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Curriculum Specialist

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 02/16/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 04/16/2018
Working Title Curriculum Specialist
Job Classification Administrator I
Department Name 35010-Med-Office of the Dean
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0008488
Hiring Range $23,868.00 - $37,752.00
Position Description

The School of Medicine is seeking a Curriculum Specialist.

This position serves the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Office of Medical Education (OMED) in a staff capacity by providing direct service, materials, and resources for instruction and evaluation of medical school students under the Standardized Patient Program.

The incumbent will interact with School of Medicine faculty, administration, UPMC support staff coordinators, coordinators from other Health Science’s School and other Dean’s area faculty and staff to provide instructional support needs. The incumbent will be expected to operate collaboratively with other OMED staff and with autonomy and discretion within the scope of the position. Duties also include assistance in the day to day operations of the office.

Education Required Associate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Post-secondary degree (e.g. associate’s degree or
bachelor’s degree) or completion of a business program or equivalent experience preferred.
Demonstrable experience working with word processing, database, and spreadsheet package(s), Excel and Access experience is preferred. Must be able to understand and learn new software packages as required to meet the needs of the Office of Medical Education.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Associate's degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents