SPICE Program Manager

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 24 Jan 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department Globl Hlth and Infect Disease-427801
Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 01/11/2023
Application Deadline 01/24/2023
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title SPICE Program Manager
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Research
Position Number 20018673
Vacancy ID NF0006582
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location
Hiring Range $74,340 - $90,000
Proposed Start Date 02/06/2023

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
This position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement that may include a partially remote work location, consistent with System Office policy. UNC Chapel Hill employees are generally required to reside within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned duty station.
North Carolina Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE) promotes prevention and control of health care associated infection in North Carolina and beyond by providing evidence based education, training, and consultation across the health care spectrum. SPICE is charged with investigating, controlling, and researching health care associated infections in hospitals, long term care facilities, and other medical facilities in the state. The Program Manager of SPICE serves in a key leadership role, overseeing all activities needed to operate the multiple programs and social research projects supported by SPICE, and helping to advance research and program building initiatives to more broadly support infection control and prevention efforts across North Carolina and beyond. The Program Manager plans, conducts, evaluates, and communicates results of programs/projects/social research in the area of public health/infection prevention and control to improve infection control outcomes. This also includes management of field staff needed to complete various projects. This individual is responsible for planning, management and continuous update of a number of different infection control courses, both classroom-based and on-line, as well as preparation of applications for and management of continuing education credit. This individual prepares and monitors an annual budget, and identifies and develops opportunities for program support and collaboration within the School of Medicine and with stakeholders outside the University (i.e. Department of Public Health Communicable Diseases Branch, NC Division of Health Service Regulation, and Quality Center of the NC Hospital Association). The Program Manager should be a strategic thinker; highly organized; able to work independently, yet collaboratively; exhibit effective problem-solving skills; communicate effectively with faculty and staff; and identify, plan, and implement creative solutions to support and advance the work of the program. The individual will work closely with the Program Director, Associate Director, SOM Division of Infectious Diseases Financial and HR departments, and in collaboration with SOM-ID faculty and staff.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent); for candidates demonstrating comparable independent research productivity, will accept a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution. May require terminal degree and licensure.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
3-5 years of experience in a leadership role (managing and helping direct a program to meet the goals of an organization). Proven ability to successfully prepare grant applications. Proven ability to organize continuing education courses and/or symposia. Proven ability to efficiently delegate work that is the appropriate level of difficulty and giving others the authority to accomplish it; providing information, coordinating work efforts, providing assistance, and removing obstacles; following through and monitoring progress to ensure goals are achieved. Proven ability to speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner, and to work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and foster teamwork. Proven ability to keep track of details and multitask multi-dimensionally. Demonstrated familiarity with general HR procedures and workflow. Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Demonstrated familiarity with administration of WordPress for website updates/maintenance.
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