Manager Professional Development

Rockville, MD
Aug 19, 2019
Sep 25, 2019
Finance, Other
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

The Manager, Professional Development is a full-time position that will report to the Senior Manager, Professional Development. The Manager will oversee courses, collaborations and initiatives supported by federal and other grant funding and will be responsible for all associated budgets. Candidate must quickly develop a broad understanding of the organization's education programs and can set priorities in work assignments. This position will have a focus on addiction training in other states as needed.

  • Provide overall management for a quality national education which involves: working with Senior Manager and the program planning committee on content to keep current and in a variety of delivery formats, faculty recruitment and training, budget monitoring, coordinating and planning meetings and maintaining course records.
  • Manage multiple grants and subcontracts, ensuring timely delivery of subcontract deliverables, budget management, attending monthly calls.
  • Oversee grant management of deliverables which includes budget management, relationship and communication management, conducting regular calls, preparing reports and appropriate invoices related to this grant and other programs
  • Ensure CME/CE credits are obtained, managed, and reported for this program and others as needed
  • Collaborate and work with other education team members as needed
  • Compile and distill evaluation reports for each program managed and provide results to program planning committee
  • Manage special projects as needed such as summarizing evaluations, follow-up with faculty, prepare tracking reports for the project grant, etc.
  • Provide customer services to program participants, members, and other as needed.
  • Adherence to ACCME and CME guidelines
  • Manage and assist with other programs and projects as necessary as determined by staff leadership and as needs arise or change
  • Small amount of travel (1 - 3 trips a year) if needed to education courses to provide onsite assistance and management required for successful operation of courses.
  • Open to new ideas and other duties as they arise and are assigned.
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Association experience, particularly in a medical society
  • Experience in budget and grant oversite a pluse
  • Master's Degree in Management, Adult Education or related field a plus
  • Experience with learning management systems a plus
  • Two to four years of experience in continuing medical education (CME) and curriculum design a plus

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Excellent writing skills with expertise in proof reading and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills including setting priorities in work assignments, managing projects, and following up on assignments with minimal direction
  • Ability to efficiently handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail • Proven record of successful project and budget management
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively, efficiently, and professionally with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Proficient with LMS systems, articulate and other education online software
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Resourcefulness, initiative and creativity valued
  • Team player with positive attitude, enthusiastic energy and ability to have fun with team members

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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