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Geisinger Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Geisinger Commonwealth will require that employment be conditioned upon passing the pre-employment drug-screening (no presence of drugs including nicotine) in addition to satisfaction completion of a criminal background history and reference checks and other credentialing requirements.

For all prospective students & prospective employees:
The Geisinger Commonwealth annual security report is now available. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the school. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security -- for example, policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the school and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus. This report is available online. You may also request a paper copy from the Public Safety Office, 570-558-2301. Contact Steven Jarbola, public safety manager, with any questions or concerns.

Current staff openings

Senior Data Analyst
Nov. 5, 2019
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is searching for a senior data analyst. The senior data analyst position will report to the director of the Office of Institutional Research, Planning & Effectiveness (OIRPE) and provide strategic research, analysis, data integrity, collection, reporting and other related services in support of all units within GCSOM and, as directed, others under the Education at Geisinger Leadership (EGL) umbrella.

The successful candidate will support a wide range of initiatives related to areas such as (but not limited to) student experience, student success, academic affairs, faculty affairs and institutional planning through the use of data and research software, qualitative and quantitative analysis and trend analysis; contribute to the development of procedures for the collection, analysis and dissemination of data; gather, analyze and report student and/or institutional performance data regarding progress towards specific curricular, program or institutional goals, and any other additional metrics as determined by institutional leadership or EGL; administer research projects and surveys on behalf of the institution and EGL; and assist in continual development and maintenance of electronic systems utilized for the storage and organization of institutional and EGL related records and documents.

Master’s degree in data analytics, data science, business analytics, statistics, computer science or business administration is required in addition to five years’ relevant work experience in higher education, data analysis, management and reporting; demonstrated proficiency in the use of advanced statistical tools and systems; and experience in integrating data from diverse sources. 

Apply online.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Assistant Registrar
Nov. 4, 2019
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is searching for an assistant registrar. The assistant registrar will work closely with the registrar to maintain accurate and complete student academic records including registration, grade and narrative evaluations to ensure and validate graduation requirements are met for both the MD program as well as for the School of Graduate Education. This position will also work with the registrar in many facets of helping to prepare MD students for residency applications. 

The successful candidate will maintain and manage data and information in the student information system for all students with emphasis on the graduate school, including enrollment and degree verification for outside agencies; maintain an updated bulletin of policies and course listing pertinent to the college; create MD and graduate courses by term; manage and enroll all students by term as appropriate to their curriculum; assist in maintaining the online registration system; assist in collecting, posting and reporting of all final grades in the Student Information System for all programs; assist with the Visiting Student Application System (VSAS) and Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS); assist with the National Residency Match process; and assist with all commencement related activities as needed.

A master’s degree in addition to a minimum of two years’ experience working in an academic environment, including experience with student scheduling, grade/evaluation collection, academic record maintenance and other essential registrar duties is required. Experience working with a student information system is preferred. 

Apply online.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Instructional Designer and Technologist
Posted Oct. 31, 2019
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is searching for an instructional designer and technologist. The instructional designer and technologist (IDT) is responsible for collaborating in the creation of innovative and engaging online courses using current instructional design methodologies. The IDT will design and recommend custom multimedia solutions and course element as well as train and coach School of Graduate Education faculty and staff on best practices for online course design; enhance and/or recommend or revise course materials, delivery methods and instructional practices; collaborate with faculty with initial needs' assessment and analysis; author original content and modify existing materials in cooperation with faculty; create design documents such as course outlines, storyboards, design mock-ups, etc. to guide the course development process; consult in the design and successful assessments and evaluation methods; and provide training and support for learning technologies.

A bachelor’s degree in addition to a minimum of five years’ experience in instructional design or a master’s degree in a related field with two years’ experience is required. Prior experience in online course design at a higher education institution is preferred.

Apply online.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Accessibility Support Services Coordinator
Posted Sept. 6, 2019
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is searching for an accessibility support services coordinator. This position is responsible to provide quality accessibility support services to GCSOM students. These services will be provided in conjunction with the assistant dean of students and Accessibility Committee. The accessibility support services coordinator will collaborate with leadership and other departments of the School of Medicine to investigate and implement universal design pedagogy and assistive technology services. In addition, the accessibility support services coordinator will assist the assistant dean of students in coordinating training and programming activity for Title IX compliance standards.

The successful candidate should have the ability to identify problems, investigate the root-cause of these problems, and make recommendations for solutions; use communication skills to transfer information to individuals and large groups; have a high level of decision-making; prepare business documents, client cases notes, technical reports, manuals, articles, and financial reports; have database and contact management software experience; follow established confidentiality policy, safety standards, and/or applicable regulations; have knowledge of customer service best practices; and excellent organizational skills.

A master’s degree in education, social work, or higher education administration in addition to a minimum of two years’ experience working with students or individuals in an educational or social service setting is required. A minimum of two years’ experience providing accessibility support services to college-level students is preferred.

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We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Senior Financial Systems Analyst/Liaison
Posted Sept. 5, 2019
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is searching for a senior systems analyst/liaison who will report to and receive general direction from the director of accounting & business operations in conjunction with the VP of Finance and Administration/CFO. This position provides leadership and support for the assigned information system including the review, development and implementation of identified systems applications, specifically the student information system; serves as primary contact and liaison between assigned operational departments and identified software and other IT-related products at the school; provides project management on assigned projects; coordinates with other applicable departments/personnel and IT personnel who have related responsibilities at the school; and performs duties to support the goals and objectives of GCSOM in its efforts to provide quality services and student satisfaction.

A bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, computer science or a related field is required in addition to a minimum of six years’ experience in a systems application/user support role; two years’ experience with leading project teams and/or task groups; advanced report-writing skills; knowledge of programming, design and analysis; detail operational and processing knowledge; development of procedures; defining user requirements; and excellent communication skills. Master’s degree in a related field is preferred in addition to student information application knowledge and experience.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Apply online.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Regional Education Specialist – Danville, PA
Posted August 29, 2019
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSoM) is searching for a regional education specialist (RES). The RES will be located at our Danville, Pa., campus and will report directly to the senior education specialist and will provide student support, curriculum oversite and coordination of the clinical education and training of M3 and M4 students of the MD program in the regional campus to which they are assigned. These responsibilities help ensure that the learning objectives of the clinical curriculum are delivered appropriately and that students are achieving competence in the overall educational program objectives and specific sub-competencies of the MD program. In this position, the RES will meet with students to address various academic, learning environment, career and residency planning issues. The RES works with volunteer and paid clinical faculty as well as the regional leadership team to ensure the proper implementation of the clinical curriculum. The RES will serve as a liaison to the main offices of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs. 

A master’s degree in higher education administration, college student personnel, support or education is required along with a minimum of one year experience; a master’s degree in a related field with a minimum of three year’s relevant full-time experience in a K-12 or higher education setting will also be considered in lieu of degrees listed. Three years’ experience, including teaching and academic coaching, within divisions of academic or student affairs at a post-secondary institution is preferred.

Apply online.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. 

Project Manager
Posted August 27, 2019
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is searching for a project manager. The project manager supports initiatives under the umbrella of the vice president for Strategy and Planning and reports to the director of the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness (OIRPE). This position will work closely with the vice president for Strategy and Planning and the vice president for Academic Affairs at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) and Education at Geisinger to expand the scope of activities in accreditation, assessment, evaluation and the tracking of students/learners and continuous improvement processes across all education activities in Geisinger. This position will, from time to time, work closely with the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine president’s cabinet and Education at Geisinger Leadership (EGL) in the coordination of planning, strategic initiatives and project implementation.

This position provides coordination, planning, business analysis, resource collaboration and overall project management for a broad range of education-related projects and initiatives. This position also requires periodic contact with vice presidents, vice deans, associate deans, faculty, staff, students and external stakeholders in program or project implementation, managing deadlines, aligning to budgets, instilling accountability and preparing reports for assigned projects.

A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or a related field is required in addition to a minimum of three years of experience in project management. Strong project management skills; experience meeting aggressive timelines; management of budgets; experience with agency or vendor management; and strong computer skills (spreadsheets, databases, and word processing) are required. 

A self-starter who can work independently with little supervision and as part of a team; excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills; demonstrated experience working within a distributed team environment; knowledge of systems development and processes used in the design, development and delivery of training programs online and face-to-face; experience with business intelligence tools, such as Qualtrics, MS Power BI, Tableau, IBM Cognos, SPSS, NVIVO; strong grasp of statistical tools, the basics of business analytics and an ability to interpret and present data; significant experience in the higher education industry; experience with student learning outcomes assessment; training and/or experience with the use of data mining; highly competent writer and an effective verbal communicator; working knowledge of predictive modeling and model verification; resource development experience; experience with integrated marketing campaigns, digital marketing, and marketing technology; and experience with project management software are all preferred.

Apply online.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Assistant Director of Assessment
Posted July 26, 2019
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is searching for an assistant director of assessment. The assistant director of assessment is responsible to conduct assessment-related activities within Academic Affairs, including statistical analysis and support for medical education research activities.

This position will report to the associate dean for education administration and will be responsible for scheduling all evaluations related to the MD1, MD2 and graduate programs curriculum; scheduling various evaluations in support of the MD3 and MD4 curriculum as assigned by the senior education specialist; data analysis using Microsoft Excel, SPSS, NVivo, or other data tools; analysis of academic program assessment and evaluation data; provide support for data entry or other curriculum mapping and assessment activities required by accrediting bodies; assist in developing and generating reports for Academic Affairs to support accreditation activities related to educational programming; assist in the administration of One45, MedHub, and current GCSOM educational databases; and provide course directors statistical analysis and consultation on examination questions using methods of item response theory.

A master’s degree in mathematics, epidemiology, statistics, economics, education, higher education administration or equivalent in addition to a minimum three years’ experience in statistical analysis, assessment and evaluation of programs or equivalent is required. A proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and statistical programs such as SPSS, SAS or Epilnfo is required. A high level of comfort with complex statistical analysis, both qualitative and quantitative, and experience with curriculum and assessment at the post-secondary level is preferred.

Apply online.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. 

Maintenance Assistant 1
Posted Aug. 8, 2018
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is searching for a maintenance assistant 1. This position is responsible for housekeeping and assisting the general maintenance repairmen with projects and cleaning up job sites and for performing duties to support the goals and objectives of the school. This position will work under the general supervision of the facilities supervisor.

Essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, housekeeping, assisting the repairmen by delivering tools and materials to the job site, cleaning up job sites and returning tools and materials to the proper storage areas; assist with removing built-in fixtures and tearing down walls; collect and sort recycling and shredding; assist with painting projects; provide limited electrical services such as changing light bulbs; provide limited HVAC services such as changing filters; maintain accurate daily records of time and materials; maintain all tools and equipment in a safe and operable condition; assist other trade areas for seasonal requirements such as snow blowing, leaf raking, etc. as needed; provide assistance with security as needed; sweep sidewalks to main entrance as needed; and perform other duties as required or assigned by emergency or other operational reasons for which the employee is qualified to perform.

A high school diploma or GED is required along with at least two years of functional job- related experience. Current valid PA driver’s license is also required.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Standardized Patient, Independent Contractor (part-time)
The Standardized Patient (SP) is a person trained to portray a real life patient in a standardized, scripted clinical scenario. Standardized patients provide Geisinger Commonwealth medical students the opportunity to practice their interviewing, counseling, physical exam, communication and other skills that contribute to their development as professionals in the field of medicine. The use of standardized patients in the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center at Geisinger Commonwealth allows students to practice in a “safe,” controlled, observable environment where they can develop, practice and demonstrate competence in skills they will use on real patients.

The SP will be trained to evaluate student performances and provide constructive feedback. The SP will learn specific history and/or physical signs and symptoms for patient roles; consistently and accurately portray specific patient roles as required by scenarios; consent to interviews and/or physical exams by medical students; respond to questions in a consistent manner according to the script, scenario and training; demonstrate flexibility, reliability and punctuality regarding scheduling and assignments; complete scenario checklists and provide feedback to students regarding behaviors and skills. A high school degree or equivalent is required.

For more information about the Standardized Patient Program, visit Geisinger Commonwealth’s Clinical Skills and Simulation Center page.

Submit a cover letter and resume to Kathryn Powell at kpowell@som.geisinger.edu.