The Director of Education and Professional Development is responsible for the successful development, execution, and evaluation of the organization’s learning programs. In addition, this position is responsible for the ensuring all programs are developed and executed in compliance with the ACCME Essentials, Elements, Standards and Policies.
Lead the development, execution, and management of high-quality educational programs in various mediums: face-to-face, virtual, and digital learning.
Develop, implement, evaluate, and modify as necessary, the educational strategy and plan to be in alignment with organizational goals and mission.
Evaluate learning needs of members; develop program(s) to meet those needs.
Work with subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop new educational program content utilizing relevant, innovative, educational access media (e.g. in-person and virtual training courses, digital learning, interactive learner engagement, etc.).
Work in collaboration with the CEO, Staff, Board, Education Committee Chair, and relevant committees in the development and execution of programs.
Develop, present for approval, and implement appropriate educational policies.
Job performance goals in the first year
Review and implement the education strategy and plan within first 6 months.
Develop and execute new programs in areas identified by the education strategy and the assessment of learner needs.
Ensure program engagement and target numbers (attendance and budget expectations) are met and that programs are sustainable.
Appropriate engagement of Subject Matter Experts.
Provide budget recommendations for current and new programs.
Develop and maintain ACCME compliance documentation.
Bachelor’s Degree required; Masters preferred; Education emphasis in adult, continuing or professional education or related degree. Appropriate experience may be substituted for Education emphasis.
Expertise in ACCME Essentials, Elements, Standards and Policies.
Prior experience working with, and obtaining credit for, programs from other credit granting agencies, such as ASRT, preferred.
Successful experience in medical education grant writing, securing and reconciliation of grants.
A broad knowledge of, and demonstrated history of success in, business practices, educational theory and instructional technology applicable to delivering educational curriculum.
General Association Management skills; able to forge partnerships and expand programs.
Strong experience with office technology including Microsoft Office, and the ability to learn other software including Association Management System and Learning Management System (Protech and Elevate).
Excellent member service mentality and delivery; effective oral and written communications, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to think proactively and creatively.
Must excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Cooperative, supportive, and “can-do” attitude is crucial to success. This person must have integrity and credibility with leaders, members, and staff.
Ability to travel over multiple days and weekends is required.
Medical Society/Association experience preferred.
This position reports to the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer.
For Consideration and/or to apply to this position
Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining how your experiences meet the positions qualifications. Applications accepted until position is filled. For best consideration, submit application by May 03, 2021.