The Graduate School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore has an opportunity for a Program Director for the Geriatrics and Gerontology Education and Research (GGEAR) program. The GGEAR Program Director plans and implements interprofessional education in geriatrics and gerontology for professionals through continuing education programs, interprofessional training for students matriculating in health professional and social work schools, and programs for the lay community throughout the State of Maryland. Serves as a liaison with partners in fulfilling educational programming goals and objectives.
Benefits Information UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Chairs faculty planning committees and facilitates interprofessional geriatric programs at the University of Maryland, Baltimore for students, faculty, and the professional community.
Plans and implements professional education programs in the field of aging in Baltimore City, the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Western Maryland for professionals in the field of aging.
Implements geriatric interprofessional training opportunities for students in the University System of Maryland in collaboration with Maryland Area Health Education Centers.
Organizes an annual family caregiver conference in Southern Maryland.
Participates on campus wide interprofessional conference planning committees.
Collects and analyzes data to monitor, assess, and revise GGEAR program operating policies and procedures.
Develops funding sources for the GGEAR program through grant seeking, major fundraising events, and/or donations.
Manages budget, including approving finances, tracking expenditures, and preparing reports on current finances.
Plans data management and communications strategy for the GGEAR program. Works with senior management in developing program goals and milestones.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in related field; Master's degree in a related field is preferred.
Experience: Six (6) years working in an appropriate field (such as geriatrics/gerontology) with at least two (2) years of experience of overall responsibility for program direction, coordination and implementation.
Other: Driver's license required and must be willing to work with local planning groups on the Eastern Shore, Western Maryland, and Southern Maryland throughout the year.
Must be able to travel throughout the State of Maryland to meet with community agencies for planning regional educational programs.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the clinical care of older adults in community based locations as well as in patient care.
Knowledge of the community based systems of care – including state and local agencies and nonprofit organizations serving older adults and their families.
Strong organizational, analytical, and project management abilities.
Ability to plan and implement educational programming for students, professional and lay audiences.
Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
Exceptional skill and experience writing and submitting grant proposals.
Skilled public speaker.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706- 2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1429G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: Graduate School - Interprofessional Programs
Job Posting: Oct 19, 2018
Unposting Date: Nov 19, 2018, 4:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 104901
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.