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The Department of Medicine (DOM) is the largest department within the UCSD School of Medicine and is responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Division of Gastroenterology and Heaptology, dynamic nature often necessitates shifting priorities, creating new initiatives, and making changes to personnel and space assignments.
Under the general supervision of the Division Administrator, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, the Faculty Administrative Specialist will be responsible for providing the highest quality of analytical, programmatic, administrative and fiscal support to over 91 Academic appointments, 67 staff appointments and 13 fellows. Gastroenterology & Hepatology is a dynamic division that changes with the nature and scope of Division and Department of Medicine operations, especially research activities.
The Faculty Administrative Specialist is responsible for the administration of the divisional program coordination and management of divisional financial, academic and research programs. Coordinates and develops programs, adhering to program goals and objectives. Evaluates ongoing activities and provides feedback to the Division Administrator to maximize the effectiveness of the programs.
Uses skills as a seasoned and experienced administrative operations professional to manage, plan and administer the operations of a small to mid-sized academic or non-academic department or organizational unit with limited scope. May report to a chair, director, or a higher level administrative operations professional or manager. Perform short- and long-term planning for the organization. Will supervise staff and students. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Three (3+) or more years of senior-level administrative experience in an academic, research or healthcare setting supporting management and executives.
Demonstrated experience coordinating meetings, events and conferences for executives.
Knowledge of a variety of administrative operational activities such as event planning, basic fundraising processes, risk management planning, website design, accounting and payroll, and contracts and grants regulations and guidelines.
Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills.
Demonstrated skills in short-term planning, analysis, problem-solving, and customer service.
Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques, and/or human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees.
Thorough knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for budget, accounting and fund management, and/or personnel management.
Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Solid knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
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