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UT Health Coordinator II in Educational Programs - Houston, TX in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Coordinator II in Educational Programs - Houston, TX

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Education / Child Care

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1900027Z

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Coordinator II who will focus on our Educational Programs area. This position will coordinate educational content delivery for the McGovern Medical School courses and provide administrative and educational technology support to faculty.

Duties include, but not limited to: updating and maintaining Canvas courses (our Learning Management System), scheduling didactic sessions, simulated patient sessions, and exams; maintaining confidential student records and grades in online systems; supporting faculty use of Poll Everywhere audience response system; creating and reporting on assessments in ExamSoft; maintaining and reporting on curriculum data in One45. Other duties as assigned.

The candidate will need excellent communication skills to interact with both faculty and students. This individual will need to be well-organized and pay great attention to detail. The position will work with three other coordinators, as well as a program manager.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position that is classified as non-exempt. You will qualify for full healthcare coverage as well as a retirement plan administered by the State of Texas. The employee will office out of the Jesse Jones library in the Texas Medical Center. The building is accessible by both Metro Bus and Rail lines.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Provides overall coordination and management of a health education program in order to ensure the achievement of its assigned goals and objectives.

  2. Schedules deliveries of all teaching aids materials, lab supplies, and other necessary education tools in a timely manner to ensure the desired educational and training services.

  3. Participates in all phases of a project, in research related activities, including conducting national and regional surveys to collect, code, tabulate, and analyze health data to assist faculty in the preparation of curriculum and audiovisual instructional materials.

  4. Researches and analyzes data pertaining to educational, medical and social trends in order to keep abreast of training techniques, educational materials, and university priorities to achieve quality education.

  5. Recommends and implements policies and procedures to improve the practical clinical experience of the students in a clinical setting. Skills in directing a lecture format and laboratory are required in the basic sciences setting. Recommendations regarding the development and implementation of new policies and procedures to improve medical care, planning, scheduling, and training of students and residents is required in either setting.

  6. Assists course coordinators in classroom teaching assignments, prepares the course syllabi, evaluates classroom presentation, and ascertains that stated behavioral objectives and that course outlines and lesson plans are current in a research and/or educational program setting.

  7. Organizes and coordinates teaching laboratory materials, maintains a list of all existing audiovisual equipment, films, slides, models, and other teaching aids, and makes recommendations for any needed equipment. Maintains current audiovisual instructional library in order to service lab and classroom training. Surveys libraries periodically for the purposes of updating reading references and makes recommendations for the acquisition of new books and other learning materials.

  8. Evaluates, modifies, and updates the curriculum and testing process.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field; 8 years of related experience may substitute for the degree requirement.

Minimum Experience:

Three years of directly related experience in educational setting.

Experience in classroom teaching preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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