Quinnipiac University

Director, Office of Educational Assessment and Program Effectiveness

2 months ago
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School of Medicine - Administration


The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University invites applications for Director, Office of Educational Assessment and Program Effectiveness for oversight and coordination of the School of Medicine's assessment programs. Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Education the incumbent will be responsible for: assessing the quality and effectiveness of the overall educational program and its components, faculty/resident teaching, and student performance.  In addition, the Director, Office of Educational Assessment and Program Effectiveness has the primary responsibility for curriculum mapping. 


About the School of Medicine:
The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University graduated its inaugural class of medical students in May 2017. The school was founded with the aim of educating diverse, patient-centered physicians who are partners and leaders in an interprofessional primary-care workforce. Our primary-care mission has expanded to include institutes for rehabilitation medicine and global public health. Our innovative integrated curriculum focuses on student–centered, active and engaged instructional excellence.
About Quinnipiac University:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.


Evaluation of the Educational Program

  • Conceptualize and implement qualitative and quantitative approaches for the evaluation of the educational program and its components
  • Develop processes for reviewing the curriculum (including integration of years and phases of curriculum) and its components, such as courses and clerkships
  • Ensure quality of assessments throughout the educational process
  • Develop and track student outcomes measures
  • Analyze and report data to appropriate groups
  • Oversee access to institutional data repository
  • Serve as primary contact with the USMLE and NBME
  • Chair the Curriculum Evaluation Committee 

Continuous Quality Improvement

  • Collaboratively develop an LCME-compliant CQI system for LCME educational standards and elements, including data collection, data analysis and reporting, tracking of improvement efforts and their outcomes, and ensuring subsequent review and action by responsible groups
  • Link information from student, course/clerkship and program evaluation and assessment data with quality improvement and faculty development initiatives
  • Assist in maintaining institutional awareness of and communication of current LCME expectations for the educational program

Curriculum Management Processes

  • Oversee curriculum management processes and data analysis (including reporting)
  • Assist in selection of software platforms related to medical education 

Faculty Resource and Development

  • Serve as a resource to the Senior Associate Dean for Education, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and Council on Curriculum Oversight
  • Provide assistance to colleagues regarding instructional design, teaching, assessment, and scholarship 

Operational Responsibilities

  • Manage Office of Educational Assessment and Program Effectiveness staff
  • Oversee assessment and grade reporting processes
  • Administrative oversight of testing processes and platforms including the NBME Customized Assessment Service, NBME GEMS system, and the evaluation and curriculum management platform (currently one45)
  • Oversee budget for the Office of Educational Assessment and Program Effectiveness

The incumbent will also be expected to perform other duties as assigned by the Dean. This position will also have the potential to engage in scholarship. 

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Master's degree required. Doctoral degree in Education or related field or an MD preferred
  • 5-7 years of experience in research, statistics, or assessment
  • Experience working collaboratively with faculty in an academic setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills as demonstrated by written and verbal communication

  • Experience working effectively in teams and individually

  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment

  • Able to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations while producing results

  • Ability to use existing resources and learning to achieve or exceed desired outcomes of current and future organizational goals/needs

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position. 




Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form. 


Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Code:  2017-2252



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