As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem-solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.
The School of Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a Project Manager for Multicultural Education.
The Project Manager for Multicultural Education is responsible for supporting the education programs offered to medical students by the Office of Healthcare Equity (OHCE). Specifically, the Project Manager for Multicultural Education works with faculty directing OHCE medical school pathways, including the American Indian Pathway, the Latinx Health Pathway and the LGBTQ pathway, and OHCE’s elective courses. The Project Manager for Multicultural Education may serve on School of Medicine committees, representing the OHCE at the discretion of the Medical Director and the Chief Equity Officer. This position requires collaboration with staff in OHCE and other units in the Dean’s Office including all units in Academic Affairs. The Project Manager for Multicultural Education reports to the Medical Director for Healthcare Equity and works collaboratively with other staff of the OHCE.
Management of OHCE Pathways: Manage OHCE Pathways programs, currently the Indian Health Pathway, the Latinx Health Pathway and the LGBTQ Pathway). This will include: •Monitor and coordinate non-clinical selective courses offered in each of the OCHE pathways. •Advise, counsel and monitor students on completion of Pathways program requirements. •Work with Academic Affairs staff to review and evaluate Pathways records. oMaintain student records on status of Pathway completion. oSolicit and monitor students’ evaluations of OHCE pathways. oCollect and collate all students’ evaluations and make them available for review by future interested students or new faculty interested in teaching the courses. •Review evaluations on the pathway and determine how to integrate change in each pathway as appropriate based on input. •Identify and recommend clinical preceptorships and elective rotation sites for the OHCE pathway programs in collaboration with the designated Academic Affairs staff and departmental faculty responsible for coordinating these efforts. This will require meetings with potential sites and potential clerkship faculty throughout the WWAMI region. •Assist in the planning and design of course syllabi, modifying objectives and activities based on quarterly course evaluations. •Promote OHCE’s education programs to medical students. Increase the number of students participating in Pathways programs. •Coordinate with other pathway managers in the school on curriculum, course offerings, recruitment of medical students to the pathways and end of year graduation celebration. •Recruitment of pathway clinical preceptors in collaboration with pathway faculty directors.
Management of OHCE Elective Courses: Manage OHCE elective courses, currently Latinx Health Disparities; Indian Health Issues: Past, Present, and Future; LGBTQ Health and Health Care Disparities; Clinical Management of Transgendered Patients, Spanish for the Health Professional; and African American Health and Health Disparities. The Project Manager for Multicultural Education will work collaboratively with course faculty on all aspects of the courses. This will include: •Marketing and recruit medical students to OHCE’s elective courses. •Working with course faculty, prepare and distribute course materials, evaluations and grading. •Manage course logistics including online presence, room reservations and online distance learning.
Consultation on School of Medicine Multicultural Education Curriculum: The Project Manager may serve as a consultant for SOM teaching faculty to facilitate curriculum design and development of multicultural education at the discretion of the OHCE Medical Director. This may include: •Undergraduate medical education courses. •Graduate medical education programs. •Biomedical sciences graduate programs. •Medical scientist training program. •MEDEX -- physician assistant program. •Allied health and other programs in the medical school.
Supervision and Administration: The Project Manager will report to the OHCE Medical Director and will be responsible for developing and monitoring the annual budget for Multicultural Education: •This will include daily and monthly management of the unit’s budget reports. Review and approve expenses, travel requests, and reimbursements according to University policies. Conduct cost analysis regularly to support sound fiscal management. •The Project Manager may be involved in the development of grant applications supporting the work of the OHCE Medical Director.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS •Bachelor’s degree in education, public health, human resources, communications field and three to five years in higher education OR equivalent.
Additional Requirements: •Familiarity with curriculum development, design, and evaluation. •Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively in writing and orally with people of diverse backgrounds. •At least five years working with underrepresented students, residents, faculty, staff, or with underrepresented population groups. •Excellent organizational, record keeping and database management skills. •Ability to work independently and as part of a team. •Strong organizational, event planning, and cultural sensitivity skills are necessary. •Must be a detail oriented, a productive self-starter. •Must be able to think creatively, build positive professional relationships with students, residents, faculty, staff and community members, stay organized, and have a clear understanding of OHCEI’s mission and vision.
Equivalent education and/or experience may substitute for minimum requirements.
DESIRED REQUIREMENTS •Master’s degree in communications, human resources, public health, liberal arts, humanities, or education OR at least two years of experience working in medical education.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.