Academic Curriculum Manager

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
September 3, 2021
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Academic Curriculum Manager - Academic Medical Education  "Job Details"

Winston-Salem, NC, United States

Job Identification


Job Category

Professional / Management


  • Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, US

Posting Date

09/01/2021, 10:10 PM

Job Schedule

Full time

Job Shift


Job Description


Serves as an educational specialist and consultant to faculty in implementing and evaluating required academic components and educational objectives of the medical school curriculum.  Responsible for oversight of daily operations in each area of curriculum, including the implementation of curriculum and staff management. Assists and ensures successful implementation of the development of new educational initiatives that are relevant to medical education.  Actively participates in the curriculum by serving on multiple committees and attending conferences.  Provides centralized coordination of curriculum to ensure consistency throughout the program.


Bachelor's degree in Education, Health or other related field with two years' experience in academic medicine required.  Master's degree in related field preferred.




  1. Responsible for staff oversight, including hiring, promoting, and annual performance reviews for staff.
  2. Actively participates and contributes to the decision making as a member of the curriculum committees. Advise on operations of implementing curricular elements, including design, delivery, and assessment.
  3. Responsible for the design, development and implementation of curricular initiatives in collaboration with the Faculty.
  4. Provides staff development to departmental staff, small group and teaching faculty on educational initiatives and LCME accreditation issues.
  5. Monitors curricular and evaluation activities and makes recommendations for standardization across the curriculum.
  6. Provides direct management and oversight of the Medical Education staff Coordinators to ensure teaching faculty and staff have resources required to meet curricular requirements.
  7. Reviews curricular components on a continual basis (Quality Assurance) to ensure consistency is met regarding goals, objectives, instruction, orientations and faculty and student evaluations. In collaboration with the Associate Deans for Medical Education, make recommendations for changes or improvements based on outcome data.
  8. Trains, coaches, and monitors individual staff coordinators in implementing systems to optimize the curriculum experiences.
  9. Coordinates with various educational departments to implement and optimize curricular events.
  10. Oversees and manages scheduling systems. Responsible for coordination with student groups and UME curriculum to ensure minimal scheduling conflicts and address scheduling needs.
  11. Recruits and coordinates faculty facilitators for courses and evaluation activities. In collaboration with the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, responsible for payment of facilitators.
  12. Manages the updating, and maintaining of the curricular components of the technology delivery programs for the curriculum. Make recommendations for changes based on student needs as identified.
  13. Maintains statistics and data on faculty participation in activities of the curriculum. Make recommendations based on identified trends.
  14. Manages and coordinates large scale curriculum events, including assessment events and inter-professional events with other professional programs. Responsible for implementation of curriculum as necessary.
  15. In collaboration with the Associate Deans for Medical Education, as well as the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, contributes to the development and management of budget expenditures.
  16. Researches and attends local/national meetings related to the changing landscape of medical education and future healthcare workforce needs.



  1. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  2. Ability to communicate with individuals of diverse educational and cultural backgrounds
  3. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  4. Excellent computer skills
  5. Good problem solving skills
  6. Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task
  7. Ability to act as a department liaison


About Us

Wake Forest Baptist Health and Atrium Health have joined forces in a strategic combination that will enhance care, transform medical education and create economic opportunity for countless lives in North Carolina and beyond. As a part of that combination, the two health systems will be integrating technology and platforms, including our career sites.

This means that although you are applying on the Wake Forest Baptist Health Career Site, you receive communications from the Atrium Health Recruitment Team. Please know that this is an expected process, and thanks in advance for your flexibility.

Wake Forest Baptist Health ( is a nationally recognized academic health system in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with an integrated enterprise including educational and research facilities, hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.

It comprises: a regional clinical system with more than 300 locations, 2,100 physicians and 1,535 acute care beds; Wake Forest School of Medicine; and Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of research discoveries and operates Innovation Quarter, an urban research and business park specializing in biotechnology, materials science and information technology.  Wake Forest Baptist’s clinical, research and educational programs are consistently ranked among the best in the country.

About the Team


Wake Forest Baptist Health's mission is to improve the health of our region, state and nation by:

  • Generating and translating knowledge to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
  • Training leaders in health care and biomedical science.
  • Serving as the premier health system in our region, with specific centers of excellence recognized as national and international care destination.


Wake Forest Baptist Health is a preeminent learning health system that promotes better health for all through collaboration, excellence and innovation.



  • Demonstrate the highest standards of patient-centered care, education, research and operational effectiveness


  • Responsive to the physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs of all


  • Cultivate selfless contribution for the greater good


  • Demonstrate fairness, honesty, sincerity and accountability


  • Demonstrate respect for and inclusion of all backgrounds, identities, experiences, and perspectives


  • Foster mutual respect, facilitate professional growth and mentorship, and reward teamwork and collaboration


  • Promote creativity to enhance discovery and the application of knowledge


  • Embrace a culture of reliability through better process design and accountability

Patient and Family Promise

We promise to:

  • Keep you safe.
  • Care for you.
  • Involve you and your family.
  • Respect you and your time.

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