Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Director (Clinic and Basic Sciences Elp)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs administrative duties in the management and coordination of a large specialized project and program. Under general supervision, performs varied and complex administrative duties requiring independent judgment and the application of established policies and procedures. May provide supervision and direction to clerical, para-professional or professional staff members.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Responsible for oversight and management of Unit Associate Director-Pre-clerkship/SARP and program and assessment coordinators for medical education.
  • Responsible for strategic planning and business process improvement for the department of medical education.
  • Review, mitigation, and reporting of student attendance challenges to the associate deans of Student Affairs and Medical Education.
  • Meet regularly with Course Directors, Faculty, Program coordinators, and the Office of Curriculum, Evaluation, and Assessment to develop and implement the PLFSOM academic curriculum.
  • Responsible for the oversight of creating course calendar, posting course calendar, and monitoring calendar for all pre-clerkship courses for the PLFSOM.
  • Responsible for setting the Paul L Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) annual academic curriculum plan to  include: setting all timelines, deadlines and meetings for each individual course roll-out for MS1, MS2.
  • Serve as liaison between the Department of Medical Education and Course Directors, Faculty, and with staff supporting Curriculum Management System in the IT department. Supports and maintains the incorporation of new technology and systems. Serve as trainer for new faculty and staff on Curriculum Management System program and accessing curriculum calendar.
  • Monitor Course Directors in grades preparation for submission to Banner. Maintain and submit.
  • Responsible for managing the Department of Medical Education proctoring responsibilities.
  • Manages and coordinates all projects, timelines and milestones supporting Course Directors, Faculty and  coordinators in Curricular Services.
  • Develop and execute automated processes requested and/or suggested by the department leadership.
  • Assures all Faculty materials are submitted by the appropriate deadlines. Monitors and reports all faculty  submissions.
  • Sits on the Curriculum Inventory Task Force to consult and provide feedback pertaining to PLFSOM curriculum  for LCME accreditation.
  • Administer the M1/M2 class performance exam report to include formative and summative exams and providing feedback to students.
  • Responsible for coordinating student remediation and special repeating needs with the Assessment Coordinators.
  • Develop and finalize/publish Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) for the pre-clerkship division and work with staff to develop cross training workshops/processes.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Chair, Co-Directors and Director.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Higher Education curriculum management and delivery including experience in Learning Management systems
  • Experience supervising and managing staff
  • Experience in SOP development and some experience in research and processes.

HSC - El Paso

Clinic and Basic Sciences Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
First line Managers


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in the area of specialization or closely related field.
  • Four years of related administrative and technical experience.
  • Additional job related education may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

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