Location
Coral Gables, Florida
Posted
Apr 02, 2018
Ref
61744247
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Program Coordinator provides general oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Health Professionals Mentoring (HPM) program. Assists the Director of the Office of Pre-Health Advising and Mentoring in the development, organization, production and evaluation of the program in order to achieve the program's mission, goals and objectives. Is familiar with university, college and program policies and procedures, ensuring program compliance. The program coordinator will make independent decisions regarding

Primary Responsibilities:
•Provides support for student participants in all administrative aspects of the program including the receipt and processing of applications for admissions, mentoring sessions, scheduling interviews, registering students, creating individual development plans and track benchmarks, and maintaining student advisement records.
•Facilitates all HPM events, professional development activities, undergraduate peer mentoring activities and medical school student mentoring and any additional academic support units throughout the University in support of the program goals.
•Coordinates the collection, compilation and analysis of program activity data; drafts comprehensive statistical and narrative program reports and evaluations for the Director’s review, and monitors program effectiveness, making suggestions for revisions as necessary.
•Assist in the development of innovative curricula specifically designed for HPM students.
•In consultation with the Director, drafts and initiates correspondence, develops agendas, maintains calendars, assists in accumulation of reference materials, and coordinates and attends committee meetings including preparing meeting materials, recording minutes, and assisting with follow-up activities.
•Will develop and implementation of student recruitment initiatives including the annual proposal of a marketing and advertising strategy.
•Will seek out opportunities for extramural funding and write grant applications.

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree.
• At least one year of experience.
• She/he must be well-organized and able to prioritize competing tasks.
• Must have strong communication (verbal and written) and social skills and the ability to multi-task, work independently and as a member of a team.
• Experience working with personnel from diverse backgrounds is desirable.
• Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in a STEM field or science education.
• Prior experience with program coordination/administration.



Apply at www.miami.edu/careers
Position #: P100030205

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us!

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