Administrator, Surgical Education Program

at American College of Surgeons in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description


About the American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit
This position is responsible for providing support in five key areas of the Accreditation of Education Institutes (AEI) Program, which includes:
1. The support of the administration of the accreditation process by assisting in the collection of data, providing initial analysis of data, and creating the annual report to disseminate to AEI members.
2. The recruitment and retention of AEI members through marketing efforts and utilizing the ACS online communities and website.
3. The management of engagement opportunities for volunteers through the products and projects produced by AEI Committees.
4. The support, creation, and execution of the Annual ACS Surgical Summit.
5. Working closely with the ACS Foundation to secure grants and funding opportunities to support the overall AEI Program and its mission.
This exempt position will report to the Assistant Director, AEI Program in the Division of Education. It is based in our Chicago office and is a hybrid role: 3 days per week in the office/2 days per week remote. Starting annual salary = $68,000 to $73,000 (commensurate with related experience).
Primary Responsibilities:
AEI Accreditation
Maintains knowledge of current AEI accreditation standards.
Explore new opportunities for grant funding to support current programs and potential program growth.
Supports the Assistant Director and Senior Manager in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of data collected through applications, annual reports, and other program activities.
Create Accreditation Certificates and assemble decision packets for AEIs after Accreditation Review Committee (ARC) meetings.
Assist the Senior Manager in managing the invoicing process, along with following up on past due accreditation fees.
Administer and create electronic surveys for the collection of data and information from AEIs, Committees, and volunteers of the program.
Collaborate with the e-Learning staff of the Division of Education in the creation of products and courses that are housed online using the ACS Learning Management System (LMS).
Stay abreast of research related to surgical simulation, incorporating this information into grant proposals, the Annual Surgical Simulation Summit program, and opportunities for members.
Develops relationships with external partners and vendors as needed.
AEI Member Recruitment and Retention
Maintains a list of prospective programs to contact about applying for accreditation.
Develops and delivers presentations to prospective centers about the benefits of accreditation to achieve desired revenue and growth goals.
Develops and manages current member programs, benefits, and processes as needed to meet the changing needs of members.
Works collaboratively with Integrated Communications to develop a strategic communication plan for member retention and new member recruitment.
Collaborates with Integrated Communications to increase visibility and to develop a marketing kit for current members.
Oversees member database ensuring accuracy for communications.
AEI Member Engagement and Volunteerism
Develops and manages new member engagement opportunities.
Responsible for volunteer management.
Engages members through the online AEI Community and a quarterly newsletter.
Serves as a staff liaison for committees providing strategic direction, scheduling meetings, maintaining notes, and keeping members on task.
Identify member recognition programs to increase satisfaction.
Annual ACS Surgical Simulation Summit
Leads the designing, planning, and delivery of the Annual ACS Surgical Simulation Summit.
Manages the abstract submission site.
Serves as the liaison to the program committee to define educational objectives, develop content, select speakers, and design methods of evaluation and outcomes measurement.
Collaborates with the Assistant Director,... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11916115

Posted On: May 20, 2024

Updated On: Jun 03, 2024

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