• Education Coordinator-Part Time

    Posting Date 11 months ago(4/30/2018 5:54 PM)
    Job ID
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Family and Social Medicine
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time


    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation, and proud home to more than 3,000 faculty and staff, 750 medical students and 350 PhD students, including 125 students in the combined MD/PhD programs.  As a longstanding national leader in biomedical research, Einstein has 300+ research laboratories and has been awarded more than $199 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health. Einstein offers challenging, exciting, and rewarding careers for highly talented individuals who are dedicated to advancing pioneering educational and research initiatives. We pride ourselves in our humanitarian mission of serving the community and promoting an academic and working culture that is both supportive and collaborative.  At Einstein, science is truly at the heart of medicine.


    Under the leadership of the Director of Medical Student Education and the Director of Community Health Outreach, as part of a tight-knit team, this part-time position will support the community-based education of medical students within the clerkship and other duties in the Department of Family and Social Medicine (DFSM).


    • Assist the Director in review and implementation of educational vision related to community-based projects
    • Coordinate learning and assessment activities related to community projects in the third year FM Clerkship
    • Conduct orientation sessions and community bus tours related to the community health curriculum within the clerkship
    • Meet with all clerkship students to mentor and teach the principles of community health and to resolve any problems with their community health educational experiences
    • Communicate with the third year students to check-in on community project status
    • Supervise the development and reproduction of the required materials for the monthly community project orientation and workshop
    • Manage the annual faculty development and appreciation event for community project site coordinators, faculty, and staff
    • Coordinate other faculty development sessions for community projects as needed
    • Conduct community project site visits with the Director to maintain the quality of project sites
    • Share responsibility with the Directors for evaluating student performance in community health; critically analyze grade patterns and processes systematically
    • Assist the Director in handling student or faculty grievances regarding community health education aspects of the clerkship
    • Support writing and implementation of grant proposals
    • Manage and coordinate the implementation of Observed Structured Clinical Encounter (OSCE)
    • Serve as liaison between DFSM community projects and the Social Medicine projects
    • Support the development and analysis of educational scholarship as needed
    • Compile the bi-annual community project reports 
    • Work with the Director to identify, develop and sustain the strategic alliances with community-based health organizations
    • Develop, review, and revise the community health curriculum with the Director based on external and internal evaluations
    • Assure a Family and Social Medicine presence in relevant aspects of the medical school education structure (e.g., committees, special events, workshops)
    • Assist the Director with medical school projects as needed



    The ideal candidate will have the vision and ability to manage and support faculty and third year students in undergraduate medical education.  The candidate will have a working knowledge of educational scholarship, program management and evaluation, experience with clinician-educators, and a background in epidemiology and health education.


    • MPH, MS or an equivalent degree
    • At least 1 year of work experience with community-based organizations in an underserved area preferred
    • Experience in medical education preffered 
    • Demonstrated ability with project direction or project management
    • Demonstrated ability with program evaluation
    • Knowledge and experience with quantitative and qualitative research
    • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
    • Effective and well developed communication and collaboration skills
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
    • High level organizational skills


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