The Faculty Development Consultant serves as an advisor to ASRA. This individual provides oversight and expertise on faculty development, program development, curriculum design, and related evaluation and assessment programs directly related to ASRA educational offerings. This individual will also advise and support the professional development of individual researchers and/or faculty identified through various ASRA programs.
This role serves as a project lead with faculty development programs and collaborates with the CME Director and the CME Committee on curriculum development/design, implementation, evaluation and measurement of outcomes to include project management and sustainability of change over time.
The Faculty Development Consultant will also directly work with and serve as the primary staff support for the ASRA Faculty Development Committee.
Key responsibilities include:
· Oversees Faculty Development including curriculum and instructional design, teaching, and evaluation/assessment of faculty, residents, and fellows to facilitate professional growth.
· Collaborates with the CME Committee, and the Scientific Planning Committees and related staff to transition to Evidence-based Learning and Teaching methods. Creates a culture of teaching excellence
· Collaborates with the Research Committee and Faculty Development Committee on identifying and supporting promising researchers that would benefit from additional training and/or mentorship
· Consults with individual faculty, in particular session moderators and podium faculty, to facilitate professional growth. Provides observation and feedback about teaching, as requested.
· Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Doctoral Degree in Education, Assessment and Evaluation Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior/Development, or related major field of study.
7-10 years or more experience in higher education or health professions learning and development, continuing education/professional development, curriculum design, and teaching
Expertise in the science of best practices and theories in evidence-based teaching and learning, and continuous monitoring of new, effective practices in education formats and delivery including digital/electronic methods.
High degree of initiative, discretion, tact, diplomacy and good judgment to handle sensitive and confidential matters.
Initiative in identifying issues, problems, solutions, and new program possibilities is essential.
Outstanding interpersonal skills and team attitude with proven ability to engage others.
Proven ability to provide guidance, coaching and mentorship to faculty, other educators, colleagues, and staff
Proven ability to handle problem situations effectively and implement large scale solutions and strong influencing skills
Strong customer service orientation with strong project management skills
Ability to perform analysis on datasets to understand learning issues
Strong analytical skills to quantify the ROI on teaching/learning effectiveness
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: $40,000/year, plus expenses. Anticipate roughly 40 hours per month. Successful consultant will be invited to renew contract annually.
About American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) is one of the largest subspecialty medical societies in anesthesiology with more than 4,500 members in 60 countries and 6 continents. We accomplish our mission and vision by addressing the clinical and professional educational needs of physicians and scientists, ensuring excellence in patient care... utilizing regional anesthesia and pain medicine, and investigating the scientific basis of the specialty.