The ORS Program Coordinator will play an integral role on our Meetings and Education team in the development and execution of our scientific meetings and career development programs. You will work closely with our volunteer leadership as the liaison to our Career Development Council to achieve the goal of our strategic plan to empower current and future ORS members with the knowledge and resources needed to thrive in a dynamic musculoskeletal research environment. The Program Coordinator will also work closely with our satellite scientific meeting chairs to strengthen the ORS as the hub of musculoskeletal research and increase its impact.
The primary responsibilities include
Serving as the staff liaison – participating in regularly scheduled conference calls, preparing agendas, minutes, and reports
Ensure regular communications with program chairs and ORS team
Development of the program agenda/schedules
Faculty and speaker management
Online abstract management; review and selection processes
Assist with budget development and oversight,
Creation of course/meeting materials,
Onsite meeting support,
Evaluation of all meetings and programs,
Assist in the development of the marketing and promotion for each program/meeting.
The person we seek to fill this position will have a positive attitude, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to create a project work plan, meeting agreed-upon targets and deadlines, have patience in dealing with volunteers and develop strategies to support them in meeting their deadlines.
ORS strives to provide an environment that helps our team to balance work/life commitments, allows telecommuting opportunities, excellent medical, health, and retirement benefits, and professional development opportunities. An onsite fitness center is available to ORS employees.
Travel: 20 – 25 days year
3+ years of association experience
AMS proficiency – Memberclicks experience desired
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office
Must excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
A flexible, supportive and positive attitude is crucial to success
Integrity and creditability with leaders, members, and staff team
CMP a plus
About Orthopaedic Research Society
The mission of the ORS to accelerate musculoskeletal discovery to improve health.
The ORS has more than 4,000 member from around the world. It was established in 1954 and is located in Rosemont, Illinois.