Public Health Job Opportunities

Director of Student Assessment

The UNMC College of Medicine provides education to over 500 medical students, along with 600 house officers in nearly 70 residency and fellowship programs.  Students at UNMC learn in a three-phase curricular model.  They work in clinical environments throughout the Omaha Metropolitan Area and the state in close cooperation with our major clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine.  The primary location for year one and two courses is the Michael F. Sorrell Center for Health Science Education building. Named after the physician, Dr. Michael Sorrell, the Sorrell Center was built in 2009 and has state-of-art technology in the lecture halls, classrooms and simulation center.   Also new on campus is the Dr. Edwin Davis & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center for Advanced Global Center for Interprofessional Learning.  The Center is an clinical simulation facility with 191,884 square feet and is situated near the Sorrell Center, the Lauritzen Outpatient Center, and Nebraska Medicine hospitals and clinics.   

For fullest consideration, please apply by March 1, 2022 at [].

Essential Functions:

Provide leadership in the collection and analysis of data to support a continuous quality improvement process for the curriculum and its associated components

Maintain a comprehensive system of assessment data management and reporting through the curricular management or other database tools. 

Develop assessment mapping across the curriculum to ensure that program goals and objectives are adequately assessed and evaluated.

Develop regular data reports for various internal constituents (e.g., Curriculum Committee and its subcommittees, UNMC Assessment Office, Administrative Oversight and Quality Committee) on key curricular outcome measures

Participate as a key member of a team that provides regular reports to external accrediting agencies (e.g., Liaison Committee on Medical Education, Higher Learning Commission)

Provide faculty development consultations to enhance course and program specific assessment methods.

Develop and implement data driven measures to evaluate associated programs such as the MD/Ph.D. program and Enhanced Medical Education Tracks

Collaborate with the faculty and staff of the Offices of Medical Education in research projects focusing on the education of our students


Doctorate in a field related to biomedical education (MD, PhD or EdD) preferred

Minimum of 5 years work experience at a medical school or academic medical center or equivalent experience

Demonstrable record of achievement in course and curricular assessment and evaluation

Expertise with quantitative and qualitative methods, evaluation design, data analysis and design and validation of assessment instruments

Strong managerial, organizational and leadership skills

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Ability to plan strategically, establish priorities and achieve target outcomes

Ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team

For more information and to apply, please see the full job posting at [].  Direct additional questions to Dr. Geoffrey Talmon, Associate Dean for Medical Education (