This position is responsible for facilitating the development and delivery of NREF research and educational programs. The NREF Coordinator provides grant administration and submission support for resident and fellows courses; supports set up and administration of candidate applications for research grants and awards; and provides operational and administrative support for the Foundation.
Performs the day-to-day operational responsibilities to ensure smooth execution of administrative duties to support key NREF programs and activities.
Develops, coordinates, and implements the NREF research grants, awards and fellowship application, submission and review processes. Communicates with key stakeholders throughout the cycle and ensures execution of payments within agreed upon timeframes.
Manages event set-up in association management system (AMS) database and NREF website for NREF programs, ensuring that all event logistics are included.
Manages pre- and post-survey requirements, as needed, for NREF educational programs.
Submits industry grant requests for NREF education and research award programs. Performs ongoing management of approved funds/grants that includes reporting, budget reconciliation, and any outcomes reporting.
Manages all grant portal submissions, including key deadlines. Manages a calendar/action grid of grant reporting deadlines; produces high-quality program reports on deadline.
Supports the NREF Pinnacle Partner Program, in conjunction with NREF Chief Development Officer, by communicating key benefits and applicable fees to potential industry sponsors.
Provides administrative support for assigned committees by developing agenda materials/reports and attending committee meetings as needed.
Travels to and provides on-site staff support for NREF at the Annual Scientific Meeting along with other meetings or courses if/when needed.
Provides front desk reception coverage and switchboard relief as needed.
Performs other job related duties, as assigned by management.
College degree required.
2+ years of progressive experience in development, including management of grant portal submissions, detailed reconciliation/reporting work, and demonstrated project management. Previous association and/or medical device/pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
Capable of managing many projects at once, working with multiple people and able to prioritize job tasks and independently manage one’s time to meet project deadlines.
Excellent and accurate interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Strong attention to detail, ability to demonstrate accuracy, efficiency, while working in a fast-paced team environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Familiarity with membership/fundraising databases is important.
About American Association of Neurological Surgeons
The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public. Fellows of the AANS are board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery, A.C. Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that affects the spinal column, spinal cord, brain, nervous system and peripheral nerves.Mission: The AANS is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and advances the specialty of neurological surgery.Values: • Integrity• Leadership• Excellence• Professionalism