The Director of Grants and Sponsorships develops and manages new ideas, innovation and their implementation throughout the organization. The Director oversees all aspects of opportunity development, including proposal and concept development, needs assessment, curriculum overview, evaluation, and budget development, for multiple programs based on AACE’s educational needs and strategic priorities. Collaborates across AACE departments with all program stakeholders (education, strategic alliances, marketing, finance, legal, and digital strategy) to facilitate adherence to program management and planning timelines from inception through program launch. Promotes continuous growth of AACE’s education and product portfolio for clinicians, patients and caregivers, and public awareness campaigns, through the development of high-quality education and program development for health care professionals, patients, caregivers, and other stakeholders to enhance their awareness, knowledge, competence, and improve patient outcomes. This position is 100% virtual, work from home.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze the educational and practice needs of endocrinologists, primary care, and the broader endocrine care team community related to the delivery of care within their specialty.
Formulate effective new ideas and innovative strategies for product development and business opportunities in alignment with AACE’s strategic priorities.
Partner with AACE Education, Strategic Alliances, Guidelines and Publications teams on concept and grant proposals to develop CME/CE programs, patient education initiatives, public awareness campaigns, and other programming and ensure relevance for target audiences and strategic alignment.
Establish cross-functional relationships with all program stakeholders to facilitate innovative education programs, and other products and services.
Evaluate the progress of innovation and program development and adjusts the pace or direction of new projects in accordance with AACE’s strategic priorities.
Develop and curate appropriate communication channels with independent medical education representatives at commercial supporters, primarily pharmaceutical, medical device, and technology companies.
Utilize adult learning best practices and technologies in the grant development process to support learner engagement, and target the core competencies of endocrinologists, primary care, and the endocrine care team community to ensure relevant educational programs.
Ensure grant proposals follow applicable accreditation requirements where needed (ACCME, MOC, nursing and pharmacy CE requirements).
Manage all internal and external resources necessary to ensure the successful implementation and support of all grant initiatives.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
AACE is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen based on ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law
Job Specifications: Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree preferred. In lieu of Master’s degree, the desire to pursue graduate level studies in Education or related field. Minimum 5 years’ experience in delivering continuing medical education in a professional association environment. Previous experience in building programs from the ground up and supervisory experience required. Working knowledge of ACCME and other CE requirements. Demonstrated experience in grant and proposal development. Experience working in a matrix organization environment. Able to master complex systems quickly and translate technical information for novices to easily understand. Ability to deliver on-time and within budget approved projects within established parameters using own judgment and related work experience in executing responsibilities. Proven ability to troubleshoot and to plan effectively to avoid problems. Demonstrated ability to independently plan and implement complex program initiatives in a variety of innovative settings and formats. Professionalism: Good judgment; ability to interact with all levels of staff, volunteers, and vendors.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists is a professional community of physicians specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism committed to enhancing the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care.