Location: Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Chicago Office
The Training and Education Specialist oversees day-to-day operations of the Alliance education and training programs; develops and evaluates program curriculum, related policies and procedures; and collaborates with internal and external professionals to create new programs and enhance existing ones. The specialist develops program marketing, including development of program-related publications, web-site content and social media promotions.
Manage the development and implementation of education and training projects including real-time and recorded web events (e.g., webinars and webcasts), online courses, self-study materials, instructor-led training and live educational programs at meetings and conferences.
Develop and review of education and communications materials.
Communicate with all levels of staff, as well as internal and external stakeholders, to lead project activities, resolve issues, mitigate risks, and ultimately ensure the success of education/training projects.
Foster inter-departmental relationships to facilitate resource scheduling and ensure appropriate project staffing levels on high-priority or high-visibility projects.
Monitor and triage all communications received in the training team email account.
Conduct needs assessments and gather requirements to appropriately define the scope, roles, and success criteria in project documentation.
Research current trends, concepts, techniques, tools, and programs for possible application within the organization.
Identify and recruit subject matter experts, project development team members, focus groups, and beta testers.
Develop and maintain work break-down structures, project plans, and project schedules to achieve completion of development milestones.
Coordinate with the meetings management staff to ensure the timely completion and submission of continuing education applications, event marketing, and post-event evaluation and reporting.â¨
Represent the training unit on working groups and committees including the Operations Committee, Clinical Research Associates Committee, and Training Steering Committee.
Coach 'non-trainers' on best practices for giving presentations, including how to prepare visually appealing slide decks and encourage audience engagement.
In conjunction with the communications specialist, design and distribute marketing and communications materials to promote training events and encourage participation.
Monitor the completion of project development milestones and proactively report potential schedule deviations.
Maintain education and communication web portals including sections of the Alliance Member website, wiki spaces, and the Alliance learning management system.
Provide onsite support to event leadership, presenters, and attendees.
Evaluate the effectiveness of programs and make recommendations based on the compiled data.
Develop and maintain an archive of reports detailing the accomplishments of the unit for use in grant applications.
Such reports include the attendance, participation, and completion statistics for training events and online courses.
Manage the organizationâ™s social media presence and activities, e.g., Twitter (@Alliance_Org), Facebook, YouTube, etc.
Attention to detail
Oral and written communication skills
Customer service skill
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree and two years of related experience
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Project management skills
Ability to develop educational programs and curricula
Knowledge of program subject matter (health care, medicine, clinical research)
Ability to manage stressful situations
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Must be able to travel 3-4 times per year.
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