DIRECTOR OF SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS, CHICAGO DENTAL SOCIETY
The director of scientific programs is responsible for the development, coordination and execution of all modes (in-person, digital, asynchronous) of high quality educational and scientific programs and continuing education programs that generate net revenue. This includes clinician/speaker selection and contracting for meetings, webinars, podcasts, workshops and the Midwinter Meeting. Must be responsive to the educational and/or licensure needs of the dental team to achieve strategic priorities and financial objectives.
The individual must work closely with officers and volunteer Midwinter Meeting advisory committees, and other committees as assigned, and should also
be a team player with CDS staff to contribute to a cooperative work environment
establish effective working relationships with clinicians and vendors
work effectively with local dental school leadership, faculty, and students
function as staff liaison to the Academic Chapter
be highly organized and have excellent oral and written communication skills
be detailed oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
competent in budget preparation and recordkeeping
proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
enthusiastic and positive attitude
Limited travel is required as authorized by the Executive Director. Advanced college education and a minimum of five years of experience required.
This position offers competitive salary and benefits. Position reports to the Executive Director and Associate Executive Director.
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The objet of the Chicago Dental Society shall be to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the interest of the members of the profession and public which it serves.