Requisition ID: P01472723
Department: School of Pharmacy
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Health Sciences Campus
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of Downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The School of Pharmacy’s Associate Dean for Global Initiatives has been selected to head the national office for the Society as the Society's Executive Vice President. The Rho Chi Society is the national academic honor society in pharmacy formed by local chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Canada located at each of 116 (presently) schools or colleges of pharmacy. The Society inducts approximately 3,000 new members each year through its local chapters. Officers of the organization are volunteers elected by the membership for two-year terms of office. The Executive Vice President supports the mission of the organization and oversees the Society’s national office.
The USC School of Pharmacy is seeking a Program Specialist to assist the Executive Vice President and Society officers in their responsibilities and to manage the day-to-day functions of the National Office. The Program Specialist responsibilities will include the processing of new members, monitoring and maintaining electronic database of members, managing the financial assets and records of the Society. The Program Specialist will communicate/consult with the President, President-Elect, Secretary-Treasurer, Immediate Past President, Historian, Executive Council members, Executive Council Committee members, faculty advisors, chapter officers, and members of the Society on behalf of the Executive Vice President regarding issues relevant to each.
The Program Specialist will plan and facilitate the national meetings (APhA, AACP, ASHP) of the Society. The candidate will develop the agenda for national meetings, publish announcements, coordinate with national organization and hotel representatives for meeting spaces, meal functions, audiovisual needs, and similar meeting arrangements, secure award plaques and prepare award honoraria, facilitate the national delegate validation I verification policy, attend national meetings of the Society, arrange transport of exhibit materials, setup and staff Society exhibits and develop and facilitate chapter officer and advisor training at national meetings.
Bachelor’s degree Combination experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Directly related professional experience in program specialization, e.g., counseling or teaching.