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Job ID: 181131

Education Workforce Specialist
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 11, 2022
Title Education Workforce Specialist
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Clinical and Translation Research Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Position Summary
The Project Staff Associate (Education Workforce Specialist) is a full-time position funded by the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) to the University at Buffalo to synergize, enhance and develop a diverse and inclusive clinical and translational workforce. The Education Workforce Specialist will coordinate and develop all educational activities for staff, students, postdoctoral fellows, junior and senior faculty.

Responsibilities Include:
Coordinating and developing all the educational programs for the CTSA hub that supports individualized and group instruction.
Work closely with the designated faculty leaders to coordinate the 10 CTSI core competency workshop series offered throughout the academic year.
Assist with the organizing the CTSI Distinguished Seminar Series featuring world-renowned experts in clinical and translational research.
Oversee the different micro-credentialing opportunities offered by the WFD Core.
Assist with preparation of progress report and grant submissions as needed, anticipate and initiate action towards future progress goals.

About The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and its Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) and CTSA linked KL2 Mentored Career Development Award represent a large NIH Infrastructure grant to support clinical and translational research at the University at Buffalo (UB) and the Buffalo Translational Consortium (BTC) partner institutions under the leadership of the Director of the CTSI.

The Education Workforce Specialist work is directed by the CTSA Workforce Development Core Director and collaborate closely with the Chief Operating Officer and other senior leaders in the CTSI.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a minimum bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of related experience.
Excellent organizational and oral/written communication skills
Ability to set up and organize live stream on-line meetings with participants at UB and at other sites across the country
Ability to maintain professional standards under routine conditions of demanding time constraints and deadlines

Preferred Qualifications
MS degree in education, public health, biomedical, clinical, translational and/or behavioral sciences
Teaching, mentoring and advising experience at University or College
Basic and/or clinical research background, as well familiarity with medical terminology.
Experience in interacting/working with individuals from diverse intellectual, ethnic, racial and/or cultural backgrounds

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