Education Program Coordinator
The University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Education and Training

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BSD PED- Section Administrator: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition - Celiac Center Administrative Staff

About the Department

The Celiac Disease Center at the University of Chicago Medicine is dedicated to advancing innovative research aimed at improving our understanding and ability to treat celiac disease. The team is dedicated to this goal from every angle: research, clinical, education and community. Our community extends far beyond the neighborhoods immediately surrounding the University of Chicago Medicine. The Celiac Disease team has developed a series of community initiatives to bring our experts and knowledge to those who need it most. This includes the Pediatric Family Network, the recently established InTransit Teen Advisory Program, our bi-annual Continuing Medical Education Conferences (CME), and many other programs.

Job Summary

The job performs routine assignments related to academic, research, clinical or administrative programs. This position will report to the Celiac Disease Center Director and assist in creating novel approaches to educational programming to foster awareness of celiac disease and gluten-related disorders and assist in the execution of these initiatives. Self-starter characteristics, willingness to learn in-depth about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet, and the ability to navigate efficiently in a dynamicoutpatient subspecialty clinic will be crucial.


  • Assists in execution and expansion of educational efforts in the Celiac Disease Center including expansion of our InTransit Teen Program including expanding its video series, planning for monthly meetings.
  • Assists in execution of new Mentorship Program we plan to execute this fall pairing patients living with Celiac Disease with newly diagnosed patients.
  • Assists in planning and execution of Professional Education including our CME.
  • Assists in planning and expanding Family Network and Family Education Day programs.
  • Assists in planning for Food Insecurity and School Educational Efforts.
  • Uses general understanding and experience to administer the delivery of services to program participants and/or beneficiaries.
  • Plans and conducts quality assurance reviews and recommends changes as appropriate.
  • Analyzes program budgets and uses a moderate/high level of authority to recommend or makes budgetary recommendations.
  • Interacts with faculty, researchers and staff for committee work or information.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.
Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through ---


Preferred Qualifications


  • Two years of work experience in a non-profit or public health setting.

Preferred Competencies

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, self-direction, flexibility and ability to multi-task.
  • Must possess analytical and assessment, cultural competency and communication skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with multi-disciplinary stakeholders and develop programs using assessment, planning, implementation, management and evaluation framework.
  • Extensive knowledge about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet as well as an understanding of the major advocacy organizations, hospital centers and industry sponsors of the celiac disease and gluten-free diet community.

Working Conditions

  • This position will be eligible for a partial alternative work arrangement pending periodic performance evaluations.

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)
  • Cover Letter (required)
  • References (3) (required)

When applying, the document(s) MUSTbe uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

Job Family

Administration & Management

Role Impact

Individual Contributor

FLSA Status


Pay Frequency


Scheduled Weekly Hours


Benefits Eligible


Requires Compliance with University Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement


Drug Test Required


Health Screen Required


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required


Posting Statement

Employees must comply with the University's COVID-19 vaccination requirements. More information about the requirements can be found on the University of Chicago Vaccination GoForward.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history. A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment. Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.

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