Job Description

The Curriculum Coordinator will ensure that the SOMA curriculum for Year I courses achieves and/or exceeds goals and expectations by working collaboratively with staff and faculty, coordinating, and facilitating timely delivery of curriculum delivery of the School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (SOMA) curriculum, as well as manage, monitor, and enforce deadlines. The Curriculum Coordinator will serve as liaison for course directors, faculty, and student and will maintain the Year I Curriculum Database.


  • Organize and manage all didactic course material, ensuring timely delivery to students on both Blackboard Learning Management System as well as Office 365 OneNote Class Notebook
  • Organize, manage, and analyze all practice assessments
  • Implement and monitor multiple software packages which assess student performance; collect data, analyze, and notify course directors of student profiles
  • Communicate daily with OMS I medical students to guarantee effective delivery of both synchronous and asynchronous didactic course material
  • Retrieve, analyze, and respond to student requests for absences
  • Assist Curricular Dean, Course Directors, and administrative staff in development of policies and procedures for all course –related activities, including due dates, scheduling, and execution of exams
  • Serves as liaison and first point of contact for 1st Year medical students, Deans, Course Directors, and faculty, trouble-shooting questions and concerns, sharing information, and directing toward resolution
  • Active committee member of the SOMA Curriculum Committee
  • Manages grade books and submission of grades for all OMS I didactic courses

Skills / Requirements

Bachelors degree preferably in education with a minimum of two years work experience in an academic environment. Proficient computer knowledge, ability to work with various types of software and database combinations. The ability to understand, assess and use professional judgment; to set priorities, meet deadlines, be proactive; excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to interact on a professional level with administration, faculty, students, and staff.