Director of Continuing Medical Education

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Biddeford Campus


To develop and manage continuing health and medical education programs.


  • Plan, implement, administer, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate all UNE continuing health and medical education programs for physicians, nurses, EMT candidates, and other health professionals.  Develop and modify programs and related operating policies and procedures in accordance with institutional objectives and participant needs.
  • Supervise a part-time secretary and work study students.
  • Keep abreast of current trends and developments in the field. Coordinate and carry out a number of key research, planning and evaluation tasks, typically involving analysis of current trends and student needs, establishing short- and long-term goals and priorities, program design and evaluation, development of marketing goals and strategies, publications planning, fiscal and enrollment projections, course pricing, and the like.
  • Prepare grants, contracts and program proposals to secure external funds. Serve as project manager for grants and contracts awarded to unit, both local and international.
  • Recruit faculty for various programs.  Negotiate compensation and coordinate contract preparation.
  • Arrange logistical support (i.e., food service, meeting space, signage, registration) to support program offerings. Oversee/perform a wide variety of tasks related to making necessary physical arrangements for conferences and programs, including delivery of short courses at various off-campus sites.
  • Coordinate/carry out a variety of marketing and public relations functions, such as: plan and implement promotional plans for individual programs; develop appropriate mailing lists and supervise mailings; select/prepare course descriptions, brochures, and general promotional literature; and the like.
  • Coordinate billing/payment with accounting personnel.
  • Plan and administer operating budgets for programs.  Prepare income/expense projections and reports.
  • Confer regularly with the Dean of ADEP, UNECOM personnel, other University departments, alumni, medical associations and other community-based health and medical organizations to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs/services/activities, exchange information, investigate and resolve problems, and the like.  Serve on University committees.
  • Plan and administer appropriate recordkeeping and reporting systems related to assigned functions.
  • Prepare various administrative reports, planning documents and program summaries.
  • Attend meetings and conferences of medical/health associations.
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the Dean.
  • Develop relationships with external partners to promote new programs and opportunities.


Master's degree in an appropriate discipline, plus two to four years of relevant administrative and organizational experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

  • Strong program planning, administrative, and organizational skills; good budget management and basic supervisory skills.
  • Solid base of knowledge and skills related to designing and administering adult and continuing education programs, with some relevant experience in the health professions.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a variety of University personnel/departments, as well as outside professional associations and community organizations.

* Background check may be required.

Application Materials

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume


Human Resources Office
University of New England

The University of New England is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and welcomes female and minority candidates.