The Education Associate is responsible for administration of the development, implementation, and evaluation of APA live and on demand education programs/products.
Duties and responsibilities
Manages the administration of the NPC proposal submission and peer review process including updating requirements, monitoring progress and communicating with participants.
Performs administrative support of the APA education program/product development process and manages the development timelines.
Manages the Continuing Education Unit/Certification Maintenance application and implementation of education programs/products to ensure compliance.
Qualifications and Education
A college degree and a minimum of two years of related work experience required.
Experience in educational product or program development necessary
Strong oral and written communication skills with a customer service orientation required.
Excellent organizational skills with the focus and drive to work on and complete multiple projects on tight schedules required.
Ability to work onsite supporting meetings and implementing effective techniques to address and resolve problems necessary.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, databases required. Experience with learning management systems, particularly Cadmium, a plus.
Ability to project a favorable and professional image of APA to members, vendors, staff, and the public required.
Internal Number: EA-AF6304
About American Planning Association
ABOUT THE AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION
The American Planning Association is an independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in community planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change.
This position is located in APA’s office in downtown . Learn more about APA at www.planning.org.
The American Planning Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The American Planning Association provides leadership in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing our members with the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change. APA has offices in Chicago and Washington, DC, and serves a global membership of more than 38,000 professionals. An energetic, progressive organization with a staff of about 100, APA includes a certifying board (AICP) and is about to relaunch the APA Foundation, and so, the successful candidate will be an important contributor to shaping the future of the Foundation.