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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#110624 Assistant Program Coordinator

Initial Review Date: Thu 9/2/2021

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The Department of Family Medicine and Public Health (FMPH) has approximately 200 personnel including 75 salaried faculty and MSP physicians and 70 core and affiliated residents and fellows with activities totaling approximately $25 million annually in support of Department interests. Under the leadership of a new Interim Chair, the Department will undergo significant strategic planning due to the split with Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science (HWSPH), including but not limited to the management and strategic growth and improvement of four faculty practices, Sports Medicine, Behavioral Health, and the Clinical Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM) as well as advances in the philanthropic development mission of the Department and is comprised of three divisions, five centers, and ~15 programs.

DIVISIONS: Behavioral Health; Preventive Medicine; and Sports Medicine. CENTERS: Centers for Integrative Health: Center for Integrative Education (CIE); Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM); Center for Mindfulness (CFM); Center for Integrative Nutrition (CIN); Center for Integrative Research (CIR). PROGRAMS: Clinical Services; Community; Equity, Diversity and Inclusion; Family Medicine Residency, Family Medicine and Psychiatry Residency, Family Medicine Scripps Chula Vista Affiliated Residency; Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship; Medical Education; Physician Assessment and Clinical Education (PACE); Research; Sports Medicine Fellowship; Student Run Free Clinic, Wellness.

Applies acquired skills, process, and policy knowledge to support professional health education program learners. Coordinates program operations, which include teaching and learning activities, program curriculum, learner scheduling, maintaining databases, tracking learner compliance, and program accreditation.


  • Six (6) years of related experience OR a Bachelor's Degree and two (2) years of related medical education/training and/or working complex schedules/scheduling of personnel experience.

  • Basic knowledge of relevant policies and regulatory requirements. Basic knowledge of health professions education industry.

  • Knowledge of administrative analysis and operations research. Acquiring skills in developing and implementing processes and systems. Familiarity with the administrative and operational implications in a program.

  • Communication skills; includes verbal, written and active listening. Service oriented and responsive to questions and requests. Ability to interact in a professional, resourceful, and courteous manner.

  • Effective interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to develop working relationships within department and with learners.

  • Excellent organizational skills, analytical, and attention to detail. Ability to work with extremely complex faculty calendars / schedules requires extremely well organized and detail oriented precision.

  • Knowledge of educational technology and systems. Ability to troubleshoot and triages related technology issues.

  • Investigative, data analysis, and reporting skills. Ability to generate computer reports, checking for errors, correcting and submitting accurate reports. Skills include entering, maintaining, extracting, and analyzing data in electronic systems.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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