Coordinator I, Educational Programs

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Coordinator I, Educational Programs

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Education / Child Care

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230002HD

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.

Once you join us you wont 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:

Coordinates and administers educational programs.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Provides assistance with the coordination of a health education program in order to ensure the achievement of the program’s goals and objectives.

  2. Conducts surveys and gathers and analyzes health data to assist the faculty in preparation of curriculum and audiovisual instructional materials.

  3. Assists course coordinators, in a research and/or educational program setting, in classroom teaching assignments, preparation of course syllabi, evaluating classroom presentations, ascertaining the certain behavioral objectives, and ensuring the course outlines and lesson plans are current.

  4. Organizes and coordinates teaching laboratory materials, maintains a list of all existing equipment and teaching aides. Orders and maintains educational materials and equipment in order to ensure the availability of teaching aids for the health education programs.

  5. Maintains the Health Education Library, including current audio visual instructional resources, in order to service laboratory and classroom training.

  6. Provides support, within a clinical setting, 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 laboratory.

  7. Makes recommendations, in either a clinical or research setting, regarding the development and implementation of new policies and procedures to improve medical care, planning, scheduling, and training of student and residents.

  8. Maintains and assists faculty with the necessary updates to course related web sites.

  9. Obtains proctors for examinations as well as proctors exams, assembles examinations, prepares slide carousels for faculty and students, post grades to students, maintains grade rosters, and assists students and faculty with course questions.

  10. Trains and assists faculty, residents, and other personnel on the slide scanner and other teaching equipment.

  11. Performs other duties as assigned.



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.

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