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Job title: Director of Professional Alliance Development
Job location: Alexandria, MB R3C 1K2 Canada
Requisition code:
Date posted: 05/11/10
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Academic - All

Job Description

Job description:
The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), a growing national health-professions education association located in Alexandria, Va., seeks a Director of Professional Alliance Development.

Founded in 1900, AACP is the national organization representing pharmacy education in the United States. The mission of the Association is to both represent and be an advocate for all segments of the academic community in the profession of pharmacy. AACP is comprised of all accredited colleges and schools with pharmacy degree programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, including approximately 52,000 professional degree students, 5,400 students enrolled in graduate studies and more than 5,900 full-time faculty.

The Director of Professional Alliance Development provides staff leadership for implementing the Association mission and goals in the areas of professional pharmacy practice as they relate to pharmaceutical education. Priorities for this position focus on external relationships between academic pharmacy and professional practice, and internally to maximize relations between academic leaders and other professional pharmacy entities. This position represents the Association, interacts with external professional pharmacy organizations, assesses, listens, questions, interprets and makes connections. The Director of Professional Alliance Development leads development of policy and member services related to the Association’s professional pharmacy practice activities and works closely with other Association focus areas (academic affairs; graduate education, research and scholarship; government affairs; student affairs) on cross-cutting issues (e.g., leadership development, socialization, continuing professional development, workforce and others).

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Key qualifications for position: pharmacy degree, experience in pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical education and academic administration, experience as a volunteer leader in professional organizations, excellent oral, written and interpersonal relations communication skills and proficiency with Microsoft® Office suite of software applications.
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