American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Learning Management System Administrator

Career Opportunities

Learning Management System Administrator


Date: June 6, 2022

Position Title: Learning Management System Administrator

Reports To: Director, Professional Development

Status: Exempt

About ASAM

ASAM is a medical professional society of 7,500+ 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.

Position Summary:

The Learning Management System Administrator is responsible for ASAM’s learning management system (LMS) including content maintenance, user experience, budgeting, data reporting, and vendor and team liaising. This position collaborates with the leadership team and project leads to address evolving learner needs while ensuring consistency, ease of use (for both course developers and for learners), adherence to accreditation requirements, and observance of industry standards.


  • Develop and implement protocols for LMS maintenance to ensure consistency, ease of use (for both course developers and for learners), adherence to accreditation requirements, and observance of industry standards.
  • Develop, implement, and/or update guidelines for courses and LMS landing pages.
  • Work with marketing team to implement a plan for marketing LMS content and increasing learner engagement.
  • Ensure courses are reviewed in a timely manner, assist during high volume periods, create templates, and lead launches of new signature programs.
  • Troubleshoot technical issues related to the LMS independently or by escalating to the vendor(s) and develop innovative solutions to improve the usability and user experience
  • Create regular reports on enrollment, usage, completion, revenue, and other relevant metrics to support financial or grant needs, meet accreditation requirements, improve user engagement, and inform future educational initiatives.
  • Provide general staff training related to the use of the LMS across the organization and specialized staff training for others on the education team.
  • Maintain and update system for categorizing and tagging content to ensure that all content in the LMS is easily searchable and allows users to intuitively navigate to the specific content of interest to them.
  • Conduct routine audits on learning content within the LMS to ensure performance, quality assurance, and compliance with established standards
  • Establish protocols to enhance and extend accessibility of the LMS for learners of all abilities.
  • Manage the vendor relationships with the LMS provider and ensure contract and invoice accuracy.
  • Drive the collaboration with the LMS vendor and other ASAM staff to facilitate technology integration, maintenance, and implementation of updates/upgrades.
  • Proactively make recommendations for improvements to content management, workflow processes, and learner experience in the LMS.
  • Lead the development and management of the LMS budget.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects within the team and other administrative tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of experience with online educational software, systems, or platforms
  • Knowledge of HTML

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree desired in Computer Science, Information Technology, Educational Technology, and/or a related field
  • 2+ years of learning management systems administration experience
  • 2+ years of experience working with membership databases and conference applications
  • Knowledge of UX design principles and experience applying best practices

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent quality assurance skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to self-direct, setting priorities in work assignments, leading projects, and executing projects with minimal direction.
  • Ability to prioritize work efficiently and effectively on multiple projects and tasks.
  • Good collaboration skills with the ability to interact effectively, efficiently, and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficient with LMS and other e-learning technology.
  • Exceptional with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
  • Resourcefulness, initiative, and creativity are valued.
  • Team player with a positive attitude, intellectual curiosity, and ability to have fun with team members.

Works closely with:

  • Director and Vice President of Professional Development, Senior Director of Learning Innovations, and other members of the ASAM team.
  • Vendors and/or contractors

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, cover letter, and writing sample to explaining your interest in the position and how your skills match the position.

Recruiting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience (with a robust benefits package)


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 state of Maryland.