The Assistant Manager of Education and Training is a talented healthcare educational professional who is responsible for developing and implementing key accredited and non-accredited programs that support ASGE’s strategic vision of its comprehensive curriculum. Assigned projects include both live courses and e-learning programs. Responsibilities also include serving as a staff liaison for selected education and training committees. The incumbent will be comfortable working through assigned projects by leveraging organizational skills and adult learning principles. For those projects that are developed for accredited CME and/or MOC, the incumbent can align programs with compliance standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (CME) and/or American Board of Internal Medicine (MOC). A specific focus of this role is centered on targeted learners who are currently in Gastrointestinal (GI) Fellowship or in a stage that is in their early career (post-fellowship training), domestically and internationally. Having a general working knowledge of the American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is beneficial to this role. Works collaboratively with subject matter experts and with a team on the development of the instructional design and assessment strategies along with members of corporate development, practice management and meetings. Demonstrates creativity and flexibility yet thrives in a fast-paced environment. The role requires outstanding collaborative skills along with strong interpersonal traits. Expected travel is estimated to be up to 10% annually, that can include some evenings and weekends.
Essential Job Functions
The essential job functions listed below represent the primary duties and responsibilities of this job. Other duties and responsibilities within the scope of this job may be assigned to the employee. These essential job functions may change from time to time based on the strategic and operational needs of the organization.
Uses evidenced-based adult and organizational learning principles to improve the performance of GI healthcare professionals, the healthcare team, and the organizations in which they work, in order to improve patient outcomes. Manages processes that facilitate optimum learner experience, leveraging as appropriate, online engagement, handouts/syllabus materials, use of assessment tools and participation in any associated exercises.
Uses data to evaluate the effectiveness of education and training activities/interventions and how assigned projects support the overall ASGE educational curriculum. Oversees processes to summarize survey data and other educational outcome results, providing interpretation of aggregated results of learners and activity in achieving outcome level(s) and recommendations for future improvements.
Serves as staff liaison to select education and training committees and related work groups. Support chair(s) by way of coordination of committee agenda items and related reports to Governing Board. Participates in evening and/or early morning conference calls to accommodate schedules and time zones.
Manage the planning and development of assigned live courses in collaboration with activity director and faculty subject matter experts, coordinating all program-related support that could include recruitment of faculty; development of course content and learning objectives; and collection of all session materials, collateral materials, and post-activity evaluations.
Works collaboratively with corporate development staff related to in-kind equipment use, commercial support for accredited activities and/or support for non-accredited activities.
Works collaboratively with marketing, meeting and bio skills/simulation staff services for assigned educational programs.
Provides input in the development of annual budgets and routinely monitor budgets of assigned programs. Work to ensure that programs meet revenue and expense goals.
Provides input on and maintains ASGE education/training guidelines and procedures.
Supportive of the entire ASGE team, aiding in other organizational priorities when needed.
Bachelor’s degree required; focus areas could include but are not limited to adult learning and education, Instructional Design, Business, Health Communications, Non-Profit Administration and/or Public Health.
Minimum 2-years experience with one or more of the following: non-profit, volunteer membership, education, academic or hospital-based education or similar organizations preferred;
Knowledge of Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and American Medical Association (AMA) credit system.
Knowledge of Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) Eight-National Learning Competencies to support excellence in Continuing Education in the Health professions.
Working knowledge of association management systems, specifically iMIS preferred
Experience using Citrix software, (Go-To-Meeting, Go-To-Webinar) as well as learning management systems.
Facility with Microsoft Outlook tools and/or other project management resources
Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Maturity and confidence to work internally and externally with leaders/faculty, staff, and consultants to support the organization’s efforts.
Organizational skills. This is important to help in facilitating committee chairs, workgroups and/or follow up with projects supported by medical device and/or pharmaceutical companies.
Is thoughtful, energetic, innovative, results-oriented and a resourceful self-starter.
Has a tenacious work ethic, dedicated to exceeding expectations.
Is collaborative and accountable, and committed to integrity.
Embraces the diverse perspective of all people and honor them with dignity and respect.
Finds time to laugh and strive to “make people’s day” in all interactions.
Thrive and contribute in a fast-moving, ever-changing environment.
Adept at building collaborative relationships and demonstrating diplomacy; strong relationship management skills.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, meet deadlines, and contribute to a positive team spirit with individual responsibilities.
Demonstrated capabilities to be highly organized, detail-oriented, and possess the ability to manage multiple projects with minimal direction.
Demonstrated independence to ensure a high level of project management and maintain a professional demeanor under pressure.
Ability to think creatively and strategically to execute organizational ideas, projects, and plans.
Working Conditions and Other Requirements
In general, work is performed in an office environment. Because of the nature of our business, ASGE employees may be required to perform work off-site (i.e., hotels, conference centers, etc.). On occasion, physical exertion (i.e., lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling) may be required to perform the essential job functions. The incumbent may be required to travel locally as well as within and outside of the continental United States.
About American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
Since its founding in 1941, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has been dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence and innovation in gastrointestinal endoscopy. ASGE, with more than 15,000 members worldwide, promotes the highest standards for endoscopic training and practice, fosters endoscopic research, recognizes distinguished contributions to endoscopy, and is the foremost resource for endoscopic education.
ASGE's Mission Statement is:
"To be the leader in advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence and innovation in endoscopy"