Scientific Programs Coordinator

Washington D.C.
May 05, 2017
Jun 09, 2017
Healthcare, Nonprofit
Full Time


Scientific Programs Coordinator


The American Society of Hematology (ASH) seeks an experienced Scientific Programs Coordinator to provide day-to-day tasks related to the Society’s Scientific Affairs portfolio consisting of the ASH Annual Meeting, other small scientific meetings & workshops as well as internal committee meetings. The Scientific Programs Coordinator works directly with member volunteers to develop, vet, manage, execute, and evaluate the scientific programs at the annual meeting and other small scientific meetings and workshops.  The Coordinator also provides general administrative support for the department and its activities, including processing expense reimbursements, maintaining documents and serving as a liaison to other departments for administrative functions.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience independently planning and coordinating content development for meetings. Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in working with multiple member volunteers and experts in the field; developing and executing scientific program content; and managing comprehensive programs simultaneously. Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational and time management skills, strong attention to detail, and a high level of customer service. Candidates must have proficiency in Microsoft Office and database reporting; knowledge of Confex and TIMSS/Personify is preferred. Candidates with prior experience working in an association environment are preferred.

ASH has a collegial, high-energy, and results-driven work environment. Society staff take pride in its effective time and resource management. We highly value collaboration, education, innovation, and excellence. We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated these values in their day-to-day work experience.

The Society’s headquarters is within walking distance of several Metro stations on the Blue/Orange/Silver and Red lines.

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