Education Project Specialist at Orthopaedic Trauma Association (Hybrid)
Orthopaedic Trauma Association
Type: Full Time
Health savings account
Paid time off
Education Project Specialist April 2023
The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), is a professional medical association with a mission centered on education and research geared towards improving patient care. The association membership is comprised mainly of orthopaedic trauma surgeons. There are over 3,100 members, and approximately 20 committees. Headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, the staff works in close collaboration with the leadership in implementing, promoting and continuous evaluation of society programs and initiatives.
The Education Project Specialist will serve as the primary staff liaison to the Practice Management and ACS/COT Committees; and is responsible for supporting and strategizing with these committees in the planning, implementation, ongoing operations and evaluation of OTA Education programs and resources.
In fulfilling these responsibilities, the Specialist provides experienced, organized, analytical and directed leadership in close cooperation with staff, management, vendors and society leadership.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage, implement, and evaluate educational programs.
Collaborate with the course chairs in educational design and format of four courses that take place throughout the year.
Evaluate educational programming, recommend new learning formats to enhance the attendees’ experience, and implement as directed.
Provide guidance and make decisions on course logistics which includes A/V, final program development and printing, equipment rental, and collaboration with external vendors.
Oversee Core Curriculum syllabus and lectures. Responsible for overseeing regular maintenance of lectures and liaising with the project directors.
Assist with adjunct educational activities and other assigned tasks.
Manage online educational activities and resources
Collaborate with the OTA Education committee to create the annual webinar schedule; serve as staff liaison to webinar moderators, manage webinar production including coordination of content planning, technology training, and budgeting. Maintains documentation as part of ACCME compliance.
Supports online learning offerings through faculty correspondence, disclosure of interest, presentation gathering, attendee materials and resources, and other follow-up, filing/organizing submitted materials and data entry.
Create and maintain online learning and course evaluation analysis throughout the year and collaborate with leadership in recommendations for future direction.
Assist with management of online educational resources.
Assist with administration and support of the OTA Learning Management System.
Fields phone and emailed inquires to provide customer service related to educational course or
CME issue resolution.
Other Education Committee projects as assigned.
Serve as the primary staff liaison to the ACS/COT Committee and Practice Management Committee (5%)
Develop agendas with leadership input, arrange and attend committee meetings; responsibility for committee meeting minutes, and follow-up task completion.
Review and evaluation activities on a regular basis; ensure the committee is meeting objectives, and provide guidance.
Conduct other duties as needed or assigned
Approximately – 5-10 days of travel is required per year
Undergraduate degree (preferably with an emphasis in education, adult learning, instructional design, or a business related field).
Proficiency with office technology including Microsoft Office, and the ability to learn other software including Association Management Software (Association Anywhere) and/or
Survey Technology (i.e. SurveyMonkey).
Excellent member service mentality and delivery; effective oral and written communications, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to think proactively and creatively.
Must excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Cooperative, supportive, and “can- do” attitude is crucial to success. This person must have integrity and credibility with leaders, members, and staff.
About OTAShare FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailMission The mission of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is to promote excellence in care for the injured patient, through provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the public.Vision The OTA will be the authoritative source for the optimum treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injury, will effectively communicate this information to the Orthopaedic and medical community and will seek to influence health care policy that impacts care and prevention of injury.Value The OTA is adaptable, forward thinking and fiscally responsible and is composed of a diverse world-wide membership who provide care and improve the knowledge base for the treatment of injured patients. OTA members provide worldwide leadership through education, research and patient advocacy.DiversityThe OTA promotes and values diversity and inclusion at all levels with the goal of creating an environment where every member has the opportunity to excel in leadership, education, and culturally-competent orthopaedic trauma care.