The American Academy of Dermatology is seeking a Manager, Learning Resources located in our Rosemont office responsible for leading the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of education activities, both non-CME and certified-CME in accordance with ACCME criteria, standards and policies. Work collaboratively with the Associate Director, Digital Learning, Chief Learning Officer, and appropriate Councils, Committees and Task Forces and in collaboration with others in the Education Department, Meetings and Conventions, Communications, Community Corporate and Philanthropic Relations, Marketing, Information Technology, Member Resource Center, and other departments as necessary to achieve these goals.
The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. A sister organization to the Academy, the American Academy of Dermatology Association is the resource for government affairs, health policy and practice information for dermatologists, and plays a major role in formulating policies that can enhance the quality of dermatologic care.
With a membership of more than 20,500 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin.
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In accordance with the ACCME, Policies, Criteria, Standards for Commercial Support and AMA requirements, and development of education content for the Academy education activities including Question of the Week, JDCR Case Challenges, Basic Dermatology Curriculum, Dialogues in Dermatology, and other activities as assigned.
Manage the editorial process for educational content. This includes overseeing the invitations to subject matter experts, reviewers, and editors, processing content, sending content for review, ensuring final content is accurate, and transferring content to digital publishing team.
Establish workflows, deadlines and timelines for Coordinators and Specialists, schedule and lead intradepartmental and interdepartmental project kick off meetings and monitor work to ensure deadlines are being met.
Provide overall staffing and liaison services to assigned education Editorial Boards, committees, task forces and workgroups in conjunction with the chairs of these organizational groups. This includes drafting meeting agendas, coordinating meetings and conference calls, drafting programs/strategies to be discussed on the agenda, drafting and distributing summation reports, tracking follow-ups, assisting with developing and monitoring budgets, and ensuring complete reports. Work with chairs to assure the business of the committee is accurately recorded and placed on the appropriate agenda(s) of the appropriate oversight committee, council or Board. Staff liaison will develop and maintain knowledge of the committee’s area of expertise and work effectively and cooperatively with volunteers.
Use identified educational need to develop overall learning objectives, target audience, learning format, development of content, evaluation tools, selection and confirmation of faculty/contributors for education activities. Research and provide recommendations on new activities and work with Associate Director, Digital Learning to develop proposals to specific councils, committees and task forces. Develop draft budgets and funding requests for commercial support.
Provide onsite support at the Annual Meeting, Summer Meeting, and standalone activities as requested, coordination of faculty assignments, staffing of convention office, etc. working closely with Education and Meetings and Conventions staff.
In depth knowledge of adult learning principles.
Ability to apply effective verbal, nonverbal, and written communication methods to achieve desired results.
Ability to organize, prioritize and coordinate projects and tasks. Ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.
Monitor programs and/or activities and take corrective action when necessary. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Need to work effectively with all levels of an organization and feel comfortable communicating directly with physicians. Weigh alternative actions and make decisions that incorporate opinions, facts, tangible and/or intangible factors.
Focus on the objectives and results when considering the alternatives to a decision. Solicit the input of the appropriate people to improve the quality of a decision.
Advanced proficiency with MS Office required (proficiency in Access a plus).
Ability to monitor the progress of tasks and projects and provide follow up. Ability to think critically and execute projects under minimal supervision.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
Five or more years’ experience in adult/continuing education programs, association and/or CME experience necessary.
Experience with publishing highly preferred.
Knowledge of ACCME Essentials and Guidelines a plus. Travel and weekend work required.
We offer a competitive compensation plan and benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life insurance as well as a matching retirement contribution, tuition reimbursement, bonus program, pension plan, paid vacation/medical/personal days, work-life balance, recognition program and casual work environment.
For immediate consideration please apply online at www.aad.org, scroll to the bottom of the page and follow the Employment link. EOE M/F/D/V
About American Academy of Dermatology
Advancing excellence in dermatology
The American Academy of Dermatology is a non-profit medical specialty association that was founded in 1938. All the work we undertake on behalf of our members, their patients, and the public is guided by a clear vision of being recognized as the leading authority for the highest quality and compassionate dermatologic care, and our mission of advancing excellence in dermatology.
With over 200 employees, we support the largest, most influential dermatology group in the United States. With a membership of more than 20,500, the AAD represents virtually all practicing dermatologists in the United States, as well as a growing number of international dermatologists. The AAD is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair, and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair, and nails.
The American Academy of Dermatology Association is the sister organization to the AAD and is the resource for government affairs as well as health policy and practice information for... dermatologists. It plays a major role in formulating policies that can enhance the quality of dermatologic care.
All of the work undertaken by the American Academy of Dermatology on behalf of its members, their patients, and the public are guided by a clear vision, core values, and strategic goals. These elements are reflected in all the Academy’s programs, projects, and initiatives.