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Manager, Curriculum Design & Learning Management System

Date: October 17, 2017

Position Title: Manager, Curriculum Design & Learning Management System

Reports To: Associate Director, Professional Development

Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

ASAM is a medical professional society of over 5,000 members with a total staff of 35 and a $6.1M annual operating budget. It is an energetic, fast-paced organization with multi-faceted opportunities in addiction medicine.

The Manager, Curriculum Design & Learning Managemnet System is a full-time position that will report to the Associate Director, Professional Development. The Manager will work across the education department on the development of online Continuing Medical Education (CME) curriculum in the ASAM e-Learning Center (Learning Management System (LMS)). This position will manage ASAM’s LMS and be responsible for curriculum design using 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 content. Candidate must quickly develop a broad understanding of the ASAM education programs.


  • Provide overall management for quality online national CME education programs which involves: working with Associate Director, Chief Learning Officer, other staff team members and faculty experts on content.
  • Produce online CME products for the Learning Management System (LMS) utilizing current and new adult learning principles and online techniques and other education software and systems to provide a variety of learning formats to engage online learners.
  • Manage budget, coordination and planning of the production of online products based on needs and priorities.
  • Create, compile and distill evaluation and usage data for online content.
  • Assist education team as needed to prepare grant applications and reports for grants.
  • Handle special projects as assigned such as summarizing evaluations, follow-up with faculty, prepare tracking reports for the project grant, etc.
  • Provide phone support to members on specific programs for Education and other ASAM activities as needed. Interacts with members and customers regarding courses, programs and products.
  • Adherence 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
  • Experience with learning management system (LMS) required
  • Two to four years of experience with continuing medical education (CME) and curriculum design required
  • Master’s Degree in Adult Education, Curriculum Design or related field preferred
  • Association experience, particularly in a medical society, preferred
  • Experience with education learning software such as Articulate and others preferred
  • Experience in budget and grant 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 education program planning and budget management
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively, efficiently, and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent communication skills are required
  • Proficiency with LMS systems, Articulate and other education online software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Good customer / member service skills
  • 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 member experts
  • CME consultant(s) for adherence to ACCME education guidelines and instructional design guidance
  • Other ASAM staff and departments as needed
  • Addiction medicine related agencies


Recruiting salary range: $52,000 to $55,000 (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.