Education and Training, Marketing, Project Management/Program Development
POSITION SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
The Instructional Designer is tasked with creating engaging learning activities and compelling course content. The Designer will work with physiatry subject matter experts and identify target audience training needs. The Designer will staff the Education Committee to produce products relevant to physiatrists. The Designer will work with the Communications Department to market the products to the membership.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with the Education Committee to create cutting edge products to assist members in complying with maintenance of certification and continuing medical education requirements.
Work with the Education Committee to develop innovative approaches that facilitate the management of residency programs, evaluate resident competency, and develop teaching faculty.
Create knowledge and learning programs that enrich AAP’s role in physiatry and provide a continuum of education for the members throughout their career.
Develop budget and pricing structure for each product; maintain key financial records for each. Monitor financial statements and ensure accuracy; provide registration and financial data for the Education Committee.
Monitor and interpret trends in adult education, particularly continuing medical education and strategies used by other CME providers.
Encourage innovation in formats, methods and media by presenting alternative educational modalities to volunteers planning educational programs.
Manage an efficient and effective processes for developing, delivering, and evaluating educational programs.
Prepare and report on evaluation results for all educational activities including the annual meeting.
Manage the learning management system and produce/manage certificates for continuing medical education for all activities.
Manage the Journal CME process and encourage members to complete the journal CME.
Implement strategies to increase the number of individuals entering physiatry residency and fellowship programs.
Ensure that the Societies continuing medical education program are fully compliant with ACCME.
Work collaboratively with the External Affairs Director to develop proposals for external funding opportunities.
5-7 years of experience in association management with expert knowledge of issues related to continuing medical education.
Strong technical aptitude with online education technology.
Strong communication, writing and organizational skills.
Ability to work effectively as a team member and project manager.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent combination of association experience and education.
Experience with budgets and contract negotiation.
About Association of Academic Physiatrists
The Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) is a professional medical society of physiatrists who are dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the field of physiatry through research, education and advocacy. AAP currently serves over 1,600 members including physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) department chairs, program directors, residents and fellows, researchers, medical student educators, administrative directors, program coordinators, and others involved or interested in academic physiatry. The AAP has an official journal, the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, holds an Annual Meeting, and leads a number of projects, programs, and activities to support and enhance academic physiatry.