As the Senior Manager, Learning and Product Development, you will actively develop and maintain engaging e-Learning courses, pre-recorded video presentations, new and revised print and online learning opportunities, and certification prep materials. Working as part of the APICS Professional Development team under the direction and supervision of the Director, Product Development, you will work with supply chain and operations management professionals (subject matter experts or SMEs) to design and create new print and online products that can be delivered to members, customers, and partners.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Develop course content to be administered in the learning management system (LMS) and other online/digital products, including online activities, quizzes, games, etc.
Provide research for and management of new projects to further educational opportunities, professional development, and certification preparation for association members and customers.
Actively participate in the development of new/revised educational, professional development, and certification preparation products for association members and customers.
Use instructional design/adult learning techniques to move traditional print products to new learning system format.
Maintain and create new learning objects in the LMS and other online products and explore new activities and educational products for use in these online systems.
Work with appropriate committees, association staff, and supply chain and operations management professionals (SMEs) to develop content for products, webinars, seminars and other meetings throughout the year.
Collaborate with SMEs to ensure accuracy and relevancy of content.
Communicate with members, customers, and internal team members about education products.
Bachelor’s degree (BA, BS, or equivalent) from an accredited four-year college or university.
Five to seven (5-7) years of work experience designing and implementing professional education products along with strong writing and editing skills.
Two to three (2-3) years of professional work experience in an association.
Five to seven (5-7) years training or education in Instructional Design, Instructional Development, Instructional Technology, Adult Education or Digital Media.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience administrating and creating visually appealing content in an LMS, preferably Moodle.
Comprehensive, demonstrated use of authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline.
Strong technical skills and working knowledge of the design, development and delivery of eLearning instructional methodologies.
Ability to work collaboratively to ensure courses are developed.
Work independently with adequate instructions and training, and have a track record of reliability/dependability and experience prioritizing multiple projects.
Good verbal and written communication skills, and ability to work with a diverse pool of subject matter experts.
APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. With over 47,000 members in 100 countries and 300 chapters and international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global cust...omers. The APICS portfolio of products, services and programs advance the careers of supply chain professionals, improve supply chain organization performance and enhance the global supply chain community. We serve our customers and membership through: Research and publications, Education and training, and Certification, designation and certificate programs.
In addition to being certified as a Great Place to Work®, APICS offers a generous benefits package, including: coverage of 85-90% of benefit costs for medical/prescription, dental and vision insurance benefits; a 401K match; flexible spending accounts for medical expenses, dependent care and mass transit; tuition reimbursement; a relaxed environment; and a healthy work-life balance.
APICS is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. To learn more about APICS, visit apics.org.