Position Title: Associate Director, Professional Development
Reports To: Director, eLearning
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, Professional Development is a full-time position that will report to the Director, e-Learning, Professional Development. The Associate Director will strategize, plan and lead ASAM’s new efforts to identify, recruit and train current and new faculty for ASAM education activities across the country. The Associate Director will work with team members across the department and organization on the development and execution of the plan. The process will be primarily online utilizing creative ways to evaluate, develop, train and prepare faculty to deliver content for a variety of current and upcoming ASAM education programs. The candidate must quickly develop a broad understanding of ASAM and ASAM education programs.
Create and implement a strategy, plan and process for training faculty.
Lead development of a system to be created within ASAM’s online learning platform and/or utilizing another open source software available.
Serve as key staff to identify and motivate members to serve as faculty.
Manage aspects of the budget related to this project
Create data and tracking process needed to maintain and manage a database of faculty trained and signing up for training, etc.
Manage and/or assist with vender relationships 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 for training system.
Understand and adhere to ACCME and CME guidelines as needed.
Manage and assist with other programs and projects as necessary as determine by the Chief Learning Officer and Director, e-Learning, 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) as needed for live faculty development and training and/or to provide 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
Two to five years of experience with faculty development and training in another organization.
Two to five years of experience with learning management system (LMS) and online databases required
Experience working closely with faculty and course development required
Master’s Degree in Adult Education and Training 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:
Director and Chief Learning Officer and other members of the professional development department
Faculty subject matter experts
Other ASAM staff and departments
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.