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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Curriculum & Instructional Development
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Full Time
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Job no: 238319-LI
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Management/Supervisory, Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Instructional, Instructional Design

Position Summary:

The Department of Medicine (DOM) is seeking an experienced Education leader to oversee instruction, programming, and operations across the continuum of medical education (medical student, other health professionals, graduate medical education, CME, global health, simulation, education research, and faculty development). The Assistant Director-Education will serve as the leader in education quality improvement initiatives using LEAN process improvement or similar methodologies. The Assistant Director-Education will serve as the central administrative manager for all teaching/education activities including both direct and indirect supervision of the staff and area managers and will represent the department in meetings with organizational partner related to teaching initiatives and educational business operations.

Principle responsibilities are to: (1) lead administration of the complex educational enterprise in a large department; (2) assure development, integration, and implementation of innovative educational programs across the continuum of medical education that effectively meet the needs of learners, advanced practice providers and faculty; (3) ensure continued accreditation of the department's educational training programs; (4) develop and implement strategy for initiatives focused on further development and advancement of medical education within the Department of Medicine; (5) and provide fiscal stewardship for the Department's education enterprise.

The Assistant Director-Education will report to the department Administrator and will work in collaboration with the DOM Vice Chair for Education (faculty dyad). This person will work closely with the Director of Education Innovation and Scholarship and will also work with the Residency Program Director, Fellowship Program Directors, Division Chiefs and other leadership within the department as well as leadership within the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself, but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required; education focus of degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Seven or more years of progressively responsible professional experience with a record of significant accomplishments managing education programs, preferably across the continuum of student, physician and advance practice provider learning is required.

Experience in designing, implementing, and evaluating physician development programs, including advising and providing perspective to learners is strongly preferred.

Experience with accreditation agencies overseeing undergraduate and graduate medical education is strongly preferred (e.g., LCME, ACGME, etc.)

Additional Information:

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link above.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $90,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.


Sharon Gehl
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 21 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 19 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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