Education Coordinator

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Hyde Park Campus


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Job Summary:

The Education Coordinator is responsible for managing and coordinating various aspects of the Residency Program within the Section of Emergency Medicine.


  • Organize resident orientation activities, ensure rules and regulations for ACGME and ABEM are followed.
  • Oversee the preparation and implementation of site visit.
  • Assist in the creation of affiliation agreements with outside rotations, and prepare didactic sessions and lectures.
  • Work in conjunction with the Program Director, program leadership, Section Chief and faculty to ensure proper completion of residency and section related activities.
  • This position also has significant interaction with both University and Hospital professional and support staff as well as outside individuals and organizations.
  • The diverse nature of our section and residency, requires sensitivity to many races, cultures and their traditions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to handle public contacts with courtesy, clarity, and diplomacy required.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with absolute discretion required.
  • Ability to maintain calm and courteous demeanor and to work productively despite heavy workload, competing priorities, complex problems, and tight deadlines required.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills required.
  • Ability to use appropriate resources to resolve an issue required.
  • Ability to follow an issue through to resolution required.
  • Considerable skill in working both independently and as a team member required.
  • Proficiency with word processing applications, spreadsheets and databases required: specifically keeping track of various budget spreadsheets.
  • High attention to detail and the ability to perform multiple tasks, and excellent organizational skills required.
  • Independence in decision making and judgment, ability to work with minimal supervision and function both as a team member and be involved in program problem solving required.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or a minimum of three years of progressively responsible administrative experience required.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or related field preferred.
  • Residency training programs experience preferred, but not required.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

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Job No:
Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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