Under the direction of the Associate Director of Postgraduate Medical Education, the Education Program Manager will be responsible for the onboarding and management of at least three -6 or -12 months longitudinal, international blended learning programs with enrollments of 75-100 students, one or two of which will be new programs. This role is heavily focused on program development.
The Education Program Manager works with Program Directors to develop course syllabus, design course content, recruit and hire appropriate faculty to staff all course components (webinars, recorded online content, workshop instruction), identify and obtain course materials, create and administer student assessments, and facilitates office hours and orientation sessions as needed. The Education Manager also works with subject matter experts (faculty) to communicate education standards, program goals, and objectives.
The Education Program Manager also collaborates with education coordinator, admissions, and student records staff to ensure that the student experience maintains a high standard of service and professionalism.
In close coordination with Business Operations staff, this individual manages the education components at international workshops to ensure that participating faculty and materials are prepared for the program by communicating program session needs and standards. This individual may supervise Teaching Assistants assigned to specific courses as required, to assist with teaching responsibilities. This individual may with faculty lead and TA help identify curriculum material that needs to be updated and give suggestions for improvement based on evidence-based research and assessment.
With the assistance of an Education Coordinator, this individual will utilize HMS-CANVAS or other learning management system for online course delivery as the primary method of student communication. The Education Program Manager will also over the maintenance of the online course library, the scheduling of curriculum materials including assignments; coordinate preparation and release of online course material. The education manager will test and recommend online learning solutions to complement CANVAS as needed.
The Education Program Manager also works with the education coordinator to clear students for graduation and certificates, informs Student Record Manager of student status changes, Manages the academic compliance process for students, Administers course assessments; time assessments in consultation with Program Director and PGME policies. Analyze assessment data and identify areas of improvement, recommend appropriate changes.
Working with Senior Education Program Manager, identify points for improvement including academic standards and policies, process improvement and standardization across all programs.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's Degree, 5 years of related experience managing students and academic programs in a higher education setting.
Master's degree preferred. The successful candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to work independently; excellent verbal and written communication skills; project management skills and oversight; cultural sensitivity; may include travel (potentially international) to program and workshop sights; strong customer service skills.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48366BR
About Harvard University Medical School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.