Coordinator, Structure and Patient, Physician, & Society (PPS)

Hempstead, New York
Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Structure and Patient, Physician, & Society (PPS) Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director, Curriculum Support, First 100 Weeks.

The Structure and Patient, Physician, & Society (PPS) Coordinator works with the Assistant Director, Curriculum Support, First 100 Weeks, course directors, Curriculum Support staff, Assessment & Evaluation staff, and various course faculty to coordinate the administration of the Structure and Patient, Physician, and Society programs, including planning, organizing, and evaluating program activities. Structure is a two-year longitudinal curricular component of our curriculum that integrates normal and abnormal anatomy, embryology, histology, pathology, imaging, physical diagnosis and ultrasound. Patient, Physician, and Society is the curricular component that engages students in the social and behavioral sciences underlying the practice of clinical medicine.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Work closely with the course directors to plan and implement the delivery and evaluation of the Structure and Patient, Physician, and Society (PPS) programs and their activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization.

Provide administrative support necessary to enable faculty to be successful, including coordinating faculty recruitment and onboarding, and helping with educational technology.

Prepare and continuously update program materials, order supplies and maintain inventory, schedules, reports, meeting materials/agendas.

Coordinate all Structure & PPS learning sessions, faculty meetings, one-on-one course director-student meetings, and any other related sessions.

Recognize issues of concern as they arise and track and follow up on program needs in the short, medium and long term.

Provide administrative support for both Structure & PPS assessment and evaluation processes, while working with the assessment team to share student assessment and program/faculty evaluation data with the respective course directors.

Assist the Structure & PPS course directors with related educational research projects, as needed

Uses independent judgment and discretion to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload.  Stays

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required. Must be comfortable working near and among anatomical specimens. Must have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be customer-service oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to work independently and manage and track multiple active elements of the program simultaneously. Must demonstrate a high degree of judgement, discretion, and confidentiality. Must be able to work in a highly trafficked office environment. Must have extensive computing experience and demonstrate proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Must be able to provide own transportation to and from off-site meetings. Early morning, evening, and weekend work may be required during busy periods.


For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to:

School of Medicine Search Committee

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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