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Northeastern University
  • Position Number: 1575993
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Position Type: Medicine - Pharmacology

Program Manager

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:
Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouve, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite, opened in 2013, provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.

Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation's premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern's international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation's top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston's historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.

The Program Manager, within the School of Pharmacy's Office of Experiential Education (OEE), is a team member of 6, including work-study student[s]. The Program Manager reports to the OEE Director.

Under the supervision of the Director, and in consultation with the other OEE team members, this position will independently manage a variety of responsibilities and project tasks that support the Office of Experiential Education (OEE) within the School of Pharmacy. Members of the OEE are responsible for oversight and quality assurance of the pharmacy practice experience component of the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) curriculum. These pharmacy practice experiences are required by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and constitute 30% of the PharmD curriculum.

The purpose of this position is to (1) coordinate and maintain regular meetings with internal and external stakeholders; (2) manage and coordinate advanced pharmacy practice experience onboarding processes (3) Administer OEE projects and initiatives that are required by both internal and external requesters including maintenance of OEE website; (4) collect and report evaluations that summarize Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs, also known as cooperative education experiences);and (5) reconcile and supervise the OEE annual budget.

Bachelor's preferred. Minimum 2-5 years of experience in a professional business, medical, or an academic setting required. Excellent computer skills a must, with particular proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and PowerPoint. Strong command of the English language including verbal, writing, grammar, and spelling skills along with a professional, strong client service orientation. Must have excellent planning and time management skills and an ability to orchestrate multiple priorities from multiple sources in a busy environment. Ability to anticipate, organize, prioritize, plan for and organize work flow effectively is essential. Must possess strong customer service orientation toward both internal and external stakeholders. Must be flexible and have evidence of successfully working in a team environment. Proven ability to manage confidential information is required and strong attention to detail skills essential. Knowledge of medical terminology strongly desired.

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Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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