Senior Program Manager
The Senior Program Manager supports the training and education resource of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, the academic home of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award. The Irving Institute's educational resource oversees predoctoral, postdoctoral, and career development programs.
Reporting to the Co-Directors of the training and education resource, as well as the Associate Director for Programs of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, the Senior Program Manager (SPM) will develop, monitor, and manage the Irving Institute's training and career development programs.
The Senior Program Manager will oversee programming and activities including graduate- and faculty-level training, degree programs, career development activities as well as short-term training activities and other educational programs. This includes:
- Coordinate candidate selection process for TL1 trainees, KL2 faculty scholars, Patient-Oriented Research Master's program, and other programs.
- Collect data for reporting; prepare and update required periodic reports for educational initiatives, including detailed information on trainee demographics, program participation, numerous multi-level evaluations, as well as course and rotation evaluations. Revise and refine evaluation and tracking processes to provide relevant feedback for program changes and updates.
- Organize research and training events (scientific presentations, poster presentations, review committee meetings, etc.) throughout the year. Participate as needed in Irving Institute-wide events, retreats, and symposia.
- Supervise education and training staff, including Program Coordinator and part-time staff
- Other duties as assigned.
Master's-level training in curriculum and teaching, higher education administration, or organization and leadership
Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive), particularly calendar and document sharing functions
Ability to work under pressure with multiple and competing deadlines, set priorities and work independently
Must be highly organized, detailed-oriented, with excellent communication skills (written and oral)
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
At least two years of experience running graduate and/or faculty level training and education programs.
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