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

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Academic Programs Officer I, Bioethics (College of Medicine-Phoenix)
Posting Number req4652
Department COM Phx Bioethics Med Humanism
Department Website Link College of Medicine-Phoenix
Location Greater Phoenix Area
Address Phoenix, AZ USA
Position Highlights

This position will support faculty and administration to facilitate medical student curriculum. This position is responsible for communication and collaboration with various other departments, faculty, and students at the College of Medicine – Phoenix Campus on a daily basis. This role serves as the liaison between the campus and numerous clinical sites. This position is responsible for the administration functions of the department and will contribute to event planning, students scheduling, calendaring, data analysis, budgeting, cost negation, and program evaluation aspects of the department.

The Academic Programs Officer I will support the College of Medicine- Phoenix's global academic efforts in undergraduate and graduate public education including its on-line programs, micro campuses and study abroad programs. This position works closely with various university-level offices, colleges, and international institutions of higher education to develop and implement education and student-centered partnerships.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix anchors the 28-acre Phoenix Biomedical Campus in the heart of the Valley of the Sun. The College inspires and trains individuals to become exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders who are life-long learners and inquisitive scholars. We embrace professionalism, innovation and collaboration to optimize health and health care for all. The Phoenix Biomedical Campus embodies the University’s priorities of engagement, partnership, innovation, and synergy in its world-class academic and research initiatives, with clinical facilities throughout Greater Phoenix. The campus also houses the UA Colleges of Public Health, Pharmacy, and Nursing, as well as Northern Arizona University’s College of Health and Human Services, the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the International Genomics Consortium.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Prepare for On-line and Micro-campus:

  • Identify and liaise with departments, faculty and staff interested in on-line, micro-campus and global programs.
  • Coordinate course development with departments and faculty for on-line, micro-campus and global programs.
  • Identify and maintain network of individuals, offices and departments involved in online, micro-campus and global programs development, implementation and assessment.

Course Articulation (Micro-campus):

  • Works with UA Global and departments in the articulation of courses and degrees between UArizona and its international partners.
  • Works across college departments and with UArizona Global units to ensure curriculum needs are being met.
  • Collects and distributes relevant academic information needed for articulation from academic departments on campus and abroad.
  • Collaborates with on campus partners such as the Transfer Credit and Articulation Office, Curricular Affairs, Graduate College, and others.

Facilitation of Course Development & Faculty Resources (On-line & Micro-campus):

  • Collaborate with departments across colleges to identify course and content needs and larger education and program goals.
  • Work with departments and with the Office of Digital Learning to facilitate course development and implementation.
  • Assist faculty with D2L; host trainings, walk through and create tutorial materials for faculty use.
  • Participates in academic department presentations; including meeting with individual faculty to solicit support and buy in for online and micro-campus initiatives.
  • Works closely with academic departments administrative staff to provide guidance in the approval, modification and development of courses; includes obtaining appropriate UAccess provisioning.
  • Assist with course assessment and ordering of Teacher Course Evaluations (where appropriate).
  • Coordinates with Location Manages within UA and UAHS Global Office to ensure department/college is on track to launch.

Program Management:

  • Creates and coordinate online and micro-campus new course approval process for college.
  • Work with faculty and staff to communicate new course approval, course modification and scheduling timelines.
  • Coordinate travel and arrange meetings with international partners as needed; usually completed in conjunction with UA Global.
  • Monitor and provide enrollment reports for on-line and micro-campus courses.
  • Monitor expenses and track accounts for on-line and micro-campus programs.

Additional 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 with monitoring budgets.

• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

• Two-years of experience with coordinating higher education programs.

• Experience with developing institutional relationships.

• Grant writing experience.

• Degree in management, higher education or other relevant area.

• Experience in administering distance education programs.

• Experience with international programs.

• Project management certification.

• Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication; excellent grammar, composition and proofreading skills.

• Demonstrated advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

• Ability to work independently, set priorities in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions, multi-task, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities.

• Previous experience working in a team-based environment.

FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job FTE 1.0
Work Calendar Fiscal
Job Category Academic Administration
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay $42,007 - $50,174 Annually, Depending on Experience
Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Grade 7
Career Stream and Level PC1
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 1
Target Hire Date 5/10/2021
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates

College of Medicine-Phoenix, Office of Human Resources

Open Date 3/15/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
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 remote working environment in accordance with guidelines recommended by the CDC. Until further notice, interviews for this position will be conducted remotely.

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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