Director, Optometric Professional Relations

Director, Optometric Professional Relations

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Optical
  • Job Function Optical
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1204275BR

What you'll do at

Objective – Act as a liaison to the broader doctor community and industry organizations to ensure that Walmart remains competitive by accurately representing the interests of both current and potential doctors who may affiliate with Walmart. This role is particularly tasked with helping to change the perception of Walmart among the optometric community.

Key Responsibilities:
• Key liaison and facilitator with IOD (Independent OD) panel.
• Key partner with OD Recruiting & OD contracts to ensure best practices across the industry are incorporated in order to remain competitive within the market.
• Actively engaged with the Schools of Optometry including a standard cadence of engagement with Deans and Development Directors.
• Key presence at all major Optometric events to drive perception change through regular round table discussion and speaking opportunities.
• Partner with OD Clinical Director to vet OD practice resources.
• Key stakeholder in OD communications to the IOD community.
• Able to travel and maintain a presence at key Optometric events, key IOD markets, and at Schools of Optometry in partnership with OD Recruiting.

Key Qualifications:
• Licensed Optometrist
• Excellent communications skills
• Experience in facilitating and training within the professional industry

Minimum Qualifications

• 3 years' supervisory experience.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Business, Healthcare Administration, or related field and 3 years' experience in developing and
delivering adult learning programs OR 5 years' experience in developing and delivering adult learning programs.

Preferred Qualifications

• Established credibility within the Walmart IOD community and/or having practiced as an affiliated doctor with Walmart.
• Established credibility within the optometric community which would include established relationships with key Schools of Optometry and Optometric organizations (AOA, AAO, etc.)
• Published author or recognized speaker on topics related to the Optometric community

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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