Scientific Lead, Education

Association of Community Cancer Centers
Rockville, Maryland
September 12 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The mission of (c) Management, Inc. (CMI), is to provide trusted and dynamic management services for associations, foundations, and non-profits in the healthcare field.  The Association of Community Cancer Centers, (c ) Management, Inc.’s largest client, is currently seeking a Scientific Lead, Education to assess the educational needs of cancer care teams serving patients in the community setting. The Scientific Lead, Education will develop content for, and assist with the implementation of, the full portfolio of education resources developed for the Association of Community Cancer Centers’ members.

The Scientific Lead, Education will be responsible for setting and managing expectations, highlighting and resolving issues, ensuring regular communications and managing internal and external activities to achieve assigned project goals and objectives.   The Scientific Lead, Education reports to the Director of Provider Education.

Candidates must have experience in oncology and/or oncology management services or related experience. 

The Scientific Lead, Education will be responsible for the following:

  • Serve as the primary point-of-contact for ACCC members, project consultants, and staff for all content-related project work, including recruitment and management of expert consultants and faculty.
  • Collaborate with project staff, consultants, partner organizations, and/or faculty to plan and implement appropriate clinical content based on identified project needs.
  • Plan and develop content from conception to completion according to best practices in instructional design.
  • Develop learning objectives and outcomes assessment tools for educational interventions and analyze impact on practice patterns of HCPs.
  • Lead the development of outcomes measurements and related reports.
  • Serve as a liaison with external organizations providing technical assistance on the policy, sustainability, and clinical research elements of assigned projects.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal relationship management skills and ability to handle complex situations.
  • Liaise with staff, consultants, and members to ensure project content is timely, accurate, and relevant to the membership.
  • Promote collaboration across internal functional areas to achieve project goals.
  • Keep current with oncology news; conduct literature searches, and interpret statistical data and clinical study findings.
  • Actively collaborate with external stakeholders, including patient advocacy organizations, policy experts, government agencies, health system leadership, cancer program administrators and staff, and others to advance the objectives of assigned projects and the ACCC membership.
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge and understanding of all assigned projects to be able to quickly consult with internal and external stakeholders on issues and/or problems.
  • Represent the ACCC and assigned projects at internal and external meetings, including those with project funders and expert advisers.



Required Qualifications:

·         Advanced degree (MS, MPH, PhD, PharmD)

·         Minimum of 5 years in oncology and/or oncology management services or related experience

·         Minimum of 5 years designing and developing content for CME/CE activities for healthcare professionals, preferably including technology-enabled online learning.

·         Proven organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

·         Superior analytical abilities; ability to draw insight from project findings.

·         Proven ability to provide valuable insights and logical explanations when faced with difficult questions.

·         Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, and articulate all relevant perspectives.

·         Proven written and verbal communication skills.

·         Ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision.

·         Strong customer service focus.

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

About ACCC:

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) is a powerful community of more than 23,000 multidisciplinary practitioners and 2,000 cancer programs and practices nationwide.

Founded in 1974, ACCC brings together healthcare professionals across all disciplines in oncology to promote quality cancer care. It is estimated that 65 percent of the nation's cancer patients are treated by a member of ACCC.

Members rely on ACCC for education and advocacy support in adapting and responding to complex changes and challenges in the delivery of quality cancer care. ACCC provides resources on operations and management for programs and practices, reimbursement issues, policy and regulatory changes at the state and national levels, trends in cancer care, integrating new technologies and therapies, and more. For more information, visit ACCC's website at

(c) Management, Inc. offers a very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Life and AD&D insurance, STD & LTD, and a Health Saving Account Plan. Paid vacation, sick, and personal days, holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan, a Tuition Reimbursement benefit, free parking, and more! Interested and qualified candidates, please forward a cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to: No phone calls please. AA/EOE.

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