The role is responsible for the instructional and creative strategies needed to create cutting-edge, continuing education training for health information management professionals. Develop the design, budgeting, marketing and implementation of continuing education (stand-alone courses, online education, conferences). Determine educational needs by tracking trends, conducting surveys, working with planning committees, etc. Collaborate with marketing department to design marketing strategies; develop and manage budgets, secure and negotiate contract speakers. Monitors, maintains and adheres to the compliance standards of ADA CERP for all CE programs. Identified process inefficiencies (policies, procedures, etc) and recommends and implements solutions.
Leads the educational design and development of health information continuing education programs. Designs and develops program agendas and educational goals for all professional training programming in the US. Establish metrics to regularly assess program success and incorporates ongoing audience feedback to improve engagement. Conduct needs assessment of members and lead the development of new education content, including recruiting high-profile qualified faculty and promoting diversity in programming. Serves as subject matter expert for cutting edge education initiatives, design, and learning formats. Recruits and secures contracts for subject matter and industry experts.
Monitor, recommend, and implement emerging learning technologies and techniques, including traditional, e-learning, podcasts, webinars, and livestreaming. Works with Meetings team relative to financial goals and education placement for live programs. Collaborates with the marketing and communication teams on content marketing strategies for all continuing education offerings.
Develop and manage department budget. Monitors financial status of activities related to all educational program and takes correction action to meet financial goals. Ensures expenditures are appropriately authorized and within budget. Evaluate sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, working closely with AHIMA’s business development department.
Provides leadership and direction for the department by communicating the connection of the strategic plan to the department’s priorities, establishing effective planning, staff training and development and maintaining an effective organizational structure to meet the education goals of AHIMA
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Educational Design or Technologies, Media Design, English, Business, or equivalent. Master’s degree highly desired.
10+ years in training development; commercial product development strongly preferred with minimum 5 years of managing multiple direct reports and influencing cross-functional teams required.
Experience managing subject matter experts, instructors and speakers.
Experience in an association with both domestic and international products preferred.Experience with Learning Management Software and online learning authoring tools.
Expert knowledge of industry standards related to educational activities, e.g., ADA.
Experience implementing distance-learning initiatives and/or integrating new technologies for better learning outcomes.Healthcare industry experience preferred.
AHIMA is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals. AHIMA represents more than 103,000 health information professionals. AHIMA is committed to advancing the HIM profession in an increasingly electronic and global environment through leadership in advocacy, education, certification, and lifelong learning. AHIMA is recognized as the premier source of “HIM knowledge,” the respected authority for rigorous professional certification, and one of the industry’s most active and influential advocates in Congress.American Health Information Management Association is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religious creed, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, and/or protected veteran status.