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Program Coordinator

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
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Program Coordinator

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School of Medicine


Curriculum Support & Assessment

Full-Time or Part-Time:



Reporting to the Program Manager and the Director of Curriculum Support, the Program Coordinator works with the Office of Curriculum Support staff, assistant deans, educational data and analytics staff, course and clerkship directors, faculty, and other program coordinators to plan and implement student schedules and clerkship components, ensuring that specified curriculum and educational requirements are met. The Program Coordinator prepares course/clerkship schedules including planning, organizing, and evaluating program activities. The Program Coordinator works on a dynamic and cooperative team that supports the Zucker School of Medicine (ZSOM) in its goal to offer an innovative and fully integrated curriculum. Curricular areas assigned to this position include: third year core clerkships and fourth year acting internships.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Works closely with clerkship, acting internship, and selective/elective directors to plan and implement the delivery and evaluation of the Second 100 Weeks educational program and its related activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the ZSOM.
  • Provides administrative support necessary to enable faculty to be successful, including managing correspondence, scheduling, attending and keeping record of meetings, tracking the completion of tasks, and helping with educational technology.
  • Prepares and continuously updates program materials, schedules, reports, and meeting materials/agendas, and coordinates any related student sessions and faculty meetings.
  • Prepares assessment and evaluation schedules, provides administrative support for assessment and evaluation process, and works with the educational data and analytics team to share student assessment and program/faculty evaluation data with clerkship/acting internship/selective/elective directors.
  • Recognizes issues of concern as they arise and tracks and follows up on program needs in the short, medium, and long term.
  • Routinely reviews and updates office manuals and materials related to course/clerkship components and processes.
  • Assists deans, directors, faculty, and program managers with projects (research or otherwise) related to the courses/clerkships, as needed.
  • Early morning, evening, and weekend work may be required during busy periods.


  • 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 judgment, 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 their own transportation to and from off-site meetings.


Open Until Filled

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EEO Statement:

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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