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Associate Director, eLearning

Date: December 19, 2018

Position Title: Associate Director, eLearning

Reports To: Chief Learning Officer, Development

Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

ASAM is a medical professional society representing more than 6,000 members with 40+ staff and a $10M annual operating budget. It is an energetic, fast-paced organization with multi-faceted opportunities in the area of addiction medicine.

e Associate Director, eLearning is a full-time position that will report to the Chief Learning Officer, Professional Development. The Associate Director will provide strategic direction and leadership for the Learning Management System (LMS) and for enduring product development. The Associate Director will work across the education department on the development of the strategies and for enduring Continuing Medical Education (CME) products. This position will also lead, manage and help create enduring products utilizing curriculum design methods and online education software such as articulate, etc. This person will work with education staff team members and faculty experts in the development and review of enduring products. Candidate must quickly develop a broad understanding of ASAM and ASAM education programs.


  • Provide strategic direction and manage the ASAM online learning platform, including data reporting, eCommerce, and budgetary aspects in conjunction with Associate Director and Chief Learning Officer.
  • Provide leadership for the creation of online CME activities for the Learning Management System (LMS), in accordance with current adult learning principles, and using industry-leading software or technology.
  • Manage and/or assist with management of vender relationships related to the LMS and other online products.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to education team members as needed to create content, prepare reports for committees, board meetings and/or grants as needed.
  • Handle special projects as assigned such as summarizing evaluations, follow-up with faculty, prepare tracking reports for the project grant, etc.
  • Provide reliable and consistent customer service/trouble-shooting
  • Adhere to ACCME and CME guidelines.
  • Manage and assist with other programs and projects as necessary as determine by the Chief Learning Officer and Associate Director, Professional Development to work with other department staff as needed on other education programs.
  • Small to moderate amount of travel (1 - 3 trips a year) if needed to education planning meetings and/or courses to provide on-site assistance and management required for successful operation of courses.
  • Open to new ideas and other duties as they arise and are assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Three to six years of experience with learning management system (LMS) and online databases required
  • Two to four years of experience with continuing medical education (CME) and curriculum design preferred
  • Experience with course development software and video editing software required
  • Master’s Degree in Adult Education, Educational Technology or related field preferred
  • Association experience, particularly in a medical society preferred
  • Experience in budget planning and management

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:

  • Associate Director, Chief Learning Officer and other members of the professional development department
  • Faculty subject matter experts
  • CME consultant(s) for adherence to ACCME guidelines and instructional design guidance
  • Other ASAM staff and departments
  • Addiction medicine related agencies


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

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how your skills match the position to hr@ASAM.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 state of Maryland.

ASAM Staff Values: As an organization, our work has national and generational impact. We are an energetic, scrappy, and resilient team who are passionately dedicated to providing hope and redemption in the addiction field. Our safe, positive and professional work environment allows us to celebrate both our successes and shortcomings. We help and support each other as a family of compassionate individuals. We work with pride and an insatiable hunger to change the addiction field and to leave our mark.