Administrative, Clerical, Support, Education and Training, Information Technology and Web
4 Year Degree
Education Coordinator, Online Learning
Location: Remote or Ashburn, VA. The hiring manager for this position works remotely.
Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to building strong, vibrant and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation. With more than 60,000 members, NRPA advances this mission by investing in and championing the work of park and recreation professionals and advocates — the catalysts for positive change in service of equity, climate-readiness, and overall health and well-being. For more information, visit www.nrpa.org. For digital access to NRPA’s flagship publication, Parks & Recreation, visit www.parksandrecreation.org.
NRPA is currently seeking an Education Coordinator, Online Learning to join our Professional Development department.
Description: The Education Coordinator maintains active online learning material, including managing the learning management system (LMS), handling customer service, and compiling data that informs decision making. The incumbent also maintains the webinar calendar and serves as the production specialist in charge of producing and delivering webinars, micro-learning, and other live event content supporting NRPA’s online communities of practice.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Produces online live events including frequent webinars, conference streaming, and virtual conferences reinforcing communities of practice.
Maintains current course content, seeing products through their life cycle, and handling customer service issues as they arise.
Gathers data to make suggestions for future programming or adjustments to current programs as necessary.
Works with various internal and external stakeholders to consult, identify, produce and market online learning and educational content.
Assists in training volunteers on public speaking and virtual event/webinar practices.
Required Materials and Application Process: Applicants without the following required materials may not be considered for this position:
Cover Letter detailing your background and description how your experience and education would make you a successful candidate for this position (limit 2 pages).
Applicants will first be evaluated on the completeness and qualifications of application materials. Qualified applicants will then be invited for a phone screen and selected applicants will be invited to virtual interviews. Finalists will be required to submit references for a reference and background check.
Who May Apply: This position is open to all qualified applicants.
NRPA values diversity, equity and inclusion and we are committed to integrating these core values more deeply into all elements of our daily work. NRPA is an equal opportunity employer and highly encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, ethnic minorities, new Americans (immigrants and refugees), LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, native people, and veterans.
Discover the Benefits at NRPA!
To promote healthy lifestyles, at work and away, we have established programs like Teleworking, FlexTime Schedules, 37.5-hour workweek, Employee Assistance Programs, Educational Assistance Programs, Lunch-and-Learn sessions, and more. NRPA also offers a competitive Heath benefits package, generous PTO program where employees accrue 26 days of paid time per year, parental leave, and retirement and savings benefits.
Although we are currently working remotely due to public health safety, NRPA headquarters is situated on park land in Ashburn, Virginia. This campus boasts a warm professional environment, with a relaxing and peaceful view of nature at its finest!
The space offers indoor & outdoor eating areas, as well as indoor & outdoor fitness opportunities, including an air-conditioned fitness room with access to showers, as well as foot trails for the outdoor enthusiast.
NRPA also maintains office space in Washington, D.C. for its D.C.-based staff that is centrally located and convenient to the blue, orange, silver and red subway lines.
High school diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree in media production, instructional design, instructional technology, event management or another related field preferred.
Three years of experience producing content for online delivery.
Success in delivering a high-quality customer service experience.
Experience working within a learning management system.
Competency of software: Microsoft Office, Learning Management Systems, AMS, video editing
Preferred competency of software and code languages including: Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate Storyline, HTML, Java, and other software as required.
Strong time management skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Candidate Work Style
Excels in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment
Self-directed and detail-oriented with a collaborative and professional team spirit to contribute to a collegial, team-oriented environment
Willing to travel outside of the Washington Metropolitan Area or your remote work location. Remote workers must visit NRPA Headquarters periodically including attendance at the NRPA annual conference.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About National Recreation and Park Association
The National Recreation and Park Association
NRPA is a national, non-profit service organization devoted to advancing park, recreation and conservation efforts that enhance the quality of life for all Americans. The Association works to extend the social, health, cultural, and economic benefits of parks and recreation. Through its network of over 21,000 recreation and park professionals, NRPA encourages recreation initiatives for youths in high-risk environments, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, and the conservation of natural and cultural resources. NRPA works closely with national, state and local recreation and park agencies, corporations and citizen groups in carrying out its vision.
NRPA is committed to improving public understanding of leisure¡¦s significance in a full and meaningful life. Its long-range plan embraces the following goals.
„h To promote public awareness and support for recreation, park and leisure services, the constructive use of leisure, and the physical and mental health of the individual. NRPA also strives to promote public awareness of the environmental and natural resource management aspects of recreation and leisure services.
„h To facilita...te adoption of socially progressive and environmentally appropriate public policy for recreation and leisure services.
„h To strengthen professional and citizen skills and effectiveness, thus enhancing services to the public.
For more information, contact NRPA headquarters at phone: 703-858-0784, fax: 703-858-0794 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.