Assistant Director, Experiential Programs

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA


Posted: 13-May-23

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Salary: Open

Internal Number: 256762

Vacancy ID: NF0006971

Position Summary/Description:

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is one of 5 health science schools (Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, and Medicine) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill is located near the prestigious Research Triangle Park of North Carolina and there is a strong history of collaboration with external partners in the area. The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is a nationally recognized leader in pharmacy practice, education, and research committed to developing leaders who make a positive difference on human health worldwide. The School has built a reputation for its continued pursuit of excellence, rigorous education and training programs, cutting-edge multidisciplinary research, progressive pharmacy practices, efficient business operations, and its outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The School has experienced unprecedented growth and success and continues to strategically position itself for sustained impact. In 2020, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy was once again named the No. 1 Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD) program by U.S. News & World Report ranking. 
Experiential education, specifically early, continual and immersive clinical learning, is a hallmark and guiding principle for our PharmD curriculum. The Office of Experiential Programs complements the School's academic mission and is responsible for (1) building and sustaining strategic partnerships for the delivery of the experiential education program; (2) creating the vision and learning outcomes for these experiences in collaboration with our experiential partners and the School; (3) forming the practice site teams needed to fully execute on implementing these experiences; (4) increasing engagement of preceptors in contemporary preceptor training and development programs; (5) collaborating with our student affairs office to provide support to our students and practice sites; (6) overseeing operations to maintain ~225 students completing practice experiences 12 months annually; and (7) assessing and sharing the results of our experiential program internally and externally. 
The Office of Experiential Programs is an extension of the Office of Professional Education. It is comprised of a number of experiential programs faculty and professional staff, each with specified areas of responsibility. The Office of Experiential Programs functions as a cohesive unit where teamwork, collaboration, and innovation are encouraged and celebrated. The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is recruiting for an Assistant Director of Experiential Programs to direct clinical placement, systems management, student housing, faculty/preceptor training and financial management support services to enhance the off-campus practical learning experiences for students and clinical education faculty/preceptors. The Assistant Director of Experiential Programs reports to the Director of Experiential Programs and works with a team of employees and regional experiential faculty in reaching the goals of the unit.

Education and Experience:

- Familiarity with clinical education programs and database management
- Demonstrated ability to set and achieve goals in a fast-paced environment 
- Excellent organization and communication skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

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