The American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA) is a medical association which serves a growing membership of more than 52,000 physician anesthesiologists, medical students and care team members. At ASA, we strive to be the best medical society in the world by offering superior educational opportunities and resources. At ASA we’re collaborative, dedicated to our members, committed to excellence and continuously improving. As a testament to these values, we were named one of Chicago’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2017. To continue strengthening the organization, we’re seeking individuals who are talented, knowledgeable, motivated and agile. If these qualities resonate with you, you may be the perfect addition to our growing staff!
The E-Learning Instructional Designer is responsible for consulting with ASA education staff and subject matter experts (SME) on the analysis, design, development and delivery of instructional content, by writing textual descriptions, creating and planning the creation of appropriate illustrations, and developing innovative ways to impart complex concepts to the target audience. The E-Learning Instructional Design Specialist works with SMEs, and other core team members during all phases of the project – from needs assessment, to proposal, design, development, implementation, evaluation and outcomes reporting.
Conduct in-depth gaps analysis and needs assessments to identify learning objectives, and to determine training solutions and other performance enhancement solutions (e-learning reinforcement, badges, role clarity, job aids, etc.) to meet the educational needs of practicing anesthesiologists and their care teams to close practice gaps in compliance with all ACCME accreditation and ABA maintenance of certification standards and guidelines.
Consult with education managers and various team members on course design and navigation to optimize user experience with effectively and intuitively traversing content on all computer and mobile.
Build course workflow in LMS. and apply publishing and authoring tools that support the implementation and deployment of e-learning and mobile app programs.
Design evaluation strategies, tools to measure program effectiveness and reports to determine whether desired learning and performance outcomes are achieved.
Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) within ASA leadership and staff, volunteer members and other experts to create and deliver a diverse mix of educational programs in live and enduring formats, using a variety of delivery methods including interactive web based and multimedia formats.
Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Training, Educational Technology or Professional Development or equivalent professional experience. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum 3 years of experience designing live and enduring materials, including broad range of web-based courseware, digital and recorded technologies. Continuing medical education or professional association experience is a plus.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and in Learning Management System technology including authoring tools (Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate and Articulate Presenter preferred).
Able to successfully integrate adult learning principles and distance learning education.
Demonstrated ability to plan and implement accredited programs in a variety of innovative settings and formats.
Knowledge in accreditation requirements for granting continuing education and able to organize documentation to demonstrate compliance preferred.
About American Society of Anesthesiologists
The American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA) is a medical association which serves a growing membership of more than 52,000 physician anesthesiologists, medical students and care team members. At ASA, we strive to be the best medical society in the world by offering superior educational opportunities and resources.
With more than 170 employees, the collaborative nature of our organization encourages us to appreciate each contribution, unique expertise and the vast knowledge that every individual brings to the table. We’re dedicated to our members because they’re dedicated to their patients, and we strive to create an outstanding experience to help them succeed in their practice. This commitment to excellence reaches far beyond our daily to-do list—we set high expectations, exhibit a strong work ethic and take pride in the results we achieve. Our desire to keep improving is the proverbial wind beneath our wings; we seek feedback, pursue knowledge and strategize to enhance our organization for the future.
As a testament to these values, we were named one of Chicago’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2017. To continue strengthening the organization, we’re seeking i...ndividuals who are talented, knowledgeable, motivated and agile. If these qualities resonate with you, you may be the perfect addition to our growing staff!