Curriculum Data Manager

Rootstown, OH

Northeast Ohio Medical University

The Curriculum Data Manager will serve as the College of Medicine’s super administrator for curriculum related software system(s). This position will provide oversight and management of the curriculum inventory database which includes its organization, adherence to accreditation standards, data analysis, reporting, communication, and training related to its use and output. This position will report to the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and supports continuous quality improvement related to curriculum data processes, management, and analysis.
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Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Principal Functional Responsibilities
• Supervise the work of the curriculum data staff, including establishing goals, monitoring, and evaluating employee performance.
• Provide feedback and counsel to improve efficiency and effectiveness of data management processes.
• Organize and coordinate operations in ways that ensure maximum productivity.
• Maintain relationships across the department and division.
• Serve as the College of Medicine’s “super administrator” for a software system(s) that includes but is not limited to curriculum inventory, evaluation, and student assessment and help to oversee, design, and support all modules related to the system(s).
• Appraise and attend to updates and changes to all aspects of the system(s); help to design and conduct related training sessions for administration, faculty and staff and establish and maintain an active working relationship with faculty and staff regarding the system.
• Serve as the primary liaison to multiple departments within the institution including, but not limited to, Academic Technology Services, Information Technology, Enrollment Services and Registration, Student Services, Academic Services, and Institutional Research; serve as the principal point of communication with the software vendor.
• Provide planning, oversight, organization, and control of the program for inventorying (i.e., mapping) the content of the undergraduate medical education curriculum.
• Manage project activities, which may include working with course directors and faculty to match course and lecture objectives with LCME standards and the controlled vocabulary and matching assessment outcomes to course objectives.
• Oversee and help to design and deliver training for administration, faculty, and staff on how to use the system for mapping and to extract data and reports.
• Ensure that all components of the curriculum across four years of instruction are included in the database.
• Support the College’s and institution’s need for reports including report generation, interpretation of and communication about data; serve in a key role in producing data in support of College’s and institutional accreditation related to the curriculum.
• Maintain adherence to credentialing policies and procedures in collaboration with the rest of the Office of Medical Education.
• Initiate and implement process improvements to enhance the use of data and flow of information in a way that best supports the delivery of an exceptional student experience and optimal learning environment.
• Collaborate with university shared service units (Academic Affairs & Student Services, Academic Technology, Information Technology, library, and the budget office) to streamline procedures.
• Support and collaborate with medical education leaders, locally, regionally, and nationally in the design, implementation, research, evaluation, and delivery of the curriculum.
• Represent the institution at professional meetings and related committees; teach as needed in faculty or staff development.
Perform other duties as assigned
Education/Degrees: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in a relevant area.
• 3 years of experience in undergraduate, graduate and/or medical student teaching
• Evidence of teaching skills expertise and understanding of educational pedagogy, i.e., development of outcomes objectives, design of systems for capturing learner feedback and course evaluations, and involvement in student assessment.
• Experience with faculty orientation and development
• Experience with programmatic and/or institutional accreditation
• Experience with instructional technology
• Experience leading teams
• Significant experience organizing data
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Effective leadership style and management skills
• Detail oriented
• Ability to work independently and with groups.
• Communication: Builds and maintains open, transparent, and effective lines of communication, within and outside the University, to better serve others in all interactions; appropriately tailor written and verbal messages to target audiences.
• Service Excellence: Maintains focus on service excellence in all relationships with colleagues, students and NEOMED guests; views all interactions as a potential opportunity for demonstrating NEOMED’s focus on serving others.
• Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/DE&I: Practices inclusion of those unique human qualities that are different from our own and outside the groups to which we belong; respects and values all people, nurtures open dialogue between those of differing perspectives; and empowers people to express themselves and show an appreciation of others. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) at NEOMED includes in addition to the dimensions of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation, it also includes socioeconomic status, physical attributes and abilities; political, cultural, and intellectual ideologies and practices.
• Civility: Civility at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) involves treating people with dignity, respect, and courtesy which involves efforts to understand differences and a general awareness of the rights, wishes, concerns and feelings of others. It involves speaking in ways that are respectful, responsible, restrained, and principled, and avoiding that which is offensive, rude, demeaning or threatening.
• People Management: Establishes clear and focused expectations and accountabilities, coaches for success, addresses performance issues and conflict appropriately and promotes/facilitates talent development appropriately.
• Business Acumen: Demonstrates a clear understanding of all areas affecting the University (teaching, research, service) and those being served (students, faculty and staff, community) including resources, educational trends, and new advances. Utilizes business principles and skills in planning, prioritization, decision-making, and resource allocation to drive desired results.
Posted: 03/29/2021