Director, Curriculum Support

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Director, Curriculum SupportSchool/Division:Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellOffice:Curriculum SupportFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:The Director reports to the Assistant Dean for Curricular Affairs and Special Projects and works closely with the leadership, course/clerkship directors, faculty members and Curriculum Support staff to direct the administrative operations of the educational program. This role includes oversight of planning, organizing, staffing, and evaluating educational program activities, both at the School of Medicine and at Northwell Health.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Plans and implements the delivery of the overall educational program and its activities in collaboration with leadership and in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization
•Develops new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the office in support of the educational program
•Develops and implements long-term goals and objectives, monitor program activities, and recommend changes to enhance success of the educational program
•Develops forms and records to document program activities
•Recruits, interviews, and selects well-qualified staff members
•Maintains personnel files and oversee staff training and performance
•Supervises Curriculum Support staff by providing direction, input, and feedback
•Communicates with faculty, staff, and students to solicit input and subsequently implement processes to improve the program
•Regulates the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency
•Oversees student performance assessment activities, exam administration and grading, and oversee the communication of final grades to students, course directors, and Registrar
•Manages the program evaluation process and work with leadership to implement change based on evaluation data as appropriate

This is an onsite position; work for this role will be performed on campus.Qualifications:Master’s degree in education, public administration or similar required. Must have outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and must demonstrate a high degree of judgement, discretion, and confidentiality. Must have the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff, faculty, and students from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds, supervise staff and lead a team, manage complex projects in a busy work environment, make decisions with little oversight, and approach challenges with creativity and innovation. Must have extensive computing experience, preferably including educational technology and curriculum management software, and have proficiency with MS Excel, Word, 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 to monitor program activities and manage a heavy workload.
Application Instructions:For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to:
School of Medicine Search Committee at [email protected]Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 04/23/2021Posting Number: 897314-21




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Posted: 4/26/2021
Application Due: 7/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time