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Manager, Elder Care Resources and Strategies

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Department: Center for Dental Practice


Position Summary

The Manager, Elder Care Resources & Strategies develops, implements, manages, coordinates and evaluates Association programs focused on access to oral health care for aging and special needs populations. This position will coordinate the acquisition of subject matter expertise, access and analyze information in content areas to determine reliability, draft reports that require cross-divisional vetting and maintain a working knowledge of new content areas.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with oral health policy
  • Understanding of epidemiology literature
  • Must have knowledge of association governance
  • Ability to use independent judgment
  • Ability to work effectively with associations/society staff, volunteers and external agencies
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects simultaneously, independently initiate and complete projects, work in teams with multiple internal and external collaborators
  • Excellent organizational, oral & written communication, and public speaking skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Must be available to travel for Committee related activities; work on weekends and outside normal business hours for committee/council meetings

Highly Desirable Skills: 

  • Master's degree in health-related field with some training in gerontology, epidemiology and/or community needs assessment
  • Familiarity with dental practice (possible experience as a dental team member)
  • Previous staff or volunteer experience in a professional association and/or peer assistance program
  • Experience in meeting planning and  project management
  • Experience with adult education

*Re-posted 11/21/18

Equal Employment Opportunity

EOE of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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