Academic Programs Officer I, Longitudinal Curricular Themes (College of Medicine-Phoenix)
The University of Arizona, College of Medicine-Phoenix seeks a full time Academic Programs Officer I to provide high-level professional support for the ten Longitudinal Curricular Themes (LCT) and the Assistant Dean, Curricular Affairs and Program Evaluation. Under the direction of the Manager, Program Evaluation and Education Research, this position supports faculty in the development, coordination, and implementation of program activities for undergraduate medical education. The Academic Programs Officer I will also ensure that program support for the Themes and Curricular Affairs are accomplished in accordance with established priorities and deadlines. This position must demonstrate excellent judgment, tact, and the ability to work independently in a dynamic and team-based environment.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenixanchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of theSun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplaryphysicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitivescholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimizehealth and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies theUniversity’s priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy inits world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilitiesthroughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of PublicHealth, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona University’s Collegeof Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute(TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium.
Outstanding UAbenefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance anddisability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAUtuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; stateretirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
Duties & Responsibilities
Asa cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough andFurlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board ofRegents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordancewith adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will berequired to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs andwhether this position is affected, please visithr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program.
- Coordinate and oversee the daily operations of the ten Longitudinal Curricular Themes (LCT) and its content across medical school years 1-4.
- Coordinate all aspects of the Longitudinal Curricular Theme subcommittee including co-developing the agenda, recording minutes, securing venues, coordinating attendees’ schedules.
- Provide advanced coordination and support for Associate Dean of Curricular Affairs & Program Evaluation.
- Coordinate needs related to the MD/MPH dual degree program.
- Assist in evaluating LCT program effectiveness to develop improved methods, analyze results and recommend and/or takes appropriate action.
- Develop and facilitate LCT and Curricular Affairs workshops and meetings, coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
- Interact and maintain liaison with students, faculty, staff and outside/community agencies in facilitating program objectives.
- Coordinate Curricular Affairs professional communications, supplies, and committee assistance as needed; edit and maintain content on appropriate webpages.
- Additional duties as assigned.
A successful candidate will also have the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- High degree of accuracy with attention to detail.
- Proven ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
- Proven ability to stay self-motivated and work independently as a team member.
- Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and web-based software.
- Problem solving and decision-making skills.
- Flexible and adaptable, able to perform multiple activities in a dynamic environment that can have changing priorities and frequent interruptions.
- Knowledge of issues pertaining to medical curriculum development and implementation.
- Up to 1 year of relevant work experience may be required.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
- Previous experience in an academic services environment.
- Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication; excellent grammar, composition and proofreading skills.
- Demonstrate advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to work independently, set priorities in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions, multi-task, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities.
- Previous experience working in a team-based environment.FLSAExempt Full Time/Part TimeFull TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week40 Job FTE1.0Work CalendarFiscalJob CategoryAcademic AdministrationBenefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay$42,007 - $58,343 Annually, Depending on Experience Compensation Typesalary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Grade7 Career Stream and LevelPC1Job FamilyAcademic Program Mgmt Job FunctionAcademic Administration Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date12/6/2020 Expected End Date Contact Information for Candidates
College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources
Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.
Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).
The University of Arizona has currently adopted a remote working environment in accordance with guidelines recommended by the CDC. Until further notice, interviews for this position will be conducted remotely.Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.