Concentration Capstone Coordinator - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518-1908

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Quinnipiac University - Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine invites applications for the position of Concentration Capstone Coordinator. This role will report directly to the Director of the Scholarly Reflection and Concentration Capstone Course.


The Coordinator will assist in the coordination, implementation and management of student enrollment and completion of both concentration selectives and capstone projects, working with both affiliated clinical faculty and faculty from other Quinnipiac University Schools.

About the Capstone Project:

To further enrich the educational experience, students are required to select a capstone project that provides an in-depth exposure to one of the following concentrations:

  • Global, public and community health
  • Health policy and advocacy
  • Health management and leadership
  • Health communication
  • Medical education
  • Translational, clinical and basic science research
  • Medical humanities

Students learn the techniques of scholarly inquiry through formal course work and acquire knowledge in a chosen area by taking an elective course each semester in one of the previously mentioned concentrations starting in the spring semester of the first year (three total). This capstone assists students with organizing and communicating information. In the second year, under the direction of a chosen capstone mentor, students initiate the capstone scholarly project. They have an additional eight weeks in the fourth year to complete the project. The work culminates in a poster or oral presentation at an interdisciplinary Student Research Day prior to graduation. In addition, their diplomas will indicate "Doctor of Medicine with Distinction in" the category they chose.



Work with the Registrar to assist with medical student enrollment in concentration selectives;

Work with the Office of Student Affairs to plan mentoring events that facilitate interactions with potential mentors and students;

Work with the faculty development office to organize course-specific faculty development activities;

Work with Academic Technology to organize, update and maintain mentor registration information;

Work with the Registrar to organize, update, and maintain the concentration selective database;

Work with Academic Technology to organize and update the course website, and maintain a database of current and past student capstone projects;

Work with student assessment staff to collect mid term progress reports on students participating in selectives and organize confidential student academic records;

Work with students and the Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Finance in the management of student related capstone project budgets;

Work with Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Finance and the course director to update and maintain course financial records and the course budget;

Assist in maintaining ePortfolio templates for completion of capstone projects;

Be available as the primary resource for students and mentors with questions regarding selectives and/or capstone projects;

Support concentration coordinators with planning for curricular events; 

Organize and facilitate medical school participation in an interprofessional research day where capstone projects are presented;

Other duties as assigned by the course director.


Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

5 years experience working with students, faculty and the registrar in an undergraduate or graduate academic environment.

Experience in event planning. 

Intermediate MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). 

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Track record of strong organizational skills including management of timelines, events and budgets.

Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to handle multiple tasks assigned.



Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a resume and a thoughtful cover letter describing your interest in, and qualifications for, the position. Contact information for three professional references must be submitted on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the university community and we welcome candidates who would enhance
that diversity.

Job code 2013-1280

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
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Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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