MEDICAL PHYSICS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS COORDINATOR
JOB NO.: 91937-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/MED PHYSICS/MED PHYSIC
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Communications, Editing, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Training, Employee Development
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91937-AS
Working Title: Medical Physics Educational Programs Coordinator
Official Title: SR STUDENT SERV COORD(T25BN) or STUDENT SERVICES CORD(T25DN) or ASSOC STU SERV COORD(T25FN)
Hiring Department: A534800-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MED PHYSICS/MED PHYSIC
Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
A minimum of three years of professional work experience in an academic setting, office environment, and/or working with students is required. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree and at least one year of professional work experience will also be considered. Graduate School experience preferred.
Upon hire, the selected candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following:
- Understanding of FERPA confidentiality practices and an ability to be sensitive to the educational needs of a variety of students
- A strong desire to build relationships with students, postdoctoral trainees, residents, colleagues and campus partners
- Excellent accuracy, attention to detail, organizational skills, and self-management skills while working in a fast- paced environment
- Ability to multi-task and manage projects simultaneously and meet deadlines successfully
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, flexibility and ability to provide excellent customer service
- Desire and ability to work collaboratively
The Medical Physics Educational Programs Coordinator provides complex administrative services for the Department of Medical Physics graduate and residency programs using a significant degree of independence and decision making authority.
The Medical Physics Program awards MS and PhD degrees in Medical Physics and Health Physics. The Medical Physics Graduate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs, Inc. (CAMPEP), and is the largest medical physics graduate program in North America. Approximately 100 students are enrolled, and the typical entering class size is 15-20 students. Medical Physics Program faculty also supervise students from outside Medical Physics (BME, ECE, NEEP, Physics, Neuroscience, etc.), bringing the total number of graduate students working in the department to more than 110.
The Department of Medical Physics also manages a CAMPEP-accredited Imaging Physics Residency Program. This program enrolls two residents, which is typical for medical physics residency programs.
The Medical Physics Educational Programs Coordinator will also serve as the administrator of the Radiological Sciences Training Program, a National Cancer Institute (T32) training grant. The T32 supports eight PhD students and three postdoctoral trainees who have research projects related to medical physics applications in cancer diagnosis and treatment. Approximately 4-5 training grant openings are filled each year.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
Kayla Gomez Cardona
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Instructions to applicants:
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Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: Sep 7 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Sep 21 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time