Faculty Programs Generalist
Working Title: Faculty Programs Generalist
Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff
Department: Department of Surgery
Posting Date: 01-09-2018
The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking a Faculty Programs Generalist. The Department values the professional development and vitality of its faculty, and has established this position to support efforts promoting faculty development, inclusion, equity, and wellness within the Department of Surgery. The Faculty Programs Generalist will contribute to an environment of collegiality with an explicit commitment to achieving excellence through inclusion, equity, and engagement.
This position will be responsible for faculty advancement coordination, which includes assisting in preparation of department documentation relevant to the Promotion & Tenure (P&T) process, advising faculty on preparation of curriculum vitae and promotion portfolios in accordance with School of Medicine P&T requirements, and coordinating the activities of the Department's P&T committee. The Generalist will facilitate, develop, and maintain a database to track data relevant to faculty recruitment, retention, advancement and diversity, and at times write and edit articles for internal and external audiences regarding these topics. This position is also expected to assist in developing content and managing logistics for symposia and special programs related to faculty development, diversity and inclusion.
This position may occasionally require work at extended hours (evenings or weekends) to accommodate faculty schedules or symposia/special programs.
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and two or more years of relevant experience. A combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelors. Candidates should have a strong interest or educational background in medical school environments, educational programs, professional development activities, program evaluation, and/or diversity and inclusion.
A Master's degree and two or more years of relevant experience is preferred. Experience conducting research and using basic statistical analysis and/or program administration is preferred; experience with database management is also preferred. Experience with website management is a plus.
This is a restricted position and is contingent on the continuation of funding.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to exercise good judgment under pressure.
Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interest or educational background in medical school environments, educational programs, professional development activities, program evaluation, and/or diversity and inclusion.
May occasionally require work at extended hours (evenings or weekends) to accommodate faculty schedules or symposia/special programs.
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