CCIM Institute’s education team is looking to add a talented Continuing Education Specialist to join a dynamic group of professionals that are dedicated to advancing the commercial real estate profession.
Based in Chicago, CCIM Institute is a trade association that educates and equips commercial real estate professionals who shape the built world. But we’re not just invested in our members - we’re also invested in our people. We know that our overall success is a combined effort and we strive to provide opportunities for our staff to learn, grow and thrive. Visit www.ccim.com/careers to learn more about our culture and work environment.
And, while work experience and educational preparation are certainly important, we don’t hire resumes. We hire talented individuals based on our culture and values – the core of which centers around our commitment to uphold a supportive work environment that fosters trust and mutual respect.
Your Core Contributions To The Team
Process Continuing Education (CE) course application/renewals for CCIM online and classroom programs. Work with education staff to ensure submissions are completed in a timely manner. Monitor CE deadlines to ensure application and renewal requirements are met.
Maintain an understanding of rules and regulations around CE for state real estate commissions.
Prepare documentation for continuing education packets to be to be used by staff, course sponsors, and students. Gather and maintain online documents for course sponsors to edit and print.
Re-format and revise documentation as needed.
Determine if additional information should be sent to the offerings in certain states (type & prepare cover sheets and state rosters).
Work with Education Delivery Coordinator to maintain proper inventory of CE materials.
Using CCIM’s association management system (a Salesforce based platform), issue continuing education certificates to students for their real estate license renewals.
Maintain and update all templates dealing with continuing education certificates.
Maintain/create all course credit updates in association management system.
Maintain and update student CE information for completed courses, including verify student’s attendance, state course requirements, proper identification, and license numbers.
Merge continuing education documents, process certificates, and upload to individual students’ profiles.
Process required CE rosters and forward to real estate commissions.
Identify and implement internal process improvements with the goal of streamlining workflows and achieving operational efficiencies.
Answer student inquiries and provide information regarding continuing education approval.
knowledge and abilities
Minimum four years’ experience, preferably in customer service, education and/or association environment.
Knowledge of continuing education and education platforms a plus.
education, certification, licenses
Minimum Associate degree or equivalent experience.
qualifications and other skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
Detail orientated and can meet deadlines.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
What We Provide You
CCIM works hard to provide benefits that make your life better. We offer a comprehensive benefit program that features:
Health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental, and vision plans.
Financial protection through disability, life, accidental death and dismemberment, and business travel insurance.
A 401(k) plan with company match.
Tax advantages through flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for specific health-care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
To help you manage your work and life needs we offer a life assistance program, free gym access, and professional development opportunities.
A generous paid time off program, including vacation, sick, floating holidays, summer flex time, and volunteer days.
All The Other Stuff
This position reports to our Director of Education Programs and is a non-exempt position.
CCIM is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. In 2018, CCIM won the Welcoming Environment Organizational award for demonstrating that it engages people in an authentic manner – where uniqueness is valued, respected and supported through opportunities and interaction.
The job functions listed above represent the primary duties and responsibilities of this job and in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by you. Other duties and responsibilities within the scope of this job may be assigned. You will be required to follow all instructions and to perform all duties requested by your manager; subject to reasonable accommodations and within the scope of the position.
About CCIM Institute
A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. A CCIM is an invaluable resource to the commercial real estate owner, investor, and user, and is among an elite corps of about 9,000 professionals who hold the CCIM designation across North America and more than 30 countries. Nearly 8,000 additional professionals are pursuing the CCIM designation. The CCIM curriculum represents the core knowledge expected of commercial investment practitioners, regardless of the diversity of specializations within the industry. Following the course work, candidates must submit a portfolio of closed transactions and/or consultations showing a depth of experience in the commercial investment field. After fulfilling these requirements, candidates must successfully complete a comprehensive examination to earn the CCIM designation. This designation process ensures that CCIMs are proficient not only in theory, but also in practice. Certified Commercial Investment Members are in more marketplaces in North America -- 1,000 cities -- than all major real estate companies combined. Regions and chapters provide designees and candi...dates the opportunities to promote business and educational goals through local and regional forums and meetings. Conferred by the CCIM Institute, the CCIM designation was established in 1969. Courses leading to the designation are now offered throughout the world.