Asst. Dir, Graduate Research Projects (MScBMI)

About The Unit: The Graham School: Created at the founding of the University, the Graham School is committed to enhancing the University of Chicago's place as a preeminent intellectual destination through support of lifelong learning. Graham is dedicated to curating and disseminating the university's rich content for a broader set of learners in ever more innovative ways; helping the university engage civically, globally, and with the latest innovations in teaching and learning. MScBMI Program: The University of Chicago Graham School Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics (MScBMI) is on the leading edge of this interdisciplinary field that is critical to healthcare transformation.

Unit Job Summary: The University of Chicago Graham School is recruiting an Assistant Director to oversee and operate the capstone project component of the professional Masters degree in biomedical informatics. Reporting to the Program Director, the Assistant Director's primary responsibilities include: - Communicating with sponsor organizations to determine their project needs - Matching students to opportunities - Facilitating communications between students and sponsors - Helping students with research and communication skills - Providing student guidance and support from project planning through implementation and writing - Organizing relevant events including panel presentations - Working with the Masters program teams to ensure a positive capstone experience for the students and sponsors Additional activities may include representing the Graham School with other University departments in regards to graduate research.

Unit Education: Graduate degree in a relevant field such as social sciences, public health, policy, computer science, and other related disciplines, required.

Unit Experience: Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 1 year experience in working with students, teaching in a formal or informal setting, and conducting research. Experience working in industry, non-profit, or government setting is highly desired

Unit Job Function Competencies: Budget management skills required. Knowledge of program subject matter required. Ability to develop educational programs and curricula required. Analytical skills required. Problem-solving skills required. Decision-making skills required. Attention to detail required. Organizational skills required. Verbal and written communication skills required. Interpersonal skills required. Customer service skills required. Ability to work independently and as part of a team required. Ability to maintain confidentiality required. Ability to manage stressful situations required. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

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