Education Program Manager

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450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215


Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
PTL Remote: 2-3 days remote/wk


The Education Program Manager is housed within the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care (POPC) and works directly on initiatives run through the department as well as the Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care (CPC). The individual in this position serves as the primary education/event/meeting planner, responsible for providing services for internal and external conferences, seminars and continuing medical education (CME) courses of the department and the CPC. The Education Program Manager is responsible for providing all levels of planning and coordination on behalf of the seminar and course directors and draws upon exceptional interpersonal and professional skills to create a positive experience for faculty and learners who participate in our educational programs.  

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.



  • Develop initial delivery plans and activate workstreams
  • Develop and manage annual budgets and operating strategies for the program
  • Oversee the implementation of internal and external educational events
  • Manage logistics and support engagement of participants
  • Maintain knowledge of CME requirements and develop renewal proposals
  • Facilitate communication with course faculty and attendees
  • Produce tangible reports for management and course leadership throughout project life cycles
  • Participates in website development and maintenance



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years of program/project management and planning experience; experience working in a medical or academic setting preferred.


  • Knowledgeable of computer applications including Microsoft Suite, Microsoft Outlook; experience with Canvas, and the Adobe Design Suite desirable
  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to interact professionally with peers, leadership and external contacts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent ability to organize, prioritize and follow-through
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities
  • Ability to organize and to work in a fast-paced complex and matrixed environment
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule for conferences/events including the occasional night or weekend

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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