JOB TITLE: Program Manager for Access, Diversity and Inclusion (ADI) portfolio of the ADEA Policy Center
DESCRIPTION: The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is the voice of dental education. The mission of ADEA is to lead institutions and individuals in the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research and the delivery of oral health care for the overall health and safety of the public. ADEA is seeking an experienced professional for the role of Program Manager in the Access, Diversity and Inclusion (ADI) portfolio, which is an integral part of the ADEA Policy Center. The Access, Diversity and Inclusion (ADI) portfolio is an integral part of the ADEA Policy Center. ADI promotes innovative diversity and inclusion programs and practices in dental education to advance a robust and diverse learning environment. These activities focus on efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty and administrators in allied, predoctoral and advanced dental education programs.
This position manages various ADEA ADI projects ranging from the ADEA Annual Session submissions, planning and implementation of ADEA diversity conferences and meetings, portfolio publications, on-going research projects, member engagement on diversity issues (e.g., social media, face-to-face, etc.), advisory committee and summer internship activities. The Program Manager takes the lead on planning key components of ADI professional development activities such as identifying topics of interest to the ADI team, development of meeting agendas and organizing leadership development sessions. Finally, the Program Manager will: collaborate with other ADEA offices and external experts to help design and implement new initiatives; stay abreast of current issues regarding national public health and effective institutional diversity practices; gather information on behalf of ADEA ADI in industry-related conferences; and monitor policy activities relevant to ADEA ADI.
The position requires an individual with varied project management, communications and executive-level administrative support experience to grow and further develop. The successful candidate will partner with the SVP and work collaboratively with a high-performance team. The candidate must be able to manage a workload that can be fast-paced with multiple assignments and deadlines as well as the ability to travel. The successful candidate will have a baccalaureate degree plus 5 years of administrative or project management experience, exceptional interpersonal and presentation skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to set priorities and work with minimal supervision and well-developed problem-solving abilities.
The Association offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, along with a Metro accessible location in downtown DC. Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:
HRjobs@raffa.com (subject: ADI Program Manager). No phone calls, please.