WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

  • Curriculum Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/21/2018 3:25 PM)
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  • Overview

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is seeking Curriculum Coordinator within the Department of Educational Affairs.  Responsible for coordinating and administering courses and clerkships, managing student and faculty information in a variety of software systems, conducting/proctoring student examinations, and effective implementation of daily operations to ensure achievement of curriculum goals and objectives.




    • Maintains course/clerkship data in the curriculum management system (and related systems) including event scheduling, room and resource scheduling, instructional content, learning objectives, student/instructor rosters per event, attendance, exams and grades.
    • Communicates with course/clerkship directors and other faculty for event, rotation and plenary session scheduling and corresponding instructional content.
    • Facilitates access to content including video/audio recordings of events.
    • Monitors equipment to ensure the availability of teaching aids and other instructional resources.
    • Maintains the student assessment process, course/clerkship evaluation process, and faculty teaching assessment.
    • Maintains the process for tracking student absences, remediation, and notifications to students and faculty.
    • Responds to inquiries from faculty, students, and administrators regarding course/clerkship matters.
    • Communicates with residency programs and clerkship coordinators to confirm learner capacities.
    • Trains and assists faculty, students, and other personnel on new teaching equipment.
    • Assists in testing activities including serving as a proctor, and may serve as a liaison to external testing entities.
    • Provides administrative support to course/clerkships directors as needed.
    • All other duties as assigned.



    • Bachelor's degree in education, business administration or a related field preferred or one to two years in an administrative or educational setting.
    • Experience working with a learning/curriculum management system or other information system in an educational setting preferred.
    • Requires proficiency with email, electronic calendaring, scanners, and copy machines.
    • Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
    • Experience with Apple technology preferred.
    • Experience with electronic multimedia (video and audio) formats preferred and other instructional technology.
    • High level of organizational skills.
    • High level of communication skills (both orally and in writing) to effectively interact with faculty, staff, and students.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to complete tasks with thoroughness.
    • Maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to work with independence.
    • Ability to analyze data and information.
    • Establish priorities and meet assigned deadlines.

    About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine


    As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Ascension Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.


    Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.


    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.


    EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.


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