Director, Office of Healthcare Workforce Development (OHWD)
Company: University of Rhode Island
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Posting Number SF01211
Job Title Director, Office of Healthcare Workforce Development
Position Number 109424
Position Type Professional Staff
Union Non-Union Non-Classified Staff
Pay Grade Level 15
Pay Grade Range Salary to commensurate with education and
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Limited
Department Dean Pharmacy
Contact(s)Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly
online only at: (https://jobs.uri.edu)
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded Yes
Extension Contingency NotesPosition is full time calendar year,
limited to 10/31/2022 with anticipated renewal.
Job Description SummaryBASIC FUNCTION:
Lead the Healthcare Workforce Development initiatives of the
University of Rhode Island. Drive organizational change, revenue,
partnerships, innovative initiatives, and strategic growth for
post-graduate education across the health discipline spectrum. Work
closely with a range of stakeholders to develop and support the
educational needs of health professionals throughout Rhode Island
and the region.
Duties and ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
Lead operation and strategic direction of the Office of Healthcare
Directly oversee and supervise the coordinators, staff, and
consultants in the OHWD.
Lead and grow both academic and non-academic partnerships,
certificate programs, and for-profit programs. Place special
emphasis on continuing professional development (CPD) programs that
are interdisciplinary in nature.
Collaborate with internal and external health stakeholders to offer
local and national health professional development programs.
Manage the OHWD staff and scheduling to assure the necessary
resources to meet the needs of professional programs. Supervise,
motivate, and develop professional staff, administrative support
staff, student workers and interns.
Direct the OHWD office activities, record keeping and operations to
ensure compliance with the applicable professional standards and
continued accreditation status.
Ensure that accreditation deadlines for approval of and reporting
of continuing education program participation are met.
Interact with the health industry, regulatory agencies, and
professional organizations in order to better fund and conduct CPD
Identify CPD grant funding activities, submit appropriate
proposals, and manage funded CPD programs.
Interface with URI Alumni Association staff and URI Foundation
development personnel as required.
Contribute to professional outreach and external communication
efforts, as appropriate.
Take a leadership role in creating innovative educational
opportunities for professional health learners including, but not
limited to, innovative non-credit programs, programs for URI alumni
and preceptors, and corporate partners.
Work with the Provost, URI Deans of degree granting colleges,
department chairs and directors of academic and non-academic units
to grow professional programs for health professionals. Work with
AHC Director, faculty, and staff to develop interdisciplinary
certificate programs at the post-graduate level.
Create revenue generating professional development projects and
Develop and maintain financial resources to assure a sustainable
Lead all facets of program planning, and evaluation (i.e., design
plans, develop assessments, collect data, analyze data, and report
Support faculty and staff in the development of medical education
grant proposals and evaluation plans in the area of continuing
professional development in the health professions.
Respond to and participate in RI State Departments' initiatives,
particularly in relevant health workforce transformation and
development activities. Provide oversight as required, develop
program planning, and monitor and assess outcomes.
Serve as a University representative to workforce development
committees and initiatives, as necessary.
Facilitate strategic planning sessions and other organizational
Participate in University committees and meetings, as
Oversee the marketing and promotion of CPD programs.
Oversee the development and maintenance of technological solutions
including URI's CPD learning management system, audience engagement
systems, and digital media.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform other duties as required.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers, printers; word processing, database management
and spreadsheet software. LUX Learning Management System (LMS); CPE
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY
ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
1. Master's degree in Adult Education or Business Administration or
2. Minimum of five years' experience managing accredited continuing
education programs for health professionals.
3. Minimum of three years of event planning experience showing
increasing program responsibility.
4. Demonstrated experience managing a budget.
5. Demonstrated supervisory experience.
6. Demonstrated ability to work independently.
7. Demonstrated ability to work with other professionals and
faculty members to identify and develop inter-agency
8. Demonstrated ability to work with other professionals and
faculty members to build program planning committees.
9. Demonstrated experience negotiating contracts.
10. Demonstrated knowledge of state and national laws relative to
health continuing professional education requirements.
11. Demonstrated technology project management experience (i.e.,
LUX Learning Management System (LMS), CPE Monitor Service,
12. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication
13. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
14. Willingness and ability to travel to scheduled events.
15. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse
Environmental ConditionsThis position is not substantially exposed
to adverse environmental conditions.
Posting Date 01/06/2022
Closing Date 01/20/2022
Special Instructions to ApplicantsPlease attach the following 3
(PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter.
(#3) "Other Document - References" - the names and contact
information of three professional references (pdf doc).
Quicklink for Posting https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/9202
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Other Document - ReferencesOptional Documents
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