ASAM is a medical professional society representing more than 6,000 members with 40+ staff and a $10M annual operating budget. It is an energetic, fast-paced organization with multi-faceted opportunities in the area of addiction medicine.
The Associate Director, eLearning is a full-time position that will report to the Chief Learning Officer, Professional Development. The Associate Director will provide strategic direction and leadership for the Learning Management System (LMS) and for enduring product development. The Associate Director will work across the education department on the development of the strategies and for enduring Continuing Medical Education (CME) products. This position will also lead, manage and help create enduring products utilizing curriculum design methods and online education software such as articulate, etc. This person will work with education staff team members and faculty experts in the development and review of enduring products. Candidate must quickly develop a broad understanding of ASAM and ASAM education programs.
Provide strategic direction and manage the ASAM online learning platform, including data reporting, eCommerce, and budgetary aspects in conjunction with Associate Director and Chief Learning Officer.
Provide leadership for the creation of online CME activities for the Learning Management System (LMS), in accordance with current adult learning principles, and using industry-leading software or technology.
Manage and/or assist with management of vender relationships related to the LMS and other online products.
Provide guidance and assistance to education team members as needed to create content, prepare reports for committees, board meetings and/or grants as needed.
Handle special projects as assigned such as summarizing evaluations, follow-up with faculty, prepare tracking reports for the project grant, etc.
Provide reliable and consistent customer service/trouble-shooting
Adhere to ACCME and CME guidelines.
Manage and assist with other programs and projects as necessary as determine by the Chief Learning Officer and Associate Director, Professional Development to work with other department staff as needed on other education programs.
Small to moderate amount of travel (1 - 3 trips a year) if needed to education planning meetings and/or courses to provide on-site assistance and management required for successful operation of courses.
Open to new ideas and other duties as they arise and are assigned.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required
Three to six years of experience with learning management system (LMS) and online databases required
Two to four years of experience with continuing medical education (CME) and curriculum design preferred
Experience with course development software and video editing software required
Master’s Degree in Adult Education, Educational Technology or related field preferred
Association experience, particularly in a medical society preferred
Experience in budget planning and management
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent writing skills with expertise in proof reading and attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills including setting priorities in work assignments, managing projects, and following up on assignments with minimal direction
Ability to efficiently handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail
Proven record of successful project and budget management
Good interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively, efficiently, and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization
Proficient with LMS systems, articulate and other education online software
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Resourcefulness, initiative and creativity valued
Team player with positive attitude, enthusiastic energy and ability to have fun with team members
Works closely with:
Associate Director, Chief Learning Officer and other members of the professional development department
Faculty subject matter experts
CME consultant(s) for adherence to ACCME guidelines and instructional design guidance
Other ASAM staff and departments
Addiction medicine related agencies
Recruiting salary range: Commensurate with experience (with a robust benefits package)
To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how your skills match the position to email@example.com.
ASAM provides equal opportunity to all staff. No person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, physical handicaps, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or any other category that is protected by federal law or the laws of the Maryland.
ASAM is proud to be honored with the Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility for its use of flexibility and other aspects of workplace effectiveness as a workplace strategy to increase business and employee success. ASAM was one of eight organizations and the only association to be recognized in the state of Maryland.
ASAM is a medical professional society representing more than 6,000 members with a staff of 40 and a $10M annual operating budget. It is an energetic, fast-paced organization with multi-faceted opportunities.