Curriculum Administration Officer (MR1043)

McGill University - Human Resources
Position Title: 
Curriculum Admin Officer (SAF2D)
Position Summary: 

Reporting to the Associate Director (UGME), this position is responsible for the activities of a team of administrators supporting the delivery of the undergraduate medical curriculum. The Officer develops and implements procedures and controls to enhance the team’s operations and provides administrative direction regarding their goals and objectives. Analyses problems, determines course of action, and provides advice to team members on problem resolution. Participates in the implementation of new initiatives that support the strategic direction of the Medical Education Services unit.

Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Supervise administrative and support staff and oversee the daily administrative operations handled by the curriculum team. Develop and implement procedures and controls.
  • Participate in the recruitment of administrative and support staff in area of direct supervision, including evaluating needs and interviewing.
  • Provide training and advice to the curriculum team administrative and support staff on topics related to their positions and on best practices relating to Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) policies and procedures.
  • Plan, schedule and direct the work of administrative and support staff in accordance with UGME’s goals and objectives and monitors performance. Assess and provide feedback on performance. Manage performance issues in collaboration with the Associate Director.
  • Review, update, and develop internal policies and procedures in regards to the curriculum as well as publications (e.g., University calendar), forms, reference guides, and supporting materials (e.g., the UGME website).
  • Oversee the planning and execution of certain UGME-related events.
  • Contribute to the strategic direction for the administration of Medical Education.
Minimum Education & Experience: 

Undergraduate degree

Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities: 
Experience leading a team and overseeing service delivery is an asset. Client-focused, diplomatic and professional. Able to build rapport within a professional setting, and to work autonomously and as part of a team. Must have strong organizational, priority-setting, research and problem-solving skills. Proven ability to mentor staff and assist clients, provide advice, solutions, etc. in both English and French. Ability to track, analyze, and synthesize a high volume of information and to handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of McGill University, the Faculty of Medicine, McGill’s teaching hospitals, and the accreditation process is an asset. Demonstrated ability to work in a PC environment using databases, spreadsheets, and web applications. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French. Skills testing will be administered.
Reference Number: 
Reporting To: 
Associate Director, UGME
Salary Range: 
(Grade 04) $50,800 - $63,500 (midpoint) $82,600
Faculty of Medicine
Position Type: 
Hours Per Week: 
How To Apply: 

Please submit your application online at

Click on “APPLY NOW” and clearly indicate the reference number.

The deadline to apply for this position is January 24, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

*Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*

We thank all applicants for their interest in McGill University. However, the Faculty of Medicine will only contact applicants selected for an interview.