Staff Assistant - Medicine International

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Saint Petersburg, FLORIDA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Details

Dept. Number/Name: 0-6123-000 / Dept. Of Internal Medicine
College Division: USF Health- Morsani College of Medicine
Salary Plan: Staff – Time Limited
Job Code/Title: 2201 / Staff Assistant
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $27,500- $33,500
Position Number: 00036971
The mission of USF Medicine International is to enhance global health care, through innovation and excellence in collaborative biomedical research, medical education and clinical practice. Medicine International for the USF Health College of Medicine was established in 2005 (as the Office of International Affairs) in response to the growing international demand for American medical education models, technology, and state-of-the-art medical techniques and procedures. Our office provides support for College of Medicine faculty and students in international research and scholarship activities.
The primary purpose of the Staff Assistant is to provide diverse administrative and operational assistance, including classified and privileged, to the Assistant Dean as well as the office(s) overseen by the Assistant Dean.


  • Provide administrative and operational assistance, including classified and privileged, to the Associate Director and the Assistant Dean of Medicine International to optimize the effectiveness of the Medicine International Office. This includes diverse responsibilities ranging from organization/coordination/verification/audit of international travel, collection/formulation of research and training materials, telecommunication, ordering of office supplies and key clerical support for the Scholarly Concentration Programs in International Medicine
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Office's website and other social media accounts, such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Assist in the coordination and execution of medical student exchange, clinical observerships, other training programs, hosting of international delegations, preparation of itineraries, varied schedules and worksheets, management of information, data and resource flow both inter and intra departmentally and internationally.
  • Coordination/scheduling of Assistant Dean and other calendars, and creation/composition of memorandum, letters, reports, forms and presentations
  • Performs other clerical support duties as assigned in support of the objectives of the office and staff



  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, with two or more years of experience in an office or administrative support position.
  • College or other relevant postsecondary coursework may substitute for the experience requirement on a year for year basis.
  • Testing may be required to assess competency on word processing software.


  • Associate's degree preferred.


  • Additional knowledge needed to successfully perform the duties/tasks/responsibilities of the Staff Assistant include proficiency in Microsoft products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), proficiency in USF specific systems (cloudmail), project and time management skills, knowledge/understanding of general medical terminology, use of foreign language translation services and the ability to effectively interact with international business partners, vendors and collaborators.


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Information for Applicants 

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 23417

Posting Date:  10/18/2019

Posting End Date: 10/25/2019

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