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Applies acquired skills, process, and policy knowledge to support professional health education program learners. Coordinates program operations, which include teaching and learning activities, program curriculum, learner scheduling, maintaining databases, tracking learner compliance, and program accreditation.
The Medical Scientist Training Program Coordinator in the School of Medicine Graduate Programs is responsible for the planning and implementation of the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF) and administration of the Medical Scientist Training (MST) Program (MD-Ph.D), both funded by NIH training grants. Incumbent will independently manage all aspects of program planning, development and implementation for the SURF program. Serve as liaison to students, faculty, and staff for matters related to the MST and SURF Programs. Incumbent will develop and coordinate admissions, outreach, and events, evaluate the effectiveness of the programs recommending changes when necessary, develop and manage program budget, prepare and submit contracts and grants, generate reports, perform website maintenance and other tasks related to the administration of the program. Incumbent will be involved in coordinating outreach, admissions, student life and alumni activities and will assist in advising students in the two programs. Act as liaison to the various offices on campus as well as off campus.
Six years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus two years of related experience/training.
Must have valid California Driver's License and acceptable driving record and be able to drive a 7-passenger+ van to transport students.
Communication skills; includes verbal, written and active listening. Service oriented and responsive to questions and requests. Ability to interact in a professional, resourceful, and courteous manner.
Excellent organizational skills, analytical, and demonstrated attention to detail. Ability to work with extremely complex faculty calendars / schedules requires extremely well organized and detail oriented precision.
Demonstrated experience and ability to provide a high level of programmatic support in an academic environment
Demonstrated skill designing and producing various reports, tables, spreadsheets, brochures, and promotional materials for reporting and informational purposes.
Strong organizational, planning and event management skills.
Basic knowledge of administrative analysis and operations research. Acquiring skills in developing and implementing processes and systems. Familiarity with the administrative and operational implications in a program.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to develop working relationships within department and with learners. Excellent interpersonal skills to articulate program information and requirements to a variety of individuals with broad education, cultural, and language backgrounds utilizing tact, diplomacy and discretion.
Knowledge of educational technology and systems. Ability to troubleshoot and triages related technology issues.
Investigative, data analysis, and reporting skills. Ability to generate computer reports, checking for errors, correcting and submitting accurate reports. Skills include entering, maintaining, extracting, and analyzing data in electronic systems.
Demonstrated critical thinking ability to make recommendations toward program/curricular development, and workflow and process improvements.
Basic knowledge of relevant policies and regulatory requirements. Basic knowledge of health professions education industry.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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