Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$28.51 - $40.85 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday - Friday

#130872 Milk Bank Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Tue 7/23/2024

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/11/24 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 7/23/24. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The University of California Health Milk Bank was established to help support neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) and families in the region and the state. They do this by providing safe, pasteurized human milk that has been donated by breastfeeding parents. The University of California Health Milk Bank, operated by UC San Diego Health, is the second in California to be accredited by the Human Milk Banking Association of North America. It is the only milk bank in the nation that is part of a health care system.

This position is for our new University of California Health Milk Bank that opened in 2020. Our goals are to help mothers breastfeed, to improve breast milk donation and to ensure that all premature or ill babies in our region have access to donor milk. Learn more by clicking

Under supervision, the Milk Bank Coordinator is responsible for the planning and coordination of administrative functions of the Milk Bank Facility. Serving as the key point of first contact with families and milk donors. Greeting of guests, triaging multiple phone lines, Sending/receiving documents via fax, mail and/or email. Communicating with physician office staff regarding donor screening needs. Uploading donor files to the hospital network and multiple donor databases. Performing quality improvement initiatives. Developing and implementing marketing and donor recruitment plans. Performing general administrative duties.Exhibiting via community outreach events. Organizing the shipping and receiving of donor boxes.


  • A minimum of three (3+) years of relevant experience.

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and Outlook.

  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to plan, establish, and maintain a professional work environment.

  • Must possess strong social, interpersonal interactive, and leadership skills, written and oral communication.

  • Advanced service orientation and attention to detail. Excellent ability to multitask with demanding time frames.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and two (2) years administrative/program coordinator experience, or six (6) years of progressively responsible administrative/program coordinator experience; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Experience in healthcare and/or non-profit volunteer organization.
  • Experience with public relations, marketing, data collection, and database management.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Ability to interact, question and advise people concerning sensitive health care issues.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $40,700 - $85,295 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $19.49 - $40.85

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).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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 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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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