Department: Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ability to communicate and work with faculty, medical students, clerkship coordinators, hospital administrators, physician preceptors and college administration. Excellent written and verbal communication. Demonstrates personal initiative and abilities to deal with a rapidly changing environment. Familiar with Learning Management Systems and reporting. Other duties as assigned.
Note: This position currently reports to the Huntsville campus but will move to Conroe, TX upon completion of medical school construction.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Serves the Sam Houston State University Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine, in leadership of the clinical skills course and lab. The University is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position for Director, Clinical Skills. The position reports to the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.
The Director of Clinical Skills is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the clinical skills course, activity in the simulation lab, as well as the process for OSCE training and testing. The director will participate in the development of clinical content for systems courses and fostering collaboration and interdisciplinary learning. The director will also have the opportunity to participate in the University Practice Plan and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Laboratory. The person selected should be comfortable working in preclinical and clinical education, as well as evaluation of curriculum and students through various learning and assessment methods. The candidate should have strong clinical acumen, skills in osteopathic physical exam and knowledge of the requirements of NOBMECOMLEX Level 2 – PE exam.
Internal Number: 20589
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.