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Administrative Director, Center for Faculty Educators (MSP 1)

As part of directing the Center for Faculty Educators, the Administrative Director will manage the programs that support volunteer faculty; professional development and advanced degrees; membership organizations like the Academy of Medical Educators; educational scholarship and research; and the recognition of our outstanding teachers. Our professional development program includes more than 35 workshops each year in a broad range of topics relevant to health professions education, longitudinal advanced degree programs, and the Academy of Medical Educators supports over 110 members from 20 different academic departments who advance innovation in education and who mentor and support programs for all teachers. These are a few of the programs supported by the Center for Faculty Educators and represent the quality and scope of work. The individual works with faculty, staff and leadership across the School of Medicine (SOM) and the campus, and provides consultative services to peer institutions with established or emerging programs for health professions teachers and scholars, as UCSF is a leader in generating educational scholarship.

The Administrative Director partners with faculty directors and the Associate Dean for Medical Education to develop the Center for Faculty Educators. Primary responsibilities include:

• Directing or playing a central role in the operational functions of the Center, including strategic planning, governance, policy setting, program development and implementation, budget development and oversight, and fundraising and outreach

• Providing leadership and direction to the staff, the scope of which includes outreach to faculty educators, faculty development, membership administration, intramural grant allocation and management, advocacy activities, research and scholarship support, and building community through effective communications strategies, events, sponsored meetings and symposia

• Monitor SOM departmental fund expenditures for programs like the Academy’s endowed chairs (principal market value >$14.7 million), and directly manages an annual operating budget of approx. $2 million, which includes income from over $3 million in operating endowment principal.

Required Qualifications

• BA/BS degree and at least seven years academic administrative experience and substantial knowledge and experience in the administration of education programs

• Must have a successful track record as a leader, manager, and strategist in a complex organizational environment, and previous experience implementing major change initiatives

• Must be capable of working well with all members of the academic community, including faculty, senior level administrators and leaders and staff

• Must possess keen academic and administrative judgment

• Must be able to deal with complex issues with a high degree of discretion, judgment and diplomacy

• Must possess the ability to adapt with flexibility to new challenges, as well as exceptionally strong conceptual, analytical and communication skills and the abilities to be innovative, creative, and motivational to others

Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.

Preferred Qualifications               

• Master’s degree or equivalent

• Thorough knowledge of the goals and objectives of UCSF School of Medicine’s program in medical education and substantial experience and working knowledge of the philosophy, policies, operations and realities of the SOM and medical center

• Experience managing medical education programs

• Knowledge of UC policies, procedures and financial systems, preferably with UCSF fund accounting

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