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UVA Inova Assessment Director

Fairfax Medical Campus 613946 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US
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Job Description

The UVA Assessment Director at Inova works in collaboration with the Directors of Curriculum Evaluation and Assessment in the UVA Office of Medical Education. This position will report to Assistant Deans for Curriculum and Faculty Affairs on the UVA Inova Campus, and will help to ensure the implementation of an equitable program of assessment and curriculum evaluation at the Inova regional campus.

 

Duties and Responsibilities
• In collaboration with the UVA Director of Curriculum Evaluation and the UVA Director of Assessment:
  • Reflects upon evaluation data from phase 2 and 3 of the curriculum to identify areas for continuous quality improvement and to ensure comparability of the curriculum at both campuses and alignment with programmatic goals with LCME standards for accreditation.
  • Disseminates evaluation reports to course directors and educational administrative leaders as appropriate on the Inova campus. (Review of assessment results will also be used to inform evaluation of the curriculum and to ensure student achievement of the educational program goals.)
  • Participates in medical education research in collaboration with other members of the Center for Medical Education Research and Scholarly Innovation (CMERSI)
  • Assists Inova faculty in designing and developing research projects about novel educational curriculum as well as assisting with quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Assists faculty in preparing abstracts for poster, presentation, workshop as well as manuscript submissions
  • Participates in projects and activities in the Center for Medical Education Research and Scholarly Innovation.
  • Assists in creating a curriculum for faculty/residents interested in pursuing scholarly activity in medical education
  • In collaboration with the UVA Director of Assessment:
  • Reflects upon data and its implication from learner assessments during phase 2 and 3 of the curriculum to ensure comparability and adherence with LCME standards.
  • Disseminates assessment reports to course directors and educational administrative leaders as appropriate on the Inova campus.

  • Participates in Clerkship Directors Committee and Assessment Committee meetings as an ex-officio member. Attend Inova UME meeting monthly.
  • In coordination with the Office of Medical Education at the Charlottesville campus create, disseminate and teach the UVA Faculty Development offerings for residents/fellows, faculty and perhaps students interested in developing skills based on best practice evidence of assessment and curriculum evaluation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements: 

Education:

PhD, MD with Masters in Education, EdD.

OR Masters Level plus 5 years experience in undergraduate medical education. Focus in Educational Psych, Educational Assessment or Statistics, Evaluation, or related field.

Experience:

PHD in Education or 5 years experience

Skills:

-Knowledge of best practices in learner assessment strategies, development of assessment tools

-Knowledge with both quantitative and qualitative analytic data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting

-Knowledge with continuous quality improvement with regards to program evaluation and accreditation

-Knowledge creating clear reports and tracking

-Knowledge with creation and dissemination of faculty development opportunities