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$66,500 - $90,000 / Year
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#119618 CA Medicine Coordinator -Hybrid/Remote

Filing Deadline: Thu 3/30/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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

This position is a contract position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/07/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at 4305 University Ave and remote.


The Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments within the School of Medicine. The missions of research, education, and patient care are intertwined and are integral to the goals of the department. The Department’s 18 divisions include the Division for Child and Community Health. The Division for Child and Community Health in partnership with the UC San Diego School of Medicine (SOM), will serve as the lead for the implementation of the Regional Hub of Healthcare Opportunity (RHHO) for the Region X California Medicine Scholars Program (CMSP). UCSD School of Medicine has received funding to be one of four inaugural Regional Hub of Healthcare Opportunity (RHHO) in the State of California.

CMSP is a partnership between UC San Diego, CSU San Marcos, San Diego State University, and all nine community colleges in San Diego and Imperial Counties (Region X area), as well as multiple community organizations and health systems. CMSP is funded by the California Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) and fiscally sponsored by the Foundation for California Community Colleges. The function of CMSP is to provide leadership, infrastructure, advising, and programmatic assistance to students attending community colleges to support their successful transfer to a 4-year university and to apply and enroll in California medical school. The goal of CMSP is to develop a large, regionally reflective applicant pool to medical schools with a target population of students from disadvantaged and racial/ethnic backgrounds underrepresented in medicine.

Applies knowledge about curriculum, requirements and educational activities to coordinate professional health education programs. Coordinates and maintains program operations, which may include teaching and learning activities, program curriculum, learner scheduling, maintaining databases, tracking learner compliance, and program accreditation.

Serve as the Project Manager for California Medicine Scholars Program (CMSP). Incumbent will have a major and continuing responsibility for program planning, development, and the implementation of all activities related to the California Medicine Scholars Program (CMSP). In collaboration with the Principal Investigator (PI) and the Project Director, serves as the principal liaison for program inquiries regarding admissions, outreach, and program activities. Incumbent interfaces professionally with a broad range of collaborative contacts across local, regional, and state level partners. Perform a full range of project management involving the use of independent judgment and initiative.

The CMSP Project Manager will develop and implement CMSP outreach programs, program curriculum, activities offered to CMSP students, and training opportunities that incorporate understanding of student academic, social and professional development as are reflected in the mission of CMSP. Establish and implement an effective communication strategy with state funder and various stakeholders to avoid duplication of effort, support collaboration, and contribute to effective information and knowledge management. Supports the evaluation of the structure, recommending revisions, additions, and deletions to the established program, and independently developing ideas for program improvement as appropriate. Manage multiple projects and activities with complex needs, competing demands, and various timelines. Resolve operational and administration problems; identify problem areas and issues; conduct research to find alternative solutions; make recommendations; implementation of recommendations. Maintain comprehensive records, and prepare reports as required by the funder.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in a related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Thorough knowledge of relevant policies and regulatory requirements. Solid knowledge of health professions education program requirements. Thorough knowledge of health professions education industry.

  • Thorough knowledge of administrative analysis and operations research. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement processes and systems. Thorough knowledge of the administrative and operational implications in a program.

  • Demonstrated experience and documented excellence in oral and written communications skills; includes active listening and critical thinking.

  • Strong interpersonal skills. Actively cooperates and supports the work of others. Ability to work productively with anyone regardless of background. Empathetic and aware of impact on others. Strong problem-solving skills to assist learners and resolve issues.

  • Excellent organizational skills, analytical, and demonstrated attention to detail. Ability to complete work and meet established deadlines in an accurate and timely manner, and to manage short and competing deadlines.

  • Thorough knowledge of educational software and platforms. Demonstrated ability to analyze and seek solutions to enhance the user experience.

  • Proven knowledge of data management, documentation methods used in investigating and presenting findings about the program. Skills include statistical analysis of data across databases and systems.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of higher education system, in particular the California community college system.


  • Master’s degree is listed as preferred.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $53,600 - $111,600 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $25.67 - $53.45

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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