Job Description

Extended Job Title
Director (Med Educ/Alberta)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment. This position will report to the Associate Dean for Medical Education. 

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Reports and assists the Associate Dean for Medical Education in the design and implementation of LCME accreditation systems and other educational program compliance systems to support accreditation, educational program compliance (related to national, state and system expectations -- as determined by entities including but not limited to the AAMC, USDOE, THECB & TTU), and educational program continuing quality improvement. Responsible for integration w/ Banner and collaborating with the Registrar's Office on grading and certification for graduation.
  • Collaborates w/ Academic Deans and leadership in coordinating LCME standards compliance and monitoring across all offices and depts. 
  • Educational Policy and Procedure development relate to the LCME accreditation standards. 
  • Responsible for the review and oversight of the PLFSOM Educational Programs Goals and Objectives.
  • Responsible for the development and mgmt of the PLFSOM course inventory. 
  • Produces and disseminates the annual PLFSOM School Catalog, managing all associated content updates (seeking and utilizing IT support/services as necessary). 
  • Develop, promote, and facilitate continuous quality improvement initiatives at the institutional level, drawing upon efforts mounted at the school, program, or departmental level to meet institutional needs. 
  • Establish and monitor reporting systems and documentation to ensure LCME educational program CQI compliance throughout the academic year and across all offices/departments. Monitors and analyzes data and corrects as needed. 
  • Monitor institutional progress in achieving strategic goals and objectives as categorized in the strategic plans of the university and its constituent schools. 
  • Supervises the Chief Analyst, Project Manager, Associate Director for Evaluation and works closely w/ the Section Supervisor. 
  • Responsible for assuring all accreditation documents conform to LCME specifications. 
  • Manages the historical and legal records of the Office of Medical Education as related to accreditation and educational program compliance. 
  • Collects data through effective use of various quantitative and qualitative methods in order to monitor institutional processes in achieving strategic goals and objectives, and to meet external reporting data requirements (functioning collaboratively w/ the PLFSOM Director of Assessment and Evaluation). 
  • Responsible for reporting to the TX Higher Education Coordinating Board. 
  • Stay current w/ LCME regulatory requirements to allow adjustments in the medical education academic processes, data collection or documentation of processes to ensure continual engagement w/ compliance standards. 
  • Attends relevant institutional seminars and training sessions to update knowledge for trends in institutional and State policies and to ensure institutional and departmental compliance is being met. 
  • Travels to relevant national and/or regional meetings, courses/training and/or workshops approximately two times per year and presents outcomes/findings to a variety of audiences.  
  • Responsible for educating the TTUHSCEP campus on the importance of LCME compliance and develop workshops, campus announcements, etc. to keep the medical education leadership, faculty and staff informed as changes occur. 
  • Serves as the Staff Visit Coordinator for the PLFSOM in a senior level role for all LCME site visits. 
  • Provides logistical support for contract mgmt, memorandums of understanding and other agreements relate to the Office of Medical Education and its missions. 
  • Supervise projects related to integration of existing IT systems w/ 3rd party and w/ Banner. 
  • Advance knowledge of educational planning, quality improvement, innovation and change in academic health science centers through presentations to university leadership and the larger university community as appropriate.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Earned Master's degree in social/behavioral science, education or related field from an accredited university. 
  • Experience with the collection and utilization of evaluation/institutional research data for the development and implementation of accreditation and/or improvement/CQI initiatives in higher education - preferably in a health sciences education setting. 
  • Experience with the collection and utilization of research data for institutional reporting and accreditation purposes. 
  • 3-5 years of professional experience involving direct responsibilities for educational program accreditation, compliance and/or formal processes for continuing quality improvement. 

HSC - El Paso

Office of Medical Education Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV, Transcript

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 related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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