Coordinator, First 100 Weeks, PEARLS
Coordinator, First 100 Weeks, PEARLSSchool/Division:Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellOffice:Office of 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 foundation of our curriculum during the first two years is a hybrid case/problem-based learning program called PEARLS, an acronym for Patient-centered Explorations in Active Reasoning, Learning and Synthesis. PEARLS values learning as an explorative and reflective experience, allowing students to work in small groups, utilizing patient cases to learn the fundamental basic sciences and develop critical thinking skills.
The PEARLS Coordinator reports to the Director, Office of Curriculum Support. The PEARLS Coordinator works with the Director, Office of Curriculum Support, Assistant Dean for Medical Education, Director(s) of PEARLS, Curriculum Support and Assessment and Evaluation staff, course faculty, and PEARLS facilitators to coordinate the administration of the PEARLS Program, including planning, organizing, and evaluating program activities.
This is an onsite position; work for this role will be performed on campus.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Work closely with faculty, staff, and leadership to plan and implement the delivery and evaluation of the PEARLS and Clinical Learning programs and their activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the School of Medicine.
•Prepare and continuously update program materials, schedules, reports, and meeting materials/agendas, and coordinate all PEARLS and Clinical Learning sessions, materials, facilitator meetings, one-on-one facilitator-student meetings, and any other related sessions.
•Provide administrative support necessary to enable faculty to be successful, including coordinating faculty recruitment and onboarding, and helping with educational technology.
•Prepare and continuously track and update schedules, reports, meeting materials/agendas, and all other program materials.
•Provide administrative support for both assessment and evaluation processes and work with the assessment team to share student assessment and program/faculty evaluation data with the respective facilitators and program/course directors.
•Provide scheduling support for part-time faculty who are participating in additional areas of the curriculum.
•Recognize issues of concern as they arise and track and follow up on program needs in the short, medium and long term.
•Assist with the preparation of program evaluation surveys, review and digest program evaluation data, and make recommendations to improve the success of the program.
•Assist with projects (research or otherwise) related to the courses, as needed.
Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree required. Must have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be customer-service oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to work independently and manage and track multiple active elements of the program simultaneously. Must demonstrate a high degree of judgement, discretion, and confidentiality. Must be able to work in a highly trafficked office environment. Must be able to lift and/or transport up to 15 pounds for class, as needed. Must have extensive computing experience and demonstrate proficiency with MS Word, Excel, 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 during busy periods.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: 897164-21