The American Society of Hematology (ASH), a prestigious medical society located in downtown Washington, DC, seeks an experienced Global Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Programs Specialist to provide principal project and administrative support to the African Newborn Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Screening and early Intervention Consortium, convened by ASH. The position supports the relationships between ASH, the member of the Consortium, and associated stakeholders. The Specialist identifies short- and long-term opportunities for ASH throughout Africa by building relationships with key hematology organizations and government officials and monitoring the news. On a global level, the Specialist helps establish and broaden exposure of ASH’s SCD initiatives.
ASH has a collegial, high-energy, and results-driven work environment. Society staff take pride in its effective time and resource management. We highly value collaboration, education, innovation, and excellence. We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated these values in their day-to-day work experience.
The Society’s headquarters is within walking distance of several Metro stations on the Blue/Orange/Silver and Red lines.
Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience supporting international programs. Ideal candidates will have experience in managing global consortia/committees and a strong background in working with senior volunteer leaders. Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational and time management skills, strong attention to detail, and a high level of customer service. Candidates must have proficiency in Microsoft Office and database reporting; knowledge of TIMSS/Personify is preferred. Candidates with prior experience working in scientific/clinical/medical education preferred. Periodic domestic and international travel required.
About The American Society of Hematology
The American Society of Hematology is the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders. Because blood is essential to human function, the science of hematology profoundly affects the understanding of many diseases.
The mission of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic and vascular systems, by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.
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