Program Specialist

Job description

Job Title:

Program Specialist

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

7H250:Continuing Medical Education

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.
Repetitive motion.


8:00 am – 5:00 pm with additional required for activities and client meetings.

Job Summary:

The Program Specialist will coordinate the implementation of several funded continuing education (CE) initiatives for CECentral.

This position will manage the day-to-day operations with regard to data management, coordination of project team meetings, and the implementation of projects and associated budgets within accreditation guidelines.

The position will work with CECentral staff, internal/external CE faculty, and implementation sites to ensure collaboration with various project teams related to each CE initiative.

This role is critical in the maintenance of collaborative partnerships, as well as to the progress and success of each project. The position will work closely with their supervisor to serve as a resource and partner to each of the stakeholders involved with the implementation of each CE initiative.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Time management, communication, database management (Qualtrics/REDCap), SPSS or SAS, working with IRB.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Master’s degree in Public Health plus two or more years related field/experience with grants/project management, health research, or healthcare preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/14/2021
Application Due: 3/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time