Northeast Ohio Medical University — Curriculum Administrative Specialist

This position works collaboratively with all associate, assistant deans and directors in the College of Medicine’s Office of Medical Education and the Office of the Dean to support curriculum related projects and initiatives.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 8
Starting Salary Range: $46,300-$51,000
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:

  • Hybrid Workplace
  • Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • State Retirement with 14% matching
  • Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
  • 12 Paid Holiday Days
  • Wellness Offerings
  • Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance

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Principal Functional Responsibilities

Provide support for curricular initiatives and projects to ensure effective and efficient completion. This will include but is not limited to:

  • Preparation of reports and documentation to support new and current curricular initiatives.
  • Coordination and acquisition of data from both internal and external constituents.
  • Support of annual course review process including data collection, timeline management and outcomes tracking in compliance with COM policies and LCME standards, in collaboration with other members of the Medical Education team.
  • In collaboration with the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education (SADME), development and maintenance of an annual calendar of core deliverables for the Medical Education team.

Act as key administrative support for the SADME and provide limited scheduling and administrative support to the SADME’s direct reports. Initiate prompt response and follow-up action and communications on behalf of the SADME. Represent the department and NEOMED within and outside the university (local, regional and/or national). Act as liaison between the Office of Medical Education and Colleges/Departments. Work collaboratively with the Dean’s office administrative staff, including: front desk/reception area coverage; coverage of critical meetings to ensure accurate creation and retention of meeting minutes, action items, and future agenda items and team goal setting; General and varied administrative support includes but is not limited to:

  • Scheduling of meetings
  • Travel arrangements
  • Event and meeting coordination
  • Agenda creation
  • Interview itineraries
  • Orientation of new staff and faculty


  • Support administrative processes for the College of Medicine curriculum committees which includes the following monthly meetings: College of Medicine curriculum committee; the following sub-committees: pre-clerkship curriculum, clinical curriculum, and curriculum evaluation. Support of these committees includes preparation and distribution of meeting agendas and minutes; tracking and follow-up of action items; coordination of committee related events and retreats.
  • Facilitate communication within the College of Medicine and with university departments related to curricular actions, outcomes, polices, quality improvement and LCME standards.
  • Support the development of action plans, resolve problems, implement customer service standards, and assist in determining system improvements and their implementation.

4. Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Degrees: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred or equivalent of education and experience required. Master’s degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum three years of related experience preferred.

Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies

  • Ability to problem-solve and follow through with assigned tasks.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to set clear objectives.
  • Proficiency with technology including Microsoft Office Suite, with intermediate Excel or Access skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with various constituencies and professions, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to successfully prioritize multiple competing tasks within deadlines.
  • Ability to quickly learn complex software applications.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with diverse audiences and works well with others to accomplish goals.
  • Dedication to quality and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision in a high-volume environment.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and model professional behavior and image that positively reflects the University.
  • High level of flexibility and adaptability.

Core Competencies:

Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.

Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.

People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.

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