Director of Education Reports to: Executive Vice President/CEO Not a teaching position
About Us: A not-for-profit trade association formed in 1964, the Austin Apartment Association serves diverse groups that represent the multi-housing and rental housing industry. AAA is comprised of developers, owners, and managers of rental property, as well as the products & services companies that support them. A pillar of AAA's purpose is to elevate the field of multi-housing and promote professionalism through relevant and robust industry education offering.
About the Position: The Director of Education is responsible for coordination and strategy, alongside Association leadership, to deliver the highest quality of training and professional development to address the needs of a diverse group of members in the multi-housing industry in Central Texas.
From conception to delivery, the Director of Education curates informative, innovative, and practical programming, including webinars, credentials, continuing education, and other learning and development programs.
The Director of Education also collaborates with the Director of Membership and the Director of Government Affairs, as well as other team members to meet the annual work plan and goals of the Association such as training for changes in regulations impacting the industry, leadership, and association training, and other broader community topics.
From application to awards, the Director of Education also administers the Association’s individual professional awards program.
The Director of Education takes part in administering the AAA Education Foundation and acts as a liaison between the AAA and the Texas Apartment Association Education Foundation and facilitates local industry development (RPM Careers) initiatives.
Duties & Responsibilities: • Works with Education Committee and staff to identify and refine course offerings, evaluate programming, and provide data to inform decisions. • Coordinates (paid and volunteer) faculty/instructors for all educational programs/seminars. • Prepares the annual education budget and reviews the education department's monthly financial reports. • Tracks program metrics, prepare monthly reports of educational activities. • Facilitates the marketing of all educational programs including online, print, and other digital marketing. • Maintains student data and registrations, invoicing and billing, in the association management system (Novi) and manages reconciliation after each program. • Administers testing and exams for credential courses. • Responsible for day-of-event coordination including food & beverage, room set up, A/V, etc. • Administers and serves as a staff liaison to the Education Committee. • Serves as staff liaison with the State and National (TAA/NAA) Education Departments, and Education Foundation. • Supports the Executive Vice President with the AAA Education Foundation administration and functions including program development and fundraising. • Administers annual professional awards program. • Administers annual scholarship program. • Responsible for any other day-to-day operations of the education & credentialing department. • Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned and as may be necessary to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Association. This can include but is not limited to: assisting with fundraisers/meetings of the Association, customer service, and administrative functions.
Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
Educational Requirements: • Bachelor's Degree or Higher (in adult education, business, nonprofit administration, or other related degrees).
Required Skills: • Intermediate to advanced level experience with computer functions, including Microsoft Office applications, Association Management Systems, award platforms, and/or event platforms. • Self-starter, with the ability to work independently and move tasks and projects forward. • Excellent oral and written skills are necessary. Ability to communicate with individuals at many different levels, in a positive, collaborative manner. • Detail-oriented, with strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills. This position requires multi-tasking. • Mathematical skills: ability to develop and manage budgets. Ability to compute statistical data. • Exceptional customer service skills. • Must enjoy a small office environment • Team player with a cooperative spirit capable of maintaining positive working relationships. Preferred Skills/Experience: • 3-5 years association experience with strong education and/or association management skills. • Experience with learning management systems and membership database software preferred. • Experience with credentialing. • Project Management. • Not-for-profit experience a plus Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits package, stimulating work environment, and flexible work options. This is NOT a fully remote position, candidates must have the ability to commute to North Austin (183 & Burnet).
About Austin Apartment Association
The Austin Apartment Association is a trade association serving anyone who owns or manages rental property - from a single-family home to condos, to multi-unit apartment communities - as well as those who provide services to the rental housing industry.
People will thrive where they live.
The Austin Apartment Association advances the expertise and collective community impact of the rental housing industry.
Our Core Values:
Collaborative (fostering connectivity among members, the industry and community)
?Purposeful (relevant, intentional, disciplined)
Inclusive (of all persons and all professions endorsing the mission)
Influential (Impactful in what we do, effective leadership)
Vibrant (forward-looking, dynamic)
The Austin Apartment Association services an 11-county area in Central Texas including Travis, Williamson, Hays, Burnet, Caldwell, Bastrop, Gillespie, Blanco, Lee, Fayette, and Llano counties.