Summary: This position will provide various high-level support for the activities associated with simulation-based surgical education, training, and research. The support will include innovative simulation-based educational program development, research grant preparation/management, committee activity coordination, and joint project management.
This Exempt level position will report to the Assistant Director, Simulation-Based Surgical Education and Training in the Division of Education.
• Provide support in developing, implementing and evaluating innovative simulation-based education programs including objective, and quantitative skill assessment and learning management.
• Monitor and document the current status and future trend of simulation technologies as well as publications and presentations regarding innovative surgical simulation and education.
• Support and coordinate various committee activities, collaborative relationships, and joint programs.
• Support research grant-related efforts including funding identification, application preparation, fund management, post-project report creation, and dissemination.
• Manage permanent and/or temporary staff as the team expands.
• Other duties as assigned.
Required Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; Master’s degree is preferred.
• Training in basic research methodology, introductory-level statistics, and education required.
• Minimum of 2+ years of work experience, including literature searching, manuscript/report writing, grant preparation, and/or project management.
• Medical/surgical simulation training experience in a clinical setting is strongly desired.
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to effectively interact with all levels of organization.
• Attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Must be able to multi-task.
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
• Display high level of energy and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
• 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 medical/surgical simulation, healthcare, and education desired.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position is required to make specific work assignments to others and to ensure their timely and accurate completion.
Fiscal Management: This position is required to provide staff support to the supervisor in the development of the unit’s annual budget, program or project budget.
Physical/Work Environment: Fast paced with significant people interaction. No lifting over 20 pounds, minimal reaching bending and stooping. Performs work in a normal office environment with long hours in front of the computer.
Other Necessary Requirements: Evening or weekend duties may be required. Moderate travel (quarterly) for activities such as out of town meetings is required.
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