Education and Training, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The Society of Research Administrators International is seeking an Education Program Manager to join its Education Team to work on and coordinate a new initiative for the Society. The ideal Education Program Manager has experience leading projects, excellent organization and planning skills, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and strong written and oral communication skills.
Sixty percent of the time will be devoted to preparing and coordinating with the Micro-credentialing task force on a new educational initiative. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Coordinates and supports subject matter experts, task force members, and consultant. Provides administrative support, drafts materials and develops reports and metrics as needed;
Develops comprehensive project timelines and manages project plans to meet deadlines and ensures the programmatic success;
Develops correspondence, schedules conference calls and coordinates travel and logistics for training meetings;
Writes and edits materials for accuracy, consistency and for effective education messaging. Liaisons with Marketing Team to develop a communications’ plan;
Prepares, oversees and monitors budgets;
Learns, operates and troubleshoots the Learning Management System;
Supports Society members with questions about educational programs, transcripts and resources.
The other Forty percent of the time will be devoted to supporting other Education initiatives and the Annual Meeting Program Committee. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Develops comprehensive project timelines and manages project plans and budgets;
Develops, surveys, compiles and analyzes evaluation reports for educational activities to determine effectiveness, outcomes measurement, and future needs;
Coordinates program logistics, confirms speakers, collects presentations, and organizes educational materials as needed;
Develops program books, edits and updates program pages and meeting apps;
Coordinates Call for Proposal process for the Annual Meeting. Supports track chairs and co-chairs;
Completes other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required. A Masters’ degree a plus. At least three (3) years of experience managing educational programs and overseeing committees. Experience in learning management systems and online learning required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Friendly, enthusiastic, accommodating to volunteers, members, and colleagues.
Willingness to learn, eager to meet challenges and quickly assimilate new concepts.
Must be a team player.
Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and to prioritize tasks and problem-solve, as well as monitor and adjust to unanticipated circumstances.
Superior writing skills – creative, business and technical – composing content that may be either detailed and thorough, or concise and captivating.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Travel may be required.
SRA International reserves the right to update position description and responsibilities as needed.
SRA International is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Society of Research Administrators International
The Society of Research Administrators International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 1967 and headquartered in Arlington, Va. The society has over 5,200 members who work in research administration at hospitals, universities, nonprofits and at the federal government.