSSM Family of Journals (Independent Contractors)
  • SAGE Publishing
  • Collaborating Organizations
  • Various Consultants/Volunteers, Editors, Writers, Reviewers, Service Providers
  • Society Directors: Operations, Education, Research, Marketing Communications, Information Services, and Corporate Development
Estimated Travel and Other Information: Subject to change, currently this position includes overnight/out-of-state/possible international travel up to 10 percent annually, including the AOSSM Annual Meeting in July, and potential other travel as required. On occasion, work outside of the normal business day (typically remote) may be required. AOSSM offers an excellent hybrid work environment including two days per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) in our Rosemont, IL office, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.  Additionally, AOSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
SEARCH PROCESS This search is being conducted by Mary McMahon, Tuft & Associates. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically, using one of these options:
  • Complete the resume submission form below, and include your resume and cover letter.
  • Email a cover letter and resume to Mary McMahon, cbabjak@tuftassoc.com.

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THE ORGANIZATION  The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) in Rosemont, IL is the premier global organization representing the interests of orthopaedic surgeons and other professi...

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The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R), the premier professional association for rehabilitation physicians, also known as physiatrists, is seeking an experienced government affairs professional with a thorough understanding of current and proposed healthcare legislation and regulations to serve as Manager, Physician Payment and Practice Innovation.

AAPM&R serves more than 9,000 board certified physicians who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation (one of 24 ABMS certified board-certified medical specialties). PM&R physicians are nerve, muscle, bone and brain experts who treat injury or illness non-surgically to decrease pain and restore function. Representing approximately 70 percent of all rehabilitation physicians, AAPM&R is a leader in helping PM&R physicians acquire the continuing education, practice, knowledge, leadership skills and research findings needed to provide quality patient care.

AAPM&R serves its member physicians by advancing the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, promoting excellence in physical medicine and rehabilitation practice and advocating on public policy issues and overall health-care delivery.  The organization seeks to ensure that its members are essential in the evolving healthcare environment, that it serves as their primary resource for professional development and that it is a public policy advocate for its members and those served by the specialty.

Located in Rosemont, a Chicago suburb, AAPM&R has an operating budget of $12M and a staff of 42.

Hybrid schedule with 2 days required in the  Rosemont, IL office.

POSITION SUMMARY

A forward-thinking health care association professional with experience in equipping physicians for payment and practice transformation. Serves as staff liaison for the Innovative Payment and Practice Models Committee, engaging in advocacy and member education related to value-based care and alternative payment models. Leads the Academy’s work in telehealth, specifically in implementation and exploration of future directions. Advocates for members, including PM&R physicians in private practice, by interfacing with payors and regulators and offering payment and coverage support to members.

Position Responsibilities:

Innovative Payment and Practice Models Committee (35%)

  • Serves as a staff liaison to the Innovative Payment and Practice Models Committee. Liaison duties include establishing annual priorities, recruiting members, reviewing and synthesizing Committee deliverables and background materials, engaging in regulatory advocacy, fostering ongoing communication with members and relevant stakeholders, planning in person meetings and conference calls, setting meeting agendas, preparing minutes, and budgets.
  • Promotes collaboration where appropriate with other medical specialties, regulatory bodies, payers, and other key stakeholders. Represents the Academy at meetings with regulatory agencies as well as with partnering medical specialties.
  • Performs research and analysis of payment model-related proposals, regulatory documents, articles, clinical practice guidelines, etc. to help set the Academy’s advocacy agenda and priorities.

Telehealth Efforts (25%)

  • Manages the Academy’s efforts related to telehealth, including facilitation of the upcoming Telehealth Technology Summit, regulatory advocacy, and member education.
  • Performs research and analysis of telehealth-related regulatory and legislative documents, articles, etc. to help set the Academy’s advocacy agenda and priorities.

Health Policy Department Responsibilities (20%)

  • Leads the development and dissemination of member education deliverables, such as news articles or webinars, related to telehealth, value-based care and payment innovation, pain management, and payor policy.
  • Drafts member communications, correspondence, position statements, updates to committees and the Board of Governors, and talking points. Regularly provides relevant updates in the Academy’s member-facing online and print publications.
  • Serves as a contributing member of the HPPS team, providing support to the Reimbursement and Policy Review Committee, Health Policy, Practice, and Advocacy Committee, and Practice Management Strategic Planning Committee as needed.

Pain Management Work (10%)

  • Serves as the health policy lead on pain management including developing position statements and comment letters on issues impacting PM&R physicians and patients and serving as the Academy’s staff liaison to relevant external workgroups including the AMA Substance Abuse and Pain Care Task Force.

Payor Policy Advocacy (10%)

  • Provides payment policy support to Academy members, to include payor relations, payment policy advocacy, and payment policy education.
  • Responds to coding and billing inquiries from Academy members.
  • Responds to coverage inquiries and requests from industry. 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health policy, health care economics, public health or public policy related field. Master’s degree in relevant field a plus.
  • Minimum of three and preferably five or more years of direct experience in a health care field preferably with a medical specialty society, hospital, rehabilitation organization, or health insurance company.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills and the ability to prioritize, balance, and coordinate multiple projects and effectively plan and execute meetings.
  • Experience with telehealth, physician reimbursement and value-based care.
  • Experience with reviewing medical insurance policies and familiarity with AMA CPT® coding.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to convey complex financial and healthcare material clearly and accurately.
  • Self-motivated with proven interpersonal and team skills, including the ability to work productively with physicians and colleagues from other organizations.
  • Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office and Internet navigation.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English required.
  • Capability to effectively collaborate within and across departments in order to achieve both departmental and organizational goals.
  • Maintains high professional standards of integrity, ethics, and commitment to the goals of AAPM&R.
  • Travel - 5% annually.
  • Position includes occasional evening conference calls and weekend meetings.
  • Hybrid schedule with 2 days required in the Rosemont, IL office.

AAPM&R offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

SEARCH PROCESS This search is being conducted by Mary McMahon, Tuft & Associates. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically, using one of these options:
  • Complete the resume submission form below, and include your resume and cover letter.
  • Email a cover letter and resume to Mary McMahon, cbabjak@tuftassoc.com.

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ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC), a unique art destination in the heart of the Wisconsin lake town of Sheboygan.

While other museums focus on objects, JMKAC and its newly opened Art Preserve focus on relationships. Nationally recognized for preserving and exhibiting artist-built environments—where artists transform their surroundings into exceptional, multifaceted works of art—JMKAC invites visitors to experience art in a deeply personal way. JMKAC also invites the community throughout the entire region to react with the arts and each other and to create a sense of connectiveness and belonging.

Founded in 1967, the museum’s collections present diverse artists, from the self-taught to classically trained, and from local to global perspectives.  JMKAC creates welcoming experiences that remove barriers of race, class, age, ability, gender, sexuality, culture, or identity.  Its year-round offerings include rotating original exhibitions, live performances and events, classes and workshops, an on-site preschool, as well as a café and shop.

JMKAC’s Director of Marketing is an individual who shares the same values of bold explorations and inclusiveness, has a proven record in marketing for arts institutions, and has the skills to grow the Arts Center’s footprint locally, regionally, and nationally.

THE POSITION

The Director of Marketing at JMKAC will possess the skills to envision and lead the implementation of innovative marketing strategies to build and enhance the Arts Center’s impact locally, regionally and nationally.  The Director of Marketing will have demonstrated leadership and marketing prowess in the arts and will be an inclusive leader experienced in motivating teams and collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders.  The Director of Marketing will demonstrate a passionate appreciation for artist-built environments and for the culture of the museum and its place in the Sheboygan community and greater art world.

The Director of Marketing is a core member of the JMKAC leadership team, reporting directly to the Executive Director, and leading a 5-person marketing department.  The individual will create, direct, and implement an integrated marketing and communications strategy supporting audience development, brand identity and philanthropic efforts. Strategies will include targeting local, regional, and national audiences across all mediums – sharing with them the unique, personal access to art, artists, and artist-built environments.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategic Planning & Program Management
  • Establish strategic marketing goals and develop comprehensive marketing plans and programs to meet objectives and increase audience awareness and artist recognition regionally and nationally.
  • Develop and implement a strategic regional and national media & public relations plan.
  • Determine effective communication strategies for fundraising campaigns in tandem with the development team.
Leadership
  • Lead and manage marketing staff of 5 full-time staff, including coaching, performance reviews, talent management, and all other supervisory responsibilities.
  • Provide direction, as member of leadership team, and build strategic connections across the organization.
Creative Oversight, Brand Awareness & Communication
  • Enhance brand awareness and ensure branding and positioning reflect the goals and values of the organization.
  • Manage the Arts Centers’ online presence, including the website; develop implement, and manage content on all social media platforms.
  • Serve as spokesperson for the organization; manage all communications and coordinate and coach other staff members as spokesperson as appropriate.
Data & Budgets
  • Research, analyze, and monitor demographic factors and other market data to capitalize on opportunities and maximize relevant exposure.
  • Develop and administer the marketing operation budget. Monitor spending and ensure compliance against plan.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field is required
EXPERIENCE

The Director of Marketing will have five to seven years demonstrated success and relevant experience in a similar role; preferably with a nonprofit arts or cultural organization with three years’ experience managing professional staff.

  • Demonstrated success in audience development using targeted marketing segmentation methods and traditional and social media tools
  • Proven ability to think & plan strategically and creatively; be innovative and resourceful
  • Experienced in creating and executing strategic marketing and communications plan
  • Public and media relations experience
  • Accomplished at engaging at all levels and with multiple constituents of the organization
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Strong visionary leader who utilizes strategic, analytical and operations-oriented skills to implement plans
  • Relationship builder with know-how to work well with colleagues and stakeholders throughout the organization
  • Collaborator and consensus builder
  • An engaging and clear communicator, both written and oral
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to shift with changes in the environment
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage workflow in a dynamic environment
  • Enthusiastic promoter of the arts and artists
  • Ability to appreciate and spur the development of strong visual and written creative while defending brand framework and positioning
  • Willingness to “roll up one’s sleeves” in order to get the job done
  • A self-directed collaborator and leader
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, databases, websites, and social media

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Hours of work include daytime hours Monday – Friday and occasionally Saturday and Sunday. Currently, the Director of Marketing will work a minimum of 3 days a week at the Sheboygan location and the other days remotely, subject to change.

SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN

The Director of Marketing will preferably reside in Sheboygan, WI.  Several large international companies have their headquarters and operational facilities in Sheboygan adding to the vibrancy of the community.  The mid-size town offers a lifestyle of a thriving economically diverse and nurturing community of 50,000 people. Two miles of lakefront and sandy beaches, 36 parks and 8 miles of outdoor trails promote a community with an appreciation of nature. Sheboygan celebrates its history and deeply supports the growing JMKAC arts community. It is located one hour from Milwaukee, and is an easy drive to the cities of Madison, Chicago and Minneapolis.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

JMKAC offers a competitive salary and benefits.  This full-time exempt position is eligible for health insurance and prescription drug coverage and HRA (health reimbursement arrangement); life, dependent life, and AD&D insurance, voluntary dental, vision, term life, group accident, and critical illness insurance, a 403(b) plan; an employee assistance program; PTO; short and long term disability, generous additional leaves (bereavement, family leave); and benefits and discounts for personal and family use of the Arts Center’s many benefits including preschool program.

Funds for relocation are available.

The salary range for this position is $94,000-$98,000 annually.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.

SEARCH PROCESS This search is being conducted by Gail Luxenberg, Tuft & Associates. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically, using one of these options:
  • Complete the resume submission form below, and include your resume and cover letter.
  • Email a cover letter and resume to Tuft & Associates, cbabjak@tuftassoc.com.

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Reporting to the Director, Quality and Research Initiatives, the Research Project Manager is responsible for bringing to life American Burn Association’s (ABA) newly prioritized research initiatives, growing the ABA’s research program, overseeing the management of ABA’s federal grants, and working with ABA’s partners on research projects.   In addition, this role will be responsible for overseeing the production of ABA’s journal, Journal of Burn Care & Research, and coding and reimbursement projects. A few of the key personnel the Research Project Manager will work closely with: Quality Program Manager, Quality Coordinator and Verification Coordinator on quality related projects, programs, and initiatives. The Senior Director of Finance & Administration on financial compliance, the Senior Program Director on partnership with industry, government, and the private sector.  ABA’s IT vendor, BData on research-based projects and research dataset requests and ABA’s advocacy and coding consultants on coding and reimbursement. The ABA is based in downtown Chicago and offers its employees full time in-office, hybrid, or remote work options.  This is a full-time exempt role with typical weeks being 37.5 hours. Typical work hours are 8:30am-4:30pm. National travel may be required for the role, 1-3 times per year. Responsibilities The Research Project Manager will manage:
  1. RESEARCH OPERATIONS
  • Serves as the ABA liaison, with support from the Research Consultant, to all entities involved in the preparation, management and conclusion of grant proposals and projects.
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of all research project documentation.
    • Reviews monthly budget vs. actual reports and expenses for payment with Research Consultant and Finance Director.
    • Compiles and submits various financial and project reports as required by specific agencies in coordination with the Director of Finance, Research Consultant and PI.
    • Ensures compliance with all granting agency guidelines and/or DOD policies and procedures including The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (commonly called "Uniform Guidance")
    • Supports the activities of the ABA Burn Research Network (ABuRN), the Burn Science Advisory Panel (BSAP), and the Data Coordinating Center (DCC) to insure successful management of grants.
    • Serves as project manager to move Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) from idea to development. Manages access to resources and the contracted librarian.
  1. CODING & REIMBURSEMENT
  • Manages all projects related to coding and reimbursement for burn care including the Coding Primer, newsletter, webinars, and member education.
  • Works collaboratively with coding consultant on coding projects.
  • Serves as the ABA staff liaison to the AMA RUC, monitoring issues and working with the Coding Committee and consultant to address relevant items. Attends RUC and CPT meetings with the ABA representatives.
  1. JOURNAL
  • Serves as staff liaison for Journal of Burn Care & Research (JBCR) to our publisher and manages and implements of initiatives.
  • Works with the marketing team, the editor and publisher to develop and implement plans to publicize the journal.
  • Meets regularly with our publisher and Editor in Chief to move journal initiatives forward, develop strategies for reviewer development and succession planning, and ensure journal processes in place, documented and running smoothly.
  • Collaborate with ABA membership staff to ensure that new memberships, annual renewals, and terminations are processed effectively and ensures monthly subscriber list is sent to publisher.
  • Works with the ABA marketing team to utilize house ads in the Journal to promote appropriate ABA programs.
  1. GENERAL
  • Budgetary - Manages the research and journal budgets. In coordination with the Director of Quality and Research Initiatives develops yearly budget for the journal and research.
  • Strategic Alignment – implements the alignment of research and JBCR with ABA strategic goals.
  • Cross-functional collaboration - Internal and external communication and collaboration; works with a wide variety of individuals both internal and external to the ABA.
  • Leadership and Mentorship - Oversees research consultant activities and works closely with Quality Coordinator. Collaborates closely with Coding Consultant and library consultant.
  • Project Management - Responsible for the management, implementation and reporting of multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Performance Improvement – Identify areas for performance improvement. Implementation of best practices and streamlined workflows to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  1. COMMITTEES
  • Serves as staff liaison for the Research, Clinical Pathway Guideline (CPG) and Coding Committees.
  • May serve as staff liaison to other committees as needed by the organization.
  • Responsible for drafting meeting agendas in conjunction with committee chair, coordinating meetings and conference calls, draft and distribute meeting notes.
  • Works with the committee chairs to assure the business of the committee is accurately recorded and placed on the agenda(s) of the appropriate oversight committee or the Board.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of the committee’s area of expertise and works effectively and cooperatively with volunteers.
  • Other activities as assigned by Director or Executive Director.
Qualifications This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual that gets excited about program development and growth, has detailed knowledge and understanding of the clinical research space, and can manage multiple projects simultaneously. The successful candidate will be a problem solver excited about working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. They should be highly detailed, organized, and collaborative while managing multiple projects simultaneously. They will see the big picture and embrace change to ensure they meet their goals and the goals of the ABA. Specific requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in research, healthcare, or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience leading and managing multiple projects.
  • Experience implementing and growing research programs. The ability to implement projects from start to finish.
  • Experience managing multiple research projects or programs within an organization.
  • Understanding of governmental grant reporting requirements is beneficial.
  • Previous Association experience or experience working with volunteers and/or volunteer committees is a plus.
  • Knowledge of professional journal publication processes desirable.
  • Familiarity with medical coding desirable.
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills, as well as accuracy and attention to details.
  • Self-motivation and ability to take initiative and take on new responsibilities as necessary.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details.
  • Excellent project management skills. Familiarity with project management software (Jira or similar) preferred.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others both inside and outside of the office, to use a computer and to be able to move around in the office.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, collaboration, innovation and compassion, and a commitment to and passion for the ABA’s mission.
SEARCH PROCESS This search is being conducted by Tuft & Associates. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically, using one of these options:
  • Complete the resume submission form below, and include your resume and cover letter.
  • Email a cover letter and resume to Tuft & Associates, cbabjak@tuftassoc.com.

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Reporting to the Director, Quality and Research Initiatives, the Research Project Manager is responsible for bringing to life American Burn Association’s (ABA) newly prioritized research initiatives...

Search underway for the Executive Director of the American Thyroid Association® (ATA®). The Executive Director is the chief staff executive, reporting to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director oversees programs and business operations and is responsible for the direction, administration and coordination of the Association in all of its activities. The Executive Director serves as an ex officio, non-voting member of the ATA® Board of Directors. This is a remote position. The Executive Director is expected to reside in the D.C. area or be able to travel to the D.C. area as necessary. Responsibilities The Executive Director’s responsibilities include:
  • Managing staff of six remote employees;
  • Attending all Board of Directors’ and association meetings and events;
  • Ensuring the Board of Directors is fully informed of all matters related to programs, finances and governance;
  • Organizing and promoting the Board of Directors’ participation in ATA® governance;
  • Supporting the executive committee, Board of Directors and Committee Chairs;
  • Overseeing all member events, meetings, programs and services;
  • Maintaining and updating policies and procedures;
  • Participating in the performance assessment of the Board of Directors in achieving its goals and fulfilling its duties;
  • Overseeing website content and structure and ensuring that it reflects ATA®’s strategic plan and mission;
  • Building a strong relationship with the executive committee, Board, industry and sister societies and other stakeholders;
  • Participating in the development of the ATA® strategic plan.
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s or other advanced degree is preferred; CAE desirable;
  • Six to ten years of relevant professional association management experience providing strategic leadership;
  • Previous experience as a President, CEO, ED or equivalent leadership role with a global perspective;
  • Strong track record of working with a national level Board of Directors;
  • Strong business and financial acumen;
  • Demonstrated success as a consensus builder among diverse constituencies;
  • Successful track record of internal and external team building and cultivating relationships among all stakeholder groups;
  • Experience with innovative, technologic platforms for communication and outreach;
  • Champion of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Personal Characteristics and Behaviors
  • Passion for the ATA® mission, vision and values;
  • Strong communicator with well-developed listening skills;
  • Visionary leader with a global perspective;
  • Strong interpersonal skills; a welcoming professional who is approachable, diplomatic and respectful;
  • A consensus builder who works effectively across an organization and with diverse stakeholders and partners;
  • Ethical, honest and transparent;
  • A creative problem solver.
For Full Position Profile: ATA Executive Director Position Profile

ATA® is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity.

The search for the Executive Director with the American Thyroid Association® is being conducted by Tuft & Associates, Inc. in partnership with Association Strategies, Inc. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: Tuft & Associates, Inc. at cbabjak@tuftassoc.com

To learn more about ATA, go to http://www.thyroid.org.

Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2024. Nominations or referrals may be directed to: Jill Christie, President Tuft & Associates, Inc. jchristie@tuftassoc.com

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THE ORGANIZATION 

For 75 years the American Board of Thoracic Surgery Inc. (ABTS) has served the public interest and the profession of thoracic surgery  by promoting excellence in practice through certification.  ABTS provides leadership in education, and ensures high standards for professionalism, lifelong learning and certification.  ABTS is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), which encompasses 24 specialties with primary Boards.  The purpose of these Boards is to certify physicians who have completed an ACGME approved residency in a specialty and through their Maintenance of Certification (MOC) programs, promote lifelong learning and practice improvements.

ABTS is located in the West Loop near the Metra and CTA stations.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The ABTS is seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO)  who will have a critical role in developing, managing and implementing systems that support the ABTS in achieving its mission and strategic priorities.  The COO provides high-level program and operational support to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.   The COO is an integral part of the leadership team and will have primary oversight of financial management, human resources, business operations, information technology, and staff performance.

The COO is aware and understands the importance of the institutional history of the Board, its standing within the profession of thoracic surgery, and its policies and procedures.  Maintaining the integrity of the Board in this context is an important function of the COO.

This full-time position is a hybrid role with three days per week in the West Loop office.

Position Responsibilities

Leadership and Governance

  • Assists the Executive Director in developing and supporting the Board’s mission and strategic plan.
  • Establishes and implements goals, policies, procedures, and systems for all operational areas within the Board.
  • Provides staff leadership and support to assigned committees.
  • Ensures effective strategies, resources, and processes are in place to meet goals.
  • Keeps current on changing trends impacting the organization.

Human Resources

  • Responsible for 3-5 staff, management of the office, and oversight of payroll and
  • Creates an environment for staff to be effective and engaged, including ensuring role clarity, expectations, performance management, and overall morale.

Financial Management

  • Develops and implements an operations budget of $2.5 million that is aligned with the Board’s strategic plan.
  • Monitors the Board’s financial situation, which includes forecasting, managing costs, optimizing revenue, and ensuring compliance with audit and financial regulations.
  • Ensures legal and regulatory compliance at the local, state, and federal levels.

Information Technology

  • Develops and implements plans and procedures required to support day-to-day systems operations; oversees vendors; ensures system maintenance; and user training and support.
  • In conjunction with an IMIS support provider, improve the functionality and end-user experience of the Board’s association management system (IMIS), including a public web site, an interactive web portal and administrative database.
  • Oversees the design, development and installation of new hardware and software as needed in the Board office.

Legal and Insurance

  • Interfaces with legal regarding contracts, copyright, personnel, and examination and candidate issues.
  • Monitors any change in the insurance industry that may affect the Board’s coverage and liability.

Board Meetings

  • Manages the logistics for Board and Committee meetings, including site selection, contract negotiations, vendor oversight and production of meeting materials and post meeting reports.
  • Oversees special events for the Board as needed.

Initial Certification and Continuing Certification Oversight

  • Ensures that the Board’s policies and procedures are implemented consistently so that all candidates receive a fair and consistent testing experience.
  • Provides guidance and administrative support for the Board’s Initial Certification and Continuing Certification processes, including meeting management, logistical support, vendor oversight, psychometric review, and candidate and examination scheduling.
  • Supports the Board’s initiatives for new certification pathways, operative tracks and examination formats.
  • Oversees the transition to Continuing Certification, including establishing new processes and procedures, responding to inquiries from Diplomates, and supporting staff with the change.

Assume other special duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required: Master’s degree in Business, Healthcare or related field a plus.
  • Certified Association Executive (CAE) certification a plus
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in medical boards, non-profit associations or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years staff management and development experience, supporting cross-functional collaboration, with demonstrated skills in building and growing a team.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets of at least $2-million. Working knowledge of accounting and finance principles.
  • Strategic thinker with demonstrated experience managing operations, human resources, information technology, and finances.
  • Demonstrated success in optimizing processes, improving efficiency, and achieving operational excellence.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and influence multiple-level stakeholders.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and efficiently.
  • Strong project management skills required, ability to multi-task, execute and manage several projects simultaneously
  • Must be flexible, solutions-oriented, organized and responsive to requests and deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • This position requires overnight/out-of-state travel within the United States typically twice a year to support our activities and examinations, board meetings, or similar business reasons.
SEARCH PROCESS This search is being conducted by Mary McMahon, Tuft & Associates. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically, using one of these options:
  • Complete the resume submission form below, and include your resume and cover letter.
  • Email a cover letter and resume to Mary McMahon, cbabjak@tuftassoc.com.

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LocationChicago, IL
CategoryNo Longer Accepting Applications

THE ORGANIZATION  For 75 years the American Board of Thoracic Surgery Inc. (ABTS) has served the public interest and the profession of thoracic surgery  by promoting excellence in practice through c...

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION -- BACKGROUND

The Atlanta Apartment Association (AAA) is the multifamily housing trade association for the Atlanta Metropolitan area. Founded in 1975, AAA is one of the largest local apartment associations in the country and an affiliate of the Georgia Apartment Association (GAA) and the National Apartment Association.

The AAA mission is to serve the interest of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers, and suppliers and promote a high level of professionalism in the multifamily industry to better serve the rental needs of the public.

Currently, GAA represents over 450 companies managing 550,000 apartment homes and over 1,000 businesses that provide products and services to the industry. Based in Atlanta/Dunwoody, AAA has 15 employees and annual operating budget of $4.6M.

THE POSITION

Title: GAA Executive Director

         AAA Vice President - Operations

 Location: Atlanta/Dunwoody Office

Reports to: AAA President, Jim Fowler, linkedin.com/in/jim-fowler-cae-8aa297a

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILTIES

Georgia Apartment Association

  • Serve as primary staff liaison and point of contact for GAA affiliates across the state.
  • Lead the twice-yearly meetings of the GAA Board of Directors.
  • Visit and communicate with GAA affiliates on a regular basis, providing guidance and support to staff and board members, continually analyzing and recommending programming for membership growth and retention.
  • Coordinate, organize and implement the GAA Annual Meeting.
  • Serve as the GAA contact for the National Apartment Association.
  • Direct and coordinate the administration of approved programs, projects and activities of the Association.
  • Serve as primary staff liaison for Associate member relations, engagement growth and sponsorship development.
  • Assist in development of marketing materials and implement delivery of products and services.
  • Continually evaluate current products and services and explore the potential for new offerings to ensure maximum value proposition for members.
  • Assist in the development of annual budgets.

Perform all other jobs and duties as requested by the President.

REQUIREMENTS

Education

Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business or related field.

Experience

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in association management with knowledge of association finance, budget management, event planning, government affairs, strategic planning, workforce development initiatives, volunteer management, public relations activities and crisis communications.
  • Experience in supervising and motivating personnel; ability to lead a variety of personalities - staff and volunteers.
  • Strong and effective communication (verbal & written) and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple projects thoroughly and simultaneously.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, Windows server environment, association management software, and ability to learn new applications quickly.
  • Preference given to CAE’s.

While GAA/AAA fully supports work/life balance and partial hybrid work, the Executive Director/VP Operations position requires a commitment to on site, in office presence at the office in Atlanta/Dunwoody. The current policy is for employees to be in office 4 days a week and the fifth day remotely. GAA/AAA offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

SEARCH PROCESS This search is being conducted by Daniel C. Borschke, FASAE, MA, CAE, Tuft & Associates. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically, using one of these options:
  • Complete the resume submission form below, and include your resume and cover letter.
  • Email a cover letter and resume to Daniel C. Borschke, FASAE, MA, CAE, c/o cbabjak@tuftassoc.com.

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Job CategoryOpen
LocationAtlanta/Dunwoody, GA
CategoryOpen

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION — BACKGROUND The Atlanta Apartment Association (AAA) is the multifamily housing trade association for the Atlanta Metropolitan area. Founded in 1975, AAA is one of the lar...

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Managing Director

Beat the Streets (BTS) Chicago empowers Chicago youth through year-round wrestling programs and customized enrichment opportunities so that children can become their best selves. As the largest wrestling organization in Illinois, BTS Chicago reaches over 3,000 young people each year through wrestling and enrichment programs at six primary sites and twenty-five Chicago Public Schools partner sites. BTS Chicago’s energetic work environment is resourced by an operating budget of $2 million, a leadership team of 12 staff members, an impact team of annual and seasonal coaches, volunteer mentors, and a 15-member Board of Directors. The Managing Director is a new position and presents a career-defining opportunity to play a fundamental role in oversight and leadership on key internal functions. If you are a mission-driven, results-oriented, extremely organized team player, this position is for you. This full-time exempt position is based in the BTS Chicago facility located at 5985 S. Archer Avenue in Chicago. A heavy office presence is expected, with flexibility, on occasion, to work remotely. BTS Chicago offers a competitive salary and benefits. For more information visit: Beat the Streets Chicago – Empowering Chicago youth through wrestling (btschicago.org)

Job Summary:  The Managing Director directs and provides support to organization management and staff across all areas including programming, finance, human resources, logistics, and office administration. The Managing Director will participate in the development and execution of strategic vision in concert with the Executive Director and is responsible for ensuring efficient and effective organization-wide operations. Candidates for the position must demonstrate strong leadership, strategic management and an ability to manage multiple projects and programs, as well as a commitment and passion for BTS’ mission. Candidates should be skilled in assessing organizational structure, understand the revenue streams and be a data-driven decision maker.  

Reports To: Executive Director Supervises: Wrestling Coordinator, Enrichment Coordinator, Development Coordinator, Marketing Coordinator, Facilities Coordinator and Administrative Assistant Status: Full-time, exempt

The Managing Director will manage the following crucial areas for BTS Chicago, related to operational efficiencies across the organization:

Organization Management:
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations.
  • Ensure compliance with all organizational policies and procedures.
  • Supervise internal staff and oversee (individually or jointly) outside service providers.
  • Engage other staff members to facilitate cross-department collaboration that ensures that all functions are aligned.
  • Ensure proper staffing and reporting structure; offer recommendations for organizational resource allocation.
  • Advise the Executive Director and offer recommendations on planning, decision-making and problem resolution.
  • Spearhead process improvement initiatives and institute processes that facilitate effective and efficient work flow.
  • Oversee management of the organization’s physical infrastructure with assistance from other staff.
  • Oversee and enhance human resource functions including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, development, compensation, payroll, compliance, benefits, employee relations, performance evaluations with assistance from other staff.
  • Serve as liaison (individually or jointly) for outside providers on benefits administration, employment policies and risk/safety management.
Financial:
  • Work with staff to develop and monitor annual budgets of all programs; identify significant budget variances, provide direction to program staff concerning corrective action and adhere to an annual balanced budget.
  • Oversee organization’s financial performance as compared to budget and advise Executive Director on adjustments to meet budget.
  • Ensure regular monthly financial reporting and staff-wide compliance with financial policies, procedures and record-keeping
Team Leadership:
  • Motivate, lead, set objectives and both mentor and manage the performance of direct reports and all team members. Provide expert assistance and guidance on troubleshooting program and staff performance challenges.
  • Enhance and further build a culture of collaboration, respect and program excellence across the organization by building trust and transparency across programs and support areas.
  • Ensure that all direct reports complete required functions and duties, comply with local, state and federal laws and adhere to organizational policies.
  • Represent BTS Chicago to CPS, agencies, partners and the community, and represent the organization in high-level forums when the Executive Director is unavailable.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills: Technical Skills
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace(QuickBooks, and Gusto experience an added plus).
  • Familiarity with cloud-based IT systems and accounting fundamentals.
  • Experience in budget development / management and financial reports.
Administrative/Management Skills
  • Strong attention to detail and proficiency in working autonomously, setting priorities, and meeting deadlines.
  • Able to handle challenging or conflict situations with tact and professionalism.
  • Expert ability to communicate effectively with others, including the ability to provide clear, constructive feedback to team members.
  • Proficient relationship building skills, including building and leveraging cross-functional partnerships within and outside of the organization, and leverage influential leadership.
  • Project planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities in order to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to consistently model commitment to a respectful, diverse, inclusive, and collaborative work environment and adhere to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities.
Interpersonal/Communication
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent engagement skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Self-motivation and ability to take initiative and take on new responsibilities as necessary.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • High energy and passion for BTS Chicago’s mission.
  • Ability to attend some evening and weekend events.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible organizational management/financial administration experience with high level staff management experience. SEARCH PROCESS This search is being conducted by Tuft & Associates. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically, using one of these options:
  • Complete the resume submission form below, and include your resume and cover letter.
  • Email a cover letter and resume to Tuft & Associates, cbabjak@tuftassoc.com.

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LocationChicago, IL
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