Strategic Education Management
Develop and maintain a strategic plan for overall education programming and products; track and analyze the overall education marketplace, including market research on competitor’s offerings and products; and regularly coordinate and collaborate with the internal Communications, Membership, and Meetings teams. Monitor and evaluate the success of all AIPLA education programs, including, but not limited to: distance learning products and services; online educational content library; stand-alone classroom programs; Conference Center programs; and education sessions/tracks within three annual stated meetings; and track programs. Ensure all educational programs are of the highest quality and relevance and ensure revenue targets are being met.
Work with AIPLA membership and Committee leadership to survey, monitor and develop educational products, services, and programs that are in line with each category of members’ needs and career advancement objectives; focus on corporate and law firm learning goals and objectives; and make recommendations for collaborative programming with outside organizations and government agencies where appropriate.
Manage budget for online or other electronically delivered programs, and provide budget guidance on educational costs related to all AIPLA’s educational programming, for inclusion in the overall education/meetings budgets.
Online Program Coordination
Coordinate webinar production schedules and serve as the primary staff contact with the Online Programs Committees and third-party providers. Prepare marketing collateral for online programs and oversee compilation of online course materials. Supervise the maintenance of education related member-benefit programs; i.e. subscriptions, discount and promotional programs as needed.
Work with COO and Director of Meetings to create and maintain an annual schedule of CLE filing and accredited programming. Supervise the CLE Assistant who will research and maintain current requirements for all states with mandatory CLE and maintain the administration of CLE for all in person programming.
A minimum of five years’ experience with continuing education programs with professional or trade associations required. Effective project management, attention to detail, scheduling and organization skills are essential. Extensive knowledge of and experience with computers, membership networks and databases (NetForum). Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in business, communications, non-profit management or other related field. A combination of education, training, and experience preferred. Master’s or Law degree a plus. Familiarity with an association or non-profit organization, highly desirable. Must be able to handle many tasks with accuracy and speed, prioritize, retrieve information, and meet deadlines with a high level of attention to detail. Travel required and the ability to work weekends as needed.