Executive Director

Executive Director, Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS)
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN 38163
Posted 09.02.2021


Job Description: 

The Executive Director of the UTHSC Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) serves as the leader of the Center and oversees the successful use and integration of simulation education across the institution.  This position, reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (VCAFSA), works collaboratively with various stakeholders across the institution (across administrative units, colleges and campuses) in support of the institution’s strategic priority to educate outstanding graduates who meet the needs of the state and its communities by supporting the effective use and integration of simulation tools, techniques and strategies in education as well as fostering interprofessional training opportunities best suited for simulated environments. The Executive Director is responsible for establishing the strategic priorities for the Center and program in collaboration with the VCAFSA and CHIPS leadership.  The position is also responsible for the oversight of global operations, marketing and development initiatives, research and assessment efforts, and the systematic expansion and integration of simulation across the institution.  Finally, this position works in collaboration with the VCAFSA to initiate and evaluate efforts aligned with the strategic priorities and objectives identified on the UTHSC Strategic Map designed to enhance student learning outcomes.


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