The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) seeks a Continuing Education Programs Manager. This position is responsible for program development and management for the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System™ (LA CES), and the Annual Meeting and EXPO education session and speakers.
LA CES establishes, maintains, and enforces standards for evaluating professional development and continuing education programs for landscape architects.
The ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO is the largest gathering of landscape architecture professional in the world. More than 130 education sessions, field sessions, workshops, and general sessions are offered throughout the meeting.
Provides program management for the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) including, communications with providers, committees, and allied professional credentialing systems.
Develops and implements LA CES program reports, presentations, webinars, and marketing materials as directed.
Manages the annual meeting Call for Presentation and Presenter Center websites including, collaboration with vendor, document creation, site testing, and reporting.
Develops and coordinates speaker communications.
Manages the annual meeting education professional development credentialing submissions (pre and post meeting) to allied organizations, including LA CES, AIA, APA, GBCI, and others.
Facilitates travel and accommodations for speakers and committees with meetings department in preparation for the annual meeting.
In close collaboration with the meetings department coordinates annual meeting education and field session logistics.
Manages the education session evaluation process (pre and post meeting), collates the results, and reports suggested changes to director.
Skills: Database and project management experience required. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications required. Heavy use of Excel and Powerpoint. Knowledge of continuing education, volunteer management, and meeting planning preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to produce clear written communications and have a clear and courteous telephone manner. Well organized with attention to detail. Database and project management experience desired.
Preferred: Knowledge of Landscape Architecture, Architecture or Engineering.
Minimum 4-6 years’ experience in program management; knowledge of landscape architecture, architecture, engineering, design, planning, and environmental issues preferred.
BA degree required.
Please send your cover letter, resume, at least one writing sample and (must include) a salary requirement.
Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association representing landscape architects. ASLA has 15,000 members and 49 chapters, representing all 50 states, the U.S. territories, and 42 countries around the world. ASLA promotes the landscape architecture profession and advances the practice through advocacy, education, communication, and fellowship.
Landscape architecture encompass...es the analysis, planning, design, management, and stewardship of the natural and built environments.
Learn more about landscape architecture online at www.asla.org.
Work Environment, Culture, and Values: ASLA’s commitment to sustainability and stewardship of the land is reflected in the organizational culture and values and in the work environment. The organization embraces the “Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence” – a leadership and performance management framework. ASLA values are dedication, excellence, integrity, leadership, and stewardship. The ASLA culture is collaborative, member-focused, accountable, responsible, and volunteer-supported, The work environment is a four-story building currently undergoing a major interior renovation scheduled for completion in 2016; the redesigned building will be LEED Platinum and WELL Building certified. The building is located one-and-a-half blocks from the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station serving the Red, Yellow, and Green Lines. ASLA is recognized as a Best Workplace for Commuters and as one of the Washington region’s Healthiest Employers. The ASLA building is Energy Star certified and uses 100 percent renewable wind energy.
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