The ORS Meetings and 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 Meetings and 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
Responsible for Annual Meeting exhibits to include marketing and sales and on site exhibit management
Coordination of all logistics related to committee and board meetings
Assist in development of the program agenda/schedules
Assist in 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
Assist Senior Manager, Meetings and Education with Annual Meeting logistics as directed
ORS strives to provide an environment that helps our team to balance work/life commitments, allows telecommuting opportunities (currently ORS is fully remote), excellent medical, health, and retirement benefits, and professional development opportunities.
Requirements and Qualifications:
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.
Travel: 25-30 days per year
Bachelor's Degree preferred
3+ years of association experience
AMS proficiency – MemberClicks experience preferred but not required
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
Must excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
A flexible, supportive and positive attitude is crucial to success
Integrity and credibility with leaders, members, and staff team
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Orthopaedic Research Society
For over 65 years, the Orthopaedic Research Society has supported engineers, orthopaedic surgeons, veterinarians, biologists, and clinicians in pursuit of a world without musculoskeletal limitations. The ORS works to empower current and future ORS members with the knowledge and resources needed to thrive in a dynamic musculoskeletal research environment and cultivate a diverse, inclusive and engaged ORS community by increasing access and opportunities.