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DEPARTMENT: FAE

POSITION: Virtual Learning Coordinator

Primary Purpose of Position:

The primary role of Virtual Learning Coordinator is to manage the online learning product offerings for the Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE). This position is responsible for maintenance and expansion of the online continuing professional education (CPE) course catalog and the sales of these products and services.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the FAE team to create customized instructional content that engages learners including webinars.
  • Work with NYSSCPA committees to coordinate setting up and running Committee CPE Sessions.
  • Coordinate process for timely conversion of live web-based events to on-demand self-study.
  • Maintain, monitor and track status of on-demand conversion schedule.
  • Coordinate with the relevant Professional Education Specialists and Committees to ensure timely development, review and edit of the on-demand self-study exam questions.
  • Develop product descriptions for online CPE Catalog pages.
  • Set up, activate, maintain, and update product descriptions in the online CPE Catalog.
  • Prepare and monitor weekly registration reports and ensure data is accurate.
  • Communicate regularly with marketing team on status of program and product development to ensure timely promotion.
  • Provide staff support to one or more Society committees. Staff support includes facilitating the creation of timely meeting agendas by committee chairs, attending meetings and taking minutes, and additional support as needed.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Certification such as Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM), etc., preferred, but not required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of member- or/and customer services experience.
  • Understanding of continuing professional education and adult learning.
  • Detail oriented, well organized and capable of meeting in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to proofread and copyedit.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and database management.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Problem Solving/Decision Making:

The Virtual Learning Coordinator is expected to inform the Business Development Specialist immediately whenever a potential or active problem or situation arises which could adversely affect the department or the Society/FAE.

Communications:

The Virtual Learning Coordinator primarily interacts with members, committees, speakers, trainers, vendors and staff.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested by their director, manager or supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. This position is hybrid and the candidate will be able to work both from home and from the office at 14 Wall Street. All candidates should reside in the tri-state area and within commuting distance to 14 Wall Street in Manhattan.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" employment relationship.

This is a non-exempt position with a target salary of $50, 200, with a competitive 401(k). The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, and a comprehensive selection of benefits.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@nysscpa.org. Please include “Virtual Learning Coordinator” in the subject line.

 


DEPARTMENT:
 FAE

POSITION: Director, Education

Primary Purpose of Position:

The Director of Education will be responsible for overall program development, administration, and supervision of the all education programs of the NYSSCPA across the New York State. S/he will develop and oversee implementation of the NYSSCPA New Education Strategy and Action Plan, including curriculum and assessments, and will be a key liaison between NYSSCPA and other State Societies regarding education matters. The Director works closely with the FAE Trustees and committees on strategy, curriculum, and performance

Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Education works closely with the Marketing Team to develop a sales and marketing strategy that generates revenue for the Education Program, and partners with the Membership Team to identify and deliver joint programs that meets the members’ needs. This position requires a thorough knowledge of adult learning, continuing professional education (CPE) market, the ability to research and develop solutions and services the NYSSCPA can offer, and awareness of the organization’s competition.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1) CPE Program Delivery and Oversight

a) Oversee the development and execution of educational programming and curriculum content consistent with the NYSSCPA mission and strategic goals.

b) Ensure the development of appropriate curriculum. Foster the educational experience via hands-on developmentally appropriate and highly interactive methods, which are also consistent with NYSED/NASBA academic standards.

c) Develop policies and procedures for safe and effective operation of the overall program.

d) Transition content and educational products to on-line delivery systems. Grow new business model with webinars and webcasts.

e) Provide contract negotiation review and oversight.

2) New Business Development:

a) Prospect for new clients, vendors, subject matter experts, and instructors and convert into increased business to achieve or exceed FAE’s sales targets.

b) Identify and foster new learning partnerships and online member service educational initiatives and programs.

c) Develop relationships with prospects and the decision makers within their organizations on behalf of FAE.

3) Research and Development:

a) Monitor any changes affecting the profession such as new tax laws or accounting pronouncements and arranging for the presentation of “hot topics” programs in a timely manner.

b) Research and develop a thorough understanding of clients and prospects to effectively suggest training solutions that contribute to the enhancement of the organization’s performance.

c) Identify and develop new partnerships, content, product lines and subject matter experts.

d) Monitor competition for ideas and best practices.

4) Management:

a) On board and train education team of 5-8 people. Highlighting processes and learning opportunities, and planning and leading regular meetings with team. Provide performance evaluation and feedback for all direct reports within the education department.

b) Work closely with the FAE Trustees and Committees to ensure they have the data and resources to guide the strategic decisions of the Foundation.

c) Develop and monitor relations with the Society’s chapters to ensure collaboration and not competition.

d) Educate and train staff and instructors on IT systems for delivery of content.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • 7-10 years management experience with budgetary and financial knowledge.
  • Certification such as Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM), Certified Association Executive (CAE), etc., preferred, but not required.
  • Certified Public Accountant license a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years B2B sales and marketing experience of education programs.
  • Experience in instructional design methodoligies, adult learning, corporate training or curricula/courseware development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Strong decision-making abilities.
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and database management.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Problem Solving/Decision Making:

Resolves problems that may arise with authors, vendors, hotel administrators, or course structure. Mediates between members and staff regarding course status, course discrepancies and cost. Makes decisions with respect to cost effectiveness of courses and site locations. Resolves issues regarding travel arrangements and reimbursement for speakers. Intervenes when deadlines are missed with respect to course development and promotion. Handles all high level Operations situations and makes informed decisions that would be in the best interest of the NYSSCPA and FAE. Resolves minor problems regarding education technology systems, and escalates to the IT department as needed. Participates in the decision making regarding education systems and technology needs of the department.

Communications:

The Director of Education communicates with the FAE Trustees, Committees, Staff Executive Team, Department Directors, vendors, authors, members, clients and Society Staff as it relates to the design, development and implementation of education programs. The Director of Education also attends and presents at meetings with the FAE Board of Trustees, as it relates to the management and administration of the Foundation.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested by their director, manager or supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. This position is hybrid and time will be split between remote work and the Manhattan office and event locations. All candidates should reside in the tri-state area and in commuting distance to 14 Wall Street in Manhattan.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" employment relationship.

The salary range is $94,200.00 - $113,000.00 with a competitive 401(k). The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, and a comprehensive selection of benefits.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@nysscpa.org. Please include “Director of Education” in the subject line.



DEPARTMENT: FAE

POSITION: Webcast Production Specialist

Primary Purpose of Position:

Responsible for the production of video webcasts and audio webinars for continuing professional education courses targeted to accounting and financial professionals. Responsible for managing the conversion process for live web events to on-demand self-study products. Responsible for editing and post-production of webcasts and other video and audio projects. Responsible for utilization and maintenance of all A/V equipment on the office premises. Requires travel to satellite facilities to carry out webcasts.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operate audio, video, and technology equipment to produce top quality web events.
  • Act as videographer, director, crew, and editor, in the classroom, studio and remote locations, precisely following established processes and checklists.
  • Set up, test, and troubleshoot real-time equipment, streaming and other technical issues.
  • Coordinate with conference/seminar coordinators on scheduling and requirements for web event setup process.
  • Interact with staff across multiple levels and departments within the organization to create high quality productions.
  • Rapidly learn new company technologies for producing online education events, as well as utilize Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically Premier Audition and After Effects, to create a wide range of projects, ranging from interviews to podcasts, to company videos and promotional spots.
  • Serve as primary relationship contact with third party technology providers.
  • Manage the timely conversion of live web events to on-demand self-study products.
  • Respond to customer service issues before, during and after web events, as well as staff customer service issues.
  • Manages video archives to avoid exceeding data limits.
  • Perform other A/V jobs as needed.
  • Become expert in implementing and maintaining all A/V equipment.
  • Keep inventory of all A/V equipment.
  • Keep track of schedule of events, including maintaining and updating internal calendars.
  • Identify and order new A/V as needed.
  • Assist in budgeting for A/V equipment and needs.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least 2 years related work experience for professional organization or company.
  • Strong editing and post production skills a must.
  • Experience with A/V equipment; avid and eager learner with the desire to meet new challenges and with demonstrated ability to quickly acquire new skills and learn new technologies.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and coordinate multiple events simultaneously.
  • Strong project management skills and strict attention to detail.
  • The ideal candidate has work experience at a professional organization, a strong attention to detail, a fast learning curve with new technologies, and strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Some travel or extended work hours will be required based on event schedule.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested by their director, manager or supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. This position is hybrid and the candidate will be able to work both from home and from the office at 14 Wall Street. All candidates should reside in the tri-state area and within commuting distance to 14 Wall Street in Manhattan.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" employment relationship.

This is a non-exempt position with a target salary of $50, 200, with a competitive 401(k). The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries, professional growth opportunities, and a comprehensive selection of benefits.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@nysscpa.org. Please include “Webcast Development Specialist” in the subject line.



POSITION: 
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

The ED/CEO is responsible, in partnership with the Board, for the success of NYSSCPA. Together, the Board and the ED/CEO ensure NYSSCPA’s value to the members, the accomplishment of NYSSCPA’s mission and vision, and the accountability of NYSSCPA to its diverse constituents.

The Board delegates responsibility for management and day-to-day operations to the ED/CEO, and the ED/CEO has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board.


Strategic Priorities for the ED/CEO

The ED/CEO is tasked with addressing the following priorities:


Promote the Profession and the Organization

  • Enhance the visibility of NYSSCPA and the accounting profession, especially in demographics identified in the strategic plan.
  • Maintain NYSSCPA’s reputation as a well-respected leader in business, education, and government.
  • Advocate for issues that impact the profession and its members.
  • Maintain an effective relationship with the American Institute of CPAs, other state CPA societies, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), the New York State Department of Education and professional affinity groups such as Ascend, the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA), the International Society of Filipinos in Finance and Accounting (ISFFA), the National Association of Black Accountants Inc. (NABA) and the National Society of Black Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (NSBCPA).
  • Oversee new membership development strategies.


Contribute to the Success of Members

  • Clarify NYSSCPA’s core values and, together with the Board, revise and implement the strategic plan to reflect the changing professional landscape.
  • Navigate changing membership needs and value proposition.
  • Cultivate the pipeline of future CPAs, financial professionals, and CPA members.
  • Manage the FAE as the leading provider of continuing professional education for CPAs and financial professionals by providing quality, innovative, and relevant continuing professional education (CPE) and value-driven education to all members, partners, and customers.
  • Oversee the Moynihan Scholarship Fund and effective and impactful fundraising for the initiatives and scholarships of the MSF.
  • Provide value and engagement for members at every career stage.
  • Explore, develop, and maximize partnerships that are in NYSSCPA’s best interest and support its mission.
  • Identify and secure innovative revenue streams.


Be a Champion for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access

  • Advocate for inclusion, diversity, equity, and access, and be respectful of a wide range of cultures, belief systems, and experiences.
  • Establish and maintain trusted relationships with all communities within state and national constituents.
  • In collaboration with all NYSSCPA chapters and offices, create a strategic plan for the organization to reach inclusion, diversity, equity, and access goals.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Governance and Board Relations

  • Work closely with the Boards of the Society, FAE, MSF and PAC to develop, oversee, monitor, and fulfill NYSSCPA’s mission, strategic issues, and planning.
  • Make recommendations and implement decisions related to NYSSCPA’s strategic priorities.
  • Ensure NYSSCPA’s compliance with professional standards and federal and state regulations.
  • Inform the Board and committees about trends, issues, and activities in order to facilitate policymaking. Recommend policy positions.


Organizational and Personnel Management

  • Effectively and efficiently manage the operations of NYSSCPA.
  • Manage, at a high level and through delegation, NYSSCPA’s relationships and use of vendors.
  • Delegate responsibilities, where appropriate, to executive team members.
  • Maintain fair and equitable compensation levels.
  • Adhere to all federal and state laws, regulations, and other rules concerning personnel management.
  • Manage and empower employees to ensure all programs, services, and strategic priorities are implemented efficiently, effectively, and professionally.
  • Hire, train, develop, and evaluate executive team members. Manage and lead succession planning.


Public Relations

  • Maintain an effective relationship with members and other organizations (governmental, public, and private).
  • Ensure NYSSCPA is positively positioned and effectively represented in the local and national communities, as well as within appropriate professional circles.
  • Act as NYSSCPA’s spokesperson with the public and media, in conformity with Board policies.
  • Act as the “face of NYSSCPA” for client and public relations purposes, and in meetings with other organizations and their leadership.
  • Facilitate the integration of NYSSCPA into the fabric of the community by using effective and innovative marketing and communication techniques


Member Relations

  • Advocate, within the public and private sectors, for issues relevant to NYSSCPA, its services, and constituents.
  • Create and maintain active dialogue with members, partners, volunteers, and donors in order to expand services and involvement. Ensure member awareness of NYSSCPA’s response to community needs.
  • Ensure proper communication and representation of NYSSCPA to members, partners, volunteers, and donors.
  • Initiate, develop, and maintain cooperative relationships with key constituents.


Advocacy

  • Engage appropriate resources to advocate on behalf of NYSSCPA’s mission with local and national organizations, as well as governmental bodies.
  • Apprise the Council and the Boards of legislative and regulatory activity that affects NYSSCPA’s mission and its members.
  • Work with legislators, regulatory agencies, volunteers, and representatives of the not-for-profit sector and accounting profession to promote legislative and regulatory policies that advocate for and address the issues of NYSSCPA’s membership.


Candidate Profile


Professional Qualifications

NYSSCPA’s next leader will possess the following professional knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Extensive work experience as an organizational leader in a senior management position.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is strongly preferred.
  • A CPA is desirable but not required.
  • Certified Association Executive (CAE) certification is a plus.
  • A track record of success building membership or growing revenues for an organization
  • Knowledge and innovation with regard to continuing professional education (CPE) programs and delivery models.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Advocacy experience, with exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Expertise with budgeting and financial management.
  • Strong organizational management abilities.
  • Creative, forward-thinking marketing skills.
  • Strong collaborative team building and strategic management skills.
  • Ability to travel throughout New York and the United States is required for the sake of building and sustaining member and partner relationships.
  • Preference for tri-state area resident who can routinely commute to the Wall Street office


Personal Characteristics

In addition to the qualities listed above, the ED/CEO must possess these characteristics:

  • A commitment to results. The ED/CEO should have a track record of success leading organizations through transformational change.
  • A business savvy, strategic visionary. Takes an innovative approach to managing resources and opportunities.
  • Proactively identifies opportunities and challenges. Proposes solutions.
  • Engaged in the long-term success of the profession.
  • Dependable and emotionally intelligent with a high level of integrity.
  • Member-focused servant leader with a commitment to building relationships.
  • Open-minded and inclusive, seeking and considering ideas and suggestions from others before making decisions; values process as well as outcomes.
  • Manages change using a transparent, creative approach that boosts staff morale and enhances programs.
  • Personable, approachable, and available to staff, Board, members, and other stakeholders. Ensure the board is informed, involved, and moving forward.
  • Builds strong, lasting relationships with stakeholders.
  • An inspirational and motivating leader with a positive attitude. Able to navigate uncertainty and rally the team.
  • High tolerance for ambiguity in a rapidly changing environment; resilient and adaptable.
  • Demonstrates commitment to continued professional growth and development.
  • Ability to handle difficult and challenging issues in an effective manner.


Compensation

A competitive compensation package will be offered to attract an outstanding candidate.



To Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and current résumé (Microsoft Word® format preferred) to https://jobs.crelate.com/portal/sterlingmartin/. The cover letter should outline how your experience fits the requirements of the position as this will be an important factor in considering your candidacy.

NYSSCPA is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer committed to inclusion and cultural diversity in the workplace. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected class.