The Director of the Costin Institute for Osteopathic Medical Educators is charged with carrying out all duties needed to provide the premiere teaching effectiveness and leadership program for medical educators. The Director is also charged with directing the Mini Medical School program and advising and assisting with faculty development.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Work to achieve the educational goals of Midwestern University / Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (MWU-CCOM) as you fulfill the mission of the Costin Scholar program.
- Establish goals, objectives and measurable outcomes for the Institute
- Plan and monitor the curriculum
- Select appropriate faculty and guide course content
- Solicit applicants for yearly cohort
- Market the program via website, etc
- Lead the applicant selection process
- Direct the program sessions
- Teach in the program as indicated
- Conduct follow up of the program
- Arrange the graduation process
- Seek opportunities to hold Costin “satellite” programs as appropriate
- Develop additional tracks as indicated
- Oversee the Advisory Board and seek input
- Seek additional funding for the Institute
Direct Mini-medical School:
Mini-medical school is a program that is typically held twice per year. It is a four-week series providing the college-aged and high school students as well as members of the local community with an opportunity to experience what goes on in Medical school.
- Select topics
- Choose faculty from full-time, part-time and adjunct MWU faculty
- Organize student demonstration or presentation following the featured speaker.
- Update website to facilitate participant registration
- Be available to advise and counsel with participation as indicated to other MWU colleges and departments
- Participate in faculty development for CCOM
CCOM – departmental responsibilities:
- Contribute to the CCOM strategic plan
- Participate in CCOM committees
- Supervise support staff
- Seek additional grant monies for CCOM, as it relates to the above areas
- Other duties as assigned by the Dean
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum qualifications include a Masters degree with 3 years of previous related administrative experience required. Ed.D. or Ph.D. is preferred. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Must be well organized, forward thinking and goal-oriented.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).