King Faisal Hospital Rwanda Foundation (KFHRF)
The King Faisal Hospital Rwanda Foundation is currently at its beginning stage following an action plan that was approved by the hospital in October, 2020.
Within the health domain, the Foundation’s major objectives will be to support researchers through funding, training and facilitation in dissemination of research data, establishing strategic relationships with academic, research-driven and research sponsoring institutions and supporting training for medical researchers.
As part of a social welfare that constitutes an integral part of the foundation, the hospital will financially assist patients who cannot afford medical care and will continue to sensitize the public on NCDs, congenital and surgical diseases for prevention and early consultation.
Furthermore, the foundation will support surgical camps/outreach within the country in a bid to reduce long waiting lists in teaching hospitals. Finally, within the education domain, the foundation will be promoting new learning tools including e-learning and support Continuing Medical Education (CME).
Job Description: Educational Quality and Development Specialist
Position Overview: King Faisal Hospital Rwanda Foundation is recruiting an Educational Quality and Development (EDQC) Specialist, who will play a key role in strengthening education, training, and research initiatives at KFH. This key leadership role will be responsible for overseeing the development of educational programs, ensuring adherence to quality standards, fostering continuous improvement, and promoting the overall development of educational initiatives.
Contract Duration: One-year with the possibility of renewal
Reports to: Chief Education, Training, and Research Officer
Roles & Responsibilities
Curriculum Development and Design
Lead the development and enhancement of medical education curricula, ensuring alignment with accreditation standards, industry best practices, and the evolving needs of the healthcare sector.
Collaborate with faculty members to integrate innovative teaching methodologies, technology, and simulation into the curriculum.
Assessment and Evaluation
Develop and oversee assessment strategies to measure student learning outcomes and program effectiveness.
Implement data-driven decision-making processes to enhance educational programs and ensure continuous improvement.
Design and implement faculty development programs to enhance teaching skills, promote research, and encourage professional growth among faculty members.
Foster a culture of mentorship and collaboration to support faculty in their academic pursuits.
Establish and maintain a robust quality assurance system for educational programs, including regular assessments, feedback mechanisms, and outcome evaluations.
Monitor and ensure compliance with accreditation standards and work towards continuous improvement in educational quality.
Develop initiatives to support student success, retention, and career development.
Skills & Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a health-related background or medical degree required
Post-graduate degree or certificate in health education related field strongly preferred
At least 5 years of experience in health education, particularly in curriculum development and quality standards
Familiarity with accreditation and medical education standards in Rwanda and the region
Experience in developing digital learning environments and integrating teaching technologies considering artificial intelligence, educational technology, and other educational innovations
Skilled in designing health curricula for resource-limited settings
Demonstrated research experience, particularly in medical education or a related field
Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
Fluency in oral and written English required
Ability to work under tight deadlines and adapt to changing requirements.
Project management and/or administrative coordination experience
How to Apply