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Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 7/29/22

Job Description

Requisition 202200035ES

Title Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary Commensurate with education and experience.

Department College of Osteopathic Medicine

Educational and Experience Requirement

Terminal degree preferred. Master degree with relevant experience accepted. At least five years of experience in Graduate Medical Education (G.M.E.) leadership at the program director, osteopathic director of medical education, designated institutional official, or other G.M.E. leadership position for an American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), or Accreditation Council Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited institution or program. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Provides leadership in Graduate Medical Education (G.M.E.) for all affiliated residency programs and serves as the Designated Institutional Official for all G.M.E. programs for which the proposed SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine is the institutional sponsor. Serves as a member of the SHSU medical education consortium.

Primary Responsibilities

Works with leadership of the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine and its affiliated hospitals to provide for Graduate Medical Education (G.M.E.) development, ongoing support, faculty development, and other services as needed by partner institutions in their effort to develop and maintain G.M.E. in a variety of specialties. Assures compliance with accreditation groups, including the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Provides for implementation and monitoring of affiliated hospital G.M.E. programs, assists with curriculum development, and assures quality resident education. Maintains relationships with program directors and Designated Institutional Officials in affiliated programs. Develops working knowledge of resident management and evaluation systems. Maintains Resident Handbook. Prepares annual G.M.E. Report for SHSU, the SHSU Medical Education Consortium, and hospital partners. Collaborates with leadership and faculty to assist with new programs. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Candidate should have familiarity with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education common program requirements; the ability to oversee the maintenance of program records and databases relevant to Graduate Medical Education; possess effective communication skills in speech including conversing with hospital leadership, residency program administration and medical practitioners and experts, as well as writing reports and interpreting survey and testing results, and creating educational materials. Should demonstrate personal initiative and leadership abilities within a rapidly changing and highly regulated environment. Must be willing to travel to various clinical sites in Texas.

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States