FIRST Program Coordinator

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Position Type:

Permanent Staff (SHRA)

Is this an internal only recruitment?:


Position Title:

Student Services Specialist - Journey

Working Title:

FIRST Program Coordinator

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$40,000 - $44,628

Pay Band Information:

To learn more about the pay band for this branch and role, please see the Career Banding rates spreadsheet.

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Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited:

Full-Time Permanent

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Work Schedule:

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

Department Name and Number:

Med Ed-Academic Affairs-420202

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Position Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Posting Category:

Student Services

Department Description:

The Office of Academic Affairs is a division of the Department of Medical Education. The primary purpose of the unit is to provide the highest quality of educational experiences for our students, both through the support of on-going curricular programs and through the exploration and implementation of initiatives designed to face future challenges of our health care environment.

This unit supports the members of the student body throughout their medical careers by understanding the health of the public at local, national, and statewide levels; searching for new educational initiatives that respond to the changing health care needs of the public; developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating educational programs that support these initiatives. Another purpose is developing faculty and educational resources that encourage and stimulate active enthusiasm in the role of teaching. The organization also evaluates existing curricular programs to ensure quality and to stimulate growth and exploration of medical education programs. This unit has the responsibility of overseeing students’ progress through the curriculum to ensure that students graduate with the skills, knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and professional commitment necessary for them to practice medicine in future years.

The unit is responsible for every aspect of the education of medical students: curriculum, evaluation, assessment, advising, student health and wellness, placement in clerkships, residency match.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the project manager for the AMA Reimagining Residency project: Fully Integrated Readiness for Service Training (FIRST): Enhancing the Continuum from Medical School to Resident Practice. The position will serve as the coordinator for the grant team and as the primary School of Medicine contact for students interested and enrolled in this accelerated medical school curriculum. This position will work closely with the members of the Curriculum Support team, ensuring that students achieve benchmarks for entrance to the program, and maintain a high level of academic achievement throughout all phases of the curriculum. The individual in this position will manage all aspects of the recruitment and application process for the FIRST program and will track students from entry in the program through their residency training and into practice. Additionally, this position will have primary responsibility for the project budget and will be involved in research and data collection for the outcomes of this program.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

-Ability to learn and use a variety of software applications.
-Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
-Must possess budget management experience.
-Must demonstrate a commitment to customer service and the school’s overall mission.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Prefer experience in a higher education institution environment; preferably a medical school.
-Statistical experience preferred

Position/Schedule Requirements:

Evening work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally

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Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 1/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time