University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley


United States

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Position Information

Posting Number SRGV6710

Working Title COURSE COORDINATOR FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION Number of Vacancies 1 Location Edinburg, Texas Department School of Medicine / Education and Academic Affairs FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Scope of Job

To coordinate curriculum functions for medical school years 1 and 2.

Description of Duties

  • Communicates, coordinates and provides support to faculty and students for medical school years 1 and 2.
  • Ensures module course goals and objectives specified are accomplished in accordance with curriculum policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for submitting module lecture room reservations for years 1 and 2.
  • Arranges and attends module planning meetings, staff meetings and training sessions
  • Coordinates with faculty scheduled lecture dates in Pre-Clerkship modules (lectures, PBL and labs) and provides instructional support.
  • Assists with inputting Pre-Clerkship module course objectives, lecture titles, and faculty assignments in the medical education management platform.
  • Schedules individual module lectures, Problem Based Learning Sessions, assigned labs and exams.
  • Responsible for assisting faculty with the following: creating module content, entering grades and maintaining module Blackboard site, basic educational technology setup/assistance support and resources.
  • Collaborates with faculty to identify, research, and select appropriate facilities for lectures/program activities.
  • May assist with proctoring duties for module and lab exams.
  • Ensures and create grade book templates for each module assigned, confirms grade book calculations, and post grades in blackboard.
  • Prepares and analyzes grade reports submitted into the module blackboard and provides faculty with feedback on any issues/discrepancies.
  • Accesses and enters course and student information in the student information system.
  • Assists with NBME customized exams creation, implementation and management.
  • Supports office functions including cross-training to assist with other modules as a backup for key functions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supervision Received

    General supervision from assigned supervisor.

    Supervision Given

    Direct supervision of assigned staff.

    Required Education

    Associate's Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Education, Communications or equivalent in a related field.

    Preferred Education

    Bachelor's degree Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Education, Communications from an accredited university in a related field.



    Required Experience

  • Three (3) years related experience, or
  • One (1) year of related experience with a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.
  • Preferred Experience

    Medical terminology experience and spelling aptitude.


    Use of standard office equipment. Should be competent in MS Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook Email, Microsoft Web Expression (or other web development software); experience with Blackboard and Access.

    Working Conditions

    Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. UTRGV is a distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley.


    Ability to work in a fast-pace, ever-changing environment. Exceptional planning and organizational skills. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines in an organized and detail-oriented manner.

    Physical Capabilities


    Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 05/15/2023 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date

    Posting Detail Information

    EEO Statement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Dear Applicant,

    Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

    Date of Birth Gender Ethnicity/Race

    Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

    If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https: // for detailed contact information.

    Additional Information

    UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

    All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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    Posting Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current UTRGV employee?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
  • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • Please select your highest level of completed education.
  • 6th grade education
  • 10th grade education
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
  • Masters Degree from an accredited university
  • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
  • None of the above
  • Please provide the field of study for your education:
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please indicate the number of years of work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year
  • 2 years
  • 3 years
  • 4 years
  • 5 years
  • 6 years
  • 7 years
  • 8 years
  • 9 years
  • 10 years
  • Over 10 years
  • Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3
  • Certifications and Licenses
  • Training Certificates
  • Other Document
  • List of 3 References
  • Unofficial Transcripts 2
  • Unofficial Transcripts 3
  • Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  • Additional Document
  • Job details




    University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley


    United States


    May 24, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Education,Medicine,Social Science