The Digital Learning Associate is a key member of the Digital Learning team and works with other Digital Learning staff to support virtual engagement, learning, and development activities across the Society.
The Digital Learning Associate supports the planning, execution, and evaluation of digital events, technologies, and other engagement initiatives. The Associate works with cross-functional teams to project manage and staff webinars, virtual conferences, and support the Neuronline online community. Additionally, the Associate works with SfN vendors, technology services, and digital platforms to support and develop SfN’s digital learning program.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provide project management and event support for webinars, virtual conferences, and Neuronline Community forums and events. Includes managing the online event calendar, developing project timelines, leading, and monitoring promotion, and reporting.
Provide support for Neuronline community programming, website improvements, and integration with other SfN initiatives
Monitor and support the online community forums and volunteer activities, addressing technical problems as needed.
Work to extend coverage of events and re-purpose content to maximize the reach of events, including posting in the Neuronline Community.
Manage shared documents, update standard operating procedures, and facilitate communication between stakeholders.
Ensure consistency and quality of events by collecting, reviewing, and updating digital assets, such as PowerPoint presentations, speaker bios, and speaker compliance forms.
Assist with monitoring the digital learning budget, entering contracts and ORs.
Develop, document, and communicate process improvements to enhance virtual events and the overall digital program.
Maintain and create reports to inform program development, senior staff, and programmatic teams.
Assist in drafting and editing communications as needed, including emails and social media posts.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
2 Years general administrative experience
Experience with virtual event coordination or project management
Strong attention to detail, ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Ability to concisely compile and organize information
Experience with data analysis, or desire to learn
Experience in learning management systems, webinar or virtual meeting systems, or desire to learn
Interest in learning and development, instructional design, and technology
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively
Ability to use good judgement and to be diplomatic with sensitive situations
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage and to draw and interpret graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, the incumbent should have knowledge of MS Office, and be comfortable with learning new software.
The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please provide a resume and cover letter with your application. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.
The Society for Neuroscience is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates in this search. For more information about the Society for Neuroscience, visit the website at: www.sfn.org.
Founded in 1969, the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) now has more than 36,000 members in more than 95 countries. Year-round programming includes the publishing of two highly regarded scientific journals, JNeurosci and eNeuro; professional development resources and career training through Neuronline¸ the Society’s home for learning and discussion; science advocacy and public policy engagement including annual Capitol Hill Day; and a variety of engaging public outreach efforts, led by the expanding and interactive collection of public-facing resources on BrainFacts.org.
Approximately 107 staff committed to SfN’s mission are employed at its headquarters building in downtown Washington, D.C., which the Society has owned since 2006. SfN’s annual meeting regularly attracts more than 30,000 attendees, representing 80 countries; 536 exhibiting companies; and close to 300 journalists.
SfN exists to:
Advance scientific exchange;
Support the neuroscience community;
Educate and engage the public; and
Advocate for the field.