Customer Service and Support, Education and Training, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The Coordinator of Education Services will play an integral role in supporting the administration and success of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons’ (ACOS) educational services. Responsible for effectively managing the process for evaluation of osteopathic postdoctoral training programs and the residents in osteopathic postdoctoral training in compliance with the policies, procedures and standards of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), and the ACOS. Responsible for developing programs and services of interest to residents and training programs with osteopathic recognition through ACGME.
Implements the process for the evaluation of postdoctoral training programs and the residents in training by the Residency Evaluation and Standards Committee (RESC) prior to accreditation by ACGME.
Provides staff and logistical support for the Residency Evaluation and Standards Committee (RESC) including drafts of meeting agendas and minutes for approval by the committee chair. Prepares correspondence reflecting RESC actions, and reports and recommendations of the RESC for consideration by the ACOS Board and AOA Program and Trainee Review Council and AOA Council on Postdoctoral Training and provides notification to programs, institutions, and individuals regarding outcomes.
Provides staff support for the General Surgery In-Service Examination Committee including writing drafts of meeting agendas and minutes for approval by the committee chair and planning and organizing committee meetings for exam development and evaluation. Ensure that all logistical arrangements are made and oversee the submission and review of new test items and the creation of the national examination.
Executes the General Surgery In-Service examination according to policies and procedures established by the General Surgery In-Service Exam Committee and with psychometric and other assistance from the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. Includes determining test requirements, test registration, payment of fees, confirmation of test participants, instruction and compensation of the proctors, and oversight of the administration of the national examination.
Determines the best format for presenting test results to program directors and residents in order to be used as a valuable educational training tool. Receives and tracks records of all in-service examination scores and communicates scores to program directors and directors of medical education.
Identifies subject matter for the Surgical Educators Seminar in conjunction with the RESC. After the program is developed, responsible to secure presenters, and implement, promote and evaluate the program.
Provide administrative and project support to the Director of Education and Events for educational activities including but not limited to the Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACA).
Ensures that the RESC is represented by a committee member during AOA meetings relating to residency training programs.
Support the Director of Education and Events with compliance to AOA and ACCME accreditation standards.
Contribute content to be included in the monthly ACOS e-newsletter.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required
2-5+ years of experience in adult/continuing education, accreditation, certification, and/or meetings/events.
Innovative, diplomatic, and professional demeanor essential
Demonstrated ability to write well and communicate effectively
Excellent administrative skills including planning, implementing and evaluation of programs and services
Previous experience utilizing iMIS software, Cadmium CD, association management, and working with committees is desirable.
In-depth knowledge of Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) residency program accreditation and Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education is a plus
Familiarity with the AOA CME and/or ACCME certification standards and practices are a plus.
About American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons is committed to assuring excellence in osteopathic surgical care through education, advocacy, leadership development, and the fostering of professional and personal relationships.