Association Management Center has two positions available for a Senior Education Manager to support two of our health care clients. The Senior Education Manager will serve by providing strategic direction, management, and implementation of educational programming and content development. This position will work closely with the Executive Director, staff and volunteers to support the clients’ mission and strategic objectives. One position will have a global component.
The Senior Education Manager will work to advance the short and long-term strategies of the continuing educational programming to ultimately improve patient outcomes in compliance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
Develop, execute and continually assess new programs, products, and activities that translate strategic priorities into marketable products and services that meet the needs of the various audiences and diversifies the associations’ revenue sources.
Manage the program and product development pipeline from idea generation to end of the life cycle.
Execute and continually assess existing educational programs, products, and activities to align with strategy.
Act as staff liaison to support education-related committees and related work groups. May participate in evening and/or early morning conference calls to accommodate global time zones.
Develop methodology to regularly perform life-cycle review of programs/products to identify assessment criteria including success factors, improvements to be made, and lessons learned.
Direct activities to assure compliance with policies and procedures, accreditation (ACCME) criteria, standards and policies. Secure and maintain accreditation, seeking commendation. Oversee development and maintenance of all necessary documentation, including policy and procedure manuals, to meet accreditation, funding, and other reporting requirements.
Keep abreast of current developments and best practices in educational program and product development and delivery. Apply trends and innovations in adult learning when developing education to meet diverse audiences and various delivery methods.
Understand and be adept at incorporating new or existing technologies.
Prepare written reports/presentations and effectively deliver to Committees and Board that detail business strategy, plans, and results. Monitor and report on performance milestones across new and existing business initiatives.
Experience developing proposals for funding and ability to interface with Pharma.
Develop annual departmental budgets. Monitor performance against budget and assure course correction as needed.
Attend and represent client at the annual conference, board meetings, educational events and other select conferences as necessary.
Performance of other duties as determined appropriate.
Experience and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience with adult learning, program/product development, continuing professional education, and program planning/management role preferably in nonprofit association (healthcare, medical specialty society) setting.
Knowledge of ACCME Essentials, Elements, Standards and Policies.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications, database management and other educational software including abstract submission and evaluation systems (Planstone, Express Evaluations).
Knowledge of implementation and management of contemporary professional development, continuing education, e-learning, publishing and other content delivery methods is necessary.
Develops and produces quality written work that is appropriate, thorough and accurate. Effective written and verbal communication and agile facilitator.
Professionalism: good judgment; ability to interact with all levels of staff, volunteers, and vendors; appropriate demeanor and appearance; confidence.
Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills in a proactive and creative manner.
Organize and prioritize complex workloads and effectively manage multiple projects at various stages of their implementation with attention to detail and deadlines.
Proven experience exhibiting the maturity and confidence to work with individuals around the globe.
Ability to travel to 3-8 meetings per year, both domestic and international with trips requiring approximately three day periods.
Ability to collaborate and work with an external Executive Director.
Association Management Center is located at 8735 W. Higgins Road, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60631. The office is near the Cumberland Blue Line stop.
About Association Management Center
Association Management Center is an internationally recognized, award-winning management company and one of the largest association management firms in the world. AMC’s staff of more than 200 serves 25 national and international organizations representing more than 35,000 members—each with an outstanding reputation in its field. AMC also provides á la carte services to a number of corporations and associations.