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Position: Program Manager
Institution: University of British Columbia
Department: Faculty Development
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Duties: To work closely with the Assistant Dean, Faculty Development in professional planning, designing, developing, coordinating and implementing educational programs, publications, and evaluations. This role will require conducting needs assessment and developing corresponding program offerings, preparing long range plans for implementation of educational activities and venues, development of appropriate instruments and databases for recording participation, marketing plans and program evaluation. Participates in the continuous quality improvement cycle for faculty development programs
Requirements: Master's degree in Adult Education, Psychology, Educational Psychology or an equivalent combination of education, training and management experience, preferably in an educational environment. Minimum of six years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in program development and database management, preferably in an educational environment
   
Text: Job Posting Job ID: 25346 Location: Vancouver - Hospital Site Employment Group: Management&Professional (AAPS) Job Category: Educational Programming Classification Title: Educ. Programming, Level C Business Title: Program Manager VP/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Department: Faculty Development Salary Range: $68,283.00 (minimum) - $81,972.00 (midpoint) - $98,370.00 (maximum) Full/Part Time: Full-Time Desired Start Date: 2017/03/20 Job End Date: 2018/03/14 Funding Type: Budget Funded Other: Leave Replacement Closing Date: 2017/01/23 Available Openings: 1 Apply Now Save Job Return to Previous Page Guiding principle: "Midpoint" of the hiring salary range means the individual possesses full job knowledge, qualifications and experience. Job Summary To work closely with the Assistant Dean, Faculty Development in professional planning, designing, developing, coordinating and implementing educational programs, publications, and evaluations. This role will require conducting needs assessment and developing corresponding program offerings, preparing long range plans for implementation of educational activities and venues, development of appropriate instruments and databases for recording participation, marketing plans and program evaluation. This position will require ongoing personal development to acquire the background familiarity, knowledge, and skills required. This position will focus on the Faculty of Medicine's Postgraduate program portfolio. The normal work environment for this position includes the Office of Faculty Development and facilities at Vancouver General Hospital. Workshops and events may also take place in various buildings on the UBC academic and clinical campuses. Evening and weekend attendance at instructional activities may be required. May be required to attend meetings/conferences outside of Vancouver. Organizational Status This position reports to the Assistant Dean, Faculty Development. Work Performed Program Research and Development *Coordinates the development of formal and informal programs to assist teachers and preceptors in remediating areas in need of improvement. *Independently conducts needs assessment to aid in program/curriculum design *Leads the design, develop, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive faculty development curriculum to meet the needs of a variety of educators in the Postgraduate Medical Education program; *Redesigns existing programs to better meet educational goals for the residency programs in Postgraduate education; *Participates in the continuous quality improvement cycle for faculty development programs *Plans, develops, co-ordinates, implements and manages educational activities such as workshops, seminars, consultations, presentations and lectures (designing brochures, procuring and arranging venues, recruiting instructors, writing communication); Program Management *Liaises with educational consultants and subject matter experts to aid in the design and delivery of faculty development offerings in the Postgraduate curriculum; *Manages program support staff including administrative support, research staff and instructional designer; *Works collaboratively with postgraduate leadership, program directors and staff to support the adaptation and adoption of faculty development programs across residency programs *Coordinates proper tracking of accreditation standards related to faculty development (e.g. residency program comparability, faculty support, program design,etc.) *Develops and manages faculty development budgets for postgraduate program areas (forecasting, proposals, budget reconciliation etc); *Responds to enquiries and concerns from workshop instructors, faculty, staff and participants *Perform other duties related to the requirements of the job Coordination, Marketing and Promotion *Acts as an advisor and information resource regarding program related issues *Coordinates with postgraduate leaders to support the development and implementation of faculty development offerings across the postgraduate curriculum; *Supports the development on technology-enabled faculty development resources for the MD postgraduate program; *Prepares and writes reports for Office of Faculty Development's contribution to the educational mission; *Plans, develops, co-ordinates, implements and manages event marketing, registration, preparation, implementation, follow up and evaluation; *Liaises with counterparts in other Canadian universities in the development of pedagogical tools for the delivery of educational programs Supervision Received This position reports to the Assistant Dean, Faculty Development. Supervision Given Responsible for the supervision of two CUPE 2950 support staff a Non-Union Technician/Research Assistant and an M&P Instructional Designer. Consequence of Error/Judgement This position is required to exercise superior judgement and initiative in decision-making, as new programs are being designed, developed and delivered. The majority of tasks are performed independently with minimal supervision. A high level of confidentiality and sensitivity is required in dealing with faculty evaluations, concerns, budgets and professional development. Tact and sensitivity are required in communicating with faculty, staff and faculty developers. Error in the performance of this position will have a negative impact on the administration of the programs, operations and personnel, as well as the reputation of the Office of Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine and the University of British Columbia. Inappropriate or incorrect decisions, poor judgment, and/or problem solving may also result in needless hardship and administrative burdens for the Office. Qualifications Master's degree in Education. Master's degree in Adult Education, Psychology, Educational Psychology or an equivalent combination of education, training and management experience, preferably in an educational environment. Minimum of six years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in program development and database management, preferably in an educational environment. High degree of initiative in self-directed improvement and willingness to learn about faculty development and curriculum renewal issues. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and have the maturity required to deal with sensitive issues in a tactful and confidential manner. Attention to detail. Word processing / computer experience required (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access). Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Dreamweaver and literature searching skills an asset. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Apply Now Save Job Return to Previous Page
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