Under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Education Manager is accountable for all activities related to the OAR education department to consistently articulate OAR’s mission.
Job Duties and Responsibilities: •Implement department’s annual strategic and business plan. •Schedule courses, coordinate webinars, manage instructor pool, and facilitate development of new courses. •Collaborate on and assist in the implementation education event marketing plans. •Assess market opportunities for new courses via surveys, direct member outreach, input from local association representatives, etc. •Analyze and write executive summaries for quarterly department reports to track strategic plan metrics. •Serve as staff liaison to the Professional Development Committee. •Oversee Education Budget throughout the year, monitoring expenses, revenues and accuracy with Finance Department. •Help plan, produce and staff education events, conferences, conventions and special events •Travel (potentially out-of-town) to meetings, classes and events as needed. •Create analytic reports for CEO and Executive Committee as directed to assess program opportunities. oWork with instructors, partners and venues to plan and coordinate event logistics and meet all certified education provider requirements. oSchedule courses and events in the Association’s membership management database. oProcess registrations and confirmations for all Association education events, conferences & conventions. oField member questions regarding CE, course registrations, etc. oPrepare course materials, name badges & CE certificates for all functions. oProvide on-site event registration and staff support for all Association education events and conferences as needed. oHandle course registration payments and expenses related to courses, maintaining accuracy in record-keeping with Finance Department. oConduct course evaluations, surveys and other assessment tools to garner feedback on OAR programs. oEnsure exams & instructor evaluations are scored following classes. oOversees compliance with approved education policies, procedures and practices, including instructor certification per the Oregon Real Estate Agency. •Assist in implementing the annual communications plan in collaboration with Communication Director as it relates to education. •Assist in the development of education program electronic communications with strategic guidance from Communication Director. •Assist Communications Director on material for posting to social media and other member outlets. •Monitor real estate related sites and social media channels for trending education news and content.
The Education Manager will have the following experience and attributes: •Bachelor’s degree and/or prior professional office background. •Excellent communicator with strong grammar, writing and editing skills. •High attention to detail and accuracy, reliable, mature, quick learner and take initiative. •Proficient with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), HTML, online and social media applications. •Able to juggle multiple priorities, work independently and in a team. •Be very flexible, able and willing to be away from home to provide on- site staff support at events and meetings, often working long hours to ensure success for all events. Should be able and willing to pitch-in and help with any and all projects in the office as needed. •Represent the association with professionalism to multiple audiences via phone and in-person.
Non-Mandatory Job Qualifications: These qualifications are not required, but will enhance the applicant’s or employee’s chances for success: •Trade association experience
Additional Salary Information: exempt
About Oregon Association of REALTORS
The Oregon Association of REALTORS® (OAR) is a 15,000+ member trade association representing 24 local associations from across the state. Our purpose is to help members to manage change by protecting their transactions, their livelihoods, and their market in the real estate industry. In doing so, we advocate for free enterprise and private property rights on behalf of our members and their clients. Learn more at www.oregonrealtors.org.