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University of Utah Community Engagement & Professional Development Coordinator - HRSA Medical Education Project in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 07/22/2020

Requisition Number PRN23955B

Job Title Coordinator, Administrative Program

Working Title Community Engagement & Professional Development Coordinator - HRSA Medical Education Project

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01477 - SOM Global Health Education

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $38,000 - 45,000/annually

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Plans, coordinates and implements activities of the project within the scope of community engagement & community faculty development to achieve project objectives.

The Health Resources & Services Administration ( HRSA ) is the primary federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable. HRSA is supporting the University of Utah School of Medicine to develop a medical education project designed to prepare and encourage medical students to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities (MUCs) after they graduate. Funding from HRSA for this project expires June 30, 2024 and financial support for this position cannot be assured after that time.

“The purpose of Medical Student Education ( MSE ) Program is to expand or support graduate education for medical students preparing to become physicians in the top quintile of states with a projected primary care provider shortage in 2025. The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities (MUCs) after they graduate. This will be accomplished by supporting the development of medical school curricula, clinical training site partnerships, and faculty training programs, with the goal of educating medical students who are likely to choose career paths in primary care, especially for tribal communities, rural communities, and/or MUCs. The overarching goal of the MSE Program is to increase the number of primary care physicians who practice in underserved communities in top quintile of states with a projected primary care provider shortage in 2025.”

Responsibilities

1.Reporting to the Project Manager, oversees daily project educational operations and coordinates program activities related to Community Engagement & Community Faculty Development.

2.Develops and implements project goals and objectives.

3.Monitors program quality and effectiveness and researches improvement methods.

4.Working with the Project Director and Project Manager, establishes project budget; monitors and approves related expenditures and ensures budget goals are met.

5.Working with the Directors of Community Engagement & Community Faculty Development and with community partners, schedules meetings, arranges travel, schedules community and faculty development activities and courses and other project related functions.

6.Assists with technical writing for project activities.

7.Advises staff, students and others regarding project policies, goals and related technical issues.

8.Prepares reports, financial statements and records on program status and progress for management and the sponsor agency.

9.Assists with writing and editing project related reports and promotional or educational materials.

10.May assign, direct and review work of support staff.

DISCLAIMER

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus one year directly related experience or equivalency required. Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferences

Familiarity with administration in higher education and/or background or knowledge of public health or health care.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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