Medical Education Programs Administrator
Working Title: Medical Education Programs Administrator
Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff
Department: Department of Surgery
Posting Date: 06-28-2017
The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking a Medical Education Programs Administrator to work with our surgical residency programs. The Program Administrator continually assesses and directs a wide range of programmatic issues, including long-range planning, recruiting trainees, developing projects, analyzing administrative workflow, maintaining databases, communicating with faculty and trainees regarding a range of issues, and managing internal and external program relations with oversight and direction from the Program Director.
The incumbent develops, monitors, and reports on the residency program budget. Works with the business manager and/or Administrative Director to ensure accuracy of budget statements and develops yearly residency budget. Responsible for recurring purchase orders for the residency program, oversight of all check requests, and paying bills associated with the program's activities. May be responsible for the management of grants or application of materials related to grant proposals/submissions.
A Bachelor's degree is required. Four years of relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement. A minimum of two years of administrative experience coordinating a residency or similar program is required when accompanied by a Bachelor's degree.
This position is restricted and contingent upon the continuation of funding.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
2. Ability to organize information.
3. Ability to handle sensitive information with absolute confidentiality.
4. High degree of initiative and self-direction.
5. Critical thinking skills.
6. Ability to exercise independent judgment.
7. Ability to work as a team member.
8. Demonstrated leadership skills.
9. High level of confidentiality and professionalism.
10. Ability to make decisions independently or to escalate issues as needed.
11. High level of technical computer ability using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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