Executive Director/Program Director

Lifesavers Conference Inc.
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Lifesavers Conference Inc. is dedicated to reducing roadway fatalities and injuries by promoting effective traffic safety programs and policies. Our annual Lifesavers Conference on Roadway Safety brings together experts, advocates, and policymakers to share knowledge and strategies for improving traffic safety.

We are seeking a part-time Executive Director/Program Director to oversee the operation and content of the Lifesavers Conference. This role involves strategic leadership, program management, content oversight, and collaboration with various stakeholders to ensure the conference’s success.


  • Support the goals of the Lifesavers Conference Strategic Plan. 
  • Manage the Cooperative Agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). 
  • Supervise vendors that provide meeting planning logistics and accounting services. 
  • Manage conference finances. 
  • Oversee Traffic Safety Scholars program. 
  • Ensure a cohesive program of contemporary educational content. 
  • Implement opening and closing plenaries. 
  • Support track leaders in developing content and identifying speakers and moderators for workshops. 
  • Review and finalize workshop titles and descriptions. 
  • Support sponsorship development. 
  • Plan and support monthly planning committee meetings. 
  • Perform other duties as needed. 

How to Apply

More information is available here. Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications and relevant experience to Russ Rader, rrader@iihs.org. Applications will be accepted until July 26, 2024. Lifesavers Conference Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.