Reporting to the Director of Education, NRPA’s Education Manager of Online Learning oversees the development and delivery of online education for the association, supporting current education programs and remaining strategic, innovative, and adaptable to new trends in the online learning industry in developing new programs to meet industry needs. The education manager must maintain strong organizational and project management skills to maintain multiple, simultaneous projects such as managing the learning management system (LMS), producing online courses, webinars, live virtual events, handle customer service related issues, and adapt other techniques as necessary to further the mission of NRPA.
Essential Functions • Responsible for maintaining current course content, seeing products through their life cycle, and handling customer service issues as they arise. • Gather and evaluate data to make suggestions for future programming or adjustments to current programs as necessary. • Work with various internal and external stakeholders to consult, identify, produce, and market online learning and educational content. • Maintain the online learning budget. • Produce online live events including frequent webinars, conference streaming, and virtual conferences reinforcing communities of practice. • Manage production of online learning courses and certificate programs including overseeing vender relationships related to the LMS and other online products. • Open to new ideas and other duties as they arise and are assigned.
DISCOVER the BENEFITS at NRPA!
NRPA boasts a warm professional environment, with a relaxing and peaceful view of nature at its finest! All staff receives access to indoor & outdoor eating areas, as well as indoor & outdoor fitness opportunities. Our facility has a brand new air-conditioned fitness room with access to showers, as well as foot trails for the outdoor enthusiast. Part time staffs at NRPA are eligible for a partial benefit package that includes a prorated portion of paid Vacation/Sick/Personal/Holidays and More! Full time staff enjoy a very rich benefit package that includes 403(b) matched at 6% and fully vested upon hire, group Health, Dental, and Vision for employee and family paid 80+% by the employer; 6 weeks of Paid Family Leave for the birth or adoption of a new child,Life insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability paid 100% by the employer; accrue 26 Paid days off per year plus 13 paid holidays, eligibility in the first month of employment, Length of Service Awards and much, much more! NRPA is committed to promoting an environment of work-life balance. To promote healthy lifestyles, at work and away, we have established programs like Teleworking, FlexTime Schedules, 37.5 hour work-week, Employee Assistance Programs, Educational Assistance Programs, Lunch-and-Learn sessions and more.
• Bachelor’s Degree, Masters’ preferred in instructional design, education, educational technology, or another related field • 3-5 years of experience developing and overseeing online learning programs, preferably at an association. • Expert knowledge working with various software and code languages including: Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate Storyline, Learning Management Systems, HTML, Java, and other software as required. • Experience working with and managing teams. • Experience with project and budget management. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Resourcefulness, initiative, and creativity valued.
About National Recreation and Park Association
The National Recreation and Park Association
NRPA is a national, non-profit service organization devoted to advancing park, recreation and conservation efforts that enhance the quality of life for all Americans. The Association works to extend the social, health, cultural, and economic benefits of parks and recreation. Through its network of over 21,000 recreation and park professionals, NRPA encourages recreation initiatives for youths in high-risk environments, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, and the conservation of natural and cultural resources. NRPA works closely with national, state and local recreation and park agencies, corporations and citizen groups in carrying out its vision.
NRPA is committed to improving public understanding of leisure¡¦s significance in a full and meaningful life. Its long-range plan embraces the following goals.
„h To promote public awareness and support for recreation, park and leisure services, the constructive use of leisure, and the physical and mental health of the individual. NRPA also strives to promote public awareness of the environmental and natural resource management aspects of recreation and leisure services.
„h To facilita...te adoption of socially progressive and environmentally appropriate public policy for recreation and leisure services.
„h To strengthen professional and citizen skills and effectiveness, thus enhancing services to the public.
For more information, contact NRPA headquarters at phone: 703-858-0784, fax: 703-858-0794 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.