Job Description

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$86,400 - $123,100 /Year
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#123293 Program Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Thu 6/8/2023

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.

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The UCSD Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences is composed of 67 faculty 15 clinical fellows, 5 Assistant Project Scientists, 10 Postdoctoral Scholars. The department is composed of 7 divisions: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Hospitalist, Family Planning and Urogynecologic and Reconstructive Surgery.

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, which is ranked 3rd in the nation in NIH funding among OB/GYN departments, is establishing the Center for Obstetrics and Gynecology Research Innovation (CORI), which will promote collaborations between clinicians, researchers, community members, and corporate partners aimed at making and translating novel discoveries for improving women’s and reproductive health.

CORI is structured around 5 interacting program areas:

* Program 1: Clinical/Translational Research
* Program 2: Technology
* Program 3: Education and Career Development
* Program 4: Epidemiology/Biostatistics
* Program 5: Administrative Core

The Program Coordinator is a critical role for achieving the goals of the UCSD Center for OB/GYN Research Innovation (CORI). The Program Coordinator will play multiple roles, including but not limited to:

Work closely with the Co-Directors of CORI to construct and communicate program priorities and manage internal-facing and external-facing meetings/events. Organize, attend, and actively participate in CORI committee and working group meetings. Compile, prepare and distribute meeting agendas, reports, and follow-up materials. Follow-up with attendees on action items. Coordinate CORI events and activities, including arranging for venues, travel arrangements, purchasing, reimbursements, payments, and other related activities. Independently respond to a variety of requests (including requests for collaboration) and disseminate information through excellent interpersonal communication skills, telephone and electronic communications.

Interface with clinical and research staff, trainees, and faculty on CORI issues, tasks, and activities. Manage interns and visiting scholars. Work closely with departmental fund managers on CORI budget management (recharge, pilot grants, meeting grants, etc.). Coordinate preparation of grant applications. Work with CORI leadership team to reach out to UCSD and the greater scientific community to expand the center’s academic and industry collaborations.

Administers all finance, human resources and facilities and other operational activities for small to mid-sized academic or research program. Administers major program components, and some or all of the program's operational requirements. Develops and organizes conferences and other public forums. Works under direction of Principal Investigator or more senior Academic Program Officer to establish center agenda, funding, objectives.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR an Advanced degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Academic background and experience in selected area of research preferred. Experience in project or program management in research.

  • Thorough knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent scientific writing and editing skills. Successful writing, and publication of multi-authored professional publications.

  • Strong ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results. Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and with sensitivity with research staff, and faculty investigators.

  • Solid fundraising experience.

  • Ability to manage research projects and proven ability to make contributions to research projects at a conceptual level as well as research design and methodology.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Hybrid position, with most activities able to be performed remotely.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $63,400 - $142,800 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $30.36 - $68.39

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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