Director of Evaluation and Instructional Improvement MD Program

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Director of Evaluation and Instructional Improvement MD Program

Stanford University

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Stanford University is seeking a Director of Evaluation and Instructional Improvement (Administrative Services Administrator 3) to direct the Evaluation and Instructional Improvement team for the MD Program in the School of Medicine. The Evaluation and Instructional Improvement team's mission is to enhance medical education through rigorous qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and to translate that data toward continuous quality improvement of the curriculum. In consultation with the Associate Dean for Curriculum and Scholarship, the Associate Dean for the Office of Medical Education, and the Assistant Deans for Curriculum, the Director of Evaluation and Instructional Improvement sets the strategy for how competing demands for evaluation goals will be prioritized; provides leadership in developing and overseeing evaluation and instructional improvement plans; and assumes responsibility for delivering clear and accurate data, reports and publications within needed timeframes. The Director also interprets the LCME national accreditation standards regarding requirements for collecting, monitoring and reporting student evaluation data, translates these standards into effective processes, including data management, and leads complex negotiations with vendors of systems that support data management for the team. The Director will establish a public presence within and outside Stanford as an expert and leader by building and maintaining relationships with colleagues at peer institutions, and representing Stanford School of Medicine in national committee and leadership meetings. The Director will be a key contributor to the continued advancement of the School of Medicine's national presence in the scholarship of medical education.
*This position is not scheduled to move to Stanford Redwood City. JCC 4123/Grade K.
Duties include:

  • Lead strategic planning and analysis for complex functions or programs with significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise.
  • Independently manage the administration and evaluation of functions or programs.
  • Oversee the interpretation, implementation and compliance with policies and regulations. Recommend actions and/or resolve complex issues that often span organizational boundaries.
  • Represent the program or function at the university level and/or to external constituencies.
  • Manage outreach strategy that may include relationship development, communications, and compliance.
  • Oversee and supervise staff in the development and implementation of functions or programs.
* - Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Advanced degree (Master's or PhD/EdD) in a related field strongly preferred.
  • Two or more years of experience working in medical education research and/or evaluation.
  • Familiarity with LCME accreditation standards; experience developing and implementing evaluation tools and processes aligned with accreditation standards.
  • Experience using data management systems and software, particularly those relevant to quantitative and qualitative research, evaluation, or medical education, (E*Value, MedHub, Ilios, B-Line, etc.).

Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate constituencies which could span multiple organizational boundaries.
  • Demonstrated excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound business decisions using good business judgment and innovative and creative problem-solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage financial, organizational and staff resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to cultivate professional and business partnerships.
  • Relevant subject matter expertise.

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally use a telephone.
  • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended hours or weekends.
About Stanford UniversityStanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000 which is rooted in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and benefits that increase financial stability to promote health, fulfilling lives. An award-winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for professionals looking to advance their careers.


Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 9/11/2018
Application Due: 11/12/2018
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