Coordinator for Accreditation, Office of Educational Affairs, School of Medicine - (19002106)
This is a limited term position ending June 30, 2022.
The Office of Educational Affairs (OEA) is responsible for the overall medical education program, including curricular development, evaluation and assessment; overseeing and administering educational grants and supporting the teaching faculty through faculty development programs, centralized management of the curriculum, and by providing administrative support for education-related faculty committees. The OEA has overall responsibility for LCME accreditation of the medical school.
Under the TUSM Dean's office, the Office of Educational Affairs will be responsible for successful completion of the Medical School's Accreditation project in fulfillment of the requirements of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). Sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association, the LCME is the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to the M.D. degree in U.S. and Canadian medical schools. The accreditation process requires the involvement of representatives of the administration, faculty, student body, and other constituencies to collect and review data regarding the medical school and its educational programs. Position will work closely with many constituencies including Deans, external consultant for strategic planning, accreditation steering and subcommittees, existing governance committees, council and board members, senior administration, faculty, students, alumni and staff, University administration, and LCME site visit survey team.
* 3-5 years in higher education with experience in project management, especially coordination/oversight of school accreditation (preferably LCME accreditation at a US Medical School.)
* Proficiency with MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access. Experience in project management in a higher education or medical education environment, especially experience with the accreditation processes. Exceptional interpersonal communications, problem solving and organizational skills essential. Ability to interact with all levels of the school and University in a highly professional manner, and ability to manage sensitive, confidential data is essential. Ability to work independently with responsibility for specific functions or administrative project components, and as a team member for general problem solving while maintaining open communications with Deans and a broad spectrum of TUSM constituencies including clinical teaching faculty and staff at affiliated hospitals, and LCME staff and site visit survey team. NOTE: committee meetings may start earlier or go later than noted times, and accommodations in scheduling will be made accordingly.
Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in higher education with experience in project management; previous accreditation coordination preferred (especially at a medical school).
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
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