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Staff Positions

Specialist, Student Life and Development

*This is a full time contract position ending on June 30, 2018.

The Student Life and Development Specialist’s job involves planning, developing, and implementing milestone student events and programs, such the School of Medicine commencement ceremony and the scholarships program. The position also oversees student communications including, but not limited to, the weekly e-mail digest, a digital sign, and the unit website. As a member of the Admissions and Student Experience Team, the Student Life and Development Specialist will provide advising and guidance on programs, services, activities and processes for medical students in their non-academic life at the university, including public service, leadership development, student government, student businesses, student organizations, and other student resource center areas.

Using knowledge and skills as a seasoned, experienced student affairs professional, the Student Life and Development Specialist will perform the full range of duties and responsibilities within the Student Life specialization: assesses situations and determines appropriate action or referral; works independently under general supervision to provide information and interpretation of complex policies, procedures and regulations; identifies and responds to student needs for programs, services, and crisis intervention.

Required Qualifications   

• Bachelor's degree in related area and /or equivalent experience /training
• Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance
• Abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills
• Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems
• Outstanding written and verbal communications skills

Read more at HR careers website- Search for Req Number 44989BR

Center Manager

Department:  Anatomy Learning Center

The Center encompasses large teaching areas with 30 dissection tables, a fresh tissue lab, refrigerator for the fresh tissue, a prep room with a fume hood for mixing chemicals, a classroom, two locker rooms, and the ALC hallway. The Center Manager is responsible for overseeing, in all aspects, the cleanliness of the lab; course scheduling, course preparation and course breakdown, cadaveric materials and related course supplies and equipment, including AV technology support in the Anatomy Learning Center (ALC).

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in a related science and two or more years of recent, directly related work experience following degree completion, utilizing the techniques or methods required by the position; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • High level of anatomical knowledge required. Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities to achieve desired goals
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organization, problem-solving, verbal/written communication skills

Read more at HR careers website- Search for Req Number 44846BR

External Activities Coordinator

Unit: Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The External Activities Coordinator will interpret accreditation and Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) policies regarding continuing education (CE) activities, communicate expectations, deadlines and consult with externally-planned activities (EPA) planners and activity chairs (UCSF faculty) to ensure compliance with accreditation, registration and financial regulations.  The individual will be solely responsible for enrollments generated by externally-planned activities in addition to the financial auditing and reconciliation of payment transactions related to them.

Read more at HR careers website- Search for Req 44679BR

Simulated Learning Centers Lab Assistant

Department: Kanbar and Anatomy Learning Centers

The Kanbar Center serves all five health professional schools at UCSF and provides learning opportunities across the continuum of health professions education.We support UCSF's educational mission of teaching, learning, and assessment through simulation recreating routine and complex situations, thereby improving patient care and safety.

Under the direction of the Kanbar Center Operations Director and the Anatomy Learning Center lab Manager, the Simulated Learning Centers Lab Assistant will assist in the coordination and support of educational activities, and the daily operations and maintenance work in the Simulated Learning Centers at the Kanbar Simulation Center and the Anatomy Learning Center.

This position will work 20 hours per week and the work schedule will include Saturday and Sunday work days to support after-hours and weekend courses and operations support and maintenance in Simulated Learning Centers.

Required Qualifications    

• High School graduation and three years of laboratory experience, or two years of college, including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences and two years of laboratory experience; or an equivalent combination of education/experience
• High level of anatomical knowledge
• Dissection skills for identifying, producing, labeling and keying dissected specimens
• Experience in human anatomy, physiology, medicine and the healthcare setting

Read more at HR careers website- Search for Req 44491BR

Administrative and Process Analyst

Unit: Graduate Medical Education

The Analyst II, Graduate Medical Education (GME), provides high-level analytical and procedural financial support services to the GME Finance Manager and Director of Graduate Medical Education; executive support to the Director of Graduate Medical Education; and high-level procedural support to the Education Technology Manager. Finance-related responsibilities include complex analyses of financial data gathered and compiled from multiple funding sources; participation in the management of GME financial resources, including the Blumberg Loan fund; and maintenance and dissemination of financial reports and billing documentation. The individual will also support the Director of GME through providing administrative support and also management and/or participation in special projects. Lastly, the individual will work closely with the Education Technology manager in providing E*Value support to the program coordinators and program directors by triaging E*Value help desk requests and providing consultative resources.

Required Qualifications    

• BA/BS degree with a major in a related field and two or more years of experience in administrative analysis and/or finance; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• PC and Mac proficiency
• Advanced knowledge of and proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
• Highly organized and advanced ability to prioritize projects to meet the demands and deadlines of a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
• Well-developed ability to identify, gather, and convey information and different perspective accurately, appropriately, and on a timely basis

Read more at HR careers website- Search for Req 44434BR

Faculty Positions

Inquiry and Evaluation Director, PRIME-US

Position: Inquiry and Evaluation Director, Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved (PRIME-US)

Effort: 20%

Description: Assistant or Associate Professor with a demonstrated commitment to caring for underserved populations and experience working with medical students from diverse backgrounds. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in the following three areas: curriculum development; teaching and mentorship; and program evaluation. Candidates must also have strong communication and organization skills.

Position Start Date: July 1, 2016

The School of Medicine invites faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to apply for a new position as the Inquiry and Evaluation Director of Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved (PRIME-US). PRIME-US is a five-year longitudinal track for medical students at the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCB-UCSF Joint Medical Program who are dedicated to working with urban underserved communities. The goal of PRIME-US is to prepare participating students for future leadership careers as clinicians, educators, researchers, and health advocates for underserved communities.

The Inquiry and Evaluation Director will work directly with the PRIME-US leadership team (Program Director, Administrative Director, Admissions and Outreach Director, JMP Site Director). The PRIME-US leadership team will support the Inquiry and Evaluation Director in fulfilling job responsibilities that include:

  • Contribute to the design of a PRIME-US inquiry-based curriculum and related project mentorship for first- and second-year PRIME students.
    For more information on UCSF's Bridges Curriculum inquiry initiative see:
  • Design and implement the month-long fourth-year PRIME-US Capstone course. This course focuses on inquiry, community engagement and leadership.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive evaluation plan for PRIME-US.

The Inquiry and Evaluation Director will report to the PRIME-US Program Director, serve on PRIME-US Oversight Committee, and collaborate with UCSF School of Medicine leadership.

Required qualifications include:

  • A demonstrated commitment to caring for underserved populations
  • Experience working with learners from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience in curriculum development, teaching, and mentorship
  • Experience in program evaluation
  • Strong communication and organization skills

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated program management skills
  • Formal training in program and/or project management
  • Experience with data analysis and statistical software
  • Direct experience with building and sustaining academic-community partnerships

Medical Education is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The educational community is committed to recruiting faculty that come from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in medicine and to increasing opportunities for junior faculty to develop their educator leadership skills.