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Manager, Education Development - WISER

  • Job ID: 794383979
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Standard business with flexibility
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Quality
  • Department: WISER Center
  • Location: 230 Mckee Place, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $25.49 to $44.12 / hour


Are you an exceptionally organized individual looking for a new career opportunity?

We are hiring a full-time Manager, Education Development for the Peter M. Winter Institute of Simulation, Education and Research (WISER).  WISER is one of the most advanced simulation centers in the country for both students and health care professionals.

In this role, you'll direct the planning, organization and coordination of educational programming. You'll partner with clinical care providers and professors to help create both simulation based and online based educational programs. The incumbent assures that established standards of quality and performance are upheld within the overall goals and activities of UPMC, the University of Pittsburgh and WISER. 

Perks of this position include a fun team atmosphere where you are always learning something new, and onsite parking.  If this sounds like a fit for you, apply online today!

  • Remains current and seeks opportunities to participate within and among the CME/CE community at large.
  • Create faculty development programs focusing on the best practices of simulation educational methods of teaching, debriefing and assessment.
  • Teach a variety of health care related simulation courses at WISER and other facilities as needed.
  • Represent WISER in a professional manner to facilitate customer relations and to maintain a reputation of excellence.
  • Use data and analyze industry trends to make recommendations to the Director for new curriculum development and enhancements to the existing curriculum.
  • Provide performance management feedback to curriculum developer(s)
  • Ensure that the overall educational program is in conformance with standards set forth by the appropriate accrediting bodies.
  • Oversee the procurement of copyright clearances of materials used within educational programs when appropriate.
  • Supervise the development, editing, and instructional design of WISER courses by working with subject matter experts; and, manage, revise, and update the existing course library as needed.
  • Manage multiple subject matter experts simultaneously during content development and course revisions.
  • Provide strategic and tactical leadership for educational programming at WISER, UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh Schools of Health Sciences considering both the internal and external environments.
  • Facilitate and participate in live and/or written updates and outcomes reports to course directors and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate and collaborate with hospital personnel, administrators, community, and professional leaders to plan, promote, and evaluate the work of WISER.
  • Assume responsibility for self-direction in professional activities in order to promote professional and personal growth.
  • Partake in research activities, submit abstracts for presentation at local, regional and national professional meetings, and submit articles for publication.
  • Apply creative and innovative strategies in problem solving to achieve the goals of WISER.
  • Supervise curriculum developer(s) to finalize courses for publication by providing feedback on content, structure, format, and execution.
  • Utilize independent decision-making at the appropriate level as an everyday leadership practice in order to achieve delivery of quality educational services and high faculty satisfaction.
  • Maintain and expand current and develop new educational collaborators including, but not limited to: academic centers, national and regional professional societies /associations, hospitals, and medical groups.
  • Establish and manage effective and efficient processes for developing, delivering and evaluating educational programs to determine their impact.
  • With the Director, serve as liaison to other hospital departments, affiliating agencies, and accrediting bodies.
  • Manage the human, financial and operational resources for the development of educational programs including but not limited to: the use of WISER Information Technology resources; videographers; photographers; contract artists; and administrative personnel.


  • Masters or Doctorate degree in health related or educational field and a minimum of 4-6 years of teaching experience, or a minimum of three years of experience in creating and implementing educational activities is required. 
  • The preferred candidate will have expertise in the development and administration of educational programs. 
  • Excellent project management, organizational, editing, writing, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated expertise of instructional design processes and capacity for innovation.
  • Demonstrated success working with subject matter experts in an area other than that of his/her own training.
  • Knowledge of educational evaluation methods and data management is essential. 
  • Personnel who possess a clinical background or equivalent experience in curriculum development are preferred although not required.

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