Associate Course and Conference Planner

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Jackson Laboratory is seeking an Associate Course and Conference Planner to join our team in Bar Harbor, Maine!

The Associate Course and Conference Planner is expected to work with the established Planning Team members to assist with planning, organizing and managing administrative support activities for scientific courses, workshops, symposia and other educational program events as needed. This position requires interaction with internal and external scientific faculty, grant agencies, internal and external attendees, internal facilities staff, grants office staff and external vendors ensuring that all participation goals and educational program plans are delivered effectively and at a very high standard.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions
To assist the Planning Team with providing planning and onsite operational support for JAX courses, workshops and conferences.
Schedule, and track scientific organizing committees and Course and Workshop participants as required in order to plan, budget, produce and administer programs.
Assist with the development, editing and ordering of marketing collateral materials associated with educational programs.
Learning to use, and utilizing, computer software and platforms, including Cvent, Sitecore and Wrike, to support the planning of courses, to organize course data, and to edit educational program webpages.
Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Minimum requirements are a high school degree. (B.S./B.A.) preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Ability to edit, format, and manage documents efficiently and familiarity with advanced features (mail merge, track changes, using spreadsheets for data entry, analysis, and reporting).
A demonstrated ability to be a strong team player, as well as an ability to work independently, as appropriate.
Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to help plan, schedule, and successfully execute projects to successful conclusion.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills that will enable the individual to work in a high-profile environment and to effectively deal with a wide variety of people and personalities requiring discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy; astute judgment to recognize limits of responsibility and direct issues beyond level of responsibility to appropriate personnel. Discretion required.
Travel may be required. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.

Education Required: High School Diploma or GED
Education Preferred: Bachelor's Degree
Experience Required: None Required
Pay Range: $18.22 - $28.93 per hour

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and nearly 3,000 employees in locations across the United States (Maine, Connecticut, California),Japan andChina. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

Founded in 1929, JAX applies over nine decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and provides critical data, tools and services to the global biomedical community. For more information, please

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1082476

Posted On: May 22, 2024

Updated On: May 22, 2024

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