The Director of Educational and Student Success Center provides
direct support to the UAMS Strategic Plan to develop the
talent-rich community of educators across all five colleges, the
graduate school, and the Division of Academic Affairs. This
full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track faculty position reports
to the Associate Provost for Academics with academic appointment
within the Office of Educational Development.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique
combination of education, research, and clinical programs that
encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a
collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the
health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
Salary offered commensurate with experience.
Provides leadership in the needs assessment, design,
implementation, and evaluation of educational activities of the
Provides leadership and direct managerial oversight of the
Educational and Student Success Center faculty and staff members
(who support UAMS students through testing and educational
programs, web page development and maintenance, writing assistance,
online educational materials, educational technology, and
interdepartmental projects in support of missions of UAMS).
Manages the daily work of the Writing Center and Student Learning
Services including responsibility for budgetary oversight.
Chairs the Academic Affairs Educational and Student Success Center
Conducts activities to promote and celebrate excellence in
education, encourages curricular and teaching innovation in both
didactic and clinical environments, and nurtures the educational
development of faculty.
Directly coordinates and participates in teaching workshops,
Teaching Observation by Peers, and other teaching-related faculty
development opportunities in coordination with faculty center.
Oversees annual Educational Grants and Chancellor’s Teaching Awards
calls and respective review processes.
Provides direct consultation and mentoring to faculty in
development of teaching expertise, assessment tools, and
Promotes goals from Vision 2029 to encourage curricular and
teaching innovation; nurture educational development of faculty;
and promote educational scholarship, including research in
education, and to foster interprofessional collaboration among
educators throughout UAMS.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in education, adult education, health sciences,
public health, or health-related social sciences PLUS ten (10)
years of related experience
Five (5) years of teaching experience in discipline working with
Demonstrated success in educational administration and
Terminal Degree (e.g. M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.D., or Ed.D.) in
education, adult education, health sciences, public health, or
health-related social sciences
Preference given to candidates with experience in educational
pedagogy, active learning strategies, academic health education,
and clinical teaching
Excellent verbal and written communication
Superb collaboration skills incorporating effective group processes
to achieve desired programmatic goals
Ability to work well independently, as part of a team and as the
leader of the team
Experience in grant writing, program development, project
management, and meeting management
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected
veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a
reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process,
please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know
the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left
that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the
application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified
candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Interested individuals should apply at UAMS’s job portal, job
number, 2021-72593 or click the following link. Director
of Educational and Student Success Center – Assistant/Associate
Deadline to apply is April 30th, 2021
Any further questions please contact Molly Johnson, Executive and
Faculty Recruiter at MJohnson2@uams.edu Contact
Molly Johnson by phone at 501-526-6551
UAMS is an inclusive Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans
and is committed to excellence