Director of Academic Programs and Professional Development
Essential Functions Working with the appropriate AACP teams and committees to plan, and participate in implementation of major events including educational programming at the Annual and Interim meetings. Assessment of current and ongoing programs working in conjunction with all teams of the AACP organization to determine the efficiency of programming and suggest options for improving efficacy and reach of programming. Assessing current and future technologies used to support delivery of education and implementing them into the AACP architecture in conjunction with the appropriate individuals and leadership at AACP. Develop an educational plan for academic affairs for a 3 year period to include the number and types of programs (including interim and annual meetings) and developing a continuity of programming for members. Network with individuals in pharmacy and health professions education, higher education, and technology and community engagement to ensure a broad spectrum of programming and outreach for the AACP members. Oversight for provision of continuing education working with meetings team members to ensure program and logistics planning and documentation for ACPE accreditation. Participation in interprofessional and global leadership of pharmacist education as appropriate. Development and oversight of budgets for programs working in conjunction with Sr. Director for Finance and meetings. Improving efficiency and efficacy of programming to members by working with individuals within the Academic Affairs team and others to ensure all programs and services are implemented with an emphasis on quality and timeliness of topic. Support of the AACP mission and vision and participating in creating a culture of leadership and collegiality within the organization. Qualifications for this Position: A minimum requirement of a Masters Degree in higher education, educational technology, or health professions area of study. A minimum of 5 years of faculty or leadership experience with preference for candidates involved in educational program design and delivery. Prefer candidates with interest in disruptive educational strategies. Must have record of excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to manage conflict in an adaptive and agile manner and work toward common goals. Be capable of advocating for the pharmacy education mission internally as well as for the AACP’s initiatives externally Passionate about continuing to improve pharmacy education and the opportunity to be a visible change agent and champion. Be willing to reside in the Washington D.C. area A person of the highest personal and professional ethics.