Coordinator I Educational Programs - School of Dentistry

Houston, TX

Coordinator I Educational Programs - School of Dentistry

Location: Houston, Texas


Category: Education / Child Care

UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry

Requisition #: 240001TE

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

UTHealth Houston's School of Dentistry is hiring for a Coordinator I, Educational Programs, to join their team of professionals. The coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and administering educational programs to help students and prospective students understand the department's offerings; assisting the program director with student recruitment; taking minutes for meetings; organizing and coordinating admissions, arranging and planning faculty travel and departmental events; and more. This is essentially an administrative role that is often clerical.

Location: 7500 Cambridge, Houston, Texas 77054

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Plans, and administers the academic, operational, and financial activities of the

residency program; contributes to the development of department's educational and administrative goals and

objectives; develops the mapping of the residency program structure; and provides sound guidance and advice

on other pertinent residency program issues.


  1. Provides assistance to the Residency Coordinator with the coordination of the Oral Surgery

Residency program in order to ensure the achievement of the program's goals and objectives.

  1. Provides administrative oversight for all residency and fellowship related items, but not limited to,

the following: handling inquiries, sorting correspondence, setting up folders, maintaining residency

program files in accordance with records retention schedules, assisting in requests for verification

of residency training, and maintaining calendar of applicant appointments and meetings.

  1. Provides assistance to the OMFS Residency Coordinator, Admin Manager and Dept Chair with ad

hoc duties and assignments.

  1. Manages schedules and resident attendance for all required educational activities, including

conferences and other didactic experiences. Maintains the residency curriculum, including

competency-based goals and objectives for each assignment and each level of training. Creates

and edits departmental residency training manual.

  1. Oversees certain aspects of the resident/fellow recruitment process including scheduling interview

dates, corresponding with potential applicants, confirming meetings and appointments and

ensuring applicant credentials are in compliance with current guidelines.

  1. Provides support in recommending and implementing policies and procedures to improve the

practical clinical experience of the students. Directs, within a research setting, a lecture format and


  1. Assists faculty, residents, and other personnel with various on-boarding activities.

  2. Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Key Accountabilities:



Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or relevant experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

One year of experience in educational setting.

Experience in classroom teaching preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.