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University of Maryland, Baltimore Specialist, Professional Development & Education Support Senior in Baltimore, Maryland

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), School of Nursing (UMSON)is currently recruiting for a*Senior Specialist, Professional Development & Education Support. *The Senior Specialist, Professional Development & Education Support accomplishes responsibilities by applying specialized and theoretical knowledge, principles, and concepts of a professional discipline normally acquired through advanced education or specialized training in nursing education and practice. Resolves issues and significant matters on behalf of management by utilizing independent judgment, discretion, creativity, and analytical thinking. Contributes to development and evaluation of goals and objectives. Creates solutions to ensure legal and policy compliance. May supervise, mentor, or coordinate work of others (positions that supervise are responsible for service delivery, quality assurance, and employee performance). May independently manage or administer programs, processes, projects, or resources. Applies in-depth, senior level knowledge, concepts, principles, and skills. Wide latitude in decision making to interpret unclear or inadequate guidelines. Supervisor and employee collaborate to develop goals and objectives. Confers with supervisor only on controversial or far reaching matters. Proactively resolves broad and unique matters requiring sophisticated analysis and interpretation. Acts as resource to others.

Accountability | Civility | Collaboration | Diversity | Excellence | Knowledge | Leadership


At the University of Maryland, Baltimore, we are driven by our seven core values, philosophy, and daily business and education practices of our University.

Benefits Information:

UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.

Primary Duties:

  • Assist the project co-directors in the development of the UMNursing Care Coordination implementation Collaborative infrastructure and supporting Core leaders in forming their core teams and developing policies/procedures;

  • In collaboration with management, plan, administer and coordinate new or revised professional development and education programs for nursing students, faculty and nurses. Ensure that goals, objectives, and deliverables specified are accomplished in accordance within priorities, time and funding limitations, or other specifications.

  • Assist the project team in updating and maintaining care coordination content and online modules

  • Independently coordinates the day-to-day activities and events of the course, workshop, or conference. Provide advanced administrative support to management. Evaluate effectiveness in order to develop and implement new or improved methods.

  • Leads the development and implementation of communication and dissemination strategies, including providing oversight to social marketing strategy, making media appearances, and maintaining content on website.

  • Perform specialized administrative and academic functions, including data analysis, program coordination and monitoring, data collection, database creation, surveys, reports, and recommends program changes.

  • Monitor and maintain relationships with contractors or consultants to ensure compliance with work plan and deliverables.

  • Leads the preparation of final program and financial reports for submission to management or outside agencies to include reporting on work of University of Maryland, all subcontractors, and applicable consultants regarding operation of the programs.

  • Prepares proposals for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors.

  • Develop and coordinate workshops, meetings, or conferences with high impact on program and/or participants. Coordinate logistics, scheduling and participant communications.

  • Coordinates program activities through delegation of assignments to staff. May supervise and mentor other support staff.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education:Bachelor’s in Nursing required, Master’s in Nursing preferred.

Experience:Three (3) years of Administrative or Coordination experience with at least 1-2 years experience as an RN (with care coordination is preferable).

Supervisory Experience:One (1) year in work coordination, training, and daily oversight of staff, students, or volunteers preferred.

Other:Related experience may be substituted for education.



Working knowledge and skills in Microsoft office programs including Word, Excel, and development of Power Point slides. Working knowledge of and skill-set in Internet use (e.g., web searches). Good communication and writing skills; Project management skills with an analytic mindset, Familiarity with online learning; Some database experience is preferable (e.g., Access). Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently.

Hiring Range:Commensurate with education and experience.

If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

Job: *Reg or CII Exempt Staff

Organization: *School of Nursing - Adult Health Nursing

Title: Specialist, Professional Development & Education Support Senior

Location: null

Requisition ID: 200000MX