Training Officer, QI
Columbia University - New York, NY

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8231- ICP ICAP


Medical Center

Job Type

Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

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Hours Per Week

Job Family

General Administration

Salary Grade

Officer 105

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience.

Advertised Summary Job Description

GRANT FUNDED Under the direction of the Health Systems Training Officer, the candidate will be responsible for coordinating quality improvement (QI) and health systems-related training and technical assistance activities, needs assessments and workplans, adapting QI and health systems competencies to host country settings. Develops and/or adapts QI and health systems training materials and tools, and provides hands-on support to distance education projects. OVERALL RESPONSIBILITlES: - Coordinate QI-related training and technical assistance activities, including but not limited to: assisting with the development and management of QI training workplans; convening and documenting regular meetings and calls; organizing and disseminating QI training materials and resources; and tracking correspondence, contracts, and payment information. - Assist the health systems team in strategic planning, including the development and implementation of training needs assessments, as well as ongoing reviews and evaluation of training activities. - Support the health systems team with the development, preparation, production, and adaptation of training materials (competencies, curricula, lesson plans, slide sets, case studies, etc.) - Provide hands-on support to both on-site training and distance education projects, including but not limited to assisting with logistics and with telecommunications platforms. - Document health systems training activities and help to produce reports, notes, and minutes reflecting these activities and their impact. - Liaise with other teams within ICAP (including but not limited to the NY-based Clinical & Training Unit, Strategic Information Unit, and Implementation Unit and ICAP country teams as appropriate) and within MSPH. - Travel to domestic and international meetings/trainings. - Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

  • Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience. - The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a full background check prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

  • Minimum two (2) years of direct and relevant experience in adult (professional) education and/or training. - Demonstrated talent in writing technical content and training materials. - Excellent English-language verbal and written communications skills. - Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. - Demonstrated experience working independently and managing various tasks in a team setting on a daily basis.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Public or Global Health preferred. -Relevant professional experience in international settings and in lower-income countries strongly preferred. - Experience in global health and quality improvement strongly preferred. - Demonstrated proficiency in the use of competency-based training strongly preferred. - Experience managing distance education (trainings, webinars etc.), via an online platforms such as Adobe Acrobat Connect is strongly preferred.
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