Education & Conference Manager
Company: American Public Power Association
Posted on: January 20, 2023
The American Public Power Association (APPA) is seeking an
Education & Conference Manager, this individual will play an
integral role in developing, planning, and managing APPA Academy
in-person, online, and on-demand events in addition to special
projects related to education. Oversees and directs all aspects of
the Business & Financial Conference, Engineering & Operations
Conference, and other events as assigned. Works with education team
on content development and oversight for conferences and courses
(in-person and virtual).
Please note: This is not a remote position. Candidates must be in
DC, Maryland, or Virginia area. APPA offers a flexible work
schedule for full-time employees and the option for telework is
available after (3) months of employment (with supervisor
*Direct hire only, no agency
Contributes to the organization and management of the Education
Department-providing input on department strategy and direction for
over 100 events, including in-person conferences and courses,
virtual summits and classes, and on-demand programs.
Conceives, develops and oversees all aspects of the Engineering &
Operations (E&O) Conference: directs program activities,
oversees programming, provides staff and committee direction, sets
the budget, serves as the staff liaison to the E&O section, and
Conceives, develops and oversees all aspects of the Business &
Financial Conference: directs program activities, oversees
programming, provides staff and committee direction, sets the
budget, serves as the staff liaison to the B&F section, and
Helps develop and oversee breakout sessions and pre-conference
seminars at the National Conference and other events as
Develops, plans, and implements virtual and in-person education
courses (conceptualizes ideas, helps develop annual training
schedule, works with speakers on curriculum design and delivery,
manages delivery, evaluates and measures results, and helps modify
programs as needed)
Assists with on-demand course development and delivery.
Ensures ongoing compliance with IACET standards by working with
instructors on course design, development and delivery; documenting
department processes and procedures; and assisting with the IACET
Manages special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree from a four-year
Five or more years of related experience.
Ability to plan, organize and manage adult education programs for
Strong communication skills (written and oral), attention to detail
and ability to initiate activities.
Demonstrated organization, project planning, time management
skills, and ability to prioritize work and multi-task in a
Ability to demonstrate innovation and adaptability, able to
identify and implement new ideas.
Experience with online program delivery and web-related
Strong command of Microsoft Office skills.
Ability to work effectively with other staff, members and the
public and develop strong relationships with instructors, members,
and other industry partners.
Excellent customer service skills.
Ability to travel out of town 3-4 times a year.
Keywords: American Public Power Association, Arlington , Education & Conference Manager, Education / Teaching , Arlington, Virginia
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