Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) offers one of the most forward-looking educational environments in dental medicine in the country. Since its founding in 1868, TUSDM has been committed to leadership in education, patient care, research, and community service. Students obtain an interdisciplinary education, integrated with medicine, with access to training in dental specialties. Clinics managed at TUSDM provide quality comprehensive care to more than 20,000 individuals annually. Nationally and internationally, the school promotes health and educational programs and researches new procedures, materials, and technologies to improve oral health.
Our Passion/Vision is Global Leaders in Oral Health. Our Purpose/Mission is Education Committed to Clinical Excellence. Our people, we are a diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, researchers, staff, and the patients we serve. And our Place, we are local, statewide, national, and international in our presence and influence.
The Administrative Coordinator for Preclinical Learning has the main responsibility of managing preclinical learning in all the disciplines in the two main learning spaces (Rooms 848 and 1411), and the transition to the actual clinical learning experience for students in all department disciplines (supporting preclinical experiences in the Introduction to the Dental Patient (IDP) series). The Program Coordinator will oversee all aspects of the preclinical learning programs, including scheduling of the learning spaces, assignment of students and managing the care and maintenance with Clinical Affairs/IT and maintenance staff. Specifically: Coordinate simulation clinic curriculum content with all departments and course directors ensuring that all teaching and learning needs are met. Support the Manager of Clinical Operations on licensing examinations in 848 and 1411. Coordinate with all course directors in preparing for workshops as needed. He/she will also participate on appropriate committees/management groups to increase/improve communication between the preclinical environment and the clinical environment and help to serve the needs of each department. Coordinate care and maintenance of the simulation/clinical facilities with Clinical Affairs.
Typically, a high school diploma/GED and 5+ years of administrative experience OR a bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience.
Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including word processing, editing and graphics functions, spreadsheet and database knowledge.
In addition, bookkeeping or basic accounting knowledge and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
5-10 years of scheduling experience and minimal expertise in managing AV equipment.
Leadership experience preferred.
Educational Instruction preferred.
Strong Organizational skills required.
Self-starter and self-motivated.