Executive Coordinator and Project Manager

Riverside, Riverside County
Jan 22, 2014
Salary: $58,800 - $123,300
Title: Executive Coordinator and Project Manager
Category: Management and Professional
Department: SOM - Finance & Administration
Date Posted: 07/23/2013
8AM - 5PM
Position Information:
Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs/Executive Dean and the Senior Associate Dean (SAD) for Finance and Administration, this position provides leadership, management and coordination of financial, administrative and operational issues, initiatives, projects, academic clinical appointments, and programs associated with undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, student affairs, research, academic affairs, community engagement, and strategic business partners.

Assist the School of Medicine (SOM) Leadership in the development of programs, project management and analysis, strategic planning, impact analyses, feasibility studies, and in the development of analytical systems for managing projects and institutional reporting. Additional key areas of responsibility include assisting with the establishment and management of SOM initiatives and multifaceted project management and analysis, strategic planning, and accreditation projects. Coordinate meetings, conferences and talks at the national level. This position will assist in the establishment of policies, procedures and practices that support accountability objectives with UCR School of Medicine, UCOP, affiliate hospitals and clinics, and funding agencies.

The UCR School of Medicine, the first public medical school in California in more than 40 years, is committed to training a diverse physician workforce for Inland Southern California region and to developing research and health care delivery innovations that improve the health of medically under-served populations. We invite you to share in the excitement of being part of an emerging medical school which will have widespread impact on the health of Inland Southern Californians.

Supervise 1.0 FTE.

Minimum Requirements:
1. Bachelor's degree in related field, with advanced progressive experience in financial analysis OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Minimum of 7 years progressive experience working for an institution of higher education or similar environment, performing high-level analysis.

3. Demonstrated skill in evaluating project needs, determining approaches, evaluating impact of alternatives and making viable recommendations consistent with sound financial management.

4. Demonstrated and extensive experience participating in strategic planning in a higher education or similar setting.

5. Demonstrated experience with human resources management and supervision including recruitment and selection, providing work direction, training, and discipline.

6. Advanced expertise using computer software, such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access, in a Windows environment.

7. Demonstrated ability to access and retrieve information from databases using PC based front-end tools, and organizes and processes the data for analytical purposes.

8. Demonstrated ability to develop and use various computing methodologies and techniques to translate large and complex dataset into workable forms.

9. Demonstrated ability to develop qualitative and quantitative models depicting various strategies and proposals from which to evaluate and assess various implications to the SOM, and formulate viable recommendations.

10. Demonstrated ability to translate observations, finding and recommendations from analytical studies into a concise written report.

11. Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to present ideas orally and in writing in a logical manner with supporting documentation.

12. Skill in prioritizing, planning and organizing assignments; working efficiently under tight schedules and completing tasks in a timely and accurate manner.

13. Ability to interact professionally and analytically with various personnel to identify needs, perform analyses, make viable recommendations and make professional presentations to a variety of audiences.

14. Demonstrated ability to coordinate, facilitate and chair meetings for the purpose of resolving differences and working toward institutional goals.

15. Ability to function effectively as a member of a staff team.
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Advanced degree.

2. Minimum 10 years of recent, progressively responsible, related high-level and related experience in a school of medicine.

3. Supervisory experience.

4. University of California experience.

5. Advanced and demonstrated knowledge of administrative policies and procedures in a school of medicine setting.
Additional Information:
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #8 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2012-13). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 46th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2012-13) and is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview