Director of Special Programs

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Other Professional Staff

Position Title

Director of Special Programs


Academic Affairs


School of Medicine

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Work Location

Macon, GA

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Reporting to the Academic Affairs and Programs Manager, the Director of Special Programs at the Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) will manage the MUSM Primary Care Accelerated Track (ACT) and the MUSM Nathan Deal Scholar Program (NDS). The incumbent will be responsible for activities related to promoting both programs - program operations, overseeing and implementing the MUSM Business of Medicine Program, and other professional activities for program participants.  The incumbent will also develop and maintain relationships with program students and alumni.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Informatics, Management, or related degree is required along with three years of relevant project and/or program management experience in medical education, to include general marketing and communication skills as well as budgeting.  Candidates with a master's degree, prior experience working in higher education and/or a medical school or medical setting are highly desirable.

Successful candidates must understand and apply learned information about institutional and curricular requirements related to the PC-ACT and NDS programs.  Must understand budgets and create budgets to help manage the financial aspects of the PC-ACT and NDS programs.  Must have the ability to develop marketing materials and messaging to promote the programs to the medical students, faculty, and the public.  Candidates must have project/program management skills to identify next steps for the programs and to help to accomplish their missions.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?

2. Describe your prior related experience.

3. Why are you interested in this position?

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