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Assistant Director for the Learning Environment Office - req# 11076
at University of New Mexico
|Working Title||Assistant Director for the Learning Environment Office|
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine (SOM) is seeking a motivated individual to serve as the Assistant Director for the recently launched the Learning Environment Office (LEO). LEO promotes an inclusive learning environment where teachers, staff, and learners thrive, and relationships are mutually respectful and beneficial to each other and to institutional climate. The goals of LEO are to increase exemplary behavior, and to decrease incidents of learner mistreatment.
The functions, services, and initial priorities of LEO are to:
· Provide a safe, supportive space where medical students, residents, and fellows can receive guidance after experiencing or witnessing an incident of mistreatment, including a review of available options and assistance filing a report, if desired;
· Provide a confidential and, if preferred, anonymous reporting tool for incidents of mistreatment;
· Collect, track, and report on systemic mistreatment data in order to measure progress;
· Be transparent as possible about what happens after reports are made, providing feedback to learners individually and as a group, as allowable by policy and law; and
· Provide educational resources and interventions to medical students, residents, fellows, faculty, and staff, aimed at ensuring a respectful learning environment.
The ideal candidate is a collaborative leader, who is resourceful, can work independently, and has exceptional interpersonal skills and excellent problem-solving skills. S/he will have demonstrated experience with complaint/conflict resolution processes and the ability to effectively communicate with a range of diverse stakeholders including SOM learners, teachers, and leadership. S/he will also have experience developing, implementing, and evaluating educational trainings/projects/curricula.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
* Master’s degree
* Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
* Ability to effectively make decisions and judgements on sensitive, confidential issues
* Demonstrated experience with complaint resolution processes
* Demonstrated experience working with senior executive leadership
* Experience working in an academic medical setting with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and learners
* Experience in education/curriculum/project development, implementation, and evaluation
|Campus||Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||School of Medicine Administration (043C)|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||$3,434.31 to $5,151.47 (monthly),|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||11/20/2019|
|Application Instructions||Please provide an updated resume and cover letter.|
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.