The University of Florida College of Medicine seeks a Director of
Student Assessment and Program Evaluation. This unique position
will provide comprehensive oversight of student assessments
associated with the medical curriculum and evaluate the
effectiveness of the medical student education program in meeting
program goals and objectives including accreditation standards of
the Liaison Committee of Medical Education (LCME). This person will
provide feedback to the Senior Associate Dean for Educational
Affairs, Associate Dean for Medical Education, Associate Dean for
Student Affairs, Assistant Dean for Medical Education Quality
Improvement and Accreditation, and the Curriculum Committee. The
University of Florida partnered with NVIDIA and to develop
HiPerGator AI NVIDIA, the most powerful AI supercomputer in Higher
Education. This distinctive opportunity will allow the incumbent to
apply AI initiatives to the medical student assessment
The UF College of Medicine is ranked as the #1 Medical School in
Florida and is the largest of six colleges at the UF Academic
Health Center, which is located on the main campus in Gainesville,
FL. Its central location facilitates collaboration across colleges
throughout the university.
This is a 1.0 FTE administrative appointment. Salary and faculty
rank will be commensurate with experience and academic
- Works with faculty to ensure student assessments within the
medical education program are well-designed, following best
practices, and appropriate for the learning outcomes.
- Provides subject matter expertise to support faculty in
designing, implementing, and evaluating student assessment
- Provides psychometric analysis and leads standard setting
sessions to improve and maintain assessment quality.
- Recommends changes to assessment programs to effectively
address educational goals and learning outcomes.
- Reviews external assessments in evaluating the effectiveness of
the educational program (e.g. USMLE, residency program director
- Develops and implements assessment tools as needed to evaluate
the competence and preparedness of medical students for
Assessment and Evaluation:
- Coordinates the evaluation of the medical education program in
achieving its goals and objectives.
- Ensures feedback is obtained on faculty and educational
- Reviews student feedback on components of the educational
program and reports findings to the course, clerkship, thread
leaders and Associate Dean Medical Education.
- Monitors effectiveness of educational program at geographically
separated sites/campuses to ensure comparability.
- Monitors changes in LCME standards and ensures program
Scholarship and Faculty Development:
- Provides expertise in the development of assessment and
evaluation instruments (e.g. tests, surveys, questionnaires,
observation protocols, focus groups, and scoring rubrics) to
support quality improvement of the educational program and student
- Provides consultation to the Associate Dean for Graduate
Studies and Director of Physician Assistant Studies on student
assessment and program evaluation.
- Prepares annual evaluation and assessment reports to be shared
with the Office of Medical Education, Office of Student Affairs,
Curriculum Committee, Director of Educational Quality Improvement
and Accreditation and Senior Associate Dean for Educational
- Chairs Evaluation Sub-committee of the Curriculum
- Chairs Student course and clerkship review sessions.
The City of Gainesville
- Collaborates with COM education leadership to develop an
educational scholarship agenda.
- Seeks funding in support of the educational research
- Provides consultative support to faculty and students including
- design of scholarly projects related to medical education
(including navigating IRB).
- analysis of statistical data related to educational
- faculty development related to educational scholarship.
- student generated educational scholarship.
- manuscript generation related to educational scholarship.
Gainesville ( http://cityofgainesville.org/
is home to Florida's largest and oldest university, and so is one
of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events and
athletics. The University of Florida and UF Health Shands Hospital
are the leading employers in Gainesville and provide jobs for many
residents of surrounding counties. Gainesville is also the largest
city in Alachua County and is the county seat, with approximately
269,000 residents county-wide. It serves as the cultural,
educational, and commercial center for the north central Florida
The city provides a full range of municipal services, including
cultural and nature services and necessary administrative services
to support these activities. Additionally, the city owns a regional
transit system, a regional airport, and a 72-par championship golf
course. Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the
beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville's numerous parks,
museums and lakes provide entertainment to thousands of visitors.
Because of its beautiful landscape and urban "forest," Gainesville
is one of the most attractive cities in Florida. The city is in a
central location to both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean,
providing easy access within a day’s drive to beaches, nature
preserves, and water-based activities. Explore Gainesville
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The University of Florida College of Medicine is committed to
diversity, inclusion, and heath equity through the efforts of
actively finding, developing, and including the best talent to
support our vision of being “a premier institution focused on
promoting health and alleviating human suffering through
exceptional education, discovery, innovation and patient-centered
health care of the highest quality.”
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the University is committed to
non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion,
age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and
expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or
affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in also
aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion,
transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary
administration, benefits and training.
We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would
bring additional dimensions to the university’s teaching, research,
and clinical mission, including women, members of underrepresented
groups, protected veterans, and individuals with
- MD, Ph.D. or Ed.D. Degree in relevant area required.
- Minimum of three years’ experience in professional or graduate
level education and evaluation required.
- Knowledge of and experience in test development and data
analysis. Must have experience with program evaluation,
psychometrics and statistics.
- Experience with performance-based assessment, qualitative
assessment, and standard setting.
- Knowledge of LCME requirements is preferred.
- Knowledge of and experience with EMS/SimIQ reports and
extraction of raw data from the LMS would be helpful.
- Excellent analytic, organizational and communication
Nominations and applications are invited for the position of the
Director of Student Assessment and Program Evaluation and Lecturer.
The Director of Student Assessment and Program Evaluation and
Lecturer reports to the Associate Dean of Medical Education.
Applications and nominations will be kept confidential.
Candidates must apply online at https://apply.interfolio.com and
should include a letter of interest outlining their special
qualifications for this position and a current curriculum vitae.
Formal review of applications will be ongoing and will continue
until a viable applicant pool is established.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to
the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be
considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is
visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of
the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional
credentialing service provider approved by National Association of
Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution
dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this
position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at
800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work
in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's
The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with
respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,
national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic
information and veteran status in all aspects of employment
including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,
terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and