This position supports the newly created Johns Hopkins Department of Ophthalmology Center of Excellence in Ophthalmic Surgical Education and Training. The Center of Excellence in Ophthalmic Surgical Education and Training (OphSET) spearheads Wilmer's efforts to invigorate surgical education and training, and to bring the benefits of the latest technologies and techniques into practice. It has collaborated with Johns Hopkins computer scientists to better assess surgical performance, and is working to develop: innovative tools to help novice and experienced surgeons improve their skills; ways to incorporate surgical simulation into education/training and patient care; technology-assisted methods of analysis of both education/training and surgical innovations; and, new curricula for international dissemination. The primary responsibility is to coordinate the activities of the surgical training center. This position works with independence and responsibility.
Primary Roles and Responsibilities:
This position will coordinate the daily operations of the program. Serves as the primary point of contact for the Center. Will help establish and follows procedures for space utilization, room scheduling and organizing and implementing courses in conjunction with the Program Director. Responsible for coordination of space, equipment, and instrument maintenance. Manages the scheduling of the rooms for internal and external clients and tracks and makes schedule changes as needed. Communicates the changes with the appropriate individuals. Will work closely with facilities staff to maintain and update the training space, as necessary. Actively identifies, proposes, and initiates further refinements to operational challenges using creative problem-solving and strategic thinking. Responsible for operation of video equipment, data collection, and organizing/compiling data in conjunction with colleagues from Computer Science. Will help prepare course materials/curriculum under the direction of the Program Director. Proactively identifies problems/concerns and discusses the matter with the Program Director to establish corrective action.
Provides administrative support to the Program Director including travel coordination, budgeting, credentialing, reimbursements and website maintenance. Will have the opportunity to assist with grant submissions and contribute to papers/publications. Attends and participates in all Program related meetings. Keeps Faculty Program Director up-to-date on program activities.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Must be an organized multi-tasker with an interest in surgery. Must have basic video editing skills and possess excellent PC experience and a thorough working knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the internet; and the ability to learn new software. Should have an interest in writing/publishing. Must enjoy and possess strengths in organizing, problem-solving, and demonstrate a strong ability to work independently and well as member of a team. In addition, appropriate candidates must function effectively and professionally while managing stressful situations gracefully, show great attention to detail and follow through to completion within time constraints. In addition, this position requires that one must be able to determine priorities, and maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality, comfortably taking initiative and exercising independent judgment to resolve issues as they arise.
Bachelors degree and a minimum of two years of administrative experience. Additional experience may substitute for education and additional education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis.
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