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Director - Learning Design

Company: AICPA
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

At The Association, our impact is global. We help people build and grow careers that improve their lives, help communities succeed, and help countries build strong economies. Together, we lead the most influential body of professional accountants and shape the future of the global accounting profession. What You'll Do: Directs the Learning Design function in the execution of the Association's Learning Strategy and ensures learning and assessment solutions are designed to meet the quality, cost, and expectations established through the Go-To-Market Value Proposition, defined Client and Partner Services (CaPs) requests, or other Learning strategic initiatives that support members and clients to improve their skills, perform better and advance their careers. Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team of Learning Design professionals globally
  • Strategically engages with leadership, clients, advisory boards, and key stakeholders to create and refine the learning design and assessment strategy, and major learning programs including pathways to specialized credentials, badges, and certificates.
  • Liaises with regulatory agency (NASBA) to align with and influence CPE standards for the accounting profession.
  • Ensures that learning solutions include content that is designed and developed meeting quality and compliance standards.
  • Drive learning design strategy to meet the Association's Go to Market Value Propositions and support key Association initiatives
  • Provide direction in alignment with learning design strategy to influence outcomes that maximize quality, efficiency and costs.
  • Champions innovative design of blended learning experiences, that are high quality, personalized and streamlined to drive new business models across a variety of modalities and technology-enhanced initiatives that achieve outcomes, drive positive behavior change, and solve business needs.
  • Drives the use of the latest learning technology systems and tools (i.e. VR, AR, AI, chat bots, social, adaptive, mobile, just-in-time initiatives) into the learning products roadmap.
  • Evaluates, tests, and ensures learning design solutions reflect best practices in learner and user experience and adult learning theory by monitoring the latest trends, technologies, and tools globally and incorporating them accordingly. About You:
    • Demonstrated people management and leadership skills
    • Self-starter, strategic thinker and strong results orientation with the ability to direct the management of multiple projects and initiatives of notable complexity and risk under tight deadlines
    • Ability to apply high-level knowledge of educational theory and best practices in learning content creation
    • Ability to influence without authority and collaborate cross-functionally in a matrix organisation
    • Able to identify and adopt evolving trends to best inform learning design decisions
    • Strong business acumen with a market-focused approach to business, and understanding of what drives product profitability
    • Ability to lead through change, adversity, uncertainty Required Qualifications & Education:
      • Bachelor's degree in business, education or psychology
      • Minimum 8 years of experience leading learning design teams
      • Business and financial acumen
      • Market and commercial orientation
      • Design thinking experience with learning solutions Preferred Experience:
        • Experience in learning design in a commercial learning environment.
        • 10+ years of experience leading learning design teams
        • Accounting and/or finance subject matter expertise in at least one of the learning curriculums served, such as A/A, Tax, Ethics, EBP/Government, Valuation/Forensics Who We Are:
          • At The Association (AICPA + CIMA), we are transforming the accounting and finance profession. We are future-focused, empowering the world's most highly skilled accountants to stay relevant, meet today's demands, and prepare for tomorrow's challenges through quality education, resources, and training. How We Support You:
            • We provide flexibility as to when and where you work (based on role) to help you achieve a good work-life balance. You'll be part of a global, diverse team who foster an environment of inclusion and belonging where you are valued for who you are and where you come from.
            • Ready to help shape the future of the accounting profession at The Association? Apply today ! The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants -is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
              Assistance If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please send an email to -HumanResources@aicpa-cima.com My Profile Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

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