Job Description

Payroll Title:
HEALTH PROFNS EDUC SPEC 2
Department:
SOM GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Campus
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

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

#112226 Program Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Wed 12/1/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/08/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/20/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

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.

The Medical Scientist Training Program Coordinator in the School of Medicine Graduate Programs is responsible for the planning and implementation of the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF) and administration of the Medical Scientist Training (MST) Program (MD-Ph.D), both funded by NIH training grants. Incumbent will independently manage all aspects of program planning, development and implementation for the SURF program. Serve as liaison to students, faculty, and staff for matters related to the MST and SURF Programs. Incumbent will develop and coordinate admissions, outreach, and events, evaluate the effectiveness of the programs recommending changes when necessary, develop and manage program budget, prepare and submit contracts and grants, generate reports, perform website maintenance and other tasks related to the administration of the program. Incumbent will be involved in coordinating outreach, admissions, student life and alumni activities and will assist in advising students in the two programs. Act as liaison to the various offices on campus as well as off campus.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Six (6) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus two (2) years of related experience/training.

  • Must have valid California Driver’s License and acceptable driving record and be able to drive a 7-passenger+ van to transport students.

  • Strong 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.

  • Demonstrated skill designing and producing various reports, tables, spreadsheets, brochures, and promotional materials for reporting and informational purposes.

  • Basic 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.

  • Ability to develop working relationships within department and with learners. Excellent interpersonal skills to articulate program information and requirements to a variety of individuals with broad education, cultural, and language backgrounds utilizing tact, diplomacy and discretion.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking ability to make recommendations toward program/curricular development, and workflow and process improvements.

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

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

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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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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