Associate Director, Professional & Clinical Affairs
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time (Remote & In Office)
We are seeking an Associate Director, Professional & Clinical Affairs, to support and strengthen the Endocrine Society’s role as the global leader in endocrine care, research, and advocacy. We are passionate about advancing our field, aspire to the highest level of integrity, and believe that creative and bold ideas are central to building programs focused on innovative solutions to important endocrine problems.
In this role, you will report directly to our Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and be a key member of the Professional and Clinical Affairs team. You will be responsible for bringing clinical expertise to the Society’s staff and serving as a staff liaison to Society committees focused on clinical affairs and education. You will also serve as a subject matter expert both within the Society and with external audiences, including policymakers and media.
Our ideal candidate is an M.D. (or equivalent) who brings a background in healthcare industry and is energized by a desire to accelerate our ability to conceive, design, develop, and implement programs to serve our membership, the field, patients, and the community at large.
What you’ll bring to the job:
M.D. degree, or equivalent (e.g., MBBS)
Board certified in endocrinology and metabolism
Maintain active professional licensure and appropriate continuing education required for such licensure
5+ years of experience in the healthcare industry (including residency and fellowship)
Fluent in English. Fluency in other languages desirable, but not required.
Demonstrates strategic, conceptual, and analytical skills.
Ability to lead cross-functional teams.
Relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.
Prior administrative or leadership positions.
Our Values: We believe in and empower our staff. We know that with our investment in their growth, they have an even greater potential to contribute to our organization. Our core values embody the character and culture of our staff – they guide our decision making, interactions and how we serve our members. As an organization, we are committed to: demonstrating responsible stewardship, treating one another with trust and mutual respect, supporting work life balance, sustaining an inclusive environment, and fostering an environment that encompasses communication, service, collaboration, results & innovation.
What you’ll own:
Contributing to the development of strategic goals and objectives, develops programs, partnerships and other activities that advance the scientific and clinical direction of the organization.
Supporting new, major initiatives emanating from the strategic plan that advance the profession, support clinical and patient care. Preparing funding proposals to underwrite new initiatives.
Collaborating with the Chief Learning Officer contributes to the development of our content strategy and priorities. Working with education-focused member groups to develop and disseminate innovative educational programs.
Working with the Chief Policy Officer to align and complement member and key stakeholder policy positions and strategies. Collaborating with policy-focused membership groups in support of Society policy priorities. Serving as a spokesperson on research and clinical affairs to the media and policymakers.
Representing the Endocrine Society to external partner groups and stakeholders as appropriate.
Serving as an internal subject matter expert (SME) to review and help frame society programs and respond to inquiries from external organizations.
Serving as an advisor and provides input to other departments in support of the organization’s strategic plan.
Collaborating with other departments to obtain external funding sources, such as philanthropic foundations and other key partners.
What you’ll do well:
Incorporate prior experience, learning, and stakeholder needs. Balance facts, priorities, constraints, and alternatives. Deal with ambiguity, cut through distractions, and discern critical information. Anticipate the emotional need and reaction of others. Generate solutions and suggestions that turn out to be correct or accurate. Be sought out by others for advice and solutions.
Support, promote, and ensure alignment with the organization’s vision and values. Understand how the organization must change in consideration of internal and external trends and influences. Express the vision in a way that resonates with others and demonstrated by words and actions. Influence others to translate words into actions.
Provide sound inquiry and analysis to make recommendations and decisions. Identify problems and synthesize, evaluate, and make appropriate decisions and/or recommendations for level of job. Weigh pros/cons and cost/benefit of decisions. Use sound judgment and exercise timeliness in decision-making. Take appropriate actions to correct ineffective decisions.
Establish a course of action to achieve results. Anticipate and adjust for problems and roadblocks. Effectively communicate roadblocks/challenges to staff and peers. Focus on what matters and readily own decisions. Effectively prioritize and meet deadlines. Collaborate with others to get tasks or projects completed.
What you’ll get out of it:
Working with a staff that has passion for our mission, believes in one another and has fun.
The chance to work in an environment that empowers staff to take informed risks and create new programs and services.
A chance to make a contribution in a fun job with room to make it your own.
A strong and competitive salary and benefits package that focuses on your well-being and financial health.
The Endocrine Society embraces and celebrates the strength that diversity brings to our organization. We are committed to building and sustaining a culture of belonging, respect, and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, neurodivergence, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, and termination. The Endocrine Society is committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. If you need assistance or accommodations, please reach out to us at: HR@endocrine.org
This position is located in Washington, DC and walking distance to Metro and major bus lines. The Endocrine Society offers a flexible, hybrid work environment. Employees are expected to work from the office at least 2 days per week to foster our collaborative culture and support cross-functional interaction.
Endocrine Society offers a convenient downtown DC location within walking distance of Farragut North/Farragut West and Foggy Bottom Metro stations. Qualified candidates interested in a purposeful work environment, competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including a generous TIAA- CREF retirement plan with 10% employer contribution, submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
Endocrine Society is the world's largest and most active professional organization of endocrinologists in the world. Founded in 1916, the Society is internationally known as the leading source of state-of-the-art research and clinical advancements in endocrinology and metabolism. We are dedicated to promoting excellence in research, education and clinical practice in the field of endocrinology. Society membership continues to grow with more than 18,000 members from over 100 countries. These professionals are dedicated to the research and treatment of the full range of endocrine disorders: diabetes, infertility, osteoporosis, thyroid disease, obesity/lipids, growth hormone, pituitary tumors, and adrenal insufficiency.
For employees, Endocrine Society offers a stimulating, collegial work environment of 86 staff where top performance is recognized and appreciated. We pride ourselves on our competitive pay practices and excellent benefits program, including a 10% annual employer contribution to a TIAA-CREF retirement plan, subsidized health, dental and vision insurance, fully paid life and disability income protection, professional development and tuition assistance programs, an on-si...te employee fitness room and generous leave benefits. We have a convenient Downtown D.C. location accessible by the Metro red line Farragut North and blue and orange line Farragut West stations.