Educational Resources Coordinator (Statewide Course Coordinator)

Indiana University
May 28, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
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Department Information

Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana's most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world. Medical Student Education serves students' critical affairs in their pursuit of amedical degree for Indiana University School of Medicine. We also serve faculty by providing support for curriculum development, program assessment, student evaluation, and learning technology tools. Our vision is to cultivate a robust and dynamic learning experience that fully prepares our graduates to become outstanding physicians and community leaders.

Job Summary

Responsible for administrative support in the areas of educational resources, training, and support for academic units, faculty, and student programs. May work closely with student testing services, instructional consulting, placement of student teachers and/or teaching assistants, classroom management, course administration, and/or multiple educational support services.

Fundamental Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support for student testing services, instructional consulting, placement of student teachers and/or teaching assistants, classroom materials, course administration, and/or a variety of other educational support services.
  • Trains and serves as an informational resource for student teachers in terms of pedagogical practice, classroom management, and federal regulations like FERPA and Title IX.
  • Provides information to key stakeholders including students, faculty, and staff; documents procedures and participates in the development of relevant procedures.
  • Maintains relationships between department and other academic units. Maintains and updates contacts lists as appropriate.
  • Acts as a liaison for faculty, staff, and students, responding to and resolving educational resources issues as needed.
  • May work with representatives of student groups to encourage participation in services offered.
  • May provide training or guidance to student or temporary staff and perform occasional duties in support of other functions or business needs.

Do you have a passion for utilizing educational technology to enhance the learning experience and educational outcomes for students? Are you a solid project management professional with a great attention to detail? If you answered yes to these questions, this position may be a good fit for you. Within this role you will manage all aspects of up to three statewide courses applicable to an associated Phase of medical student curriculum; specifically coordinating the space, time and resources necessary for successful course implementation. You will serve as the frontline position for all activities related to the applicable Phase (1,2,3) courses in the Statewide IUSM Curriculum. This includes but is not limited to working directly with Statewide Course Director(s) and Course Management Teams, coordinating course activities, compiling and analyzing student assessment data, communicating and providing assistance to statewide constituents at IUSM regional campuses, assisting students, faculty, and staff, and collaborating with other course coordinators. As a valuable contributor to the educational technology team you will make independent decisions, problem-solve, and make judgment calls on a daily basis regarding course management.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and four years in a related field.

Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Highly thorough and dependable. Possesses a high degree of initiative. Ability to build strong customer relationships.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and five years in program coordination and/or administrative support in an academic setting. Experience in both a medical and academic setting.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work independently. The ability to think ahead to anticipate potential problems. Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills to help resolve scheduling issues and assist with student issues and prioritize competing tasks. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; experience working with databases and learning management systems (Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle). Ability to learn new technologies.

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

The person in this position must have the ability to travel to and from the various IUSM campuses.

Work Location

Long Hall

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Mastery

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Educational Resources & Tech

Job Family: Educational Resources

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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