Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine
Summary of Position
Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and the Senior Curriculum Coordinator, and in collaboration with the Academic Affairs department upholds the integrity of the College of Medicine [COM] curriculum. Assists in the attainment of academic compliance, serves as liaison and point of contact for students, Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, and faculty.
Under the direction of and in collaboration with Academic Affairs:
1. Upholds the integrity of the COM course curriculum
1.1. Oversees collection of course as directed (obtaining and tracking course materials [syllabus, learning objectives, course materials, section study guides, quizzes, exams, etc.] uploading into designated systems)
1.2. Ensures that curriculum calendars are accurate and up to date (deadlines and important academic dates are accurately listed in student communication through LMS, eNCOMpass, email, social media, etc.).
1.3. Coordinates with faculty to meet established time-lines for submission, and ensures that course materials are accurately formatted (syllabus, learning objectives, course materials, section study guides, quizzes, exams, etc.). In collaboration with the Academic Affairs, secures questions from both on- and off-campus lecturers and schedules pre-exam reviews with Academic Affairs and lecturers for final approval of quizzes and exams.
1.4. In conjunction with the department, maintains accurate and up to date index of curriculum items, ensuring all versions are most recent and accurate, and that all content items are tagged and stored appropriately.
2. Manages student, faculty, and administrative relationships, ensuring student academic achievement
2.1. Serves as an effective point of contact for students (maintaining close communication, assures students are met with regularly, delivery of departmental communication as designated, etc.)
2.2. Tactfully works with a variety of constituents including; students, faculty, administrators, credentialing agencies.
2.3. Represents policies and protocols as related to curriculum to students (communicating regularly with students identifying topics and issues of importance, soliciting feedback and evaluations, making recommendations to College leadership, etc.)
2.4. Facilitate the student learning space(s) calendar, to schedule student groups, learning activities, labs, exams, etc.
3. Actively engages in the advancement of the College.
3.1. Contributes to College’s compliance with and in the development of required documentation as related to accreditation of the College to which departmental content is contributed (faculty adequacy model, gathering data, self-assessment, peer review, providing input/feedback, etc.) aiding in the attainment of academic compliance.
3.2. Participates in the production of various College materials [academic calendar, strategic planning, directory, College website, etc.] (collecting/preparing materials, organizing/formatting data, adhering to various deadlines, reviewing drafts, providing input/feedback, etc.).
3.3. Contributes to the College’s reputation/image of being one of the best osteopathic medical colleges (monitoring outcomes, partnering with internal and external stakeholders, modifying techniques, etc.).
Education: Bachelor’s degree in business, science or education.
Experience: Minimum of 2 years professional experience, preferably in an environment working with adult learners and college faculty. Demonstrated effectiveness, knowledge, and experience in organizing large amounts of information, coordinating with diverse groups of people, and communicating with a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
Skills & Abilities: Highly professional with honest, genuine, direct communication style, excellent interpersonal skills and emotional maturity with the essential ability to demonstrate tact, discretion and job diplomacy. Ability to institute a comfortable learning environment necessary to maintain a dynamic curriculum with a vision for growth. Must have the ability to work diplomatically and effectively with a variety of internal and external constituents. Proven track record of quality, integrity and trustworthiness. Ability to make common sense, consistent and fair decisions (based on fact and data), and have courage of convictions and tolerance for ambiguity.
• Able to institute a comfortable learning environment necessary to maintain a dynamic curriculum.
• Self-confident, strong leader, skilled decision-maker with ability to effectively communicate with various constituencies across the college
• Exceptional written, oral presentation and listening skills
• Able to work independently yet is an effective participant in cross-functional teams
• Self-motivated, self-disciplined, have a strong work ethic and capable in establishing priorities in an executive setting
• Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and effectively handle frequent interruptions
• Innovative, resourceful, detailed oriented, with excellent follow through skills
• Capable of balancing multiple projects in stressful situations while meeting deadlines, achieving desired results, and maintaining positive relations while understanding of the importance of
confidentiality of data and information
Must be eligible to work in the United States
Pay & Benefits:
Pay is commensurate with experience and education. Full benefits package available for full time staff:
• Health & dental insurance
• Optical insurance available
• 401K Retirement
• Multiple supplemental insurance plans available
• Life insurance
• Short-term disability coverage
• Many other benefits available for full time staff
Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against individuals in any phase of the application or employment phase on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including medical characteristics, marital status, veteran status, economic status, genetic identification, political belief, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
The Noorda College of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking qualified candidates to support our unique, innovative curriculum designed for a modern day Medical School. We currently have received the rights to admit students in the accreditation process with the Commission of Osteopathic College Accreditation for Fall of 2021. We are located in the beautiful Utah Valley in Provo surrounded by the Wasatch mountain range and Utah Lake. Our campus is in development for completion in the summer of 2022 with enrollment beginning August of 2021.