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Director, Curriculum Data

Director, Curriculum Data

locationRootstown, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/21/2024
ExpiresExpires: 5/20/2024
Full Time

Director, Curriculum Data

Position Type

Admin/Professional

Full or Part Time

Full Time

Position Summary Information

Summary

The Director, Curriculum Data will assist with oversight and management of the College of Medicine’s assessment and evaluation program, including curriculum data collection, report generation and distribution, curriculum mapping, optimization of software and systems, and advising faculty on assessment design. This position will provide leadership and expertise to ensure high quality evaluation of the MD educational program. This position will report to the Assistant Dean of Curriculum Data and Assessment and directs continuous quality improvement initiatives related to curriculum data processes, data management, and analysis.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of equity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade:

Starting Salary Range: $58,598 – $68,828, commensurate with experience

Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:

- Hybrid Workplace (Up to two days remote after 6 months; Policy Number: 3349-7-151)

- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development

- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental

- Flexible Spending Account

- State Retirement with 14% matching

- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time

- 11 Paid Holiday Days

- Wellness Offerings

- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage

- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings

- Life Insurance

For additional details visit: https://www.neomed.edu/hr/benefits/

Principal Functional Responsibilities

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT:

• Create a culture of excellence and service. Responsible for leading, building, training, and empowering the team to deliver an excellent program of evaluation, curriculum database, and a competency-based program of assessments. Supervise the work of the curriculum data staff, including establishing goals, monitoring, and evaluating employee performance.

• Provide feedback and counsel to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and accuracy of data management processes.

• Organize and coordinate operations in ways that ensures maximum productivity.

CURRICULUM DATA MANAGEMENT

• Responsible for leading and deploying best practices in measurement, assessment and program evaluation, including National Board of Medical Examiners knowledge exams, objective structured clinical examinations, and competency-based assessments.

• Maintain schedule of annual and triennial program evaluation and work with curriculum committees, course directors, and faculty to coordinate data distribution and review.

• Serve as primary point of contact in coordinating course and instructor evaluation data within the college, including maintaining accuracy of reporting, aggregating reporting of results, and optimizing course and instructor evaluation design to capture accurate and reliable data.

• Supervise curriculum data collection via various software platforms, including the institution’s learning management system, clinical scheduling and evaluation system, student information system, etc.

• Ensure that faculty, staff, and student data needs are met through development and maintenance of a system of evaluation and assessment design, as well as dissemination, collection and reporting of curriculum data.

• Support accreditation efforts (LCME and HLC) through monitoring relevant data collection, formatting reports, and advising on strategies to achieve accreditation-related goals and requirements.

• Advise on curriculum design and strategy in meetings with administration, course directors, faculty, and staff.

CURRICULUM INVENTORY: ·

• Supervise planning and organization of the program for inventorying (i.e., mapping) the content of the undergraduate medical education curriculum.

• Supervise curriculum mapping activities, which may include helping with annual review of keyword and USMLE related tagging, reviewing annual reports and mapping related information prior to presentation to curriculum committees or other stakeholders to ensure accuracy and proper alignment, and working with our Curriculum Mapper to optimize current and future reporting needs.

• Assist in training administration, faculty, and staff on how to use curriculum mapping data and accessing systems to extract data and reports.

• Ensure consistency in mapping efforts and compliance with best practices in medical education and accreditation needs.

CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT:

• Initiate and implement process improvements to enhance the use of data and flow of information in a way that best supports the delivery of an exceptional student experience and optimal learning environment.

• Identify, evaluate, and recommend improvements in curriculum data and its use. Prepare documentation for improved processes. Collaborate with leadership to clarify and resolve issues.

• Collaborate with university shared service units (Academic Affairs & Student Services, Academic Technology, Information Technology, and the Library) and College units (Faculty Affairs, Curriculum Operations, Student Affairs, Office of Medical Education) to streamline and improve procedures as needed.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

• Collaborate with college or institutional departments or external professional colleagues to explore innovations in assessment or curriculum design.

• Represent the college and institution at professional meetings and related committees.

Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education/Degrees: Master’s degree in Medical Education or Health Professions education preferred, or equivalent experience in closely related field.

Experience:

• Three years of experience in undergraduate, graduate and/or medical student teaching or curricular support

• Evidence of teaching expertise and understanding of educational pedagogy, i.e., development of outcomes objectives, design of systems for capturing learner feedback and course evaluations, and involvement in student assessment

• Significant experience organizing data.

• Significant experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

• Experience with programmatic and/or institutional accreditation

• Experience working with data visualization software (Tableau, PowerBI, etc.) preferred but not required.

• Experience with instructional technology

• Experience leading teams

Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies

• Strong organizational skills

• Strong interpersonal communication skills

• Effective leadership style and management skills

• Detail oriented

• Ability to work independently and with groups.

Core Competencies

• Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.

• Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.

• Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.

• People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.

• Talent Management: NEOMED leadership strives to align department and individual talent management efforts with the university strategic plan and objectives through workforce planning, recruiting the right talent onboard and helping develop employees to their optimal potential and capabilities.

• Operational Excellence: NEOMED will create a culture of operational excellence by establishing clear administrative practices and eliminating waste. Leaders strive to meet customer expectations through a continuous improvement of the operational processes and creating a culture of employee empowerment to achieve objectives.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements

Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and screen and other office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.

Posting Detail Information

NEOMED EEO Statement

NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact the NEOMED Title IX Coordinator: TitleIX@neomed.edu.

NEOMED requests that you provide the voluntary information requested below. It will be kept separate from your application, in a confidential and limited access file, to be used for statistical compilation and analysis for Human Resources record keeping and reporting purposes. Your response will not be used in any way to determine your eligibility for employment. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Notification of Annual Security Report.

The Northeast Ohio Medical University is committed to assisting all members of the NEOMED community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security report is available on the NEOMED website at https://www.neomed.edu/police/clery-act/annual-report/. If you would like a paper copy of this report, please email police@neomed.edu or call the Department of Public Safety at 330.325.5911 to request a copy.

The annual security report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, authority of university police and security officers, crime reporting policies, compliance with the Cleary Act/Violence Against Woman Reauthorization Act, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.

Additionally, the report contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by NEOMED; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

Additional policies and information related to the health and safety of all NEOMED stakeholders (including Drug-free workplace and prevention programs and emergency response procedures) can be found on our Consumer Information website at https://www.neomed.edu/about/facts-figures/consumers-info/health-and-safety/.

This information is required by law and is provided by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Public Safety.

To Apply, visit:

https://apptrkr.com/5121281

Required degree level

  • Master