Harvard University Admin Professional (N) in Cambridge, Massachusetts
45734BRAuto req ID:45734BRJob Code:405012 Admin Professional (N) Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Education Program DeveloperSub-Unit:------------ Appointment End Date:28-Feb-2020Salary Grade:056Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:Five years of related work experience is required. Advanced education can count toward work experience.Additional Qualifications:Bachelor's degree preferred. Excellent project management, interpersonal, and communication skills. Experience working with faculty content experts and communicating with multiple stakeholders. Competency with Microsoft Office and related software applications is a plus. Familiarity with Harvard processes and procedures a plus. Desired candidates will be able to work seamlessly across teams, and with high-level faculty content experts, and possess the following qualities: strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize and handle a wide range of tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines; ability to compromise but maintain the goals and objectives of a project; good judgment; sense of initiative; and, strong attention to detail.Additional Information:This is a grant-funded position through February 28, 2020.Department:Education Program DeveloperPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:35 hours/week, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00 pmJob Function:General Administration Duties & Responsibilities:Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center, facilitates clinical and translational research at 30 Harvard schools and Academic Healthcare Centers by educating and training investigators, providing tools and technologies that enable their research, and bringing diverse communities of investigators together to accelerate the pace of human investigation.
Reporting to the Education Senior Program Manager, the Education Program Developer (EPD) is responsible for the design and implementation of the face-to-face educational programs and courses for the clinical and translational science community. Working closely with faculty content experts, s/he will apply principles and practices of instructional design and adult learning theory in the design, creation and delivery of the programs within his/her assigned portfolio.
For each assigned course, the EPD works closely with the faculty director(s) to: envision the logistical processes necessary for effective course implementation; manage curricular discussion and planning meetings; draft expected learning outcomes that align with course goals; determine scope and sequence of content; identify target audiences and relevant pre-requisites for learner success; design/implement course evaluation plans; research and recommend possible faculty lecturers for courses; issue invitations to potential faculty lecturers and discuss course context with faculty who accept invitations; facilitate conference calls among course directors and each faculty member to discuss session content; screen course participants for eligibility; analyze feedback from prior course participants and faculty, conduct a debrief with the planning committee, and propose curricular changes for future course development; research existing course formats and methodologies to create and maintain innovation in course delivery; and identify obstacles to building integrated course components.
Additionally, the EPD designs the plans to include tasks, timelines, and responsibilities to ensure successful program completion. That includes working with other team members on the following: course/program marketing, applications, and continuing medical education (CME) credit requirements.
The EPD also works closely with supporting course/program coordinators and provides guidance on: negotiating contracts for space, food, and technology needs; collecting appropriate presenter disclosure and honoraria forms; the creation and maintenance of the online processes for distribution of course materials; communicating with course applicants/selected participants; and other logistical preparations related to the courses/programs within his/her portfolio.
The EPD (1) takes initiative to improve processes and document best practices to enhance the effectiveness of the Education Program, and (2) creates, submits to the Education Senior Program Manager, and maintains an estimated yearly budget for the courses/programs for which s/he is assigned. School/Unit:Harvard Medical School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.