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Program Specialist (Events/Membership)

National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions

National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions

Marketing & Communications, People & HR, Sales & Business Development · Full-time
Champaign, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023

Job Description:

The National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP) is seeking a highly organized and dynamic Program Specialist to join our team and focus on the coordination and execution of our association's events and membership program. The successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring our events are well-planned, executed, and evaluated, while also managing and growing & developing our membership program.



  • Assist in coordination of planning and executing biennial national conference and provide support for regional meetings.
  • Oversee the registration processes for events, including assisting in creating registration forms and ensuring accurate reporting.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors to execute successful events.
  • Communicate event details and promotions to members and non-members through various channels.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of relationships with event sponsors and partners.


  • Manage the association's membership program, including processing new memberships and renewals, maintaining accurate records, and timely communication with members & prospective members.
  • Serve as association point person for membership related inquiries and provide exceptional customer service to members and non-members.
  • Generate reports and analyze data to measure the success of the membership program.
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Membership Committee to develop & implement strategies to increase membership and engagement.
  • Assist with other programs and initiatives as needed.


  • 2-5 years of experience in event coordination and/or membership management.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience (or willingness to learn) event planning software and membership management systems.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment as well as independently.
  • Knowledge of the higher education industry is a plus.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office 365 Suite.

If you are passionate about higher education and have a track record of successfully coordinating events and managing membership programs, we encourage you to apply.

National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions is an equal opportunity employer.