The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) in Arlington, VA, a professional scientific society, is recruiting for an Education Manager. The Education Manager oversees the educational content and program management of AAPS eLearning and workshops. The Education Manager is the primary lead on assigned vendor relations related to education programs. The Education Manager will also oversee the career development program. Finally, the position will work closely with AAPS staff, relevant member groups, and subject matter experts to solicit proposals, identify opportunities, develop and assess comprehensive and effective content.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manage multiple vendor relationships and the daily use and administration of the learning platform(s), including providing analytics and trends;
Oversee the career development program;
Oversee testing and quality assurance for the learning program;
Implement and recommend instructional technologies to improve the user experience and the overall training effectiveness for current AAPS learning programs;
Assess, create, and manage the processes for content submission and the selection of technical subject matter experts and thought leaders;
Oversee speaker management for workshops and assigned educational programs;
Analyze ongoing performance and make recommendations for future programming and improvement on current offerings;
Identify and make recommendations based on industry trends;
Assess and/or identify program offerings from other organizations (both non-profit and for-profit), in order to provide perspective on the development and potential success of AAPS eLearning opportunities;
Collaborate with the web team to ensure education information is up to date on the AAPS website; and
Prepare and monitor program budgets.
Excellent project and time management skills.
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Detail-oriented, self-motivated, and proven ability to multi-task.
Proven ability to prioritize and meet strict deadlines.
Experience working in a volunteer-driven organization with success in committee management.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in eLearning, education or related professional/scientific (pharmaceutical science, biotechnology, chemistry) field.
Experience in the design, implementation, and management of eLearning courses or events.
Demonstrated creativity and interest in developing quality learning activities preferred.
Association management experience a plus.
PMP a plus.
Experience in the development, design and/or execution of eLearning material.
Majority of work is performed on a personal computer sitting at a desk for long periods of time throughout the day. Periodic travel may be required.
Work is performed in a fast-paced, high volume, detail oriented environment. The work environment is a moderately open one, with a combination of cubicles and offices. The noise level will vary from quiet to loud.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Education Manager” in the subject line.
About American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is a scientific association of almost 11,000 members who are employed in industry, academia, government and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, AAPS provides a dynamic international forum for the exchange of knowledge among scientists to enhance their contributions to public health. AAPS offers timely scientific programs, ongoing education, information resources, opportunities for networking, and professional development.