Job Description

Senior Specialist, Continuing Education will work collaboratively with Alzheimer’s Association internal liaisons supporting daily continuing education operations to ensure all accreditation requirements are met for directly provided activities and supporting the education and training center.  Responsible for managing the administrative and operational activities of a continuing education function, including collecting outcome data for review of program effectiveness and ensuring that all continuing education programs meet accreditation and industry needs. Work with Mission Engagement Team with education and training center operation support.

This position is remote and travel is up to 10%.

Essential Job Functions:

Manage and effectively coordinate:

  • Complete and submit continuing education activity planning applications with accreditation partners, gathering all necessary documents including faculty disclosures
  • Updates on accreditation policies and practices from the ACCME, AMA, etc, on a regular basis and update internal liaisons and Association leadership
  • Update policies and forms as needed
  • Gather and assist with analyzing data, including preparing annual reports such as PARS
  • Review activity evaluations and participant comments monthly and utilize data to recommend improvements to the CE program
  • Deploy post-activity surveys to follow up with participants on implemented practices
  • Assist with preparation of accreditation materials (PARS report, PIP information, etc)
  • Assist in identifying areas for improvement (education, technology, reporting, etc)
  • Assist in the provision of training and guidance to association staff and leaders on accreditation compliance, department policies, and best practices
  • Serve as documentation historian by collecting, organizing, and tracking documents
  • Assist with handling the timely and accurate input and maintenance of accreditation documentation and program files, include financial disclosure forms, commercial support letters, records of attendance
  • Assist with ensuring files are complete prior to activity launch
  • Review marketing pieces for CE accuracy
  • Serve as documentation historian by collecting, organizing, and tracking documents
  • Serve as a resource to Faculty, coworkers, and learners who have questions or needs related to continuing education programs

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 4+ years’ experience performing duties and responsibilities as a CE Coordinator or similar position
  • Experience with an accreditation or credentialing organization
  • Working knowledge of ACCME and AMA accreditation requirements
  • Experience working with an accredited CME program
  • Strong commitment to balancing service with regulatory functions
  • Able to manage multiple projects and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Exemplary customer service approach in communicating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Skilled problem solver, with ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and heavy workloads
  • Self-directed, self-motivated team player
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills; rigorous attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Superior computer skills with competency in MS Office Suite, web-based applications, and constituent relationship management applications
  • Dedicated to continuous improvement and quality assurance processes
  • Deploy sound judgment to keep supervisors and team members aware of events with impact on key operations
  • Willingness to learn and to take on new challenges

Senior Specialist, Continuing Education

Position Location: remote

Full time based on 37.5 hours per week minimum

Grade: 506 Exempt (Estimated Annual Salary $60,000 - $75,000

Reports To: Director, Health Professional Education

Who We Are: The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,900 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life-changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may develop the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org/jobs to explore who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work for the last twelve years in a row.

At the Alzheimer's Association®, we believe that diverse perspectives are critical to achieving health equity - meaning that all communities have a fair and just opportunity for early diagnosis and access to risk reduction and quality care. The Association is committed to engaging underrepresented and underserved communities and responding with resources and education to address the disproportionate impact of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.

Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.

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