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UT Health Academic Achievement Coordinator in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Academic Achievement Coordinator

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics

Requisition #: 2100034T

Position Summary:

Develops, monitors, and manages various aspects of academic achievement to include the capstone experience, milestones such as qualifying exams, and professional development offerings. Assists in establishing new academic partnerships.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Coordinates the administrative infrastructure, including guides for students and faculty for the capstone practicum experience Collaborates with faculty, students and external organizations to identify and secure additional practicum sites.

  2. Ensures that all administrative practicum requirements, to include affiliation agreements, student health and other documentation are in place prior to the student beginning the practicum.

  3. Travels to secondary schools, colleges, college day programs, recruiting fairs, and other events to meet with prospective students, parents, school administrators, and potential practicum sites to provide information about UTHealth.

  4. Manages Continuing Education registration and continued development of CE offerings.

  5. Provides support for PhD and DHI qualifying exam processes, including Canvas and grading using designated tools.

  6. Responsible for ensuring all agreements for DHI projects are established as required.

  7. Assists in establishing new academic partnerships.

  8. Performs other duties as assigned.


Strong project management skills, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Good working knowledge of management information systems, word processing, database and spreadsheet applications.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum Experience:

Three years of related experience in an academic setting.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount 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

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