Director, Education Faculty Development

Job Locations US-NY-Valhalla
Requisition ID
2022-8258
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule Shift
1
Hours Per Week
35
Travel
10%
Category
Academic/Program Support
FLSA Status
Exempt

Overview

NYMC aims to utilize effective, up-to-date teaching and learning techniques. To achieve these goals, the Director will provide oversight, strategic direction, and support for the professional development of faculty, residents, and students as teachers and educational scholars.

Responsibilities

  • Chair Education Faculty Development Work Group; 
    • Develop a comprehensive strategic plan to outline the educational needs of our teaching faculty with focused effort towards the faculty development priorities of the redesigned M.D. Program curriculum; 
    • Outline programming for monthly Medical Education Grand Round series; 
    • Design and implement educational skill development workshops at NYMC and affiliated clinical sites;
    • Develop and enrich Resident as Teacher/ Student as Teacher programs; 
    • Manage education faculty development seminars for faculty (e.g., AAMC; IAMSE; etc.); 
    • Organize faculty development programming and materials in central location accessible to stakeholders; 
    • Identify collaborative faculty development opportunities across NYMC campus and Touro University network; 
  • Direct Area of Concentration in Medical Education, including service as course director for both Foundations of Medical Education and Advanced Medical Education courses 
  • Provide one on one consultation with course directors and provide assistance to with curriculum development; 
  • Participate as SOM representative on Academy of Health Science Educators planning committee; 
  • Participate in and promote scholarly activity among the faculty and students through leadership, mentorship and participation; 
  • Participate in direct teaching activities as relevant to area(s) of expertise; 
  • Actively seek alternative sources of funding and grants to assist in program creation and enhancement; 

  • Provide service to the college community through serving on faculty committees, providing leadership, and providing mentorship and expertise to students; 

Qualifications

(A) Education requirement:

  • A terminal degree in related field (MD, DO, PhD, or EdD, MSEd)

(B) Licenses or certifications:

  • Advanced training in medical education preferred

(C) Technical/computer skills:

  • Computer literacy in PC and Mac-based software applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience in the effective use of web-based and digital education resources for faculty development required

(D) Prior experience:

  • Evidence of excellence in teaching.
  • Minimum of three to five years experience implementing and educational programs in undergraduate and/or graduate medical education; 
  • Experience with design and implementation of faculty development programs preferred;
  • Experience in educational research, and academic scholarship are preferred 

(E) Other skills/requirements

  • Strong working knowledge of the pedagogies appropriate for medical education, including adult learning theories and their applications;
  • Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Desire to create innovative programs;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships internally and externally with colleagues, stakeholders, faculty and staff;
  • Self-directed and proactive work style;
  • Excellent administrative, and leadership skills;
  • Excellent planning and organization skills requiring time management in a deadline driven and goal oriented environment;
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects concurrently from inception to completion;
  • Understanding organizational and change management and its processes with track record of working collaboratively to plan and organize successful initiatives;
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions;
  • Ability to role model and work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff;
  • Ability to direct the work of others as needed;
  • Ability to help maintain a positive work environment built on trust and camaraderie among team members;
  • Ability to give, accept, and act on constructive feedback;
  • Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.

 

Physical:

  • General office environment;
  • Regular travel to affiliated hospital programs will be expected.

Environmental:

None

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