PRIMARY FUNCTION: Develop strategies to ensure TXCPA remains competitive in addressing the future landscape of learning and continuing education for the accounting and finance profession. Manage the Learning and CPE function of our education focused 501(c)3 entity. Responsibilities include strategy development, content development, acquisition and distribution, as well as staff management, budgeting, and market and data analysis.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Manage all business activities related to the development and coordination of continuing professional education and learning for TXCPA members and the profession, including strategy, budgeting, program development and implementation, contracting and compliance.
2. Manage the professional education staff and maintain staff performance through strategic planning and goal-setting process, current operating procedures, staff training and development, and regular performance reviews.
3. Build and implement a content acquisition, development and distribution plan that drives member value and financial performance.
4. Design curriculum that engages learners, fosters up-skilling and member career development.
5. Monitor, develop, recommend and implement new learning delivery techniques, technologies and methodologies that will increase the quality of the programs provided.
6. Pursue partnerships and collaborations to secure a strong position in the education marketplace and monetize our content through multiple distribution channels and partners.
7. Partner with membership, marketing and communications (MMC) on the marketing and promotion of all programming, including the expansion of new markets for CPE and learning programs and products.
8. Oversee the development and execution of chapter partnerships.
9. Perform liaison responsibilities to assigned committees.
10. Collaborate with TXCPA staff to identify education content and speakers for TXCPA meetings, including the TXCPA Annual Meeting, TXCPA Midyear Board Meeting, TXCPA Leadership Day, Professional Issues Updates and other meetings as needed.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bachelor’s degree in learning and development, education technology, business, marketing or other related field.
2. Experience with the development and curation of education content and programs.
3. Five years’ experience in learning or association management with a minimum of three years in a supervisory capacity.
4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on customer service and experience in creating and delivering written proposals and public presentations.
5. Experience in the development and expansion of continuing education programs and services.
6. Experience in budgeting, finance and contract negotiation.
7. Advanced computer skills, proficiency with the Microsoft Suite and substantial database experience.
8. Team player with proven ability to manage, mentor and motivate staff.
9. Availability for business-related travel.
PREFERRED BACKGROUND: 1. Experience in project management and managing multiple projects. 2. Experience with online learning production and learning management system (LMS) platforms.
The Texas Society of CPAs is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional organization representing Texas CPAs. The society has 20 local chapters statewide and has 27,000 members, one of the largest in-state memberships of any state CPA society in the United States. TSCPA is committed to serving the public interest with programs that advance the highest standards of ethics and practice within the CPA profession.