We seek a clinical faculty member to oversee electives for the UNC medical students starting in July 2021.
This position will receive 20% salary support to the NIH cap.
The Director of Electives oversees over 350 electives, including Foundation Phase Electives, Individualization Phase Electives, Virtual Electives and External “Away” Electives. Responsibilities also include oversight of The Scholarly Concentrations Program. Ideal for this position is someone who loves interacting with courses, who is organized, detail oriented, and enjoys working closely with colleagues across all UNC SOM campuses.
Specific responsibilities include:
- Review of submitted new electives, verifying that learning objectives align with UNC SOM course competencies and enabling competencies, the evaluation process follows current standards as deemed in the Electives Policy, and present for approval at Individualization Phase Meetings. External Electives must be verified regarding course content, as well as assuring a safe and accredited institution.
- Creation of new electives to include interprofessional collaboration within the UNC system (nursing, pharmacy, etc.), as well as across institutions.
- Review of all electives twice a year, to includes course competencies, enabling competencies, learning objectives, clinical supervision, completion of mid-point course evaluations, timeliness of final grades, student maltreatment, quality of teaching and monitoring of duty hours. Below standard data is reported to site and course director.
- Review course catalog every 2 years to assure up to date.
- Review and update new course forms, evaluation forms, and Elective Policy every 2 years.
- Management of Scholarly Concentration Programs (currently 8) by supporting the leadership of each concentration regarding content, requirements (including electives), evaluations, and feedback. This would also include creation of new concentrations.
- Meet expectations for other Individualization Phase Course Directors including commitment to ongoing Diversity Equity and Inclusion training, attend Individualization Phase meetings monthly and implement decisions made at IP meetings, and Education Committee Meetings.
Self-nominations as well as nominations by chairs, chiefs, or colleagues are welcome. Top candidates will be interviewed. Nominations and applications (a statement of interest and CV) will be accepted by Sarah Smithson (firstname.lastname@example.org) until Monday, April 19