AMC seeks an Education Manager to support our client, the International Eczema Council, (IEC). The Education Manager will serve by providing strategic direction, management, and implementation of educational programming and content development. This position will work closely with the external Executive Director, staff and volunteers to support the clients’ mission and strategic objectives.
The Education Manager works closely with Councilors, Associates, committee chairs, subject matter experts, staff and consultants to advance the short and long-term strategies of the IEC’s educational programs.
Develop, execute and continually assess new programs, products, and activities that translate strategic priorities into valuable educational resources.
Manage the program development pipeline from idea generation to end of the life cycle for a portfolio of educational activities. Engage outsource resource providers including technology providers and CME companies.
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.
Collaborate with marketing staff on the creation of marketing plans and materials for products and services. Elements include market segmentation, value proposition development, product positioning, pricing strategy, and communications strategy.
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.
Extensive experience developing grant proposals for funding and ability to interface with Pharma and other funding sources.
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 out of state or out of the country as necessary.
Performance of other duties as determined appropriate.
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 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) or academic setting.
Proven experience exhibiting the maturity and confidence to work with individuals around the globe.
Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple programs and priorities simultaneously.
Extensive experience engaging with CME companies and other technology providers to execute engaging educational programs.
Knowledge of ACCME Essentials, Elements, Standards and Policies.
Ability to travel to 3-8 meetings per year, both domestic and international with trips requiring approximately three day periods.
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.
Association Management Center is an internationally recognized, award-winning management company and one of the largest association management firms in the world. AMC is a trusted partner to more than 25 leading national and international organizations and has a staff of more than 200 association professionals.