This unique position requires someone with a proven ability to lead both people and projects. As Manager, Innovative Educational Programs, you will be responsible for designing and piloting new and innovative programs to enhance educational and other member-related programs at FDLI. You will report to the Director of Innovative Programs and Publications and work closely with other teams at FDLI, including administration, marketing, membership, educational programs, and publications.
This position does not require prior experience in educational programs or the field of food and drug law, but it does require highly effective communication and writing skills, demonstrated professionalism, and attention to detail. Applicants must have a four-year college degree and have three to five years in a prior professional position or have a relevant advanced degree.
Working with volunteer members of a program Planning Committee, oversee the creation of FDLI’s Introduction to Drug and Device Law and Regulation for Patient Organizations course(s); this includes agenda creation, designing the program, coordinating logistics, and obtaining sponsorships
Working with outside organizations, negotiate and design customized courses in food and drug law, including speaker outreach and management
Monitor and maintain the catalog of courses available for government and outside organizations
Coordinate FDLI’s annual law student writing competition, the H. Thomas Austern Writing Competition, including organizing submissions, judges, and awards
Manage FDLI’s Academic Programs Committee, including planning events at graduate and law schools to promote careers in food and drug law
Work with the Director, Membership and Stakeholder Engagement, to pilot high-level, membership-only workshops or seminars
Collaborate with the CEO and other FDLI Directors to brainstorm and implement new, innovative programs to benefit the food and drug community, such as scholarships
Perform other duties, as assigned
SAMPLE POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Negotiate and design a customized Introduction to Device Law course to be held at a federal U.S. agency, including speaker outreach and management
Negotiate and design a combined Introduction to Drug and Device Law course held at a major drug company
Work with marketing team to create and design marketing materials for customized, in-house food and drug law training courses
Assess feasibility of and, if appropriate, design FDLI scholarship program for conferences and courses
Along with other FDLI Managers, review and edit FDLI’s quarterly Update magazine
Work with CEO and COO to design and implement training for FDLI staff
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates must have completed a four-year degree
Candidate must have three to five years of professional experience (or advanced degree)
High degree of professionalism
An intuitive interest in learning recent technologies to constantly improve work performance
Extreme attention to detail, even with a high-volume of activity
Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
Enjoyment of working independently
Microsoft Office experience
Sense of humor
FDLI offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package.
FDLI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is FDLI’s policy to hire individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, as well as other classifications protected by applicable laws.
How To Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Manager, Innovative Educational Programs" in the subject line.
No phone calls.
About Food and Drug Law Institute
The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) is a 501(c)(3) membership organization that offers education, training, publications, and professional engagement opportunities in the field of food and drug law. As a neutral convener, FDLI provides a venue for stakeholders to inform innovative public policy, law, and regulation. FDLI’s scope covers all industries regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, including drugs, medical devices, food, dietary supplements, cosmetics, veterinary, cannabis, and tobacco products.
FDLI has a staff of 20 employees.