Human Dimension Assistant Course Director
Job no: 493177
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
The Assistant Course Director of the Human Dimension will assist in the development, implementation, evaluation, and enhancement of the School of Medicine’s HD Course, in close collaboration with the SOM leadership. The Assistant Course Director will provide an interprofessional perspective so critical to the vision of the Human Dimension and the SOM. In this unique 3 year course, students will be immersed in communities and linked to families, developing a longitudinal relationship in order to better understand the human dimensions of an individual’s health experience. The HD Course content will be integrated with all other elements of the SOM’s curriculum, and will bring to life the many determinants of health. We anticipate that throughout this course students will provide benefit(s) to the individuals, families, and the communities with whom they are working.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist in the development, implementation, monitoring, and enhancement of all curricular elements of the HD course.
- Help recruit, train, monitor, and develop all faculty teaching within the course.
- Oversee the recruitment, development, and monitoring, of community agencies, sites, and families for the course.
- Oversee the development, implementation, adherence, monitoring, and continuous improvement of all policies and procedures related to the course, including those regarding safety and operations.
- Ensure timely and effective evaluation and reporting according to the SOM’s Curriculum Management Plan and related SOM policies – as related to students, faculty, other partners, and the course generally.
- Supporting Human Dimension Leadership that brings to life the determinants of health.
- Participate in SOM related activities, including serving on curriculum and other committees, participating in the SOM’s Curriculum Management Plan development, participation in accreditation-related activities, and other duties as needed.
- Master’s Degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work or related field.
- Excellent communication, administration, and leadership skills
- Documented ability to mentor and motivate students and peers
- Ability to occasionally travel independently throughout the state of New Jersey and to conduct meetings either before or after “normal” work hours on a regular basis
- Demonstrated scholarship or experience (e.g., presentations, publications, patents, extramural grant-funding, etc.) in a relevant professional field, preferably medical education research
- Experience in LCME accreditation activities and development of new medical schools
- Evidence of excellence in teaching in an undergraduate medical education (UME) and/or other medical education settings
Licenses and Certificates:
- General Office Environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
- The person in this position is required to perform his or her duties at all Seton Hall University locations and facilities, as assigned.
Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
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