Small Interactive Groups Facilitator (2023-2024 Academic Year)

Small Interactive Groups Facilitator (2023-2024 Academic Year)

locationSan Antonio, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2024
Administrative Staff
Part Time

Small Interactive Groups Facilitator (2023-2024 Academic Year)

UIW Mission

Position Summary
The University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine (UIWSOM) educates aspiring physicians to be justice-minded, global citizens using a community-based, distributed model of education, which fosters inclusion, discovery, and innovation.

The UIWSOM invites applications for Small Interactive Groups (SIGS) facilitators. Small Group Interactive Sessions (SIGS) are a cornerstone of the first two years of UIWSOM's Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) curriculum. During the first two years, learners meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings in small groups along with a faculty process facilitator.

Faculty facilitators guide and evaluate the SIGS process. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to adult learning principles and student-centered learning. In addition, the applicant must successfully complete the SIGS facilitator training program.

Essential Functions
  • Guide and evaluate learners in the SIGS process.
  • Strong commitment to adult learning principles to include student-centered learning.
  • Attend SIGS facilitator debriefs.

Job Duties

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission, vision, and guiding principles of UIWSOM.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with administration, staff, peers, faculty, and community-based partners.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, and motivation to learn and contribute to the growth and development of UIWSOM.
  • Strong collaboration, team building, problem solving skills, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education
Master’s degree in any education or health profession field.

Required Work Experience
Evidence of effective interpersonal, organizational, team-building, and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Prior experience in small group facilitation.Doctoral level or terminal degree in any field.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
None specified.

Work Hours
Must be available to work 8-10 hours per week.Monday-Wednesday-Friday mornings.

Physical Demands
None specified.

Posting Number: UN780PO
Job Type: Part Time
Job Category: Faculty
Desired Start Date: 10/16/2023
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Dr. Lori Kels
Salary: commensurate with experience
Open Date: 09/29/2023
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

To apply, visit https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/23735

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

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