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Instructional Design

Education Program Specialist

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Mid  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range TBD  

The Education Program Specialist will work closely with the Weitzman Institute Education team and is responsible for the project support and coordination of a portfolio of continuing education activities for health professionals nationally, which may include, but not be limited to, Project ECHO®, webinars, learning collaboratives, and on-demand modules. Projects are customized to meet the needs of funders and communities nationwide, addressing a wide array of health topics such as diabetes, mental health, substance use disorder, and women’s health.

The Education Program Specialist is a key member of project teams responsible for needs analysis, development, design, implementation and evaluation of educational interventions for primary care providers, care team staff, and clinical, operational, and executive leaders in primary care. Specific responsibilities include project support and coordination for assigned educational interventions in various stages of planning and implementation; work with faculty to develop and enhance didactics and other educational materials; engagement with participants involved in the various interventions to build and maintain learning communities; tracking and monitoring of operational data; data analysis and reports for continuous improvement of education interventions; software use for tracking participation of learners, organizations, faculty, and education materials, such as case presentations, video recordings, and other educational materials; and participation in developing proposals, presentations, and publications.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for session arrangements and maintenance for various education interventions.
  • Providing clerical, organizational, and technical support for participants and faculty.
  • Coordinating the development of new education programs, such as assisting with recruitment of participants (providers, care team staff, leaders), onboarding new faculty members and participants, creating case forms, and marketing materials.
  • Organizing and communicating with subject matter expert faculty in all of their responsibilities, including planning didactic curriculum, facilitating faculty meetings, reviewing cases, and developing content.
  • Maintaining, updating, and creating content for marketing purposes via promotional emails/materials and Weitzman Education Platform (LMS) webpages in collaboration with various MWHS’ teams for assigned education activities.
  • Recording and maintaining education intervention data: attendance, didactics, case presentations, didactic schedule via web-based program.
  • Creating operational reports informed by program data for external funders and supporting with other deliverables.
  • Assisting with administering surveys, data collection, and analysis to maintain quality of education programs.
  • Developing engaging and attractive presentations to promote continuing education activities and disseminate impact for a number of venues, including conferences.
  • Supporting coordination and project management on cross-Weitzman initiatives, as requested or needed.
  • Supporting senior staff with grant development and reporting, which may include writing parts of the grant applications or reports, brainstorming elements of a work plan, coordinating with partner organizations for letters of support, and proofreading for grammar and format.
  • Working with the senior staff to manage grant deliverable timelines.
  • May be assigned to attend conferences to present about Weitzman Education programs.
  • Providing support to Weitzman Education leadership on CME/CE accreditation efforts.
  • Professional responsiveness and adaptability to rapid change.
  • Building constructive and effective relationships both internally and externally.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a health-related field such as public health
  • 1-3 years of work experience, preferably in a health-related field and/or with project support experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and internet-related applications, survey software, and database software
  • Ability to support implementation of detailed project plans, coordination and communication among contributors and stakeholders, and delivery of projects within the approved time, budget, and objectives.
  • Strong organizational, time-management, prioritization skills with attention to detail to prioritize multiple tasks and organize work effectively.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication and interpersonal skills to work cooperatively with team members, providers, and external agencies.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, including the ability to plan and implement in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to recommend actions to enhance the success of Weitzman Education program initiatives.
  • Experience in leveraging technology and business partners to deliver content.

This Position is available for remote work.

About Organization

The Moses/Weitzman Health System is a global leader addressing challenges faced by organizations caring for the poor and diverse populations, and is home to programs focusing on education, research, and process improvement support for safety net providers. The system delivers primary care to more than 150,000 patients in Connecticut, and extends access to specialty care for more than 2.5 million individuals across the U.S. It is a national accrediting body for organizations training advanced practice providers, and offers accredited education and training for Medical Assistants in multiple states.

As an incubator for new ideas in areas including social justice, the environment, and social determinants of health, the MWHS is addressing challenges faced by providers caring for underserved communities, creating innovative and impactful initiatives led by nationally and internationally recognized experts. As it forges pathways into the future of primary care, the MWHS honors Lillian Reba Moses (1924-2012), a granddaughter of slaves, and Gerard (Gerry) Weitzman (1938-1999), whose ancestors escaped pogroms in Eastern Europe. Their vision and commitment to justice and equity in healthcare is the foundation upon which the Moses/Weitzman Health System was built.