Academic Assistant I - Community Health and Family Medicine

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 515207
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Administrative/Professional, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:29160300 - MD-BIOETHICS LAW / MEDICINE

Classification Title:

Academic Assistant I

Job Description:

The Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida is seeking an Academic Assistant I. The incumbent will coordinate activities and functions of the Program in Bioethics, Law and Medical Professionalism (BLMP) to ensure the goals and objectives of the program are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, time limitations, funding limitations and/or other specifications. Duties of this position include coordinating BLMP program activities for teaching, providing faculty with general administrative support and coordinating the ethics consultation service for the UF Health Organization. Successful candidates will be able to plan and organize work assignments with a high level of detail, with good verbal and written communication skills. Successful candidates will also be able to adhere to relevant standards of professional conduct during all work activities. Additionally, they will be able to manage many tasks concurrently in an effective and courteous manner. Furthermore, successful candidates will be able to seek guidance in detecting and addressing priority conflicts. Prior experience working in higher education and experience using Microsoft Word and Excel are preferred skills.

Expected Salary:

The salary range is between $15.00 to $16.50 per hour, and is commensurate with skills and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with:

• Prior experience working in higher education.

• Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

• Ability to type letters, memoranda, and other standard business forms in correct format.

• Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, using correct spelling, punctuation and grammar.

• Ability to operate personal computer and use Microsoft Word and Excel.

• Ability to handle telephone calls in a courteous and effective manner.

• Ability to adjust to new or changing assignments, processes, and people.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order for your application for this position to be considered complete, you must upload a resume, and a cover letter, or letter of interest.

Position requires:

• Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

• Able to transport himself/herself to various training activities and meetings.

• Able to attend occasional 7:00 am meetings

This is a time-limited position. An appointment to a position funded by contract and grant, auxiliaries, or local funds, as appropriate, for a particular project, enterprise, or specified period. Such designation must be made to the position at the time of recruitment. A time-limited position shall have the same rights as a position with a regular appointment modifier, except such position shall not have rights provided for layoff, recall, and notice of non-reappointment. This is not a temporary position.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administrations, benefits, and training.

This position does not qualify for visa sponsorship

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:


Advertised: 11 Jan 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 07 Feb 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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