Director of Education and Professional Development
International Society for Clinical Densitometry
Type: Full Time
Education and Training
ISCD is an international network of industry professionals with more than 2,700 individual members from over 25 countries, collaborating in a way that transcends borders to advance the ISCD vision and mission. We are dedicated to advancing excellence in the assessment of musculoskeletal health through education, certification, and facility accreditation.
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 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 to be in alignment with organizational goals and mission.
Evaluate members’ learning needs; develop a 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 developing and executing programs.
Develop, present for approval, and implement appropriate educational policies.
Job performance goals in the first year
Review and implement the education strategy.
Develop and execute new programs in areas identified by the education strategy and learner needs assessment.
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; Master’s preferred; Education emphasis in adult, continuing or professional education or related degree. Appropriate experience may be substituted for Education emphasis.
Understanding of the ACCME Essentials, Elements, Standards, and Policies.
Successful experience in medical education grant writing and reconciliation.
Broad knowledge of and demonstrated history of success in business practices, educational theory, and instructional technology applicable to delivering the educational curriculum.
General Association Management skills; able to forge partnerships and expand programs.
Strong experience with office technology, including Microsoft Office, and learning 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. A cooperative, supportive, and “can-do” attitude is crucial to success. This person must have integrity and credibility with leaders, members, and staff.
The ability to travel, domestically and internationally, over multiple days and weekends is required.
Medical Society/Association experience preferred.
Reporting Structure & Work Location
This position reports to the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. Our offices are in Middletown, CT, USA; dependent upon candidate qualifications and experiences, ISCD is willing to consider remote-based employment. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The salary range for the position is $98,000 - $100,000.
For Consideration and to apply to this position
Please email your resume and cover letter outlining how your experiences meet the position's qualifications (as an attachment in MS Word or Adobe PDF) to email@example.com; in the email's subject line, please type Director of Education and Professional Development. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, apply by November 21, 2022. Please, no agency inquiries.
About International Society for Clinical Densitometry
ISCD is a not for profit 501(c)3 organization based in Middletown, Connecticut.
ISCD is dedicated to advancing excellence in the assessment of skeletal health by:
* Promoting education and a broader understanding of the clinical applications of bone mass measurement and other skeletal health assessment technologies;
* Assuring proficiency and quality in the assessment of skeletal health through certification and accreditation;
* Supporting clinical and scientific advances in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis;
* Promote appropriate patient access to bone mass measurement and other skeletal health assessment technologies.