Assistant Director for the Learning Environment Office

Updated: 1 day ago
Location: Albuquerque, NEW MEXICO
Job Type: FullTime

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine (SOM) is seeking a motivated individual to serve as the Assistant Director for the recently launched the Learning Environment Office (LEO). LEO promotes an inclusive learning environment where teachers, staff, and learners thrive, and relationships are mutually respectful and beneficial to each other and to institutional climate. The goals of LEO are to increase exemplary behavior, and to decrease incidents of learner mistreatment.

The functions, services, and initial priorities of LEO are to:

·        Provide a safe, supportive space where medical students, residents, and fellows can receive guidance after experiencing or witnessing an incident of mistreatment, including a review of available options and assistance filing a report, if desired;

·        Provide a confidential and, if preferred, anonymous reporting tool for incidents of mistreatment;

·        Collect, track, and report on systemic mistreatment data in order to measure progress;

·        Be transparent as possible about what happens after reports are made, providing feedback to learners individually and as a group, as allowable by policy and law; and

·        Provide educational resources and interventions to medical students, residents, fellows, faculty, and staff, aimed at ensuring a respectful learning environment.

The ideal candidate is a collaborative leader, who is resourceful, can work independently, and has exceptional interpersonal skills and excellent problem-solving skills. S/he will have demonstrated experience with complaint/conflict resolution processes and the ability to effectively communicate with a range of diverse stakeholders including SOM learners, teachers, and leadership. S/he will also have experience developing, implementing, and evaluating educational trainings/projects/curricula.

See the Position Description for additional information.


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