Are you looking for an opportunity for advancement in a collaborative work environment that offers work-life balance and excellent benefits? The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) hires and rewards great people who are passionate about serving our members. We offer competitive compensation and benefits as well as distinctive benefits like a Safe Harbor 401(k) and Company Match 401(k) plan, flexible work schedules including a 9/80 Work Schedule, and Winter Break from December 24th – January 1st.
SME, www.smenet.org, is a professional society (501(c) (3) corporation) whose more than 13,000 members represent all professionals serving the minerals industry in more than 100 countries. SME members include engineers, geologists, metallurgists, educators, students and researchers. SME advances the worldwide mining and underground construction community through information exchange and professional development.
TITLE: Professional Development Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Professional Development
WORK TYPE: Full-Time Exempt
LOCATION: 12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112
The Professional Development Specialist is responsible for a portfolio of educational products including a certification program and all aspects of webinar execution. The successful candidate will work to ensure that products meet the needs of members and provide detailed coordination to deliver the programs successfully; provide hands-on assistance to speakers and customers; is involved on cross-functional teams that will link them to other business lines and project groups throughout the organization; and will research trends and remain current on adult learning and credentialing principles in order to apply them in the creation of programs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the administrative coordination of the Certified Mine Safety Professional (CMSP) Certification Program
Execute a plan tailored to meet NCCA educational standards.
Work with volunteer committees who are subject matter experts in the mining industry to make program decisions.
Partner with Marketing and IT to promote programs to the greater mining community.
Coordinate all logistics for CMSP Review Course training programs including venue identification, materials, speakers, travel, etc.
Use software such as Personify, GoTo Training, BaseCamp, etc.
Field online communications, assist with outgoing communications.
Respond to member inquiries, communicating with Committees, and keeping applicants on task.
Responsible for application and renewal processes.
Maintain database in Personify and manual tracking.
Coordinate application and notification processes.
Manage program database and files.
Coordinate 3-5 webinars per month.
Contact webinar speakers to test their system for technology compatibility and run through a practice session.
Create a sale item in Personify to allow members to register for the webinar.
Record and download the webinar to send to IT for posting.
Partner with Marketing and IT to promote webinars, the webinar subscription product, and on educational products.
Coordinate access with webinar subscribers.
Obtain releases and maintain recordkeeping.
Setup purchasing items for the SME website CART and responsible for maintenance of items.
Obtain speaker releases, track and maintain records.
Correspond with committee members, speakers, potential speakers, chair, and instructors.
Significant verbal and written communication with members by phone, email, including providing directions and instructions.
Create PDH Certificates.
Obtain presentation releases for capture and spreadsheet tracking.
Content Capture Administration.
Create program updates for web and print, proofread and edit programs, and follow up to ensure online posting.
Create program speaker placards for speakers at every conference.
Responsible for certificate development for participants and distribution.
Timely email and written correspondence.
Required Knowledge and Skills
Intermediate to Expert skills in Microsoft Office Skills, database principles, and Excel;
Able to work in a cross-functional team environment with changing and evolving roles and responsibilities;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with professionals at all levels and collaborate across business lines;
Ability to manage multiple priorities with accuracy and efficiency while meeting deadlines;
Ability to adapt to changing priorities; and
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Credentialing or background in adult learning concepts required.
Non-profit or association experience preferred, but not required.
The above qualifications and requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position.
Interested applicants, please submit a cover letter expressing why you are interested in this particular position, including how your experience relates to the exact duties of the position, salary requirements, and a resume to email@example.com. No relocation expenses provided.
About Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
In principle and in practice, the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) and all its leadership value and seek diverse and inclusive participation within the mining and minerals community. SME promotes involvement and expanded access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, or disability.
SME is committed to creating an environment that draws upon the strength of the diversity of our Board and Committee leaders to meet and exceed the expectations of our members and customers.