Academic Assistant-Medical Education

Oklahoma State University in Tulsa

Job Description

The Academic Assistant position provides academic and administrative support to courses within the Medical Education Department that occur during different semesters to include Service Learning and Community Engagement I, II and III; Geriatric Medicine Focus Course; Medical Spanish I and II (elective course); Culture in Medicine; Advanced Interviewing Skills (component of the Family Medicine Clerkship) and other areas needed within the Medical Education department.

Environmental Hazards:
Typical office environment

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift and carry 8-10 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or without reasonable accommodations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:
  • Two years college or technical training
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to learn and use new software, scheduling systems, and web-based utility programs (e.g., Banner, Learning Management Systems, SignUp Genius, Survey Monkey, Doodle, WebEx, SciQuest, SPSS, etc.)
  • Ability to independently perform multiple tasks with accuracy and efficiency with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and needs
  • Ability to perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and university while maintaining a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality; comply with HIPAA and FERPA privacy and security rules
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in higher education
Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations,OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


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