Project Coordinator, Accreditation/CQI (Extended Temporary)

Tucson, AZ
Nov 14, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



COM Academic Affairs

Department Website Link:


UAHS - Tucson


University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The project coordinator will provide high-level project management assistance to the director for accreditation in supporting the preparation activities for the upcoming College of Medicine-Tucson's LCME survey visit (Jan. 23-26, 2022). The major areas of responsibility include: managing the collection and approval processes for the Data Collection Instrument; managing the processes for development, approval and tracking of the CQI projects related to compliance/the medical education program; supporting the institutional self-study and the various committees thereof; preparing various reports and the college participants who will be visiting with the accreditation survey team. The successful candidate must be highly organized, have demonstrated experience with project management and technology solutions and strong written and verbal communication skills.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

Work closely with AccreditationDirector to develop timelines, create processes, and reports to track theprogress for all phases of the accreditation self-study which include:

  • Organize self-study orientation meetings/events for self-study committeemembers.
  • Effectively utilize SharePoint, MSTeams and Planner and other Office 365project management and tracking tools to support accreditation activities.
  • Work with Director to develop and implement a communication plan to promoteaccreditation process.

LCMEDatabase Preparation & Management

  • Develop workflows/process to organize the compilation of the LCME databaseconsisting of narrative responses to 95 accreditation requirements.
  • Create and maintain tracking systems to monitor status of the self-studyreview.
  • Assist in providing status reports to project leadership.
  • Assist the Accreditation Director with the final preparation of the medicaleducation database materials.
    CQIProject Management of Development, Approval, Tracking.
  • Implement the CQI project development, approval and tracking to support theEducational Leadership Team and Self-study Committees.

Self-studyCommittee Review Tracking

  • Develop processes for tracking the self-study committees' review of thedatabase to determine level of compliance, collect evaluation results, findingsand recommendations for CQI projects, as necessary.

AccreditationSurvey Team Visit Preparation

  • Assist in developing processes for distributing appropriate materials to andorientating faculty, staff, and students who will meet with the survey teamduring the visit.
  • Schedule and staff orientation meetings to prepare those who will meet withthe survey team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimumof 5 years of relevant experience required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent,or equivalent learning attained through experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:

Organizational Administration

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$18.03 - $25.04

Compensation Type:

hourly rate



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Project Mgmt

Job Function:

Organizational Administration

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Richard Chavez | [email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At 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.

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