Job DescriptionThe University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Medicine
is seeking an Academic Program Support Manager
to work in the Department of Neurology. The Department of Neurology provides evaluation, treatment, and care for patients suffering from a wide range of neurological disorders including stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), brain cancer, neuromuscular disease, migraine and neuro rehabilitation. We provide care through our inpatient and consultative services, our designated Comprehensive Stroke Center, our Level 4 Epilepsy Center, our 22-bed Neuro-Critical Care Unit, and our busy outpatient practice. The Department also provides state-of-the-art neuro-rehabilitation services. A number of departmental faculty received grant funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Veteran’s Administration to study the role of genetics in stroke, epilepsy, and Parkinson’s disease, new brain imaging modalities in multiple sclerosis, biomarkers in multiple sclerosis, and neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and intellectual disability. Many faculty are lead investigators in clinical trials to identify new therapeutic approaches for a broad range of neurological disorders. The Academic Program Support Manager manages our Education Office and is responsible for administrative coordination of the departmental residency, fellowship and medical student educational programs. The selected candidate will be responsible for departmental media relations as the liaison between the department and School of Medicine and UMMC media relations. This position will also be responsible for all aspects of department social media and communications. Will create Alumni Relations Program to maintain relationships with former trainees. This position will work with Director of Neurology Residency Program, UMMC GME office and Chairman on formalizing a Resident and Fellow Well-Being Program. The selected candidate will manage the Education Office staff and will report to the Director of Neurology Residency Program. This position will work effectively as a liaison between the education program, medical students, and campus offices including but not limited to, the Office of Medical Student Education and the Office of Student Affairs. This position will also be responsible for management of the residency program annual budget.UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be process through Human Resources.PRIMARY DUTIES:
- Administrative support of departmental residency, fellowship and medical educational programs that include recruitment activities, orientation, management of the course scheduling system, student communications, and other student related databases.
- Manage student application process for admittance into a departmental academic programs, respond to applicant inquiries, communicate with applicants, maintain admissions data, and manage all aspects of recruitment activities.
- Serve as Media Relations Liaison between Department, School of Medicine and UMMC media relations offices.
- In collaboration with department chair and school leadership, communications and academic affairs offices work to develop student communications and program materials.
- Develop enrollment projections and enrollment trends and make recommendations on projections.
- In collaboration with department chair, represents the program in administrative matters relating to media content, release, and communication. These may include issues pertaining to space, facilities, technology, student information system, classroom support.
- May independently manage specific program activities.
- Serves as primary contact with external network of schools, associations, media organizations as required.
- Develops various program reports (budget and non-budget) and runs reports under the direction of the chair.
- Represents program leadership in academic program matters.
- Communicate with department, school, and external partners to share information and resolve issues with the various campus offices.
- In collaboration with department chair: Maintains and keeps current all social media outlets including Twitter, departmental media releases (emails and announcements), and outside media releases. Maintains media and information outlets in Bressler 12 research building, HSF-III research building, and Frenkil Neurology Care Center. Drafts media information and releases for UMMC and UMSOM media outlets. Performs other duties relating to media communications relating to social media, printed or online news forums, webinars, podcasts, radio, or television, as assigned.
- In collaboration with department chair, supervises creation, development, and publication of annual Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery “Clinical Neurosciences Update”.
- As a supervisor, create a cohesive work team that works collaboratively to achieve program’s goals. Oversee the recruitment, performance, and training of team members and continually reviews strengths and weaknesses of staff to maintain a well-trained, highly involved, and motivated team.
- Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree. Master's education or specific field related to program preferred. EXPERIENCE:
Five (5) years' experience in all aspects of academic program administration. SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE:
One (1) year work coordination, training, or oversight of staff, students, or volunteers.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Accountability, Civility, Collaboration, Diversity, Excellence, Leadership, and Knowledge.HIRING RANGE:
Commensurate with education and experience.UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected]
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request
. You may also contact [email protected]
. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Job:
Reg or CII Exempt StaffShift:
School of Medicine - NeurologyJob Posting:
Sep 14, 2021Unposting Date:
Oct 5, 2021, 10:59:00 PM