This position will provide administrative support for the activities associated with simulation-based education, training and research. The support will include administrative coordination with committee activities, including in-person and physical meetings, collaborative joint projects, research grant preparation/management, new education initiatives and innovative simulation-based education program development and research.
This exempt position will report to the Assistant Director, Simulation-Based Education and Training in the Division of Education.
• Provide administrative support for committee activities, collaborative relationships, and joint programs with considerable independence.
• Provide administrative support during the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative simulation-based educational programs. Manage, enter, and process educational and quality data for research purposes.
• Support large databases related to simulation-based education and training.
• Monitor and document trends in simulation technologies. Maintain current knowledge and records of research related to simulation-based surgical education practices.
• Support research grant-related efforts including funding source identification, application preparation, fund management, and post-project report creation.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.
• Minimum of 2-4+ years of administrative experience in a related role is required.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required.
• Experience with database creation and management is preferred.
• Knowledge of research methodologies is a strong plus.
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) necessary to effectively interact with all levels of the organization.
• Attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Display a 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.
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. Minimal travel for activities such as out of town meetings is required.
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