Program Specialist at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:


The Program Specialist under the direction of the Senior Manager in the Office of Education provides support for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine's MD Pre-clerkship Curriculum and Office of Medical Education, including First- and Second-Year electives; Podiatry and Dental school courses directed by LKSOM faculty; faculty teaching data; curriculum mapping; maintenance of key lists and listservs; and other projects as needed.

Responsibilities include: coordinates all aspects of first and second year electives, including gauging student interest, developing catalog, overseeing student registration; communication with faculty and students; reserving resources as needed; and ensuring grades are entered for all students; coordinates basic science podiatry, dental and advanced anatomy courses, including collection of schedules; entering of data into curriculum management system and providing administrative support to course directors, as needed; manages medical student listservs; helps to manage the collection, correction and reporting of faculty teaching data and curriculum mapping data for the MD and Graduate programs;provides support for other pre-clerkship courses and serve as back up to pre-clerkship staff as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of directly related experience in a higher education and/or medical education environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Demonstrated ability to organize large, ongoing projects with multiple deadlines.

*Demonstrated skills in MS Office Suite and proficiency with database software programs, along with the ability to learn new software applications.

*Ability to synthesize and analyze data.

*Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.

*Demonstrated interpersonal and customer service skills, along with the ability to interact with a diverse constituent population.

*Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

*Demonstrated ability to handle challenging situations with diplomacy and tact.


*Experience supporting academic courses.

*Experience with academic content management system.

*Experience working with students.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location

:Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Medical Education and Research Building






:Day Job

Employee Status