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Manager, Office of Medical Education

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Curriculum Design

Job Description

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM) seeks outstanding candidates for the position of Manager, Office of Medical Education. The position's primary responsibility will be managing projects and activities connected to the implementation and support of the strategic innovation of the curriculum and preparing for the growth of the medical school. Reporting to the Senior Director for Educational Affairs and working with guidance from the Educational Leadership team (including Phase Directors, Assistant Dean for Assessment/Evaluation, and Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education), the Manager will work closely with faculty and administrative support staff across the medical education program to ensure the successful implementation of projects, adherence to timelines and budgets, and achievement of educational and administrative deliverables.

The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills, a background in higher education, and a commitment to advancing the functioning of collaborative teams. Strong candidates will have outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with diverse audiences (faculty, students, administrators, staff, and clinicians); be independent, self-motivated team players that value the contributions of others toward shared goals; be dedicated to encouraging, supporting, and crediting teammates and colleagues; be committed to honest, respectful, direct communications with all coworkers from peers to leadership to trainees; be flexible and exhibit excellent organization and time management skills while maintaining quality and attention to detail; and have the ability to multitask in a diversity of work areas and projects within a fast-paced environment with a degree of ambiguity.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in Education or related fields, such as, but not limited to, Education Leadership, Curriculum, and Instruction, with demonstrated experience in program and curriculum management.

Experience with various teaching pedagogy

Experience working with data and databases, including but not limited to MS Excel, Google Sheets, etc.

Experience using common software packages such as (MS Word, OneNote, Google Docs, etc.) and presentation software (PowerPoint, Canva, etc.) tools

Preferred Qualifications

A Master's degree in Education or related fields, including but not limited to Education Leadership, Curriculum, and Instruction, with demonstrated experience in program and curriculum management.

Experience in an academic setting with project-based initiatives, curriculum, and learning support;

Strategic thinker with the ability to nurture and develop long-term partnerships with diverse colleagues;

Advanced knowledge of curriculum and learning design;

Experience with satisfying the requirements of accrediting bodies;

Grants management experience;

Expertise in university-non-profit collaborations;

Experience in event planning, coordination, and communication;

Strong understanding of project management methodologies;

Appointment Type


Salary Information

$52,000-60,000 based on experience

Review Date


Additional Information

The department values diversity and continually strives to maintain and promote an inclusive learning, working, and research environment that embraces all students and employees. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from persons identifying with groups currently underrepresented in the Virginia Tech community.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine:

In partnership with Carilion Clinic and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, VTC School of Medicine is a cornerstone of one of the nation's premier health and biomedical research ecosystems. Located in Roanoke, Virginia, the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and 40 miles from the Virginia Tech main campus in Blacksburg, VTCSOM provides abundant opportunities to deliver innovative, discovery-based medical education in a community-based and picturesque setting.

Its innovative curriculum includes robust, longitudinal mentored research training and a major curricular emphasis on health systems science and interprofessional practice. The school has been recognized with Health Profession HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) Awards since 2018 for its outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Students are also attracted to VTCSOM due to its 99% match success, including competitive specialties and programs. With a 2.3% acceptance rate, VTCSOM receives over 6,400 applications for 49 positions and is poised for continued growth.

If you are an individual with a disability or who has a known limitation due to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions and desire an accommodation please contact Lisa Howard at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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