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Curriculum Assistant

by Western University

Reference #: 32751
Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2023
Western University

Job Description

Classification & Regular Hours

Hours per Week: 35

Salary Grade: Level N

About Western

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none.  Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards.  Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application.  Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community.  Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.

About Us

Within a distributed medical education model, the Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Program is responsible for delivering an integrated four-year program at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. 

Undergraduate Medicine is one of nine programs within the Education Portfolio in the Dean’s Office at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry (SSMD). The Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) program is a four-year program which qualifies students for the MD degree. The Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Program coordinates all aspects of the MD program. The MD curriculum is delivered across multiple communities in South-western Ontario, including the city of Windsor.  

The Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Program strives to deliver quality education and service by ensuring an open and friendly environment for faculty, staff and students exists. Required to uphold a team philosophy; sharing and collaborating with staff throughout the Dean's Office and the Schulich Windsor Program is essential.


The Curriculum Assistant is one of six positions that provides ongoing administrative support for the activities associated with the planning and delivery of the Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) curriculum within the Curriculum Support Division, UME, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. The role serves as a point of contact and provides information to faculty and staff regarding the curriculum, development and implementation. The Curriculum Assistant is responsible for maintaining databases and websites, coordinating schedules, providing information on processes and deadlines, providing administrative support to Course Chairs, and distributing course information and materials in a timely manner.


-   3-year community college diploma in Business Management/Administration
-   University Undergraduate Degree preferred

-   3 years’ experience providing administrative support and project coordination for curriculum and course development in an academic/clinical environment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
-   Intermediate proficiency required in Microsoft Office in order to prepare emails, course outlines, announcements, and to input data into spreadsheets and databases
-   Ability to establish effective routines for excellent communication with all members of the team to maximize productivity
-   Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning and professional development
-   Demonstrated ability to apply creativity, innovation and resourcefulness to daily work
-   Strong customer service skills to handle enquiries and resolve issues in a professional and timely manner 
-   Strong attention to detail and proofreading abilities with an excellent command of the English language
-   Ability to work in a fluid and challenging work environment with changing deadlines
-   Self-driven, independent thinker who is highly motivated and possesses an intrinsic passion for quality
-   Possesses a reputation for resourcefulness with a strong sense of accountability and initiative
-   Influential interpersonal skills that build positive and strong relationships at all levels of the organization 
-   Ability to multi-task and maintain an organized and effective personal work environment
-   Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage activities both for self and others effectively
-   Ability to provide solutions by using imaginative approaches where constructive thinking and innovation are required
-   Results-oriented with an ability to handle many tasks and maintain a high level of individual and team performance

Union Statement

Western welcomes applications from all qualified individuals; however, it is the university's policy to give first consideration to all qualified UWOSA applicants.

Western Values Diversity

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at or phone 519-661-2194.

Please Note:

Interested applicants are asked to visit for further information and to apply online referencing job #32751 by midnight on October 5th 2023.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.