1) The Assistant Director will work under the supervision of the Director for Training and Communications to deliver training and educational support to the Center.
2) Responsibilities include day-to-day operations of Center-sponsored fellowships, training programs, and educational offerings as well as communications activities.
The following responsibilities represent Training programs that the Assistant Director will support.
3) The 8-week Summer Program in Outcomes Research Training (SPORT), which involves 3 courses, weekly seminars, managing guest course instructors, managing foundational course TA, manage and disseminate course materials.
4) An AHRQ T32 training program run jointly with Northwestern University, servingÂ pre-doctoral trainees from both institutions.
5) A NIA T32 funded program that supports pre and postdoctoral students in the demography and economics of aging.
6) A NIA T35 program that provides short term training to medical students in aging-related research.
7) The Committee on Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), which mobilizes faculty and academic units across the University to enhance training in clinical and translational science by increasing and better coordinating curricular offerings, mentorship and other support for trainees in key areas of concentration within clinical and translational research.
8) MeSH, the MD/PhD Program in Medicine, the Social Sciences and Humanities, a joint degree program coordinated with the Pritzker School of Medicine.
9) An AmeriCorps program, including the recruitment, compliance, onboarding, and professional development of members based at UChicago and external sites.
10) A NCATS TL1 postdoctoral program in Clinical Research and Medical Informatics.
11) A Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award supporting training of MD students in the basic-translational sciences.
12) A NHLBI K12 program in HIV-related cardiovascular and sleep disorders career development program for junior faculty.
13) A NIA R25 program to prepare undergraduates from backgrounds underrepresented in the sciences for careers in science and aging.
14) The LSE-UChicago Double Executive Masters in Health Policy program.
The following responsibilities represent Communications activities.
15) Completing a weekly e-newsletter that is distributed to over 1,000 stakeholders both internally and externally.
16) Maintaining social media platforms for CHeSS and affiliated research projects.
17) Maintaining the CHeSS website and building new websites through wordpress for research projects and programs supported by CHeSS.
18) Developing marketing materials for workshops and special events.
19) Responsibilities include the development, implementation and evaluation of multiple training programs; preparation and management of training-related budgets; all activities related to the operation, from recruiting to enrolling and advising students, and funding of these programs, including progress reports for grants and proposals for continuing or additional funding as well as the oversight of ongoing communication activities, including the development of a weekly newsletter, social media content, and marketing materials for training programs and events.
20) Collaborate with the CHeSS grants administration team in pre-and post-award processes for a portfolio of training-related grants and compliance with institutional and federal guidelines.
21) Develop and execute trainee recruitment and selection processes for multiple training programs.
22) Oversee relevant program steering and external advisory board affairs.Â
23) Manage learning plan administration dissemination and review processes for relevant programs.
24) Maintain alumni database and respond to informational queries from graduates.
25) Manage training program evaluation process including analyzing evaluation statistics.
26) Work as part of a team to ensure effective and efficient service within the Center and in its relations with other units of the University.
27) Maintain confidentiality of sensitive faculty, staff, and student information.
28) Interact with internal and external customers in a professional and courteous manner.
29) Communicate effectively in both a written and oral format with a broad range of individuals within and external to the University of Chicago community.
30) Document all processes developed to ensure that they are sustainable.
31) Independently organize and guide regular meetings of senior faculty and administrative leaders of training programs across multiple units of the University to ensure coordination of training activities and administration across these units.
1) Marketing, graphic design, and web-based skills, including in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Wordpress, and mailchimp.
2) Ability to develop educational programs and curricula 3) Knowledge of program subject matter. 4) Analytical skills.
5) Budget management skills. 6) Problem-solving skills. 7) Decision-making skills. 8) Attention to detail. 9) Organizational skills. 10) Oral and written communication skills. 11) Interpersonal skills. 12) Customer service skills. 13) Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 14) Ability to manage stressful situations. 15) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines. 16) Ability to work evenings and weekends.
1) Masterâ™s degree or higher in health policy administration or other relevant studies
2) Cover letter
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