Education Program Assistant, Medical Education

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities:


The Education Program Assistant will assist the Associate Dean, Dean and other academic leaders with administrative assistance of medical school programs, graduate medical education programs, or residency and fellowship programs at Mount Sinai and its affiliated hospitals, as required by their department. The Education Program Assistant is a vital member of MSSM and supports students, faculty and staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in day-to-day operations of the aspects of the program and serves as the bridge between students and faculty
  • Assist in the preparation, posting, and distributing course materials such as syllabi, course guides, small group cases, lab manuals, and articles for required reading, including course related correspondence to students; track copyright clearances for materials
  • Prepare, distribute, and collect small group assignments and documents (including student attendance records for mandatory activities); record and track results
  • Organize examinations by preparing materials, distributing, scanning, notifying Registrar and Student Affairs Director, and posting exam answers
  • Manage digital media and support educational information technology needs
  • Act as liaison with educational technology services as needed
  • Attend and staff committee meetings, as appropriate
  • Publish and update course schedule on the school’s online course management site
  • Prepare and submit evaluation data for students and faculty
  • Document and report faculty effort for teaching allocations
  • Coordinate reservations for course activities (small group, Lab, Lecture, etc.)
  • Cross train and learn duties of other staff in the office
  • Performs other related duties

  • Associates Degree in related field or HS/GED plus three years of related experience. Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 3 years of administrative or healthcare experience required
  • Knowledge of organizational practices
  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing work activities
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy

Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.


We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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