Education and Training, Meetings/Expositions/Events
4 Year Degree
The Director of Education and Meetings will be a strategic thought-partner and serve on the leadership team in strategic decision making and operations as the ACP and ACPEF continues to enhance its quality programming and capacity building. This is a tremendous opportunity for an experienced leader to have an integral role in transforming educational program development format and delivery; while maximizing and strengthening the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization.
This position also leads the successful planning and execution of ACP meetings and events. This includes oversight of programming, staff, vendor, and inter-departmental coordination. The successful candidates will have a demonstrate diplomacy and political astuteness in working with committees and volunteer leaders.
Description of Responsibilities: The Director will lead and serve as the point person for all education, training programs, and meeting logistics. This position will bring the knowledge of emerging technologies for education delivery systems and be responsible for sourcing a learning management system to aid in the effort. The director will work closely and collaboratively with the continuing education committee and program planning committees to ensure quality speakers and technical and management information is delivered. In addition, you will plan, coordinate, and manage all meeting logistics. As part of this work, the director will assist in the development of marketing and communications strategies that promote all education-related programs. The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all education programs and meetings.
Division management and oversight:
In collaboration with the continuing education committee, strategically identify and design programs of value. Advise in the areas of education, knowledge, and professional development for the industry and the association.
Lead and direct curriculum and conference program development.
Leverage the knowledge and expertise of the industry and SMEs to determine industry-wide priorities for training and education, knowledge management, and career development
Direct the selection and development of a learning management system
Cultivate and maintain relationships with industry SMEs in critical and emerging knowledge areas, leveraging these relationships for education and training development.
Align budget to organizational strategic priorities and direction, as defined by the board of directors. Develop and monitor education revenue and expenses.
Continuously identify linkages and education-related applications of activities of all ACP departments. Leverage the capabilities and opportunities of the Education Division to support the plans and goals of other divisions.
Collaborate with the Membership, Finance, and Communications & Marketing Divisions in the promotion of education programs and events.
Coach, mentor, and manage division staff for the benefit of ACP, the Education Division, and individual professional goals.
Oversee and maintain ACP’s accreditation as a certified CE provider with ADA CERP, PACE, and the National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC).
Create and oversee the implementation of ACP meetings and events
Participate in and provide guidance around site selection activities for events and conventions.
Develop monthly, quarterly, and yearly program performance reports.
Create a comprehensive risk mitigation emergency and safety plan for all ACP meetings and events.
Serve as the point person for ACP state-level member and other prosthodontics. organizations seeking CE credits for their education programs.
Other duties include:
Must remain professional always.
Actively promote mission and vision of ACP.
Regular travel and weekend work required.
Member/customer-centric. Your approach to doing business is focused on creating a positive experience for ACP members, staff, and other stakeholders.
Strong communicator. You are clear and succinct in your communications both internally and externally.
Project management. Ability to work independently, set priorities, manage timelines, analyze, organize and anticipate. Must be able to apply problem solving skills which support/enable sound decision making in a fast-paced environment.
Open and collaborative. You share information, work collaboratively, and seek out relevant information to achieve desired outcomes. Develop strong relationships both internal and external to the organization.
Business acumen. Demonstrate an ability to present to diverse audiences and navigate the political nuisances with the organizations.
Intellectual curiosity. You demonstrate a commitment to ongoing personal learning.
Guiding principles. Your guiding principles align with a culture that fosters integrity, credibility, and trustworthiness.
Bachelor’s degree and/or CMM certification.
5 to 7 years professional experience in education program development and meeting logistical planning and oversight; association experience a plus.
Knowledge of adult learning principles and program curriculum design. Proven ability to deliver industry-related live and e-learning content.
Financial tracking and budget development experience.
Familiarity with learning management system a plus.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite and database management. Must be willing to learn more applications.
Commitment to training programs that maximize individual and organization goals across the organization including best practices in education design and development activities.
Demonstrate a commitment to drive optimization, teamwork, and inclusiveness
To Apply: Please submit electronically a cover letter and résumé to HR@prosthodontics.org with subject line: ACP-Director of Education & Meetings.
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