The Office of Undergraduate Medical Education in the Cumming School of Medicine is currently seeking a Full-time Temporary Relief Program Coordinator for approximately 18 months.
Reports to the Manager, Undergraduate Medical Education with accountabilities to the Program Supervisors (Pre-clerkship and Clerkship) of the Undergraduate Medical Education Office.
The position requires high levels of stress throughout the year. Use professional judgment in reviewing own work, and the work of others to ensure integrity of services are maintained, and regularly review the quality and completion of work, as impact of error is high. Constantly assess processes and develop and implement changes as necessary.
There is exposure to cadaver material and unpleasant odors for anatomy/pathology events.
The successful candidate must be able to work outside of regular work hours as required. Regular work week schedule (Monday to Friday - 830 am 430 pm) with occasional variances in start and end time, and may be expected to attend events or provide service outside normal working hours
This position requires the ability perform moderately heavy lifting, move tables, push carts and carry items and the ability to stand/walk for long periods of time.
Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):
Advises students, faculty and staff of the Cumming School of Medicine and external Stakeholders on all policies, procedures, requirements and deadlines to ensure the smooth delivery of the UME programs
Participates as an active member on committees, as required, to provide observations, recommendations and feedback that influence the delivery strategies, policies, procedures and guidelines of MD Program
Works in conjunction with team members in the Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) office, as well as colleagues in Admissions, Instructional Resources, HiiTec, Audio Visual Team, Faculty Course Chairs and Clerkship Directors, external organizations, other stakeholders (i.e., community physicians, Alberta Health Services, ATSSL) and academic institutions, to ensure centralized services are provided to undergraduate students and faculty members. These services include, but are not limited to:
Manage and maintain pre-clerkship course schedules and learning materials using OSLER and other programs
Management of evaluative tools (i.e. ITERs) through ONE45 system for clerkship and pre-clerkship
Management of schedules for Clerkship in the online one45 system
Coordination and administration of activities related to undergraduate courses and clerkship rotations including the University of Calgary Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (UCLIC); including organization and coordination of all classroom and resource requirements for courses (i.e., space, configuration, technical equipment and all relevant teaching materials)
Recruitment and tracking of preceptors using VERA software
Advise students, faculty and staff regarding courses, procedures and guidelines
Assist Evaluation Team with management of the examination question bank and the collection and generation of grades as needed
Assist Evaluation Team with administration, setup and organization of online and paper exams, term work and practical exams such as peripatetic and OSCE examinations
Proctoring of examinations
N95 mask fit testing of medical students to ensure compliance with infection control guidelines
Manage set up and troubleshoot Adobe Connect learning sessions (web conference online tool)
Coordinate with the ATSSL Team in the management and implementation of anatomy/pathology, simulation, ultrasound and procedural skills learning events
Responsible for the delivery and management of the Visiting Electives Program for the Cumming School of Medicine including immunization, police checks as well as high stakes circumstances for the Visiting Electives Program
Qualifications / Requirements:
Bachelor Degree is required
5+ years of experience in project management, business processes and computer applications
Previous experience in an Undergraduate environment is required
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications (especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel), Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Connect, Outlook and internet applications. Previous experience working with an online student information system such as OSLER, and other online applications
Excellent organizational, project management and interpersonal skills are required
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills needed to deal effectively with complex tasks and issues is critical
Previous experience in an advisory role is required
Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of internal and external contacts
Ability to interact with faculty, students, colleagues, external stakeholders and the general public in a professional and friendly manner
Teamwork and networking are necessary
The ability to work independently demonstrating good judgment in a fast-paced environment with many conflicting priorities
Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
High level of integrity, discretion, professionalism and ability to maintain confidentiality is required
Application Deadline: March 8, 2021
We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.
This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase II.
To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.
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