University of North Texas Health Science Center - Assistant Dean, Assessment and Quality Improvement

- Fort Worth, TX

Full/Part Time: 
 Fort Worth
The Assistant Dean for Assessment and Quality Improvement leads the vision, development, implementation, and evaluation of data-driven measures for innovative curricular development and assessment of all components of the undergraduate medical education curriculum at the School of Medicine; leads assessment and evaluation of strategic planning and quality improvement; assures procedures, personnel and processes for innovative teaching and appropriate assessment and evaluation are in place; consults with school of medicine departments as needed for learning assessment and program evaluation; and oversees educational data for accreditation, research, and scholarship. Duties and Essential Job Functions: * Oversee all aspects of assessment leading to the MD degree * Provide leadership in the design and implementation of formative and summative assessment tools, including mapping assessment tools to educational program objectives, core competencies and/or entrustable professional activities (EPAs) * Consult with faculty and staff in the development of rubrics, observation protocols, and other assessment tools * Serve as a subject matter expert in current assessment practices and research on student learning * Oversee the collection and analysis of data to assist in leading the comprehensive integrated and continuous quality improvement of the curriculum and related elements * Monitor curricular endpoint competencies, learning objectives, teaching modalities and their integration with assessment modalities for all curricular units * Oversee the compilation, analysis, and reporting of all internal and external student examination results and other assessments * Lead curricular tagging and mapping, including objectives, examination questions, and other variables, addressing that program goals and objectives are adequately taught and evaluated * Analyze and communicate (orally and through written reports) assessment and related data to appropriate internal and external constituents * Support development of surveys, focus groups, questionnaires, and other curricular and program evaluation tools * Participate in all accreditation elements, including preparation of reports and accreditation documents * Assist school of medicine leadership to develop and/or update policies required by accrediting bodies * Based on outcomes data, facilitate changes in the curriculum to improve medical education * Assist in designing and delivering related assessment topics in faculty development, including providing expertise in curricular and instructional design and learning theory * Chair the subcommittee addressing evaluation and assessment for the Curriculum Committee * Prepare, oversee, and manage learning and curricular management systems and other tools * Oversee educational and instructional technology personnel helping with School of Medicine instruction * Oversee budget for assessment, evaluation, educational technology operations and personnel * Assist directors and faculty in student and faculty research projects regarding the evaluation perspectives and survey development * Oversee development and ongoing evaluation of Educational Program Objectives * Initiate and support medical education research and scholarship by faculty and staff at the school of medicine, including selection of research design and interpretation of data



P.O.Box 292788 Lewisville, TX 75029-2788  |  Phones: (214) 222-1500  |  (214) 222-8884  |  (800) 594-7036

P.O.Box 292788
Lewisville, TX

  (214) 222-1500
  (214) 222-8884
  (800) 594-7036

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