The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. We are currently seeking a Senior Education Program Specialist for the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) located in our Chicago office.
The Senior Education Program Specialist is responsible for expanding AONE’s educational programs through online and blended learning including coordinating content development and being responsible for e-learning platform logistics. Develops webinars, podcasts and other online learning modalities. Participates, as part of the education team, on the development and execution of the annual meeting, and contributing to the general development and implementation of educational programs.
Designs and provides guidance for content development for online educational programs for 9000+ AONE membership as well as non-member nurse leaders. Contribute to the development and implementation of online education strategy through evaluating and assessing individual and organizational needs.
Builds and executes webinars, podcasts and other online modalities, that contributes to diversifying AONE educational offerings and generating revenue.
Responsible for all aspects of the Learning Management System (LMS) including vendor relationship.
Collaborate with other AONE teams, committees and faculty to ensure for successful online educational program execution and delivery.
Participates in new program creation including using member needs assessment to identify programs and coordinate faculty content development.
Keeps abreast of instructional design trends, technologies and best practices.
Works in conjunction with education team to create and execute annual meeting that generates $3.5+ million in revenue. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, online abstract submission process and participating in annual meeting planning and onsite execution.
Bachelor's degree in Education or related field
7-10 years experience with a minimum of 7 years of designing education for adult learners, in a variety of formats such as on-line, blended, and self-directed
Experience administering course content via learning management systems (LMS)
Healthcare industry experience is a plus
Knowledge Requirements: Advanced knowledge of competency based education and adult learning principles; budget development knowledge; business acumen; knowledge of the health care environment and issues facing nurse leaders is a plus. Knowledge of association management is a plus.
Technical Requirements: Intermediate computer and Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel) skills; experience with e-learning technology and platforms; experience with e-based authoring tools.
Abilities Required: Ability to work in a collaborative environment; establish rapport with colleagues and customers; work independently and demonstrate initiative, creativity and a high level of precision. Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, ensuring high output within given timeframe and budget; make complex decisions; ability to be comfortable with ambiguity and flexibility as situations and environments require; to continually learn and drive innovation.
The American Hospital Association’s vision is a society of healthy communities, where all individuals reach their highest potential for health. Our mission is to advance the health of individuals and communities. We lead, represent and serve hospitals, health systems and other related organizations that are accountable to the community and committed to health improvement. We are proud of our achievements, our dynamic staff and the collaboration of all our stakeholders, partners and affiliates.