Other, Project Management/Program Development, Research and Information
4 Year Degree
Program Manager, Medical Innovation The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) seeks a candidate to be responsible for the day-to-day administration of programs that will achieve the objectives of AGA’s specialized Centers, such as scientific meetings and educational activities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Report to the Vice President of Research and Innovation and support programs across AGA’s specialized centers, including Center for GI Innovation and Technology, Center for Diagnostics and Therapeutics, and Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education.
Manages the administration of assigned Center programs, including scientific conferences, educational activities, and industry meetings.
Support program planning meetings and conference calls through scheduling, agenda development, preparation and dissemination of supporting materials, catering, on-site setup, and drafting of meeting minutes.
Manage issuance of faculty/speaker invitations, coordination of travel and housing, collection of disclosure forms, organization of faculty presentations, and other duties required for successful program implementation.
Maintain online portals related to Centers and their programs, including landing pages, microsites, mobile apps, and other digital properties.
Implement program evaluations and analyze metrics.
Coordinate the development, approval, and execution of program proposals, budgets, and contracts.
Track progress of Centers’ programs, including fundraising efforts in coordination with the corporate relations department.
Coordinate with marketing department on the development and implementation of relevant marketing plans.
Provide research support for issues/topics as needed.
Serve as the staff liaison to the Center for GI Innovation and Technology’s Events and Communication Subcommittee and Project Review and Oversight Subcommittee, and support the work of other Center staff liaisons in the department.
Prepare meeting or teleconference agendas and supporting materials, and draft meeting minutes.
Maintain current committee rosters.
Coordinate with meetings department staff on all logistics, such as travel, catering, and on-site setup.
Coordinate with other departments and staff involved in advancing the Centers’ programs and activities (i.e., corporate relations, education, practice and quality, marketing, communication, meetings, etc.).
Create annual budgets and monitor monthly invoices and expenses.
Foster relationships with AGA members, external partners, and other key stakeholders to enhance the Centers’ activities.
Work as a team member within the organization to facilitate mutual respect and positive working relationships with colleagues, vendors/contractors, and association members.
Maintain a positive attitude and professional work ethic, including adherence to AGA’s core values: openness, collaboration, innovation, and engagement.
Fulfill other duties as assigned commensurate with the scope and responsibility of this position.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Certification in Project Management desired.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience with program management/development required.
Strong organizational and time management skills with an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong customer service, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Positive “team player” attitude and excellent interpersonal skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint and high comfort level with technology and software, such as Web content management systems.
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is a society of physicians, surgeons, scientists and other individuals within the healthcare community who have a demonstrated and continued interest in the functions and disorders of the digestive system. Founded in 1897, the AGA is the oldest non-profit specialty medical society in the country. With more than 13,000 domestic and international me...mbers, the AGA is the largest GI society in the United States and among the largest GI societies in the world. AGA membership encompasses a rich and diverse constituency representing every facet of gastroenterology practice, research and education.