Coordinator, Rural & Underserved Programs
Ohio University - Athens, OH

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The purpose of this position is to coordinate and manage the multifaceted activities and processes associated with the development, implementation and sustainability of: 1) a Rural and Urban Scholars Pathways ( RUSP ) Program for medical students; 2) a Rural GME Consortium and rural training track ( RTT ) residency programs in family medicine and possibly other primary care specialties; and 3) an integrated Patient Centered Medical Care Curriculum ( PCMCC ) for undergraduate and graduate medical education ( UME / GME ). Responsibilities include assistance with the administrative and fiduciary tasks for these major initiatives under the “Re-engineering Primary Care Medical Education” portion of the Osteopathic Heritage Foundations ( OHF ) Vision 2020 Grant. Successful coordination of these OHF grant initiatives is critical to preparing physicians to practice in rural and urban underserved areas upon completion of their training.

Essential Functions (%time spent):
• Coordinate and actively participate on multiple committees charged with “Re-engineering Primary Care Medical Education; promote and build an organizational infrastructure that supports committee working groups/teams; plan and coordinate various functions and events (e.g. meetings, orientations, presentations, seminars, workshops, retreats, field trips, special projects, etc.). (35%)
• Compile pertinent data; create, revise, and prepare documents regarding educational and administrative functions (e.g., reports, proposals, applications, checklists, timelines, schedules, agendas, action plans, etc.); recommend, develop, initiate new protocols and procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of managing and implementing the various grant and OU- HCOM initiatives relative to “Re-engineering Primary Care Medical Education.” (35%)
• Monitor the OHF grant funds that were awarded to Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU- HCOM ) to meet the goals and objectives for “Re-engineering Primary Care Medical Education”; identify economies of scale and additional/alternative/future revenue streams and new grant opportunities to support and sustain OHF grant initiatives relative to “Re-engineering Primary Care Medical Education”; coordinate the writing and submission of grant applications. (15%)
• Develop and maintain an effective communication network and positive, constructive working relationships with internal and external constituents; communicate with the Assistant Dean for Rural and Underserved Programs about progress on all aspects of the grant project relative to “Re-engineering Primary Care Medical Education”; serve as a central contact for “Re-engineering Primary Care Medical Education” to CORE , Ohio University (OU), and OU- HCOM . (15%)
Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree required in education, administration, and/or organizational development
• A minimum of Two (2) years of work experience beyond formal education
• Demonstrated record of collaboration across departments, sections, or divisions of an organization
• Flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends as well as some in-state travel
Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree or equivalent work experience in education, administration, and/or organizational development

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