Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
Associate Director, eLearning
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is the leading professional association forinfection preventionists (IPs) with more than 15,000 members. APIC’s mission is to create a safer world through the preventionof infection and embrace this bold direction through patient safety, implementation science, competencies and certification,advocacy, and data standardization. This is achieved by the provision of better care to promote greater health at a lower cost.
Reporting to theSenior Director of Education and Instructional Design, the Associate Director of eLearning will grow andmanage APIC’s online business and ensure that clearly defined goals, quality, and budget are met for each project. The
Associate Director will develop, manage, and update APIC online courses and projects, oversee LMS administration, andidentify opportunities to integrate new technology solutions and relationships that will add value to the evolving eLearningportfolio. This position works collaboratively with the eLearning team and other APIC departments to support LMS andeLearning-related projects and initiatives.
The Associate Director of eLearning exemplifies the APIC staff core values of Ownership,Unity, and Commitment.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Serveas the overall technical lead and administrative manager overseeing APIC’s LMS and eLearning platforms,including supporting training of other staff, troubleshooting technical issues with staff and venders, and providing
useful reports on LMS-related learners and programs.
Serve as the overall project management lead for eLearning course development and maintenance, including workingcollaboratively with the eLearning team to plan, design, develop, update, and manage selected new and existing onlineeLearning offerings using APIC’s LMS and course authoring tools, and ensuring compliance with ANCC accreditation.
Manage the content update/course revision schedule for eLearning courses.
Work with the Senior Director and others to grow APIC’s portfolio of e-learning products and programs, optimizeAPIC’s eLearning business vision and strategy, and adjust the business plan, budget, and priorities as needed inresponse to market insight, technology developments, client feedback, and internal learning.
Develop, manage, and adjust the eLearning annual budget and drive top line revenue growth while managing operatingexpenses to meet or exceed performance expectations, in collaborationwith the Senior Director.
Develop and deliver metrics and analytics that measure eLearning related ROI and impact of the learning programs.
Collaborate with the eLearning team in researching, exploring, discussing, prioritizing, anticipating, planning, andadapting to trends in eLearning and adult learning, including analyzing potential eLearning technologies, partnerships,insourcing vs. outsourcing, etc.
Work effectively with diverse subject matter experts and APIC committees to develop new courses (content, scripts forrecording, etc.) and review and update existing offerings, including development of scenarios and quizzes to supportlearning, participation, impact, and engagement.
Facilitate opportunities for community building and peer-to-peer and SME-student interaction for online courseparticipants.
Develop contracts in coordination with the Senior Director and process payments through AnyBill, including but notlimited to vendor invoices and relations, reimbursements, and SME honoraria.
Act as back up if needed to the Senior Coordinator for management of live webinars.
Share customer service duties for eLearning with the Senior Coordinator, providing timely effective responses to emailsand calls.
Oversee the day-to-day management of the microlearning initiative, in collaboration with the Senior Director.
Support and collaborate with the eLearning team with the development and management of major new initiatives suchas adaptive learning, virtual reality, etc.
Work with the Senior Director and other staff to evaluate and help discuss potential LMS-related Special Projectsofferings and options.
Update the web pages focused on online courses.
Support the eLearning teamwith updating LMS-related Competency Model-based professional development products(Novice Roadmap, Proficient Practitioner Bridge).
Support eLearning related communication/projects with the Professional Development Committee and EducationCommittee.
Skills & Abilities:
Strong interest in ongoing learning and knowledge/skill development regarding new technology, e-learning, and theLMS
Strong interest in adult learning and serving the learning needs of APIC’s diverse members
Ability to work effectively with SMEs, volunteers, and other staff to monitor, discuss, prioritize, and respond toprogram needs in the IPC field
Ability to take initiative, manage multiple priorities, and meet critical deadlines
Attention to detail and outstanding organizational and problem-solving skills
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to work with and maintain data and information confidentiality
Required Education and/or Experience:
Minimum of four to six years of demonstrated experience in eLearning program and content development, includingonline learning course design, development, revision, and management, and LMS systems administration
Experience in volunteer and subject matter expert management, association-based educational programming, contentrevision, financial management and budgets,planning and project management,and scheduling
Experience working with venders and contracts and supporting the development and management of budgets including,revenue and cost projections
Knowledge of and experience with industry-standard LMS systems and online course authoring tools such as Articulate360 Storyline and eLearning project management and development
Experience or interest in working with health care setting issues
Knowledge of marketing and sales strategies to support and enhance APIC marketing efforts
High-level knowledge of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel; experience with Microsoft Teams and/or SharePoint orsimilar collaboration platforms
Familiarity with content management systems (CMS), iMIS, and similar platforms
APIC offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits and work environment and is based in Crystal City/Arlington, VA.Come and join one of the most cutting edge organizations in infection prevention and prevention advocacy.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to the following job link:
APIC is not currently sponsoring work visas or transfers. Green Card or citizenship required. APIC is an Equal EmploymentOpportunity employer.
About Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is the leading professional association for infection preventionists (IPs) with more than 15,000 members. APIC’s mission is to create a safer world through the prevention of infection and embrace this bold direction through patient safety, implementation science, competencies and certification, advocacy, and data standardization. This is achieved by the provision of better care to promote better health at a lower cost.