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Coordinator, Education & Training

Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
Commensurate with education and experience
Date posted
Jan 18, 2024

Duke University, School of Medicine Established in 1930, is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

Occupational Summary

As part of the leadership team, the Coord, Education & Training will analyze and implement strategies to advance academic programs through the innovative use of technology. The position will require working with faculty to understand the teaching/learning environment, reviewing technological options related to teaching needs with faculty, and teach faculty to use new technology. The Coord, Education & Training works closely with the Vice Chair of Education as well as other faculty in the Department of Anesthesiology. 

Work Performed

  • Coordinate educational research initiatives to establish best practices in medical education through research and publication. 
  • Collaborate with faculty to identify technologies and methods that will enhance learning in support of the strategic objective of using innovation to advance the academic mission of the Department. Provide consulting, technical assistance, and training to faculty working on instructional projects. Represent the instructional, simulation, and teaching needs and interests of faculty.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Educational Chief Residents to introduce them to educational pedagogy and to advise in the development of education-related projects and educational materials.  Provide educational consultation and support regarding research, grant applications, material development, and publication to faculty specializing in medical education.
  • Provide coordinated leadership for the program’s acquisition and utilization of all content. Will work with the governance committee to discuss and make decisions concerning content use, permission and copyright, commercialization and fair re-distribution, and other related matters regarding content.
  • Design and manage a central content housing resource that addresses the following: collection, organization, archives, indexing, storage, protection and security, screening, and review processes. Oversight of all internal Duke Anesthesiology or DUHS content relating to the Innovative Education program. This includes maintenance of all educational curriculum, video content, lectures, slides, graphics, photos, animations, quizzes, interactive elements, virtual environments, simulations, interviews, commercials, workshops, events, Duke-hosted medical conference sessions, and content for Duke Anesthesiology–sponsored CME and GME.
  • Collaborate with IT leaders in the SOM and DUHS. Develop relationships with academic departments and with technology service providers throughout the University to explore new hardware and software tools, obtain resources, and advocate needs that impact faculty and student use of academic technology. Work with University education leaders to integrate academic technology tools into existing computing infrastructure or to identify needed upgrades to facilities and systems. 
  • Operationalize all governance committee decisions. Work with committee to determine scope, deliverables, and necessary resources for all projects. Manage all timelines and project resources. Manage the content capture and storage process for all projects. Help obtain all assets for publications, research, and faculty presentations. Provide auxiliary materials to complement publications. Design and manage the integration of content delivery systems and learning management systems within the Duke CME and DUHS programs.
  • Build tracking system for metrics and assessment of all Innovative Education initiatives. Report progress of all projects to the Chair’s Council and Executive Committee. 
  • Manage all project budgets to ensure timely completion of initiatives within available funds. Manage all non-personnel aspects of the program including space needs and equipment.
  • Coordinate, develop, and organize programs (such as workshops, lectures, and training series) to inform faculty on trends in instructional technology, methods for effective use of technology in teaching, and use of specialized tools. 
  • Review professional literature, network with instructional technology professionals outside the University, and participate in activities to stay informed about trends in instructional technology in specific disciplines and across academia. 
  • May supervise, make work assignments, and review the work of collaborators. 

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required for the position. 


Required Qualifications at this Level


Work requires completion of a Bachelor’s degree.  PhD, MA or EdD strongly preferred.  



Work requires a minimum of five years experience in the design, delivery and evaluation of business related education, training and/or development programs, preferably in a research environment.  Or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.




Knowledge of widely-used hardware, software, applications, resources, and techniques within an academic environment; experience with Web authoring tools, Web-based collaboration environments, and presentation software. Experience with course management systems required (Canvas is the educational management system used at Duke) ; familiarity with Canvas or Sakai preferred. Demonstrated ability to initiate and complete instructional technology projects, manage a complex workload, prioritize tasks, and use good judgment in providing services based on goals. Evidence of ability to generate faculty enthusiasm for and engagement in the use of new technologies for teaching. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to establish good working relationships with a wide range of people within the academic community. Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment. Ability to direct and organize educational projects, studies, and research toward publication.


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