Mid-size professional association seeks eLearning/instructional design specialist to help produce high quality self-paced content.
Looking for a new workplace to call home and a team to join
Experienced instructional designer looking to grow your skill set, or someone with a background of in-person training who wants to gain experience in the eLearning space
An interest in gaining experience in the eLearning space
Detail-oriented, creative thinker who enjoys solving problems and coming up with new ideas
Inclusive, goal-oriented hard worker who enjoys liaising with subject matter experts
A professional association dedicated to supporting regulatory affairs professionals around the globe in the healthcare sector through education and training, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities
Collaborative and supportive team environment
Generous professional development opportunities
Competitive benefits including matched retirement plan contributions and telework options
The eLearning Specialist works with subject matter experts (SMEs) and other core team members during all phases of course production, including content development, design, testing, quality control, and evaluation. The eLearning Specialist also supports the day-to-day processes for RAPS’ eLearning curriculum development and program execution. This position will engage in project management functions, including tracking performance from a financial, customer, and volunteer standpoint, with additional expectations for reporting recommendations and outcomes. This position reports to the Senior Manager of eLearning.
Core Duties and Responsibilities:
Work collaboratively with internal staff, SMEs (volunteers and contractors) to coordinate the development and maintenance of the portfolio of self-paced courses.
Identify course authors and facilitate creation of course content with the authors through regular communications, clearly set expectations and articulated deadlines.
Work with the Senior Manager of eLearning and eLearning team to design educational content that conforms to standards for effective eLearning and RAPS branding.
Participate in the testing process of de-bugging elearning modules for quality assurance of the course.
Support day-to-day RAPS Online University processes, including the development and maintenance of the production schedule for approved course topics.
Work collaboratively with the eLearning team to evaluate effectiveness of learning solutions and make recommendations for improvement as needed.
Provide operational support such as information gathering, report generation, monitoring trends from a consumer, competitor and/or financial perspective, etc.
Serve as the staff liaison to customer service to assist with additional details to answer inquiries related to online university purchases and general content; resolve discrepancies as needed.
Demonstrated attention to detail while working on multiple projects simultaneously
Excellent project management skills and attention to detail.
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects at one time and to hold individuals accountable to deadlines.
Self-motivated with ability to work in a team environment and with individuals from a geographically dispersed, multicultural membership.
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and web-based applications
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (or higher) preferably in communications, educational technology, instructional design, graphic design, media studies or a related field.
3 years’ experience in adult educational program development with subject matter experts/volunteers and cross-functional teams.
Specific experience with Learning Management Systems or courseware
Nonprofit/Association work experience
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
About Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS)
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics, and nutritional products. RAPS is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, with offices in Europe and Asia, and chapters and affiliates worldwide. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession. Today, it continues to actively support the more than 25,000 professionals who are members and customers, and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization.
RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities, and other valuable resources, including Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC). The RAC is the only post-academic professional credential recognizing regulatory knowledge and competence. RAPS has created a professional development framework that defines competencies at various stages of the profession, from new to executive levels.
RAPS has 14 chapters across the United States and Canada; chapters in Switzerland, Israel, and Taiwan...; nine networks internationally (Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Germany, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, and the United Kingdom), an affiliate in Korea, and administrative offices in Europe, Singapore, and China.