Job Description

Medical Education Prog Splst

Requisition IDreq11438
Working TitleMedical Education Program Specialist
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The Department of Pathology at the University of New Mexico’s Health Sciences Center is recruiting for a highly motivated professional with excellent organizational skills to join our administrative team as a Medical Education Program Specialist. The Medical Education Program Specialist will oversee and administer the department’s clinically focused education programs, primarily residency and fellowship training. The Pathology Department provides post-graduate medical training to 16 residents in our 4-year training program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). In addition, the department offers six separate fellowship training programs in sub-disciplines ranging from transfusion medicine to forensic pathology, as well as a post-sophomore fellowship. The successful applicant will work in close collaboration with the department’s Vice-Chair of Education, Residency Program Directors, and respective faculty Clinical Fellowship Directors to administer the recruitment and selection process and to provide oversight to the full spectrum of educational activities, including curriculum development, instructional design, assessment, and program evaluation. Additional responsibilities include ensuring compliance with accrediting organizations, promoting coordination across the training programs, devising and developing statistical analysis and reports, and administering the resident selection process, as well as providing support for the residents and fellows professional endeavors This position involves the development and application of educational best practices in a dynamic and high-caliber setting.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 6 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Desirable Qualifications:

  • 3- 5 years’ experience coordinating a medical residency program
  • Knowledge of medical residency success standards and competencies.
  • Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
  • Previous experience with New Innovations software especially in regards to enhanced applications and report generation.
  • Ability to determine informational needs, to collect and analyze information, and to devise and develop statistical analyses and reports.
  • Expertise in developing online educational content via learning management systems.
  • Skill in examining and evaluating operations and developing and/or re-engineering operating strategies, systems, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of program planning and scheduling techniques, development, and implementation.
  • Ability to establish and maintain complex, interrelated training schedules.
  • Experience with planning and managing special events
  • Knowledge of University of New Mexico purchasing and travel policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage a budget, track expenditures, and create summary financial reports.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with post-graduate training in education and/or experience in administering similar educational programs.

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPathology (254B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,199.73 to $4,478.93 monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date12/5/2019
Application InstructionsA complete application will include a cover letter and resume. The cover letter must address the applicants skills/experience as they relate to the stated qualifications.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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