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$24.04 - $30.66 / Hour
La Jolla
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#120195 Curriculum Planner 2

Extended Deadline: Fri 2/17/2023

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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/28/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/06/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

A hybrid schedule with part-time in the office and part-time remote work will be available for this position


The Division of Medical Education within the UC San Diego School of Medicine (UCSD SOM) consists of four major units: Admissions & Student Affairs; Undergraduate Medical Education; Graduate Medical Education; and Continuing Medical Education & Faculty Development. These units are supported by core services units: Business Affairs, Educational Technology, and Evaluation & Assessment. The division supports the education, training and co-curricular activities of 540 medical students, 900 + residents and fellows, as well as the faculty, physician and healthcare providers at UCSD’s School of Medicine, its' Medical Centers, and affiliates. The Division additionally houses the Physician Assistant Education Program as well as several large Health Sciences Graduate Programs and the Medical Student Training Program, as well as the Center for Investigations of Health and Education Disparities (CIHED).

Serve as a Curriculum Coordinator in UC San Diego School of Medicine (SOM). Provide programmatic support to core courses in the Integrated Scientific Curriculum in the School of Medicine, including preparation of course material, coordination of course committee meetings, and processing of course expenses.

In consultation with department management, use professional concepts in drafting department schedule for courses, seminars, and special events, taking into consideration faculty leaves, preferences, and faculty course load, classroom availability, and enrollment figures. Schedule may be reviewed to ensure it meets the needs of students for degree progression. Independently obtains classrooms for courses taking into account the requirements and restrictions of the Scheduling Office. Complete special projects for the course directors as needed.


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

  • Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.

  • Knowledge of department, organization, and University policies, procedures, and directives.

  • Knowledge of department and school / college general and major course requirements.

  • Ability in problem identification, reasoning, analysis to identify trends.

  • Ability to find solutions to conflicting situations.

  • Excellent communication skills to communicate clearly, effectively and tactfully to all levels of clients, academic, administrative and staff personnel within the university.

  • An in-depth knowledge of an organ-based pre-clinical curriculum within a School of Medicine, preferably at UCSD.

  • Ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions. Ability to work effectively, efficiently and apply attention to detail while working on multiple tasks at the same time. Ability to appropriately apply policies and procedures.

  • Excellent record keeping skills, including ability to design and maintain extensive database information. Skill in developing, implementing, and maintaining efficient record keeping and filing systems for retrieval by self and others.

  • Ability to work as an effective team member with a department as well as outside our programs (VA, Children’s Hospital, and UCSD Hospital).

  • Demonstrated ability to manage financial aspects of a project or program.

  • Ability to delegate work, determine appropriate levels of monitoring and define expected results.


  • Ability to counsel students on a variety of problems with tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity.


  • Overtime may be required.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $37,900 - $85,300 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, 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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