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18 Feb 2021  10:39 AM

Director, Continuing Professional Education


Including divisions: HRP Consulting Group, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program)

The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program), a division of BRANY, was established in 2000 and joined BRANY in May 2016. CITI Program is a leading provider of research education content. Its web-based training materials serve millions of learners at academic institutions, government agencies, and commercial organizations in the U.S. and around the world. CITI Program's mission is to provide educational content that promotes the quality of, and public trust, in the research enterprise.

Founded in 1998 and owned by four leading academic medical centers - NYU School of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine, and Northwell Health, BRANY is the premiere resource for research support services for hospitals, academic medical centers and investigators. BRANY's services, which are designed to improve research efficiency and quality, include an array of outsourced clinical trial start up services such as IRB review, contracting and Medicare coverage analysis. BRANY IRB was the first IRB in New York to be accredited by AAHRPP. BRANY is also the developer of Protocol Builder®, an award-winning protocol writing tool for investigator-initiated research.

General Summary/Objective:

Responsible for the growth of CITIs Continuing Professional Education (CE/CME) program and revenues. Set and meet annual revenue targets. Plan and manage budgets responsibly. Identify strategies, plans and operations for the diversification and growth of certified activities and modes. Build and maintain long-term strategic relationships with key external stakeholders/partners toward expanding CITI Program visibility and securing new credit types. Instrument all required application materials to the exact specifications of providers.

Create marketing campaigns/communications to increase demand for CE certificates and heighten visibility of services with users. Develop needs-based strategic and operational online educational enhancements to improve learners experiences and satisfaction. Devise plans to maximize assistance to learners through customer support. Evaluate programs effectiveness annually. Work with internal units to successfully actualize all plans.

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16 Feb 2021  1:12 PM

Director of Professional Development

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

Salary range: $80,000-$100,000    Contact: Christina Kettell christina@aaap.org

The Director of Professional Development is responsible for the overseeing and managing the development, implementation, and evaluation of the AAAP’s Continuing Education offerings and overall educational program.


  • Masters Degree in Education, Public Health, or Healthcare Administration, or another related field is preferred. A baccalaureate degree is acceptable if the individual’s CME experience is of the extent and quality necessary to fulfill the position’s duties and responsibilities.
  • Minimum of four years of practical CE experience required.
  • Knowledge of current CE environment, including joint accreditation requirements, Interprofessional Education, MOC, and MOL.
  • Strong skills in the areas of teamwork, communication, project management, analytic problem solving, and working with volunteers.
  • Experience with physician membership organizations preferred.


  • Work with the Chief Executive Officer to maintain and implement the AAAP’s program’s vision, CE mission, and strategic education imperatives.
  • Oversee all processes related to AAAP’s efforts to maintain joint accreditation, including (a) developing and ensuring timely submission of all materials related to AAAP’s joint accreditation, and (b) overseeing processes and staff who complete and submit all annual or periodic reports required to maintain a joint accredited CE program.
  • Direct and implement the overall educational program, including ensuring that all CE activities are presented in compliance with joint accreditation and multiple CE credit requirements.
  • Manage three direct reports and provide direction to other AAAP staff who support AAAP’s grant-based CE initiatives.
  • Establish new and update policies, procedures and practices, as needed, to ensure efficiencies and effectiveness of the CE program across all AAAP CE offerings.
  • Direct AAAP’s education technology strategy for effectively implementing and using a Learner Management System  and other platforms.
  • With the involvement of key physician CE principals within AAAP, conduct needs assessments and gap analyses, ensure that all CE offerings apply principles of adult education in their CE design.
  • Develop AAAP’s evaluation strategy and ensure appropriate implementation of educational outcomes measurement tools and processes to assist AAAP in delivering high quality educational activities that impact members’ competence and performance.
  • Develop and provide training for AAAP staff who work on CE and physician volunteers on CE requirements and adult learning principles.
  • Work with other AAAP staff and physician volunteers to implement educational programs for new and emerging constituencies and link such education to emerging needs in AAAP’s CE program.
  • Collaborate with key principals in organizations whose missions are aligned with AAAP’s CE program.
  • Oversee and manage processes and staff who work to get appropriate activities approved for Maintenance of Certification.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent organizational, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in database management and in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Ability to work accurately in a fast-paced, changing environment, manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Willingness to be proactive, curious and flexible, contribute as a team yet able to function independently.
  • Ability to work well with AAAP members, staff, and outside professionals.

Contact: Christina Kettell christina@aaap.org

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