Staff Openings

Thank you for your interest in Geisinger Commonwealth!

To apply for a position, please submit an employment application, cover letter identifying the position you are applying for, resume, and three references. You may also include our Voluntary Questionnaire.

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine 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. 

Employment Application (.pdf) 

Voluntary Questionnaire (.pdf)

Submit by mail:
Human Resources
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
525 Pine Street
Scranton, PA 18509

Submit electronically:
hr@tcmc.edu
For electronic submissions, please include the title of the position in the subject line of the response.

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). Please contact Laura Mayeski, Public Safety Manager, if you have any questions. Thanks!

Current Staff Openings 

Associate Director of Financial Aid

Posted Sept. 14, 2017
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is searching for an Associate Director of Financial Aid.  The Associate Director of Financial Aid is responsible for working with the Director of Financial Aid to develop and execute financial aid strategic priorities related to the successful enrollment of all graduate and medical students, in addition to providing a high level of service to applicants and students in assisting them with financing their educational expenses.

The successful candidate will assist the Director of Financial Aid with the audit reporting for financial aid in conjunction with internal and external firms and the VP for Finance and Administration/CFO; assist with the dissemination of the financial aid literacy program under the direction of the Director to ensure compliance with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Liaison Commission on Medical Education;  process the import and export of medical and graduate student data to all internal and external systems used for the processing of financial aid; conduct individual and group meetings with assigned classes regarding financial aid issues including loan entrance and exit interviews as required by the federal government; coordinate and participate in all aspects of the federal loan programs; process all applications for financial aid; and ensure GCSOM is in compliance with all federal and state regulations by ensuring each student receiving federal aid meets all federal eligibility requirements and students do not exceed loan limits.

A bachelor’s degree is required in addition to a minimum of three years’ work related experience pertaining to the implementation of financial aid programs for graduate and undergraduate programs; master’s degree preferred. 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@tcmc.edu.

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.

Director of Educational Assessment and Measurement

Posted June 15, 2017
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is one of the nation’s newest fully accredited medical colleges located in northeastern and north central Pennsylvania. It offers a community-based model of medical education with four regional campuses – North (Scranton), South (Wilkes-Barre), West (Williamsport), and Guthrie (Sayre). The College attracts students from within its 17-county region as well as across Pennsylvania and the nation, who are interested in studying evidence- and community-based medicine and who have a strong desire to serve their community. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a Doctor of Medicine (MD) program and Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) programs. 

Geisinger Commonwealth is searching for a Director of Educational Assessment and Measurement.  The Director of Educational Assessment and Measurement will report directly to the Associate Dean for Curriculum and will be responsible for all aspects of the assessment and evaluation of the undergraduate medical education program.  This position is responsible for the collection, management, and analysis of learner and program assessment data for programmatic decision-making and planning, accreditation, and continuous quality improvement.

The duties and responsibilities of this position include overseeing the management and analysis of academic data and program evaluation; leading the curriculum team in assessment instrument development including exam blueprints, standard setting, observation protocols, scoring rubrics, portfolios, questionnaires, and surveys; preparing data sets, reports, and other materials in support of accreditation; provide faculty training to support best practices in learner assessment and programmatic metrics; and collaborate with faculty in developing educational research projects to improve student learning outcomes.

The successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with administration, faculty, staff, and students; skill in project management and team building; strategic thinking, and the ability to take initiative, set priorities, and manage multiple complex tasks; excellent skill in report writing suitable for a variety of audiences, including publication in professional journals; ability to make oral presentations to present assessment information to key stakeholder groups; and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

A PhD or EdD in educational psychology, psychometrics, or assessment and measurement is required.  Five years’ experience in assessment development, including educational testing, measurement, statistics, scaling, standard setting procedures, and conducting reliability and validity studies is required. Experience in medical or health professions education is preferred.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@tcmc.edu.

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.

Director of Instructional Design and Distance Learning

Posted June 9, 2017
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is one of the nation’s newest fully accredited medical colleges located in northeastern and north central Pennsylvania. It offers a community-based model of medical education with four regional campuses – North (Scranton), South (Wilkes-Barre), West (Williamsport), and Guthrie (Sayre). The College attracts students from within its 17-county region as well as across Pennsylvania and the nation, who are interested in studying evidence- and community-based medicine and who have a strong desire to serve their community. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a Doctor of Medicine (MD) program and Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) programs. 

Geisinger Commonwealth’s newly established School of Graduate Studies is creating transformative curricula for a portfolio of programs to include master’s degrees in Population Health, Informatics, Genomics and Biomedical Sciences. The School is searching for a Director of Instructional Design and Distance Learning.  While working with the Assistant Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, this position will provide instructional and program design expertise for the development and support of online courses and specialized educational programs for the School of Graduate Studies.  In addition, this position will be responsible for guiding and supporting faculty in the design of online coursework/programs and instructional practices, development of learning resources, and the revision of current courses and course segments for new delivery methods.

The successful candidate will identify and lead in the development of instructional strategies in support of faculty selected course materials, course objectives, and assessment techniques for curriculum digitization and online learning assets; identify, evaluate, and recommend external vendors to support online learning initiatives; research and make recommendations on online educational best practices, instructional resources, and instructional technologies to support teaching and learning; provide consultation and support for faculty as they integrate instructional technologies into their teaching in face-to-face and online courses; and identify appropriate instructional strategies and define learning objectives appropriate to graduate level curriculum.

A Bachelor’s Degree in instructional design, education, teaching, or a related field with eight years’ experience in instructional technology, online education, or curriculum design, both face-to-face and online, or a Master’s Degree in instructional design, education, teaching, or a related field with five years’ experience in instructional technology, online education, or curriculum design, both face to face and online, is required.  The successful candidate must be familiar with processes and standards for planning and implementing instructional design and development; have solid knowledge of course development software and at a minimum one learning management system; ability to organize and work effectively with an understanding of organizational policies and activities; experience with graphic and multimedia authoring software and website design software; and proficiency in communication, both oral and written.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@tcmc.edu.

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.

Director of Career Engagement

Posted June 9, 2017
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is one of the nation’s newest fully accredited medical colleges located in northeastern and north central Pennsylvania. It offers a community-based model of medical education with four regional campuses – North (Scranton), South (Wilkes-Barre), West (Williamsport), and Guthrie (Sayre). The College attracts students from within its 17-county region as well as across Pennsylvania and the nation, who are interested in studying evidence- and community-based medicine and who have a strong desire to serve their community. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a Doctor of Medicine (MD) program and Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) programs. 

Geisinger Commonwealth’s newly established School of Graduate Studies is creating transformative curricula for a portfolio of programs to include master’s degrees in Population Health, Informatics, Genomics and Biomedical Sciences.  The School is searching for a Director of Career Engagement.  The Director of Career Engagement will design and implement a strategy to support graduate students’ professional development goals, including the development of job resources.  In addition, this position will help students prepare for and make connections with those resources and will cultivate and develop relationships with health care organizations, businesses, government agencies, and other firms for the purpose of building on and off campus recruiting programs.  This position will also increase the number of employers actively recruiting and hiring the school’s graduates while improving the number of students employed in full-time positions at or soon after graduation.

The successful candidate will collaborate with staff and key stakeholders to establish unit goals and procedures for assessing goal attainment; ensure that unit goals are assessed at regular intervals and assessment findings are considered by appropriate stakeholders and used in ongoing planning; develop and deploy resources to assist students and alumni at each stage of the career development process; conduct assessments with graduate students and alumni; develop and facilitate workshops on a variety of career and developmental topics; collaborate with faculty, students and staff to assess the career needs of students; utilize theory and practice to develop a comprehensive career services operation for students enrolled in science and health science disciplines; develop proposals as needed to provide services to targeted student constituencies; manage online career development tools, such as College Central Network; develop and maintain employer, corporate, and educational relationships; work closely with academic advising and personal counseling staff to coordinate student development initiatives; and develop relationships with regional and national organizations in order to increase internships and/or employment opportunities for students and alumni.

A Master’s Degree in educational leadership, student affairs, student development, psychology, educational psychology, business administration or a related discipline is required in addition to a minimum of five years’ progressive experience within higher education.  The successful candidate should also have an understanding of FERPA; demonstrated experience providing career development services within higher education; demonstrated supervisory skills; excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; ability to serve the needs of a culturally diverse student population; strong organizational skills with an emphasis on detail; strong analytical skills; and a proficiency in computer software applications including Microsoft Office Suite, Datatel, and Canvas.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@tcmc.edu.

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 of 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 our Clinical Skills and Simulation Center page.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kathryn Powell at kpowell@tcmc.edu.