(Temporary) Staff Instructor (Office of Diversity and Inclusion)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-05-20
Req: R100031369
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Where Excellence Meets Purpose

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value.  Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

About This Position

The University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Staff Instructor. The Staff Instructor will report directly to the Executive Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The Staff Instructor will teach Human Anatomy, Anatomy Lecture & Lab, and Histology to (25) high school students in the High School Careers in Medicine Workshop (HSCMW) and (15) college students in the Minority Students in Health Careers Motivation (MSHCM) program for 8 weeks. As part of the Future Medical Scholars Fellowship Program, the HSCMW and MSHCM programs provide underrepresented high school and college students the opportunity to be exposed to the health science field through course instruction at the University of Miami Medical Campus. The program dates are June 10 – July 26, 2019 for HSCMW and June 3 – July 19, 2019 for the MSHCM program.

The duties and responsibilities for this temporary position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops comprehensive and effective work and lesson plans.
  • Identifies and selects different instructional resources to meet students’ varying educational needs.
  • Provides a syllabus of course material before the start of the course.
  • Takes daily attendance, and provides classroom instruction.
  • Administers quizzes and tests to students on course materials, and monitors progress of individual students.
  • Provides homework assignments on course materials to evaluate course knowledge.
  • Updates all necessary records as required by applicable laws, district policies, and school regulations.
  • Works directly with teacher assistant(s) on course work and homework assignments.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field of study along with one year of related experience. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Ability to lead, motivate, develop and train others. Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail. Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines. Commitment to the University’s core values. Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office). Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 4/15/2019
Application Due: 6/14/2019
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