Risk Management Academic Director

Posted on Jun 5 Austin, TX


The National Alliance



Risk Management Academic Director
Full Time
Austin, TX, US

The National Alliance's vision is to be the indispensable, transformative learning resource for risk and insurance professionals through adaptive technology and practical instruction. The educational programs and research conducted by The National Alliance were built on a foundation of integrity, innovation, and imagination. These qualities commit us to act responsibly, to be accountable for our actions, to fulfill our obligations, and to inspire others with our relentless determination to achieve a standard of excellence in every endeavor.

Position Description:
In collaboration with Academic Directors, faculty members, and SMEs (Subject Matter Experts), the Risk Management Academic Director will research existing and emerging risks to create curriculum that is current, innovative, and practical for presentation in The National Alliance's premier international risk management education and designation programs.

Essential Functions:
Developing and writing risk management curriculum and related content materials including:

Course outlines and notebook materials for live and online classrooms
Interactive course exercises, knowledge checks, and assessments
PowerPoint and other visual presentations
Multi-media materials for webinars, podcasts, etc.
Researching risk management subjects for inclusion in course curriculum, whitepapers, The National Alliance's Resources Magazine, and other industry magazines and publications
Writing articles and whitepapers for The National Alliance's Resources Magazine and other industry magazines publications

Required Skills & Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in curriculum development, instructional design, education or a related discipline
3 – 5 years experience developing curriculum
Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in curriculum design, adult learning principles, and effective learning assessments
Expert level risk management knowledge and practical risk management experience
Advanced research and writing capabilities
Experience collaborating and working with SMEs to develop relevant, practical, and technically accurate content
Thorough understanding of copyright and trademark rules for content and graphics
Mastery of computer skills (Microsoft Office products, Adobe, and other computer-based training and design software)
Strong written, presentation, and communication skills
Goal and objective focus with the ability to manage multiple tasks and consistently deadlines

Desired Qualifications:
Hold a National Alliance designation (CIC, CRM, CPRM, CSRM) or other risk management designation
Bi-lingual, Spanish and English, a plus