Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$125,000.00 - $175,000.00/Year
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#121317 Medical Education Technology Director

Extended Deadline: Wed 3/22/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/13/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/23/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at La Jolla and remote.


The division of Medical Education within the UC San Diego School of Medicine (UCSD SOM) consists of four major units: Admissions & Student Affairs; Undergraduate Medical Education; Graduate Medical Education; and Continuing Medical Education & Faculty Development. These units are supported by core services units: Business Affairs, Educational Technology, and Evaluation & Assessment. The division supports the education, training and co-curricular activities of 540 medical students, +900 residents and fellows, as well as the faculty, physician and healthcare providers at UCSD’s School of Medicine, its' Medical Centers, and affiliates.

The Medical Education Technology Director supports the division of Medical Education by providing a variety of IT services and support. Assignments may include leading technical teams to develop and support database administration, data visualization/analytical solutions, application programming, IT project management, systems administration, systems and process analysis, security, solution development and maintenance, business technical support, vendor management or a combination of these and / or other IT functions. The position supports all the Medical Education division information services needs for teaching/learning activities, program curriculum, learner scheduling, learner compliance, program accreditation and evaluations.

Develops, prioritizes and implements IT strategies that improve program quality, processes, and compliance. Supports teaching and learning, as well as administrative initiatives through technical and curricular support, application and web development, analytics, classroom support, exam administration, classroom scheduling, and faculty and course evaluations. Collaborate with Division colleagues in developing analysis and reporting solutions enabling interpretation of examination and assessment data and course/teaching evaluation data. The position will liaison as required with Health IS and campus IS groups. Collaborate with Division colleagues in developing analysis and reporting solutions enabling interpretation of examination and assessment data and course/teaching evaluation data.


  • Nine years of related experience, education/training, OR an Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five years of related experience/training.

  • In-depth knowledge of various areas of IT. Broad knowledge of the IT environment. Has solid knowledge of information systems function.

  • Knowledge necessary to design, set up, operate and correct malfunctions involving technology systems.

  • Advanced knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software.

  • Advanced knowledge of secure software development. Advanced knowledge of business and process analysis functions.

  • Has solid interpersonal and management skills. Demonstrated skill in managing technical staff.

  • Has solid knowledge of related principles and concepts to provide solutions to more complex and diverse information systems issues. Solid knowledge of the applications programming development function. Solid ability to gather, organize, and analyze data in the completion of assignments.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires solid ability to communicate highly technical information in a clear and concise manner to both technical and nontechnical personnel.

  • Knowledge of test application code in client server environment

  • Knowledge of conceptual database design.

  • Knowledge of the health professions education industry, administrative analysis and operations research. Knowledge of assigned program requirements and curriculum.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in training and guiding employees on educational techniques. Motivates and inspires staff to improve the health profession education services.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize effectively to meet deadlines in a complex, challenging environment. Ability to organize assigned staff and unit operations in an efficient and effective manner.

  • Effective communication skills with peers, learners, faculty, and other education program coordinators / managers.

  • Skills to evaluate issues and identify solutions within defined procedures and policies. Demonstrated ability to solve problems and suggest solutions through critical thinking process.

  • Verbal and written communication skills to explain technical health profession / education concepts, actively listen, persuade, advise, and counsel.

  • In-depth knowledge of educational software and technologies to promote a wide-range of teaching and learning goals.

  • High-level planning and coordination skills, the ability to think strategically and communicate complex information to multiple stakeholders.


  • Master's degree in related area preferred

  • Knowledge of department, organization, HR and university policies and processes. Current knowledge of relevant industry federal, state and local laws and regulations including national accrediting organizations and state and federal licensing and regulatory offices.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $78,900 - $179,900 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $37.79 - $86.16

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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