Department/Organization: 208106 - Medical Student Affairs
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm, some evenings and weekends
Job Summary: The Academic Program Coordinator assists the director in the administration of a specific function(s) within a specific College.
Additional Department Summary: The Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Program Coordinator is responsible for managing the College of Community Health Sciences (CCHS) preclinical longitudinal integrated curriculum (LIC) program design, administration and oversight and ensuring its implementation across all departments in CCHS. The coordinator also directs and facilitates for the overall development, implementation and sustainability of the LIC; serves as a liaison and working directly between CCHS undergraduate medical education leadership, community physicians and hospital administration, the School of Medicine in Birmingham, and between other internal and external constituents; promotes the LIC including to the community and other stakeholders; directs administrative and fiscal activities related to LIC program; directs department medical education programs or the work of department coordinators in their role coordinating undergraduate medical education curriculum; provides expertise and support as needed by staff or other departments.
The position is responsible for troubleshooting daily issues and proactively identifying weaknesses in processes and providing recommendations for continuous improvement. The position will provide oversight to department curriculum coordinators and liaison with department leadership on projects related to longitudinal curriculum implementation and management. This position will work strategically with CCHS and the School of Medicine’s medical education leadership to develop and sustain the longitudinal curriculum.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience; OR Master's degree. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered. To be considered student experience, it must be detailed in the employment section on the application.
Skills and Knowledge: Excellent interpersonal skills that include strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to think and plan strategically as part of a team. Ability to clearly convey messages through writing as well as in versatile group settings. Superior organizational skills. Ability to self-start with little supervision. Strong program administration skills. Excellent hands-on computer experience, building presentations, creating and using spreadsheets, creating and managing databases and other tracking systems to improve data management and tracking progress toward program goals. Advanced knowledge of other Microsoft Office products, including but not limited to Excel, Word, Access and Power Point and newsletter software experience a plus.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Business, Public Administration, Healthcare related field, Educational Technology, other Social Science, or a directly related field from an accredited institution and five years of experience in Medical Education
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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