Academic Programs Officer I, Doctoring Program (College of Medicine-Phoenix)

Tucson, AZ
Jun 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



COM Phoenix Academic Affairs

Department Website Link:

College of Medicine-Phoenix


Greater Phoenix Area


435 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 USA

Position Highlights:

This position will serve as the primary user and content expert for LearningSpace software in the Center for Clinical Assessment and Evaluation. Collaborates with and supports the faculty of College of Medicine-Phoenix and multiple other allied health programs on campus in designing and programming activities in LearningSpace. Supports the daily operations of the technology and equipment used during patient simulations with standardized patients. This position provides event support by procuring, preparing, setting up and re-setting the rooms and equipment as required. Must be able to handle unexpected situations that may arise with tact, diplomacy, maturity and clear thinking in order to resolve issues in timely manner. This position does assist and support activities for College of Medicine – Phoenix and/or NAU allied health programs.

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!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops and schedules program work plan in accordance with specifications and funding limitations; oversees daily operations and coordinates activities of program; determines priorities.
  • Confers with and advises staff, students and others to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, answers to questions and program goals and policy interpretation; refers to appropriate department person when unable to respond.
  • Coordinates activities of program with interrelated activities of other programs, departments or staff to ensure optimum efficiency and compliance with appropriate policies, procedures and specifications.
  • Develops and facilitates workshops, meetings or conferences; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
  • Interacts and maintains liaison with students, faculty, staff and outside/community agencies in facilitating program objectives.
  • Provides Learning Space training for new Standardized Patients and other external users.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • Up to 1 year of relevant work experience may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience using LearningSpace or other simulation video recording software.

• Experience in higher education, particularly health sciences.

• Familiarity with medical jargon and/or clinical concepts.

• Familiarity with basic principles of clinical pedagogy.

The ideal 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.

• Proven ability to work with different internal and external clients including: physicians, staff and students.

• Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.

• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and web based software.

• Knowledge of operation of standard computer, headphones, audio-visual equipment, etc.

• 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.



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Job Category:

Academic Administration

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$42,007 - $50,175 Annually, Depending on Experience

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Academic Program Mgmt

Job Function:

Academic Administration

Type of criminal background check required::

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

Number of Vacancies:


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Contact Information for Candidates:

College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources

[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

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 working environment and interview process in accordance with guidelines recommended by the CDC.

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 and a Native American/Alaska Native-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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