The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia School
of Medicine (SOM) seeks applicants for a Medical Education Program
Coordinator to assist with General Surgery Residency. This position
ensures a smooth operation for the day-to-day activities and
administrative needs for the trainees, program directors and
administrators. Functions include coordinating the testing and
simulation training program, academic advising/counseling,
recruitment, curriculum administration, and others involving direct
support of the educational mission of an academic unit.
The successful candidate will:
- Collaborate with course leadership to develop academic
schedules, distribute materials/instructions for students and
faculty, and coordinate with other UVa faculty/administrators.
- Assist in all aspects of the program as needed.
- While working as part of a team, this position will have
primary responsibility for simulation for the General Surgery
- Oversee and run student activities including: organize
simulation labs with faculty and residents, track resident progress
on simulation throughout the program, and maintain and order
simulation practice inventory.
- Provide daily on-site logistical support including: setting
up/resetting rooms, collecting paperwork from students and faculty,
setting up supplies, and providing assistance as needed.
- Provide administrative support as required for program, program
directors, trainees, department, and education team.
- Assist with departmental events as needed.
- Manage financial duties including: all funds related to the
simulation program, utilize multiple systems for purchasing, order
simulation equipment and supplies, and process catering orders,
- In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may
Education: High school diploma. Candidates should have
experience in education and/or the coordination/management of
educational programs or projects. Bachelor's degree may substitute
Experience: At leasttwo years of relevant experience is
Applicants must be highly organized and have excellent
written/verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, as well
as the ability to juggle multiple projects, adapt to changing
priorities, and meet deadlines. A working knowledge of Microsoft
Word, Excel, and Outlook is required, as well as the ability to use
This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on
funding and satisfactory performance.
Priority review of applications will begin on April 15, 2021,
but the position will remain open until filled.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: please apply through Workday at the following
URL, https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, and search for
requisition # R0023393.Complete an application online and attach a
cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three
references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please
note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box. The
successful candidate will pass a criminal background check.
INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: please apply through your Workday Home
page, search Find Jobs, and search for requisition #
R0023393.Complete an application online and attach a cover letter,
CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name,
email address, telephone number, address). Please note that
multiple documents can be uploaded in the box. The successful
candidate will pass a criminal background check.
For questions regarding the application process, please contact
Michelle Williams, Faculty Search Advisor, at
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health
System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine
and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group and the Claude Moore Health
Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the
diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is
excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives
and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative
action employers. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, color,
disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national
or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex
(including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and
family medical or genetic information.