Assistant Director, Training Programs and Communications
University of Chicago (UC)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: JR25111
Location: Chicago, IL
Manage and support quality improvement for the recruitment, selection, appointment, and onboarding of trainees.
Track traineesâ™ progress and administer learning plans.
Support day-to-day operations, including scheduling and staffing training events and advisory board meetings.
With guidance from the Director, recruit speakers for workshops and conferences.
Collaborate with faculty members to produce quarterly reports of academic courses for the Registrarâ™s Office.
Collaborate with faculty leaders on the development of didactic curricula and experiential training opportunities for training programs.
Collaborate with program faculty and staff in the design and implementation of program evaluation efforts.
Develop strategies for and lead implementation of alumni tracking and engagement.
Collaborate with faculty and staff on the development, preparation, and submission of new training grant proposals, competitive renewals, and progress reports.
Monitor compliance of training grants and programs with respect to the relevant divisional, institutional, and state/federal policies.
Support the recruitment of trainees and dissemination of research through CHeSSâ™ e-newsletter, website, social media, and other channels.
Ensure compliance of communications with University standards and policies.
Assists with planning and implementing program marketing activities, including the development of publications and Web site.
May review work of and serve as a resource to program support staff and program instructors.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in a health, education, or social sciences related field.
Experience in educational programming or research administration in a university setting.
Experience with grant or other forms of academic writing and grant compliance.
Experience with program design, implementation, and evaluation, project management, and curriculum development.
Experience in internal and external communications, including but not limited to marketing and recruitment. Programs and software used may include WordPress, MailChimp, Adobe, and CRM software.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Independent resourcefulness and ability to learn on the job.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Ability to think creatively, problem solve, and proactively identify solutions.
Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders from various disciplines and knowledge bases.
Content expertise in health services or health sciences research and/or education (preferred, but not required).
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