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Accreditation/Education Project Coordinator

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Assist in the coordination of a wide range of projects focused on accreditation and educational initiatives in Graduate Medical Education (GME) at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC). Provide support for the Director of GME, the Director of Continuous Accreditation Initiatives, the Director of Strategic Educational Initiatives and the Associate Director of Strategic Accreditation and Education by tracking data, organizing events and overall support of educational efforts and accreditation activities.

  • Provide support in reaching the goals of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) with respect to the ACGME-accredited GME residency and fellowship programs at UIHC 
  • Collaborate with and support the Director of Continuous Accreditation Initiatives, the GME Director of Strategic Educational Initiatives, and the Associate Dean for GME, as well as other professional staff in the GME Office
  • Provide support on the development of data and reports, input and tracking of the ACGME Data System (ADS), and other accreditation or institutional documentation requirements
  • Support the preparation of various database reports and scorecards that facilitate smooth interaction between the Office of GME and the residency and fellowship training programs
  • With the guidance of the Associate Director of Accreditation and Education, engage with program coordinators for specific initiatives, Information gathering and distribution
  • Assist with organizing and scheduling events related to professional development activities for resident, fellow, and faculty physicians and program coordinators

  • Assist with the collection of  information, design and distribution of regularly published GME newsletters, as well as other communications

  • Schedule meetings, organize files/documents, perform copying/scanning/mailing, and maintain supplies 

  • Collaborate with GME Office staff, as needed, to support new and ongoing GME Initiatives, needs and activities, across both short- and long-term timelines, in order to satisfy standards and GME aspirations

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and/or appropriate combination of relevant administrative experience and education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Significant experience In Microsoft programs, the use of Outlook in communications, calendaring and organization, plus general PC computer experience to support projects and documentation

  • The ability to track large and variable data sets and information mandated for reports

  • Demonstrated adaptability in a dynamic work environment 

  • Proven aptitude in learning quickly and responding to deadlines

  • At least six months to one year of experience in an administrative role related to educational administration or projects 

  • Significant experience working collaboratively with leadership and support staff (e.g., DEO's, CDA's, program staff, GME Office)

Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience working with others on complex processes with a preferred three years' experience in an administrative support role
  • Reliability in attendance and responsiveness to tight project deadlines
  • The ability to track, produce, and organize quantitative and qualitative data for reports
  • Knowledge of GME and/or the trajectory of physicians through their educational pathways
  • Familiarity with UIHC, the UI and their policies/procedures

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this positionJob openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on 12/9/19Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and education verification.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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