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Small Group Facilitator (Three positions available)

Hofstra University
Hempstead, New York

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Health & Medical Services
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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About Hofstra:

Hofstra 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.


The Small Group Facilitator provides guidance to medical students during small group learning activities. This is a part-time position, with varying hours that will be scheduled based on curricular needs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Facilitate PEARLS for first- and second-year medical students
Complete all PEARLS formative and summative assessment requirements
Attend weekly PEARLS faculty development sessions
Facilitate Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Learning sessions
Attend faculty development for Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Learning sessions
Complete formative and summative grading for Clinical Learning sessions
Participate in the planning and development of Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Learning sessions, as needed
Precept formative clinical skills sessions
Participate in simulation debriefs as needed
Assist in grading final essay exams as needed
Serve as a Family Head
Facilitate Structure stations as needed to ensure the successful execution of the Structure curriculum
Participate in structure sessions in GALEN initiative with third-year students
Participate in grading structure examinations, as needed
Participate in ACE rounds, as appropriate and needed
Assist in various administrative activities such as reviewing faculty guides for small group facilitation, edit weekly essay questions as requested, and reviewing prework as requested.

MD or DO required with at least 3 years clinical experience. Prior experience in medical education, particularly facilitating small group sessions, is preferred but not prerequisite. Must demonstrate the ability to contribute to a multi-disciplinary educational environment and establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff, faculty, and students. Must be willing to engage in a student-centered curriculum with emphasis on learning rather than teaching. Strong organizational skills required; must be proficient with MS Word and Outlook. Experience with learning management systems and other educational software preferred but not required. Applicants must be flexible and be able to adjust their work hours to meet curricular needs that change weekly.

Application Instructions:
Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter that describes the applicant’s interest in the position, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to: [email protected]

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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