Manager of Education - Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI)

US-DC-Washington
Job ID
2017-2247

Overview

Manager of Education - SCAI

 

Position

As the Manager of Education at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), you will ensure the smooth delivery of our onsite and online education programs. Your proven education experience along with your ability to produce clever solutions and ideas, collaborate across departments, and manage multiple projects at varying stages of delivery, will be keys to your success in this role.

 

You will collaborate with our program directors, meetings staff, content developers, CME experts, communications department, etc. to get our new online and face-to-face programs up and running. This role will provide you with unique challenges and growth for your career. You will ensure timelines are met for products at various stages of development and delivery. While this role focuses primarily on the implementation and delivery of programs and education products, we want to hear your ideas about how to best utilize our platform to deliver education offerings. As we build out our LMS you can help us formulate the logistical groundwork for a comprehensive core curriculum. We are working on strategic plans for new online programs for our doctors, nurses, and techs.

 

You will report to, and work closely with, the vice president of education as you help to keep our programs cutting edge and identify innovative ideas for program delivery. You will have a voice in establishing a robust curriculum platform which meets and exceeds industry standards.

 

Organization

 

Whether it is interventional cardiology's premiere event, SCAI's Annual Scientific Sessions, sharing knowledge at a worldwide gathering or smaller regional and specialized programs, or through online resources, SCAI is head and shoulders above the rest when it comes to offering diverse educational opportunities for interventional and invasive cardiologists.

 

SCAI’s members know they can rely on our staff to deliver what they need. Building on a track record of trust and rapport, our members count on us to establish and develop programs that meet or exceed industry standards. SCAI is the only society that fights for interventional cardiology by getting interventionalists their own designation for CMS; serving as the primary leader in securing new codes and establishing national reimbursement valuations for new interventional cardiology cardiovascular services and procedures; obtaining and expanding coverage for new and existing interventions; protecting the existing valuations for Interventional Cardiology’s core procedures; and continually educating regulators about the value and intensity of interventional cardiology procedures.

 

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions promotes excellence in invasive and interventional cardiovascular medicine through education and representation, and the advancement of quality standards to enhance patient care. SCAI now has a membership of over 4,300 invasive/interventional cardiologists and cath lab team members. There are currently approximately 17 committees, which are open to all members. Focus areas for SCAI include establishing standards and guidelines for all aspects of cardiac catheterization and angiography, training, credentialing, safety, and quality assurance for cardiovascular procedures.

 

SCAI is committed to improving the quality of patient care for all patients of interventional cardiology. SCAI keeps up with ever-evolving advances in interventional therapies and educates members by developing education and guidelines and providing quality improvement tools critical for interventional cardiologists.

 

Responsibilities of the Manager of Education

  • Provide support to the VP of education regarding research and implementation of new educational technology and trends to serve SCAI members, including Fellows in Training (FIT) and Cardiovascular Professionals (CVP) members.
  • Understand continuing medical education rules, requirements, updates, and scheduled changes ensuring that SCAI stays within ACCME/MOC compliance for accreditation.
  • Assist with the smooth implementation of a new LMS.
  • Listen to our members to determine what they want most from our educational programs and suggest/implement changes as appropriate.
  • Help determine creative means of delivering programs in person; brainstorm with the team; help develop implementation plans.
  • Manage various multi-media projects at once while tracking details and seeing each project through to completion.
  • Work with our education team to create valuable programs to meet the needs of our partners.
  • Collaborate across departments to coordinate timelines and budgets. Ensure work gets done efficiently and effectively across departments toward a common goal.
  • Develop, disseminate, and collect evaluation forms, survey instruments, and other forms of formal and informal feedback to determine SCAI’s success in meeting its educational program.
  • Evaluate current programs and provide input to the team for improvements and updates.
  • Monitor test results to identify gaps in programs and implement improvements as needed.
  • Assist with grant writing.

 

Qualifications of the Manager of Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required, related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum 3-5 years education experience in a professional society required, medical association experience is strongly preferred.
  • Strong experience with technology and educational software and delivery products.
  • Strong project management skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at varying stages of development/delivery.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must have knowledge of CME, CE, CEU’s procedures and regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience with of educational conferences and meetings.
  • Experience with data analysis to determine the efficacy of programs.
  • Exceptional organizational and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work well under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to travel approximately 10 – 20 percent of the time to support society activities, such as attending meetings and other events.

 

Attributes of the Manager of Education

  • Self-starter; self-motivated. You can be trusted to take a program from start to finish. You know when to ask for help as you ensure projects are completed on time. You work closely with your colleagues – you build trust and rapport across all levels.
  • Project manager. You allocate and optimize resources, assign responsibility, manage timelines, reduce risks, and get the project done.
  • Collaborative. You are able to find common ground and build consensus for workable solutions.
  • Problem solver. You understand the big picture and easily recognize challenges before they occur. You make sense of complex and sometimes contradictory information to solve problems.
  • Results driven. You smoothly manage through ambiguity. You are able to easily shift gears, reprioritize, and stay focused on outcomes. You consistently achieve the desired results.
  • Politically astute. You represent yourself and your organization as polished, credible, and knowledgeable.
  • Business acumen. Cardiac medicine is a rapidly changing field, with standards, practices, and technologies constantly being reviewed and updated. As you continuously learn more about our members and this practice area, you leverage this knowledge to create relevant educational materials that provide a great member experience.

 

What’s Attractive to the Right Manager of Education Candidate?

  • SCAI is financially strong ($8.5 million annual budget) with a new executive director (an executive with a track record that includes a successful startup and three turn-around organizations).
  • You will have the chance to advance your skills and career. What you bring to the table is vital to our ongoing success.
  • You will be able (and encouraged) to try new methods.
  • You will work in close partnership with our new VP of education, who will trust you to do your work without micromanaging.
  • SCAI’s staff are smart, interactive, energetic, hard-working people who are committed to their work and delivering a solid work product.
  • We have a solid reputation among our members for our educational products, meetings, and materials.
  • You will get to work with a committed and caring volunteer base of cardiologists who want to make high-quality education happen and who enjoy getting into the details.
  • You will have an opportunity to work on issues you care about while educating people on new topics and beating the larger organizations to the punch on providing high-quality, cutting-edge education.
  • We offer highly competitive compensation and benefits.

 

To Apply for the Manager of Education position with SCAI:

Use the "Apply" button on this page, or email your resume to Jennie Kinsfather at resumes@staffingadvisors.com with "SCAI Manager of Education / 2017-2247 SA" as the subject of the email.  

 

Alternative Titles:  education manager,  eLearning program Manager, Education Coordinator, CME Manager, CME coordinator, continuing education program manager, continuing education coordinator.  

 

Staffing Advisors is committed to helping our clients create a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Some positions may require pre-employment screening potentially including a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. 

 

 

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