CME Conference Coordinator

Sep 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

CME Conference Coordinator

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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.
  • Coordination and planning of CME or other professional conferences/events experience
  • Certification in meeting planning
  • Solid knowledge of ACCME and AMA accreditation requirements.

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience such as, planning events, conferences, programs etc.
  • 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.

Valid Non-Commercial Class California Driver's License.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Location: School of Medicine
Schedule: Full-time
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