Curriculum Coordinator - UCSF Neurology / Global Brain Health Institute - San Francisco

18 Dec 2017 1:24 PM | Anonymous

Curriculum Coordinator - San Francisco

The Global Brain Health Institute ( has a unique opportunity for a talented and passionate individual to join our education team. In the role of Curriculum Coordinator, you will help deliver a comprehensive training curriculum as part of the Atlantic Fellows program at GBHI. The Curriculum Coordinator will work as a supporting member of a team – coordinating, helping design and conducting training activities of fellows, faculty, and staff of GBHI based at UCSF and Trinity College Dublin. The position requires strong organizational skills, independence and a commitment to GBHI’s mission to reduce the scale and impact of dementia by training and supporting a new generation of leaders in brain health. 

The Curriculum Coordinator uses professional skills as a supporting member of a curriculum team and serves as the weekly teaching assistant assisting instructors and managing live televideo simulcast to improve teaching and learning outcomes and to maximize participation and discussion of trainees. The incumbent will develop, revise and manage a multi-faceted curriculum schedule for the development and delivery of classroom and online learning. He/she will contact and remind instructors of delivery and teaching deadlines. The incumbent will set up and take notes in meetings of fellows, staff members, and instructors. With general direction from the curriculum team, he/she will assist instructors with the creation of videos and PPTs for online learning classes. The incumbent will assist in the development of classes on the GBHI Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas, using an approved, template format and researches copyright restrictions and policy compliance issues. He/she will collaborate as a member of the curriculum team to deliver a range of classroom and online training activities and resolve a wide range of training logistics and production issues. 

The Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) was established in 2015 with two co-founding sites at the University of California, San Francisco (USA) and Trinity College Dublin (Ireland). GBHI works to reduce the scale and impact of dementia by training and supporting a new generation of leaders in brain health. 

GBHI’s unique training program is a 12-month fellowship where trainees come from a wide range of interprofessional backgrounds including doctors, lawyers, writers, artists, caregivers and policy-makers. GBHI competes to attract high quality, international candidates and seeks to raise greater awareness of the program through written materials, social media and strategic communications. More information at 

GBHI is integrated within the Memory and Aging Center at the University of California, San Francisco. 

The mission of the Memory and Aging Center (MAC) is to provide the highest quality of care for individuals with cognitive problems, to conduct research on causes and cures for degenerative brain diseases, and to educate health professionals, patients and their families. More information at 

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training. 
  • Desire, ability and experience working in a collaborative, team oriented environment with clear deliverables and strong deadlines. 
  • Ability to conduct independent analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong analytical, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and strong collaboration skills. 
  • Demonstrated Project Coordination skills, including experience scheduling and coordinating an educational training project. Demonstrated capacity to track effort and project progress. 
  • Thorough knowledge of delivering training programs and the ability to multi-task, problem solve, prioritize projects, and follow through with deliverables. 
  • Experience and familiarity with appropriate technical tools and platforms: Learning Management Systems (LMS) (e.g. Canvas, Moodle, etc.), video editing software (e.g. Camtasia) and virtual meeting/webinar software (e.g. Zoom, WebEx, etc.) •Thorough knowledge and skills with relevant business software systems; i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint. 
  • Strong skills in planning, resourcing and monitoring effective delivery of training. 

Note: Fingerprinting and background check required. Effective March 13, 2017, all final candidate(s) for employment are required to undergo a back ground check.


  • Knowledge of applying adult learning theories and education methodologies. 
  • Thorough knowledge of training and development, performance management and workplace learning. Ability to apply knowledge to achieve successful organizational outcomes. 
  • Experience working directly with instructors. 
  • Experience in an environment of online course development. 
  • Copyediting skills and experience. 
  • Graphic Design and web production skills. 
  • Experience in an educational setting or organization particularly an institute of higher education.


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