|Job Description :
Academic Affairs, within the school of Medicine & Public Health, invites applications for an Academic Program Director, working within the Medical Education Office. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Medical Education and will be responsible for bringing educational expertise to the management of specific medical student education continuous quality improvement processes, including tracking of data, outcomes, and assessment as related to these measures. The individual in this position will use their expertise in education to collaborate with the Phase 1 and Phase 2/3 Directors, the Director of the Longitudinal Teacher Coach Program, and the Director of Equity and Inclusion Curriculum to ensure excellence in educational content, methods, and assessments through continuous monitoring as well as working closely with the Director of Longitudinal Curriculum and Instruction to ensure parallel processes for medical education longitudinal content. This position will also interface/collaborate with the educational data specialists in IT Analytics. Supervisory responsibilities are expected.
Primary responsibilities include:
-Development, implementation, and oversight of continuous quality improvement processes related to required MD curriculum courses in Madison and across our statewide campus partners. This includes oversight of curriculum and assessment accreditation standards.
-Development, implementation, and oversight of data and continuous quality improvement processes related to curriculum management, assessment, and enhancement. This includes overseeing Madison and statewide campus site comparability and processes regarding faculty and non-faculty instructors.
-Oversight of assessment and testing including tracking of assessment data in relation to graduation competencies and national benchmarks, identifying areas for improvement, and leading improvement actions.
-Development, implementation, and oversight of continuous quality improvement processes that update competencies, program objectives, and outcome measures and ensure all instructors are aware of these
– Monitoring of and contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the required MD curriculum.
-Ongoing tracking and documentation and creation of presentations related to the above activities.
-Leadership of workgroups or committees related to the above activities.
-Participation in various educational committees. Representing the Medical Education Office when needed during collaboration with other units in Academic Affairs or with our statewide campus partners.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members, and veterans are strongly encouraged.
Responsibilities: Provides leadership and managerial responsibility for one or more academic program(s), ensuring alignment with the university mission. Directs administrative oversight and academic curriculum development, ensuring optimal integration of student and faculty activities. Ensures resource allocation supports the program’s primary objectives. Manages a team of professionals who support the program(s).
15% Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
20% Collaborates with faculty members to develop student academic programs and agendas, directs implementation, and creates curricular structure including operational and logistical arrangements
20% Formulates program strategies and goals, directs long-term planning, develops policies and procedures, and establishes and maintains new and emerging program materials
20% Evaluates operations and outcomes to ensure alignment with organizational goals
10% Serves as the principal liaison between the program, University leadership, and outside entities
5% May provide guidance to faculty regarding funding, staffing, and space implications
5% Develops the unit budget and approves unit expenditures
5% Manages student academic program(s)
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background – people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion
Ph.D. in Education or related field
minimum 2 years experience in educational leadership with a focus in curriculum and assessment, project management, continuous quality improvement, data management
experience in higher education, experience with basic statistics, understanding of clinical education (work/experience in healthcare professions)
UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $84,800 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.
This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial caregiver check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law every four years.
How to Apply:
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number
Academic Program Director(AE070)
A530360-MEDICAL SCHOOL/ACAD AFFAIRS/CD ADMIN
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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