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Medical Education

Job Openings in Medical Education

Staff Positions:

Associate Director of Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Analyst V

The Associate Director of Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) oversees medical school student experience initiatives, policies, and services associated with the Doctor of Medicine (MD) including student services, events, advising, Advisory Colleges, and the Medical Student Well-Being program. Reporting directly to the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) and the Associate Dean for Students, the Associate Director for UME Student Experience may also serve as the alternate for the Director of UME in her/his absence. The Associate Director has primary responsibilities in program development in support of the student experience; administration; budget; and human resources including hiring, training, and evaluating staff. Specifically, the individual develops and oversees programs that support and enhance the medical student experience throughout the curriculum including major milestone events such as orientation and graduation; academic assistance initiatives; counseling and support services; and scholarship, honors, and awards programs. The individual provides administrative oversight for key student experience committees and initiatives.

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of plans for new and existing programs and services that shape the MD student experience. The Associate Director for the UME student experience defines issues and priorities and resolves problems for UME through investigation that supplements available facts and provides a basis for those definitions. Analytical and interpretive thinking is frequently required to find solutions.

The Associate Director makes decisions requiring good judgment in even unusual circumstances that may require action based on incomplete, or conflicting information. Examples include triaging emergent student crises and ensuring appropriate and timely action is taken for the safety and wellbeing of the individual. Working closing with the Associate Dean for Students, the Director of UME, and Associate Dean for Medical Education, the Associate Director coordinates emergency preparedness issues for medical students and works with counterparts across all schools to develop appropriate processes, procedures and policies to ensure the safety of our students during a time of crisis. The individual is responsible for working directly with University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) to coordinate all interactions between students and alumni and donors. Finally, the Associate Director for UME is must be familiar with all policies and procedures related to the doctor of medicine program in order to assist the director with daily operations.

As a member of a high performing deeply collaborative team, the individual must have demonstrated extraordinary collaborative expertise as the Associate Director will work with colleagues outside that unit to cultivate and sustain the best possible student experience now and in the future. Key colleagues not reporting directly to the Associate Director that will partner in this endeavor include medical students, the Associate Dean for Curriculum, the Assessment and Professional Development team, the clinical learning team, the Office of Admissions, Student Academic Affairs, and the development office.

For more details visit the HR Careers website and search for Req 40995BR

Coordinator, Pathways to Discovery Program

Pathways to Discovery Program (PTD)  is an inter-school, inter-disciplinary, scholarly concentration program intended to increase innovation, leadership, and research expertise for students, residents and fellows.

The Program Coordinator provides support by serving as a team member of the central administrative office for the Pathways to Discovery Program (PTD).

The program coordinator is assigned to support the administrative efforts of individual Pathway leadership under the supervision of the Pathways to Discovery Manager and the direction the Pathways to Discovery Board.

Curriculum for the Pathways to Discovery programs include on-line courses, on-campus lectures, small group instruction, mentorship, independent study periods, the generation of scholarly projects involving multiple faculty and careers advisors, and a culminating symposia presentation experience. The program coordinator provides support and administration for assigned programs and the required and elective coursework.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree and/or three to five years of experience, preferably in a discipline related to health care or education
• Demonstrated computer skills sufficient to produce hard-copy and online syllabus materials; must be especially strong in Microsoft Word and Excel and experienced with on-line data collection tools
• Understanding of systems analysis, in order to plan for and execute complex, integrated programs
• Experience managing competing deadlines and priorities to effectively meet project timelines and other deadlines
• Experience working within a flexible team environment in support of new and developing policies, processes, and efficiencies
• Demonstrated technical skills to develop and maintain online resources
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise good judgment
• Highly developed interpersonal skills; able to work effectively and collaboratively with multiple constituencies including PTD leaders, course instructors, internal and external mentors, university and community collaborators, and a variety of UCSF learners
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills to support the creation of educational content and effective stakeholder communications
• Demonstrated capacity to contribute expertise, provide constructive professional feedback, and foster administrative and curricular innovations

 For more details visit the HR Careers website and search for Req 40690BR