Program Manager, Health Sciences Strategic Initiatives

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Job Description Summary:

The Health Sciences Division of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences is recruiting a Program Manager to support academic business development, strategic partnerships, and academic planning.

GW Health Sciences is a vibrant unit within the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. As the training ground for the nation's next experts in health care quality, clinical management and leadership, and more, we are at the forefront of a rapidly changing health care landscape.

This position will be working both at the division and departmental levels, facilitating planning and project development for educational programing and contributing to project management and program coordination efforts for cross-programmatic initiatives within Health Sciences Programs. S/he will identify opportunities for new program development, collect data to measure their outcomes, and conduct focus groups and other qualitative data gathering to inform academic product development. S/he will provide business intellignece and project management services and provice stakeholder and community engagement through reporting, marketing and event management. More information on our programs can be found at

Duties include:
Develops and maintains strong working partnerships (internal and external) in support of academic business development.
Collaborates across the university community to develop innovative solutions that leverage the strengths of Health Sciences Programs in education and research and meet regional and national workforce needs.
Facilitates interdisciplinary planning and project development among Health Sciences departments and educational programs.
Identifies opportunities for new program development (education and research) with regional, national and international partners, such as corporations, health care systems and large employers of health professionals, government entities, professional associations, schools and other higher education institutions.
Participates in the development of internships and community-service learning experiences for students with regional, national and international partners.
Collaborates with Health Sciences Programs leaders and SMHS alumni relations and development officers to foster external engagement and investment in GW education and research.

Collects data to measure and study the impact and outcomes of new program development efforts.
Conducts focus groups and other qualitative data gathering to inform academic product and service development.
Provides business intelligence, business process analysis, financial analysis, and project management solutions and services.
Maps business processes, identifies opportunities for performance improvement, and facilitates process enrichment activities.
Leads project teams composed of Health Sciences faculty and staff as well as community partners with attention to collaboration, efficiency, stewardship, community-centeredness, and sustainability.
Provides stakeholder and community engagement through reporting, marketing, and event management.
Writes project summary reports as well as content for external communications, including print and online media.
Supervise student interns and administrative fellows.

This position performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

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Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) Family Academic Affairs Sub-Family Program Administration Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 2 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday through Friday; Potential Evenings & Weekends Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006886 Job Open Date: 01/02/2018 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter of Recommendation 1
    2. Letter of Recommendation 2

    Documents needed to Apply
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter of Recommendation 1
    2. Letter of Recommendation 2





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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/2/2018
    Application Due: 3/21/2018
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