Education Program Manager - Gene Editing Institute

Job Requisition #: JR57518

End Date: 7/28/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is seeking an experienced Education Program Manager for the Gene Editing Institute to manage the day-to-day operations of GEI's Education Group and to support its advancement through strategic planning and innovation. In addition, you will conduct laboratory-based experimentation; envision the future of education and understand how GEI's offerings fit into the market and guide a small team to implement the platform.


  • Bachelor's degree in science; master's degree or post-graduate certificate in a STEM field, education or business innovation preferred.

  • Experience in outreach and development of STEM education activities/programs is highly desirable.


  • Christiana Hospital is a three-time Magnet Status recognized hospital!

  • Named by Forbes as top 5 Best Large Employer in Healthcare for 2021.

  • We offer robust healthcare benefits, competitive compensation package, generous paid time off, retirement savings options and more.


  • Build and evolve the scientific educational platform;

  • Plan and execute group activities leading toward measurable outcomes

  • Communicate and conduct outreach from both the scientific and sales (program development) perspectives.

  • Assume the lead on strategy and growth in alignment with GEI and ChristianaCare vision, mission, and values.

  • Execute on strategy by creating annual and quarterly plans to proactively allocate time and resources. Manage weekly and monthly internal work group meetings to ensure smooth operations; anticipate needs of relationship partners and internal collaborators.

  • Communicate opportunities to GEI scientific colleagues and prepare them for success in presentations to external audiences, which may range from high school to university and graduate school levels.

  • Manage ideation sessions to further develop and evolve the Gene Editing 360 platform. Seek feedback from customers and make recommendations for improvement or new offerings.

  • Process details of grants and philanthropic gifts while also supporting acquisition of new financial resources in collaboration with the group leader.

ChristianaCare is one of the most dynamic health systems in the mid-Atlantic region. We are not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, ChristianaCare is the only Level 1 trauma center between Philadelphia and Baltimore and is a regional center of excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services. We rank 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions and 21st for surgical admissions on the East Coast.

Christiana Hospital has been nationally recognized in U.S. News & World Report's Best Regional Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions. Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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