JOB NO.: 91956-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Communications, Editing, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support, Training, Employee Development, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91956-AS

Working Title: RSS Accreditation Specialist



FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 07, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelors Degree required. Advanced degree in continuing or adult education, public health or healthcare administration is preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Two years of experience applying adult education principles and introducing effective approaches to educational planning, instructional design, and evaluation and outcomes measurement.
Complex project management in continuing education, training design and delivery, process improvement or evaluation.
Experience building positive relationships with clients while maintaining a focus on accreditation compliance requirements.

Experience in accreditation compliance (CME, ANCC, ACPE, Maintenence of Certification (MOC) or Joint Accreditation)
Demonstrated process improvement experience (e.g. Lean, FOCUS-PDCA)

Position Summary:

As a member of the UW-Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP), the School of Medicine and Public Health Office of Continuing Professional Development (OCPD) delivers accredited continuing education planned by, for and with the healthcare team. OCPD partners with departments in the SMPH, UW Health, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy and expert organizations, professional associations and hospitals and clinics that fall within the ICEP Mission and Vision.

This position is primarily responsible for working with our educational partners and internal staff to develop and administer a robust Regularly Scheduled Series program. A regularly scheduled series (RSS) is an accredited continuing education activity that is planned as a series with multiple, ongoing sessions, e.g., offered weekly, monthly, or quarterly; and is primarily planned by and presented to School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health faculty and staff. Common examples of RSS include grand rounds, tumor boards, and morbidity and mortality conferences. This position is accountable for the overall functioning including monitoring compliance with accreditation criteria, reporting, budgets and coordinator and chair professional development of the Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) program (70+ series/year) and periodic live or online courses.

Additional Information:

The ideal candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, exhibit creativity, flexibility and great attention to detail. The candidate will demonstrate excellent time management and relationship-building skills, model professionalism, and exemplify high standards of quality in the work he/she performs. The candidate should have the ability to work effectively as a team member in a fast-paced, complex environment with multiple deadlines and shifting priorities, to effectively problem solve, and identify available resources. The candidate must be proficient in grammar, punctuation and spelling, have used Microsoft Office products and experience using database software. The candidate should champion the value of accredited continuing education, support a healthy work environment in both education and practice and contribute to a supportive and innovative culture.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.


Brianna Quam
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Instructions to applicants:

Apply online at Search for job 91956. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Sep 13 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 2 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time