Title: eLearning Manager: HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STIs               

Reports to: Project Director

Application Deadline: Friday, February 26, 2021

Description:

This position will be responsible for managing the online training strategy of Capacity Building Assistance (CBA), Training and Technical Assistance (TA) services to support the development of knowledge, skills, and competencies of the public health workforce, including infectious disease specialists and general practitioners and providers of HIV, viral hepatitis (HAV, HBV, HCV) and sexually transmitted disease and infection (STD and STI) health services.

The eLearning Manager will develop competency-based, educational content and training to support statewide and national activities aiming to address the ongoing and unmet capacitation needs of the publicly and privately funded infectious disease and primary care workforce. The activities will be a part of a larger nationwide effort to end the syndemics of HIV, viral hepatitis, and STIs as well as to mitigate behavioral and ecological factors impacting risk for disease acquisition, such as past or current drug use. The eLearning Manager will use adult learning principles to improve competency, capacity, and skills of the target audiences, which include both clinical providers (MD/DO, NP/PA) and the non-clinical public health workforce (navigators, case managers, disease intervention specialists). Recipients of HealthHIV’s online training include health centers, community- and faith-based organizations, health departments (state and local), and HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), hepatitis C (HCV), and behavioral health service organizations. The eLearning Manager has familiarity with online training and e-learning development, learning management systems (LMS), e-learning instructional design, and related softwares, such as Articulate and Lectora. The eLearning Manager will optimize the training process for efficiency, assess training modifications and user-compatibility, and elevate interactivity of e-learning courses, webinars, and other online resources.

HealthHIV has unique online training and certificate programs in HIV prevention, testing, and treatment, as well as HCV care/treatment, LGBT health, and opioid use, that the eLearning Manager supports. HealthHIV also produces high-volume medical and consumer education with several first-of-its-kind programs. The eLearning Manager will develop continuing education (CE) and continuing medical education (CME) in partnership with accredited organizations. HealthHIV’s online training programs are supported by federal government healthcare agencies and the private sector.

The eLearning Manager also will support new business development.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of five years of experience is required. Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, Health Promotion, Health Administration, or a related field is preferred. Experience may be substituted for education. Applicant should have at least five years of experience developing and managing online education and training and/or capacity building activities.   Experience developing competency-based curricula and continuing medical education programs is required. The successful candidate will have experience creating e-learning content, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently. Applicant should possess strong cultural and linguistic competencies.

It is strongly recommended that the applicant have knowledge and skills to develop education and training resources in the areas of: HIV service competencies; high-impact prevention programs, including biomedical HIV prevention; and emerging evidence-based or informed approaches to HIV prevention, care, and treatment.

This full-time position is based at HealthHIV’s Washington, DC office, and therefore preferred that the employee live in or be willing to relocate to Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia.

Skills and Abilities Needed:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Robust ability to develop competency-based (skills and knowledge attainment) educational resources and curricula.
  • Sound ability to design and implement online education and training activities and assess outcomes and impact of training programs.
  • Expertise in instructional methods and training techniques, including curriculum design principles, adult learning theory, and blended learning strategies.
  • Experience with e-learning design, such as Articulate, Lectora, Adobe Software Suite (Captivate, Flash and Photoshop).
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; ensure deadlines are met; organize and track activities for multiple projects; work independently and as a team member; show initiative; and demonstrate critical thinking.
  • Proactive in identifying solutions, results-oriented, and take pride in the ownership of projects.
  • Successful track record of managing multiple priorities efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Possess strong project and team management skills, and work effectively as part of a team with diverse staff.
  • Strong competencies in the topics of HIV, viral hepatitis and STI prevention/treatment, opioid use disorder prevention and treatment, sexual and behavioral health, and support services, including prevention, housing, care, and treatment.

Key Functions:

  • Define and manage e-learning development strategies and processes.
  • Provide refined instructional design structure to current training efforts.
  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content using a variety of solutions including audio, video, presentations, and facilitated training.
  • Develop measurable competency-based (skills and knowledge attainment) training and education online (e-learning instructional design).
  • Lead the development and implementation of strategies to deliver effective HIV, STI, HCV trainings and educational activities, including managing subcontractors.
  • Contract and supervise additional subject-matter experts and consultants to develop content, design e-learning, and deliver trainings.
  • Report on e-learning and online training activities and on subcontractor activities, including assisting in the preparation of required programmatic reports, including semi-annual and quarterly reports.
  • Program and design e-learning curriculum using Articulate, Lectora, or other programs that produce SCORM compliant packages.
  • Maintain learning management system.
  • Ensure products and services are accessible to populations with special needs and confirm to 508-compliance standards.
  • Participate in organizational, project, and client meetings as required.
  • Maintain organized project files, including emails, surveys, reports, databases, presentations, etc. in electronic and paper formats as appropriate.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health benefits (Domestic Partners are eligible for coverage).
  • Retirement benefits (eligible to join the 403b plan after three-month introductory period).
  • Twenty-three days (minimum) of paid personal leave (accrual begins on start date at 7.19 hours per pay period).
  • Federal holidays observed.

How to Apply:

Resumes must include a cover letter and should be submitted to jobs@healthhiv.org with “eLearning Manager” in the subject line. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Deadline for applications is Friday, February 26, 2021.

NOTE: Applicants must only apply for the one position in which they are most qualified and interested. Applicants who submit multiple applications will not be considered.

Employer’s Rights:

This job description is not inclusive of all responsibilities or duties related to the position and may be revised at any time. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required by the project or the organization. Employment with HealthHIV is at-will, and as such, the employment relationship may be terminated at any time, with or without cause.