Clinical Didactic Curriculum Coordinator

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is seeking a Clinical Didactic Curriculum Coordinator. The primary role of the Clinical Didactic Curriculum Coordinator is to provide key curriculum leadership by working closely with the Associate Dean for Osteopathic Medical Education and other faculty to establish the goals, objectives, and methods for the development and implementation of the clinical didactic curriculum in order to incorporate feedback from multiple sources, and to support clinical didactic curricular innovation and improvement. 

KYCOM is ranked #1 by US News and World Report in medical schools with the most graduates practicing in rural areas and #5 in medical schools with the most graduates practicing primary care. With nearly 550 students, faculty and staff are committed to teaching and learning, innovation, and the success of medical education.

Responsibilities:

  1. With the oversight of the Associate Dean for Osteopathic Medical Education, design, plan and implement all aspects of the clinical didactic curriculum for Years 1 and 2 at KYCOM. 
    1. Scheduling of all clinical didactic courses and development of each course evaluative material for utilization on examination protocols (e.g. Test Block Examinations).
    2. Recruitment of clinical didactic faculty to meet the needs of the curriculum.
    3. Coordination of all clinical didactic faculty remuneration.
  2. Coordinate and communicate with all basic science and clinical science faculty across continuum of the clinical didactic courses.
  3. Coordinate with the KYCOM Assessment and Evaluation Coordinator in the development of all assessment instruments associated with the clinical didactic curriculum.
  4. Collaborate with others within the KYCOM administration and faculty in the evaluation process by which courses are developed and implemented.
  5. Coordinate with the KYCOM Academic Success Coordinator and the UPIKE Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness in all evaluative methodologies pertaining to clinical didactic courses in faculty and student performance.
  6. Collaborate with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the overall outcomes’ measurement of the clinical didactic curriculum to act as a feedback mechanism for curriculum improvement.
  7. Act as liaison with administration and faculty to insure a robust integration between clinical didactic and basic science courses.
  8. With administrative supervision, responsible for budgetary oversight and planning associated with the UPIKE budget within Osteopathic Clinical Education.
  9. Interact and support KYCOM professional needs including but not exclusive to continuing medical education (CME), interprofessional education (IPE), Information Technology (IT), and Faculty Development.
  10. Participate in KYCOM committees which relate to clinical didactic education, including but not exclusive to Clinical Science Committee, and Exam Review. 

Relationships: 

Position requires daily contact with administrators, faculty, staff, students, campus departments, adjunct clinical faculty, and hospital staff in order to perform duties and responsibilities. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, written and person-to-person contact. 

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • At least three years’ experience in a formal education department, business, hospital or professional office is preferred.  
  • Must have an extensive experience with software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, as well as Adobe Acrobat Pro and Drop Box.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Canvas.
  • Should have a working knowledge of distance learning programs such as Zoom, Skype, Adobe Connect Pro and Google Group Connector.
  • Must have experience in medical education.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to multi-task, prioritize, meet deadlines, and have the capacity to exercise good judgment.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. 

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Date Posted: 10/27/2021
Department: College of Osteopathic Medicine
Employment Type: Full-Time (40 hours)
Position Type: Staff