Job description

JOB NO.: 96287-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Office & Administrative Support, Training, Employee Development, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96287-AS

Working Title: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Specialist


FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 27, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Degree in continuing or adult education, public health, healthcare administration, or related field is preferred. Additional training or experience in quality improvement within a health care setting strongly desired.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of 3 years experience preferred working in a health and/or health education profession, preferably collaborating with physicians and healthcare workers creating educational interventions and events.

Demonstrable project management and public speaking/presentation skills are essential to this position. Knowledge of Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and American Medical Association (AMA) is preferred. Experience with Quality Improvement initiatives is essential and experience with Maintenance of Certification (MOC) is highly desirable.

Effective oral and written communication skills, independent problem solving and analytical skills, attention to detail and organization, and an outgoing and energetic service-oriented approach required.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Continuing Professional Development Manager will serve as a departmental resource and expert for Quality Improvement, Continuing Professional Development, and Maintenance of Certification. The individual must have the ability to assume authority and accept responsibility for planning and programming educational activities sponsored by or created in collaboration with the Department of Pediatrics. This position will report to the Education Programs Manager. However, day to day direction will be provided by the Director of Continuing Professional Development.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end 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.

Additional Information:

General qualifications deemed necessary include:

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills to facilitate work with faculty, staff, learners, external faculty, hotel meeting planners, and a wide variety of internal and external vendors, collaborators and stakeholders.
-Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
-Exceptional attention to detail to facilitate responsibilities for keeping track of critical educational files, credit letters, contracts, planning documents, and evaluations for educational activities.
-Knowledge of budgets and contracts to facilitate responsibility for planning educational interventions and activities such as live, face-to-face conferences.

Must be willing and able to work hours outside the "normal workday" hours, because many of the conferences are planned to occur outside traditional work week hours, including early morning, late evening and weekends.

Ability to travel, mostly around the Madison area. Frequently, meetings occur at other medical facility locations, across the UW campus, and at locations around the Madison area.


Robyn Dunkerley
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

To begin the application process, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload your resume and cover letter and provide three references within the application process. For maximum consideration your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications.

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: Oct 8 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 22 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 10/9/2018
Application Due: 10/23/2018
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