The Director of Student Assessment for the David Geffen School of Medicine will provide leadership in the area of student educational assessment, and will have primary responsibility for the development and delivery of high quality student assessments and education research services to key stakeholders, as well as ensuring the proper implementation of evidence-based continuous improvement processes related to learner assessment.
In this position, you will work closely with education leadership, including course and clerkship directors, to ensure that assessment measures are consistently applied and are tightly linked to objectives. You will also advise education leaders, committees, and faculty on strategies to assess students’ clinical competence in various domains. Our Director will guide student assessment from design and delivery to results and must be able to analyze complex information, improve processes, and cogently present data and results to multiple groups of stakeholders.
Masters degree strongly preferred, PhD preferred
Minimum of 5 years of higher education assessment experience, preferably in medical or health professions education
Formal training in assessment (standard setting, formative, summative)
Ability to advise on exam design and instructional design
Knowledge of assessment of Entrustable Professional Activities and competencies
Knowledge of grading best practices/strategies
General psychometric knowledge
Familiarity with use of simulation for assessment purposes
Ability to design and implement formative and summative feedback systems
Ability to effectively utilize a variety of IT systems
Strong strategic and interpersonal skills
Familiarity with LCME accreditation standards; experience developing and implementing evaluation tools and processes aligned with accreditation standards
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