University of Massachusetts Medical School Coord, Admin Educ Prog in Worcester, Massachusetts

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the general supervision of the Administrator or designee, the Educational Program Coordinator performs a wide range of complex course preparation, technical, and confidential administrative support tasks essential to the educational programs and mission of the department.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare web-based course materials. Create and post documents that will be distributed as PDF files, downloads etc.

  • Format HTML files to produce student course books, collaborate with course directors, faculty, and other UMMS departments to provide course materials in electronic formats.

  • Assist course directors in developing and implementing a range of multimedia resources for teaching including course web pages on the intra and internet

  • Assist in the development and preparation of teaching materials for the courses and labs. Organize and maintain virtual microscopy images, other forms of digital media, and physical teaching aides that are used in the department

  • Maintain confidential databases that track data such as student performance, course schedules, faculty, unit evaluations, etc and report this statistical data to the appropriate parties as assigned.

  • Assist with course organization and day to day operations, technology, and multimedia support to several faculty members teaching multiple medical school courses. Assist course directors in planning and preparing course schedules and confirming participants. Schedules and confirm outside speakers as assigned.

  • Prepare PowerPoint and other multimedia presentations for classroom and web education.

  • Prepare classrooms and labs with both technology and physical set-ups

  • In collaboration with the course directors, organize, produce, and distribute all printed course materials

  • Schedule meetings, reserve rooms for educational activities, and organize other supplementary teaching activities

  • Serve as a first contact for inquiries about educational programs

  • Provide administrative support for lecture, report, and presentation preparation

  • Schedule meetings and act as a liaison for guest teaching faculty

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree in education, biological sciences, business or computer science, or equivalent experience

  • 5 years of related experience

  • Demonstrated ability to operate and trouble shoot state-of-the-art multimedia AV equipment

  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to meet deadlines and coordinate multiple simultaneous projects

  • Demonstrated ability in database, imaging, Microsoft office, desk top publishing, and web-based software

  • Interpersonal skills necessary for interacting effectively with students, faculty and a wide range of staff

Working Title: Coord, Admin Educ Prog

Requisition Number: 2017-29624

Shift: Day

Exempt/Non-Exempt Status: Non Exempt

Union Code: Union Position-W28-SHARE

External Company Name: University of Massachusetts Medical School

External Company URL: www.umassmed.edu

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.