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Curriculum Specialist

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Employee Type CS-Classified Staff University Title Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 2 Working Title Curriculum Specialist College/Area Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Department College of Medicine Department Link

Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Position Number 128298 Hiring Unit Office of Curriculum Work Location Spokane Zip Code 99210 This position is in a Bargaining Unit No Summary of Duties

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) at Washington State University is embarking on the accreditation and development of a next generation medical school designed to train students to be physician leaders, who innovate, adapt and discover in an ever changing healthcare landscape. The School is now inviting applications for the position of Curriculum Specialist who will join the Curriculum team in leading the college into the future.

The Curriculum Specialist will support faculty in the design, development and delivery of the medical school curriculum based upon best practices.

The incumbent will support faculty and administration in teaching, including case writing, clinical course design, and assessment & evaluation.

The incumbent will work closely with faculty, staff, and clinical locations to ensure all aspects of the medical school curriculum are coordinated consistently across the distributed campuses and clinical locations including LMS and Course Management systems, as well as, provide scheduling coordination.

Additional Information

Competitive benefits available hrs.wsu.edu/benefits

The University
Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens — locally, nationally, and globally. As a comprehensive leading land-grant institution, WSU is committed to excellence in each of its research, teaching and outreach missions. With a focus on innovation, excellence, and accountability, continual enhancement of the quality, scope, and impact of research and educational endeavors are at the core of WSU’s strategic priorities.

The WSU campus in Spokane is located in the center of a developing University District downtown and enjoys a premier location along the Spokane River. WSU Spokane is the University’s designated health sciences campus and home to the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The University offers graduate and professional degrees as well as some undergraduate completion degrees in many health sciences fields. Advanced degrees in criminal justice and K-12 education round out the offerings. The campus also hosts health sciences programs from Eastern Washington University.

WSU is one of only 115 public and private institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a “very high research activity” university. In addition to the Spokane campus, WSU has campuses in Pullman, the Tri-Cities, and Vancouver, with a developing campus in Everett; four research and extension centers within the state and extension offices in every county; and a Global Campus with online degree programs accessible worldwide. The University’s annual operating budget expenditures are nearly $1 billion.

The College
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is Washington’s premier community-based medical school. It is named after the university’s late president, Elson S. Floyd. Dr. Floyd believed that Washington State University, as the state’s land-grant institution, should train doctors to serve all of Washington.

The mission of the School is to: Develop practical solutions to challenging problems in disease prevention, health care access and delivery; Train primary care physicians who will work in Washington and help alleviate a shortage of doctors, especially in rural and under-served areas; and Develop a strong research component, with faculty members who work on innovative projects, sharing what they know with students in classroom and research settings.

The City
Spokane is a major healthcare hub and the largest along the northern corridor of the United States between Minneapolis and Seattle. It offers the latest diagnostic and therapeutic care in all fields of medicine, and boasts four major hospitals, including Providence Health’s 644-bed Sacred Heart Medical Center. Complete with a rich cultural scene, historic neighborhoods, urban appeal, and easy access to four-season outdoor recreation, Spokane supplies a high quality of life for the nearly half million residents who live in the region.

Appointment Status Permanent Job Appointment (FTE%)


Position Term in Months 12 Monthly Salary $3,185.00 Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree with major study in specific instructional area; or equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Curriculum and Instruction, Education, Biology, Social, Physical, or Health Sciences, or closely related field.

Demonstrated experience with educational technology systems including Learning Management Systems.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Instructional Design and Academic Technologies in a medical school.

Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Adult Education, Higher Education Administration, or closely related field.

Will this position require a background check? This position has been designated by the department to require a background check Posting Detail Information

Open Date 12/18/2018 Close Date 01/01/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

At the time of application, please be prepared to submit a cover letter and resume. Within the online application, please include contact information for at least three professional (3) references.

EEO Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]

Posting Number 20134869P Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 12/29/2018
    Application Due: 2/4/2019
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