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Overview

About the American Kidney Fund

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) is the nation’s leading kidney nonprofit fighting kidney disease on all fronts. We are proud to be recognized as one of the top 50 nonprofit employers in the United States by The Nonprofit Times. AKF is one of the nation’s top-rated nonprofits, investing 97 cents of every donated dollar in programs, and holds the highest 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator and the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar. We are able to reach this level of efficiency and effectiveness because of our incredible team.

 

About the position

The Professional Education Coordinator supports the day-to-day operations for all the American Kidney Fund’s (AKF) professional education programs. These programs are designed to educate and engage healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, dietitians, social workers, dialysis technicians, pharmacists and scientists. Responsibilities include supporting and operationalizing strategies related to online continuing education courses, virtual and in-person conference exhibits, professional webinars, coalitions and summits, the Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Fellowship, and the Carolyn Wilson Dialysis Patient Scholarship. This position will also provide administrative support for the Unknown Causes of Kidney Disease (UCKD) Project, and other cross-collaborative initiatives.

Are you someone who is:

Collaborative: Ability to work cross-functionally with internal teams and external partners.
Customer focused: Provides a high level of customer service to renal professional requests for information.
Detail oriented: Can review and fact check educational materials and communications.
Every member of the professional education team is hands-on and is able to see the direct results of their efforts. Join the team and grow professionally while making a difference in the lives of people living with kidney disease.

 

Employee benefits:

In addition to your competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal days; health, dental and vision coverage; life insurance and disability coverages; and a generous matching 403(b) retirement plan, we’ll shower you with perks, including:

Culture: We make sure our team knows how much they are valued demonstrated through our Quality Work Environment (QWE) Task Force and employee-led recognition and social events throughout the year.
Compressed work week: Start the weekend early with shorter workdays on Fridays – closing at 3 p.m. Labor Day to Memorial Day and 2 p.m. in the summer.
Flexibility: Employees work from home three days a week.
Clear expectations: You’ll know what you need to do to succeed; annual raises and bonuses for all employees are based on your performance.
Location: Convenient location and a short walk to the popular Pike and Rose shopping center
Parking: Arrive and leave work comfortably, thanks to an underground parking garage whose monthly cost is paid for by AKF. Metro subsidies are provided for those who do not drive.
Dress code: Business casual through the week and casual on Fridays.

At AKF, we embrace diversity and emphasize the importance of working together as a staff to continue making the organization a great place to work.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Clinical Scientist in Nephrology (CSN) Fellowship

  • Assists with fellowship administration by helping to update the application yearly, advertise to relevant clinical researchers, collect digital applications, organize and distributing applicant packets to the Selection Committee for review, coordinate interviews with finalists and generate awards for selected fellows.
  • Organizes the database of past CSN fellows quarterly in order to produce ad hoc reports and sustain regular correspondences.

Carolyn Wilson Dialysis Patient Scholarship Program

  • Coordinates the scholarship application process by aiding in updating the application yearly, advertising to the appropriate audiences, collecting digital and paper applications, distributing applicant packets to the Selection Committee for review and generating awards for selected scholars.
  • Organizes the database of past scholars quarterly in order to produce ad hoc reports and sustain regular correspondences.

Online Continuing Education

  • Supports the creation of online continuing education (CE) and continuing medical education (CME) courses by liaising with subject matter experts (SMEs), accrediting bodies, learning management system (LMS) administrators, and corporate sponsors.
  • Helps to identify qualified SMEs for course development and peer review to add to internal database for current and future projects.
  • Provides routine maintenance of the LMS through regularly scheduled reviews and updates to pages as needed.
  • Assists with accreditation renewals and suggests new accreditations for all courses.
  • Maintains a data dashboard to produce quarterly, yearly, and other ad hoc reports on course completions and course takers to present to internal team members and external stakeholders.
  • Follows up on all inquiries or user issues from course takers within three business days.

Virtual and In-person Exhibit Management

  • Aids in registration and invoicing for exhibits at a number of national and local professional conferences throughout the year.
  • Supports all aspects of exhibit management, including coordinating logistics with AKF staff and outside vendors, preparing exhibit equipment for packing, coordinating freight shipments, constructing booth structures, securing certificates of insurance where applicable and maintaining inventory of various educational materials and giveaways.
  • Represents AKF as a booth staff member throughout the duration of various local and national conferences.

Additional Duties as needed

  • Provides administrative support for cross-collaborative initiatives and programs
  • Serves as first point of contact for external vendors
  • Produces ad hoc, data and metrics reports for proposals
  • Schedules team meetings and provides minutes and summaries for review

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in non-profit sector or another professional environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Administration, Public Health, Education, or related discipline is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly flexible, provide exemplary customer service, and work independently and in a team environment.
  • Competency in effectively communicating with various levels of professionals internally and externally, through both verbal and written correspondence.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle a number of projects simultaneously and complete work in a timely manner.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Ability to work some weekends or evenings and take overnight trips, as needed.
  • Ability to lift materials and boxes up to 30 lbs.

AKF works on a hybrid work schedule with employees working two days in the office and three days of telework. AKF requires employees to be fully vaccinated by their first day of hire. A request for medical or religious accommodation may be provided and will be considered confidentially by HR on a case-by-case basis.

About American Kidney Fund

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) is the nation’s leading kidney nonprofit fighting kidney disease on all fronts. We are proud to be recognized as one of the top 50 nonprofit employers in the United States by The Nonprofit Times. AKF is one of the nation’s top-rated nonprofits, investing 97 cents of every donated dollar in programs, and holds the highest 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator and the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar. We are able to reach this level of efficiency and effectiveness because of our incredible team.

Employee benefits:
In addition to your competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal days; health, dental and vision coverage; life insurance and disability coverages; and a generous matching 403(b) retirement plan, we’ll shower you with perks, including:
Culture: We make sure our team knows how much they are valued demonstrated through our Quality Work Environment (QWE) Task Force and employee-led recognition and social events throughout the year.
Compressed work week: Start the weekend early with shorter workdays on Fridays – closing at 3 p.m. Labor Day to Memorial Day and 2 p.m. in the summer.
Flexibility: Employees work from home three days a week.
Clear expectations: You’ll know what you need to do to succeed; annual raises and bonuses for all employees are based on your performance.
Location: Convenient location and a short walk to the popular Pike and Rose shopping center
Parking: Arrive and leave work comfortably, thanks to an underground parking garage whose monthly cost is paid for by AKF. Metro subsidies are provided for those who do not drive.
Dress code: Business casual through the week and casual on Fridays.

At AKF, we embrace diversity and emphasize the importance of working together as a staff to continue making the organization a great place to work