Anatomy Lab and Anatomical Gifts Program Coordinator

The Anatomy Lab and Anatomical Gifts Program Coordinator at Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine (CUSOM) is a staff position. It involves day-to-day management of CUSOM’s gross anatomy teaching laboratory and Anatomical Gifts Program. The position demands honesty, integrity, confidentiality with respect to cadavers, and the ability to work within the mission of Campbell University.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Anatomical Gifts Program

Maintain accurate records of both procured and donated cadavers, past and present, in a secured manner.
Coordinate and manage the delivery, quality control, and maintenance of cadavers.
Order and maintain all chemicals and equipment involved with the maintenance of cadavers.
Transfer cadavers between gurneys and storage equipment.
Schedule the final dispensation of cadavers when courses are completed.
Coordinate and oversee the return of cremated remains to the proper destination.
Serve as the point-of-contact for any inquiries into the Anatomical Gifts Program.
Assist in the creation and maintenance of the website for the Anatomical Gifts Program.
Assist with the creation of information packets, including forms and paperwork for the Anatomical Gifts Program.
Coordinate visits between the Lab Director and leaders of local organizations (funeral homes, hospitals, hospice organization, etc.) to disseminate information about the Anatomical Gifts Program.
Lab Maintenance & Operations

Prepare the laboratory for daily activities for all participating programs.
Coordinate with IT, Facilities, and external contractors for lab maintenance and upkeep.
Coordinate and oversee the clean-up of the lab once courses are completed.
Order and maintain an inventory of tools, supplies, equipment, and cleaning agents used during anatomy laboratory activities.
Assign students to dissection tables and laboratory groups for all participating programs including coordinating histology and ultrasound laboratories.
Assist with the set-up of laboratory practical examinations.
Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.
Uphold and abide by Campbell University policies and procedures, including, but not limited to: Title IX, HIPAA, and FERPA guidelines.
Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

A Bachelor of Science degree (in the area of anatomy or related science) from an accredited college or university is required.
A Master’s degree (in the area of anatomy or related science) from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Experience in a medical school, higher education, mortuary science, or clinical setting is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively to all groups through both oral and written expression.
Ability to listen and communicate in a positive manner.
Ability to respond calmly and appropriately in emotional situations.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and attention to detail are essential.
Ability to collaborate and interact with healthcare professionals.
Ability to organize, direct, and prioritize work appropriately.
Ability to manage time well and work under stressful conditions with an even temperament.
Ability to exercise independent judgments in complex and new situations.
Ability to demonstrate tact, courtesy and discretion in dealing with faculty, staff, students, high-level university officials and the public.
Ability to work independently as well as function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people.
Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects, and still meet strict deadlines.
Detail-oriented and willing to work in a changing environment including researching new ways of accomplishing tasks, participating in training sessions, and being a self-starter and a team player, and willingness to assist in other areas as needed.
Must be proficient in word processing and computer usage experience.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.
Computer proficiency utilizing current and new computerized teaching technology and familiarity with communicating education platform (such as Blackboard).
Broad knowledge of Campbell University policies and procedures.
Complexity of Duties:

Complexity of duties will be commensurate with level of experience.

Types of Contacts:

This individual will have daily interactions with CUSOM faculty (on-campus and off-campus), staff, medical students, students from other university health professions programs, and residents. Interaction with outside vendors, guests of CUSOM, and any other affiliates will be possible. Heavy telephone and email usage apply.


This individual will provide guidance and instruction within as well as outside the University setting.

Mental Demands: (complexity of duties, decision-making responsibilities, etc.)

Ability to understand oral and written information and organize thoughts and ideas into effective forms of communication.
Ability to make decisions which range from moderate to a significant impact on the immediate work environment, as well as outside contributors.
Other Information:

This position demands honesty, integrity and the ability to work with the Christian mission of Campbell University.
Requires attendance at events within, as well as outside of, the University setting.

To Apply For This Position:

Campbell University is unable to accept paper or email applications. Interested applicants may apply online at by clicking on the “Apply for this Position” below the description of the position for which you are applying. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must attach a cover letter, resume or CV and contact information for three references. Applications without these requirements will be considered incomplete. If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.