Endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health, and hormone-related cancers The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions. Our inclusive community is made of scientists, physicians, educators, nurses, and students in 122 countries.
The Manager, Diversity Programs is responsible for managing the Endocrine Society’s signature Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programs and activities to include in person networking opportunities. Additionally, the Manager is responsible for implementing new strategies to build upon the diversity programs portfolio and initiatives. The incumbent provides content knowledge in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to develop and manage content for programing activities that build the capacity of Endocrine Society members and partners.
What you’ll bring to the job:
Bachelor’s Degree required. Five – seven years of association experience. Previous association experience and/or experience in administration of educational or scientific programs preferred. Strong committee management experiences a plus.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills required to work with a diverse group of stakeholders (staff, committee members, learners, collaborators, etc.).
Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
Strong ability to prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Our Values: We believe in and empower our staff. We know that with our investment in their growth, they have an even greater potential to contribute to our organization. Our core values embody the character and culture of our staff – they guide our decision making, interactions and how we serve our members. As an organization, we are committed to demonstrating responsible stewardship, treating one another with trust and mutual respect, supporting work life balance, sustaining an inclusive environment, and fostering an environment that encompasses communication, service, collaboration, results & innovation.
What you’ll own:
Signature DEI Program Management
Serves as primary liaison to the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (CoDI) to evaluate, manage and grow a portfolio of programs and services tailored to meet the specific DEI needs to those in endocrinology; manages committee meetings and conference calls, including developing agendas, preparing, and distributing materials, attending meetings, and drafting minutes and writing reports for submission to the Society’s governance.
Manages all-inclusive programs, such as Future Leaders Advancing Research in Endocrinology (FLARE) and Endocrine Excellence in Clinical Endocrinology Leadership (ExCEL). Duties include the application review and selection processes, correspondence with applicants and winners. Once awardees are selected implement the development of workshops and all in-person networking events and meetings associated with the programs.
Works with Principal Investigators (PIs) to secure funding for the innovative programs supported by NIH, such as FLARE. Collaborates with our Development and Strategic Partnerships team to identify and secure funding opportunities to support diversity programs such as ExCEL.
Responsible for the development and operation of DEI funded programs and ensures grant activities are in accordance with funders polices and criteria.
Manages the portfolio of awards and travel grants associated with diversity programs, specifically promotion, application review, correspondence with applicants and winners, award check disbursements, preparation of award certificates and award announcements.
Oversees and monitors updates to all DEI program and award information on the Society Web site and within the Society’s database including participation and award codes.
Manages and ensures data quality for key stakeholder reporting and leads research activities, for DEI initiatives.
Innovative Planning and Support
Under the direction of the Director of Diversity & Professional Development Programs apply strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion-leading practice approaches to solve complex cultural challenges, prioritizing, anticipating the needs of collaborators, and implementing with operational excellence.
Measures key performance indicators for DEI professional development for underrepresented groups in the broader Endocrine community.
Collaborate with other program managers to develop and operationalize a new standardized process to incorporate DEI metrics and reporting in other Society programs such as awards programs, faculty identification, and professional development in alignment with the Society's DEI business initiatives.
Under the direction of the Director of Diversity & Professional Development Programs conceptualizes and develops strategic initiatives and new programs to expand the reach and influence of the Society’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives.
Work in partnership with the Director of Diversity & Professional Development Programs to develop new products/services and syndicate insights related to diversity and inclusion efforts.
In collaboration with CoDI and other DEI committees or task forces, supports governance with the identification of diverse candidates for committee appointments, Laureate Award nominations and faculty recommendations for the Annual Meeting scientific program.
What you’ll do well:
Considers the ability to plan and organize the work of a group, department or project and to establish effective priorities. Considers effective use of time. Demonstrates ability to “think outside the box” for solutions or ways to accomplish the job in a more effective way. Handles projects responsibly (including expense management). Prioritizes as needed and meets deadlines. Communicates challenges/barriers to supervisor. Collaborates and shares progress with others to get the project completed. Demonstrates effective delivery of completed project.
Anticipates the implications and consequences of situations and taking appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies. Anticipates possible problems and develops contingency plans in advance. Notices trends and develops plans to prepare for opportunities or problems. Anticipates the consequences of situations and plans accordingly. Anticipates how individuals and groups will react to situations and information and plans accordingly.
Ability to look at situations from multiple perspectives. Tendency or ability of individual to do or create something new. Creates solutions to problems using novel methods and processes. As a contributor, develops a new product, service, method, or approach. Sponsors the development of new products, services, methods, or procedures. Proposes new approaches, methods, or techniques. Develops better, faster, or less expensive ways to do things. Works cooperatively with others to produce innovative solutions.
Ensures the effective and efficient use of association resources. Can develop and effectively manage departmental /project budgets. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate business practices and procedures, ability to allocate resources, plan procurement and oversee budgets and contracts to ensure fiscal responsibility.
Ensures that one's own and other's work and information are complete and accurate; carefully preparing for meetings and presentations; following up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled. Sets up procedures to ensure high quality of work; Monitors the quality of work by setting up; procedures; Acts to verify information; Checks the accuracy of own and others' work; Develops and uses systems to organize and keep track of information or work progress; Prepares for meetings and presentations; Organizes information or materials for others; Reviews and checks the accuracy of information in work reports.
What you’ll get out of it:
Working with a staff that has a passion for our mission, believes in one another, and has fun.
The chance to work in an environment that empowers staff to take informed risks and create new programs and services.
A chance to make a contribution in a fun job with room to make it your own.
A strong and competitive salary and benefits package that focuses on your well-being and financial health.
The Endocrine Society embraces and celebrates the strength that diversity brings to our organization. We are committed to building and sustaining a culture of belonging, respect, and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, neurodivergence, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, and termination. The Endocrine Society is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, please reach out to our People Operations team. If you need assistance
This position is located in Washington, DC, and walking distance to Metro and major bus lines. The Endocrine Society offers a flexible, hybrid work environment. Employees are expected to work from the office at least 2 days per week to foster our collaborative culture and support cross-functional interaction.
Endocrine Society offers a convenient downtown DC location within walking distance of Farragut North/Farragut West and Foggy Bottom Metro stations. Qualified candidates interested in a purposeful work environment, competitive salaries, and excellent benefits, including a generous TIAA- CREF retirement plan with 10% employer contribution, submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
Endocrine Society is the world's largest and most active professional organization of endocrinologists in the world. Founded in 1916, the Society is internationally known as the leading source of state-of-the-art research and clinical advancements in endocrinology and metabolism. We are dedicated to promoting excellence in research, education and clinical practice in the field of endocrinology. Society membership continues to grow with more than 18,000 members from over 100 countries. These professionals are dedicated to the research and treatment of the full range of endocrine disorders: diabetes, infertility, osteoporosis, thyroid disease, obesity/lipids, growth hormone, pituitary tumors, and adrenal insufficiency.
For employees, Endocrine Society offers a stimulating, collegial work environment of 86 staff where top performance is recognized and appreciated. We pride ourselves on our competitive pay practices and excellent benefits program, including a 10% annual employer contribution to a TIAA-CREF retirement plan, subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, fully paid life and disability income protection, professional development and tuition assistance programs, an on-si...te employee fitness room and generous leave benefits. We have a convenient Downtown D.C. location accessible by the Metro red line Farragut North and blue and orange line Farragut West stations.