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Environmental and Occupation Health has an outstanding opportunity for a Continuing Education Coordinator. The purpose of Continuing Education Coordinator position is to manage the continuing education courses provided through the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Pacific Northwest OSHA Training Center with courses held in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Working under limited guidance of the DEOHS Associate Director for Continuing Education, this position oversees all aspects of course implementation (course planning, marketing, logistics, instructor assignments and related needs, materials, registrations, student communication and advising, etc). The position directly supervises one 100% FTE Program Assistant and up to three part-time student assistants.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Overall Program Management •Participate in programmatic strategic planning for the overall DEOHS CE program. •Coordinate workflow across the Centers and projects housed within DEOHS CE. •Assist with the DEOHS CE website maintenance and troubleshooting. •Represent DEOHS CE, interacting with faculty, staff, students, granting agencies, regulators, and interested stakeholders. •Participate in the implementation of on-line courses for professional practitioners. •Represent DEOHS CE on executive committees and at national director meetings. •Coordinate development and publication of annual training calendar, including web posting.
Course Implementation and Reporting: •Oversee OSHA Outreach Training Program for Region X including verifying prerequisites and experience qualifications are met for train-the-trainer courses and performing random quarterly audits of outreach trainers. •Manage PNW OSHA Education Center certificate programs including reviewing applications, student completion requirements, and certificates, oversee registrations, material preparation and logistics. •Review prerequisite verification forms and approve/deny trainer course registrations. •Administer instructor contracts and assignments. •Administer course delivery at various locations throughout WA, OR, ID and AK. •Supervise preparation of course materials and student completion documents and ensure their return for processing. •Oversee the data collection and provide subsequent analysis of PNW OSHA Education Center course data and prepare monthly reports submitted to the federal OSHA Directorate of Training and Education. •Oversee program organization. •Coordinate fiscal activities with CE Fiscal Specialist. •Supervise the full-time Program Assistant and part-time student assistants.
Course Scheduling and Marketing: •Oversee the implementation of the OSHA course schedule. •Manage the publication of the annual training calendar, including web posting. •Contribute to management of web maintenance and troubleshooting. •Respond to prospective and returning student inquiries. •Participate in programmatic strategic planning.
Liaison with Regional and National Agencies: •Coordinate with the Region 10 OSHA office. •Represent the PNW OSHA Education Center, including interactions with faculty, staff, students, granting agencies, regulators, and interested stakeholders. •Represent the PNW OSHA Education Center at OSHA Training Institute Education Center director meetings. •Coordinate with the OSHA Region 10 office in Seattle and the sub-area offices in Boise, Anchorage and Portland. •Coordinate with the offices of Washington Labor and Industries, Oregon OSHA and Alaska Occupational Safety and Health (AKOSH).
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelors degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Business or related field AND four years minimum program management experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to interact successfully with government representatives, professionals, trainers and instructors, employers and managers, labor groups and workers. Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently while yet contributing to the workplace team.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Business, or related and two years of experience working within a self-sustaining program. Ability to interact successfully with safety professionals. Knowledge of federal OSHA course requirements.
Experience with direct supervision of other staff.
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