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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Under direct supervision, plans, organizes, and assists in developing training curricula, materials, and programs to meet specific training needs. Helps analyze learning needs and partners with subject matter experts to provide input for course content. Assists in coordinating skill assessments and training.  May facilitate training during introduction of new courses. Helps track and analyze training programs by examining learner's satisfaction levels, proficiency testing, and job performance. Assists in providing instruction and guidance to trainers. May include the design of computer-based training programs. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree. Under FLSA, incumbents in this position are nonexempt.


Basic Function and Responsibility:

Joining in the always-rewarding drive to further safe care and excellent outcomes for our surgical patients!  Your role in the Department of Anesthesiology will include the development and support of the training program for clinical care and operations. Your involvement may include patient safety response, database creation and design, application design, and strategic communication in support of Anesthesiology and perioperative efforts.

You will collaborate and consult on instructional design material, collect and analyze survey responses, publish targeted educational communications, and maintain curriculum portfolios.  You will support a variety of patient safety, quality & performance improvement, and education implementation efforts for a variety of clinical team members across the Michigan Medicine peri-operative environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Consult with faculty and staff leadership to gather, coordinate, and develop educational and training content
  • Maintain training-oriented messaging and curriculum
  • Manage data through interacting with and creating simple to complex databases
  • Maintain quality assurance databases for learning improvement
  • Respond to inquiries regarding matters of a sensitive and confidential nature
  • Assist with data collection and presentation of data as needed
  • Advise on innovative applications of e-learning and IT services for improved learning content management, delivery, and assessment


Supervision Received:

General supervision is received from the Anesthesiology Quality Improvement Program Manager and the Clinical Operations Training Manager

Supervision Exercised:

Intermittent supervision of temporary employees as needed

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of experience and education is necessary.
  • Must be fluent in MS office programs, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Must be proficient in graphic design/publication software such as Adobe Creative Suite, MS Publisher, email marketing, etc.
  • Must have prior experience with developing instructional material for large audiences
  • Must have proven experience in managing multiple, high-priority tasks and bringing them to timely completion
  • Administrative staff support experience, including working with clinical computer supported data systems is necessary.
  • Some knowledge of hospital or clinical department workflows and procedures is necessary.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, self-management, and task prioritization skills, along with an exacting level of professionalism, tact, and diplomacy.

Desired Qualifications*

Prior experience with video recording, editing, and publishing desired.  Working knowledge of medical terminology strongly preferred.  Professional communication experience with multiple mediums.  Working knowledge of UMHS clinical and administrative applications: GE Centricity, EPIC MiChart, MLearning, and Canvas. Comfortable with periodic viewing of medical procedures and procedural environments.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.