Job Title:
Assc Dir-Surgical Skills Lab
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College of Medicine
Sports Med Rsrch Insti
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Position summary

Assc Dir-Surgical Skills Lab (Job Opening 440394) - Associate Director of the Surgical Skills Lab within the Sports Medicine Institute will direct, lead and oversee all facets of lab, a multi-disciplinary professional skills practice lab that provides education and hands-on training in surgical skills and practical courses using cadaveric specimens for students, residents, medical trainees and faculty from all health sciences schools and colleges; collaborates with Director to identify and establish strategic vision, goals and objectives; oversees, leads and manages accreditation of lab with relevant national accrediting agencies; directs and leads accreditation and compliance site visits; actively participates in strategic planning activities to develop and implement surgical skills training opportunities; negotiates and develops formal agreements with other health sciences colleges for utilization of lab for their clinical trainees and practitioners; promotes and provides high quality clinical education and assessment of performance of skills and procedures; plans and directs expansion of existing programs, launch of new instructional techniques and applies new outcomes assessments; leads and oversees operation of surgical skills lab and associated technology; fosters educational research applicable to teaching and assessment of clinical knowledge; identifies and pursues research and scholarship opportunities; provides consultation and markets surgical skills lab to local, state and national organizations; forecasts, plans and develops annual operation and capital budgets; implements and oversees administration of approved budgets; identifies and determines staffing requirements; recruits, interviews, hires, supervises and evaluates professional and support staff. Work hours can vary to include some early morning, evening and weekend events.

Education and experience

Bachelors degree in relevant field required or equivalent combination of education and experience required; Masters degree desired; 3+ years experience in planning and administration of academic program in a management capacity required, preferably in higher education; considerable knowledge of medical education requirements and accreditation regulations preferred; experience handling, transporting and preparing cadaveric tissue preferred; experience with budget management desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Qualified candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.