CLIENT ASSOCIATION: Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, SITC REPORTS TO: Senior Manager of Online Education DIRECT REPORTS: None STATUS: Exempt (Minimum of 37.5 hours/week)
The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is a non-profit medical professional society of influential scientists, academicians, researchers, clinicians, government representatives, and industry leaders from around the world dedicated to improving cancer patient outcomes by advancing the science and application of cancer immunotherapy. Responsible for the design, development, and implementation of online learning activities for the Society’s membership and the general public, the Instructional Designer works in collaboration with SITC staff and subject matter experts to create and maintain innovative online learning activities involving existing and emerging digital technology. The Instructional Designer applies knowledge of adult learning principles and utilizes innovative solutions to meet the society’s educational needs. This position works collaboratively with SITC departments and the Senior Manager of Online Education to convert instructor-led trainings to online enduring educational activities.
Apply instructional design theories, practice and methods to create adaptive and engaging learning activities with compelling course content.
Utilize existing and emerging digital technology applications and software to build online courses and educational activities. (e.g., e-learning, gamification, mobile applications, webcasting, virtual/flip classroom, videos, simulations, etc.).
Work with subject matter experts and relevant committees or volunteers on educational projects to:
Identify target audience’s needs.
Establish learning objectives and curriculum/assessment strategy.
Develop assessment instruments and criteria to measure learner performance.
Develop educational content to meet the learning objectives including supporting material/media (e.g., audio, video, simulations, interactions, etc.).
Develop and maintain online education activities to support the SITC certificate program.
Work with necessary committees and leaders to design and develop online education activities and courses, such as webinars, slide sets, podcasts and videos.
Maintain all needed files and systems to track and report on project status.
Create or assist in the creation of reports on learning outcomes for online education activities and courses. Collect and analyze data from online learners for outcomes reports.
Under the guidance of the Senior Manager of Online Education and the Director of Education, determine overall policies, procedures and schedules for online education activities in areas of responsibility.
With the Development department, provide project information for grant submission, reporting and reconciliation needs.
With the Senior Manager of Online Education and the Director of Education, ensure online education activities, in areas of responsibility, maintain compliance with any relevant accreditation guidelines and funder requirements through the application of appropriate design, methodology and assessment models (ACCME, ACPE, etc.).
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design, Adult Education, Curriculum Development, or Healthcare Education. Master’s degree preferred.
Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Computer proficiency and ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.
Experience with one or more learning management systems and/or adaptive learning software tools.
Experience using course authoring tools (Articulate, SCORM/xAPI, HTML5, video editing, web conferencing or other multimedia tools) preferred.
Ability to work independently but also with teams, both internally and externally
Familiarity with associations and/or nonprofit organizations a plus.
Knowledge or experience in healthcare or biology a plus.
Travel of up to 2 weeks per year
Some evening and weekend work as needed
Occasional lifting, up to 50 pounds
About Executive Director Inc.
EDI is one of the top five association management firms in the U.S., providing professional services for national and international medical, trade and scientific associations. Our 50 years of experience are a key asset to the associations we serve, with client relationships exceeding 30 years.
SUMMARY OF EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
- One of the top 5 largest association management companies worldwide employing 150 professionals. EDI manages 30 clients with national and international membership bases with events held globally.
- Competitive salaries in the association management industry.
- Flexible, fun, challenging work environment with advanced computer and support systems.
- Team work environment.
- Opportunities for skill development and career advancement.
- Commitment to professional development.
- Updated, contemporary office space.