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Job ID: 145031

Clinical Skills Coordinator - Office of Educational Affairs, School of Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 31, 2020
Title Clinical Skills Coordinator - Office of Educational Affairs, School of Medicine
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Educational Services
    Administrative Support/Services

The Office of Educational Affairs (OEA) is primarily responsible for the medical school academic programs, curriculum design and development, system-wide evaluation, faculty development, interaction with the offices of Student Affairs, Registrar, and Professional Degree Programs, promotion of academic excellence through grant participation for innovative programs, scheduling classroom facilities in the Sackler, Biomedical Research and Public Health Building (M&V wing), Posner, and Jaharis buildings, as well as the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center. The OEA oversees and coordinates the school’s preparation for accreditation review by the LCME.

The Clinical Skills Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of the administrative functions of the LearningSpace management system; serves as the first point of contact for inquiries about the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center (CSSC) and the LearningSpace (LS) management system; provides information to faculty, students, staff and outside constituents regarding programs and events at the CSSC. The Clinical Skills Coordinator enters, maintains and updates information regarding events using LearningSpace for all courses, programs and events. This includes support and training of faculty and staff in the use of LearningSpace and working with faculty and staff to plan and prepare for CSSC events while using LearningSpace. The Clinical Skills Coordinator will work closely with the Program Director and other program planners to manage all aspects of cases, events, schedules, assessments and evaluations through LearningSpace (including creating and managing cases and checklists for CSSC activities). The Clinical Skills Coordinator is responsible for monitoring supplies, set-ups and room configurations for events using the CSSC. Working with the Program Director, the Clinical Skills Coordinator is responsible for coordinating standardized patient exercises including the end-of-third year OSCE, clerkship OSCEs, Clinical Skills Interclerkship and practice sessions during various courses. The Clinical Skills Coordinator will work with the Medical Simulation Specialist and Director of Simulation Education to deliver the simulation component of the Core Clerkship Bootcamp. The Clinical Skills Coordinator will serve as additional support to the Program Director for the educational programs of CAP, Physical Diagnosis and MIDPR.


Basic Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree, minimum 1-3 years of experience, preferred 3-5 years, demonstrated technical competence and flexibility.

Preferred Qualifications:
Higher education, healthcare or curriculum delivery experience.
Strong Microsoft Office, familiarity with web applications and comfortable learning new software.
Strong sense of confidentiality.
Ability to maintain composure, think clearly and alleviate stress of students in challenging situations.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Requires flexibility of work hours, including early arrival (e.g. 7:30 a.m.) and late departure (after 6:00 p.m.) on occasion. Some weekends and evenings possible.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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