Reports To: Associate Director, Professional Development
ASAM is a medical professional society representing more than 6,200 members with 50+ staff and a $10M annual operating budget. It is an energetic, fast-paced organization with multi-faceted opportunities in the area of addiction medicine.
The Manager, Professional Development is a full-time position that will report to the Associate Director, Professional Development. The Manager will ensure successful creation, implementation, marketing, budgeting and operation of ASAM educational courses including the Pain & Addiction: Common Threads Course and other products. The Manager will work closely with course planning committees, faculty and other members of the ASAM staff team. The Manager will also be responsible for data tracking and evaluations and following Continuing Medical Education (CME) guidelines. Candidate must quickly develop a broad understanding of the ASAM education programs and be able to set priorities in work assignments.
Serve as staff lead to manage the national educational activities for Pain & Addiction which includes working with program planning committees and developing content.
Manage faculty recruitment and training, course delivery formats, budgets, planning meetings, and course records for all Pain & Addiction educational activities.
Serve as staff lead to manage the development and implementation of a new, multi-day live Pain & Addiction Course.
Create e-Learning products for the Pain & Addiction curriculum and other education department initiatives using course development software.
Manage and assist with other programs and projects as necessary as determined by staff leadership and as needs arise or change
Assist with management of current grant and/or collaboration deliverables.
Prepare documentation and submit required CME activity report for all courses that offer continuing medical education certificates.
Handle special projects as assigned such as summarizing evaluations, follow-up with faculty, prepare tracking reports for the project grant, etc.
Assists with the accurate management of records (hard copy and electronic files) for all education activities.
Collaborate and work with other education team members as needed
Provide customer services to program participants, members, and other as needed.
Adherence to ACCME and CME guidelines
Small amount of travel (1 – 3 trips a year) if needed to education courses to provide on-site assistance and management required for successful operation of courses.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required
Association experience, particularly in a medical society preferred
Experience in budget management a plus
Experience with learning management systems or online databases a plus
Two to four years of experience in continuing medical education (CME) and curriculum design a plus
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent writing skills with expertise in proof reading and attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills including setting priorities in work assignments, managing projects, and following up on assignments with minimal direction
Ability to efficiently handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail
Proven record of successful project and budget management
Good interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively, efficiently, and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization
Proficient with LMS systems, articulate and other education online software
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Resourcefulness, initiative and creativity valued
Team player with positive attitude, enthusiastic energy and ability to have fun with team members
Works closely with:
Members of professional development staff team
ASAM Members, Collaborative Partners, Grant Partners, and other Stakeholders
Benefits of Working at ASAM:
ASAM’s work with physicians and clinicians helps millions of patients, families, and communities impacted by addiction
ASAM’s work helps address the vast national crisis of opioids and addiction
ASAM enjoys a strong organizational culture, living by values determined by staff of open collaboration, trust, courage, and connectedness
ASAM is proud to have earned the Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility
ASAM offers competitive compensation (commensurate with experience) and benefits that include paid vacation and sick leave, transportation reimbursement, medical insurance, and 401k.
To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how your skills match the position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASAM provides equal opportunity to all staff. No person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, physical handicaps, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or any other category that is protected by federal law or the laws of the Maryland.
ASAM is proud to be honored with the Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility for its use of flexibility and other aspects of workplace effectiveness as a workplace strategy to increase business and employee success. ASAM was one of eight organizations and the only association to be recognized in the state of Maryland.
ASAM is a medical professional society representing more than 6,000 members with a staff of 40 and a $10M annual operating budget. It is an energetic, fast-paced organization with multi-faceted opportunities.
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