Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Virginia, is seeking an Education and Outreach Manager within the School of Medicine.
This candidate will be the Director for the Virginia Center for Diabetes Prevention and Education (VCDPE) and will direct and coordinate the staff of the VCDPE to carry out the responsibilities in accordance with the mission of the center which is to improve the quality and accessibility of care for persons in Virginia at risk for, with prediabetes and diabetes; provide educational programs and resources for persons at risk for, with prediabetes; serve as a resource for diabetes and health care professionals providing diabetes care and education, based on current research and best practices.
The selected candidate must demonstrate leadership skills; be highly organized and able to manage multiple projects and activities simultaneously; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to develop and implement projects and programs, often working with multiple partner agencies and organizations; learn new software applications as needed; and travel, as necessary, both day and/or overnight, in Virginia and USA.
Master's Degree required, PhD preferred. Certification in diabetes education (CDE) also a strong consideration.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
For additional information regarding the position, please contact Joyce Green Pastors via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information regarding the application process, please contact Nicole Trice via email at email@example.com.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Master's degree in science is required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: PhD is preferred.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Extensive - 7 years plus
Required Specific Experience: Extensive 7-10 years plus
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Extensive - 7 years plus
Preferred Specific Experience: Extensive 7-10 years plus
Experience in healthcare and education is highly preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to work independently and with the general public. 2. Ability to design, manage, implement, and deliver educational programs. 3. Excellent oral and written communication skills in daily interactions. 4. Ability to manage several competing activities simultaneously. 5. Excellent organizational skills. 6. Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret information. 7. Ability to work with senior leaders. 8. Knowledge of University programs and state and federal policies and regulations. 9. Ability to lead, motivate and assess teams. 10. Demonstrated leadership skills. 11. Ability to travel as necessary both day and or overnight within Virginia and domestically.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of diabetes related topics and issues. Understanding of lay navigation preferred. 2. Knowledge of educational curriculum creation/program/project design and implementation strongly preferred. 3. Knowledge of various clinical settings and diabetes-related organizations/agencies and their programmatic operations preferred.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Preferred Computer Applications: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.