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Manager, Education Programs

Chicago, Illinois

Post Date: 07/27/2017 Job ID: 1191 Job Category: Healthcare

The manager will be responsible for managing new preceptorship, reentry, retooling, and coaching programs, from the developmental and pilot testing stages to full implementation and evaluation. In this position you will be responsible for establishing accreditation systems for retooling programs, and programs for the structured assessment of surgical skills and surgical judgment.

This position will report to the Associate Director in the Division of Education.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Committee on Preceptorship to formulate standards; identify sites and participants; develop structures, processes, and systems; pilot test and evaluate results, and reformulate programs as needed.
  • Work with division leadership to develop innovative programs that assist surgeons with identifying retooling needs and that provide surgeons with attractive options for retooling. Manage efforts to develop guidelines and establish accreditation systems for retooling programs. 
  • Manage initiatives of the Committee on Coaching the Next Generation, such as the development, implementation, and evaluation of pilot programs and courses for senior surgeons who want to share their skills through formal teaching and coaching activities. 
  • Manage and facilitate the processes of developing objective structured assessments of surgical skills and surgical judgement for a variety of purposes and surgeon learners. Pilot test and evaluate the instruments; develop plans for dissemination and implementation as appropriate. 
  • Manage the implementation of the programs by establishing processes of recruitment and retention of institutions and sites, by training faculty, matching surgeons with programs, and by providing the infrastructure and systems to support and promote each program. Formulate program evaluation processes to monitor the participants' progress and satisfaction, and overall effectiveness of the programs.
  • Establish systems to effectively manage data and information generated from these programs in a confidential, secure, and legally appropriate manner. Explore ways to use the data to identify important trends and evaluate the programs. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/ Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Education, English, health sciences or a related field required.   Master' s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar or related role required.
  • Courses education are required. Courses in curriculum development, project development and project management are preferred.
  • Superior communication skills are necessary to effectively interact with all levels of organization. 
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills are required.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat and PowerPoint). 
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships with all division teams and management. 
  • Experience in Associations, professional services, healthcare, and/or education desired.  

Kathy Doherty

Kathy Doherty has been a professional recruiter for 11 years and brings great energy and enthusiasm to her role as Senior Clinical Recruiter for The Steely Group. She is a true people-person with a genuine desire to help.
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