Reporting to the Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs and Sr. Director of Administration, the Director of Academic Affairs will have managerial and administrative responsibility for developing academic affairs initiatives for all faculty, residents, fellows and researchers within the Department.
Oversee faculty development and promotion processes, including tenure, tenure-track, non-tenure, and expedited reviews.
Coordinate the Department of Psychiatry's Committee on Appointments and Promotions (COAP) and tenure reviews.
Manage and facilitate the academic appointments.
Manage and approve annual reappointment rosters and required support documentation for all zero-salaried faculty, residents, clinical and research fellows.
Work in conjunction with Senior Directors of Administration and Finance to prepare and submit annual salaried faculty roster.
Facilitate on-boarding process. Work in conjunction with Business and IT Directors to implement workflow processes and improve hiring and tracking system.
Act as a department liaison with CU Faculty Affairs Office, CU Payroll, licensing organizations and medical specialty boards. Coordinate and complete postings for online and print advertisements for officers of instruction and research positions.
Maintain proficiency in licensure and specialty board's requirements, policies and procedures.
Develop and implement new systems and revise current systems to ensure compliance with program requirements.
Provide oversight and assist division administrators and managers with responses to potential research fellows and scientists regarding funding and visa requirements. Maintain department academic appointment and personnel files.
Ensure collaborative implementation of best practices and policies for the Department of Psychiatry.
Other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or a combination of equivalent in training, education and experience plus at least 5 years of related experience
Must successfully complete all online system training requirements
Intermediate MS Office Skills
Customer service orientation
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
Excellent Writing skills
Solution-oriented problem solver
Superior time management skills
Must demonstrate ethical behavior
Work requires manual dexterity for handling charts and using office equipment, specifically the use of a computer keyboard and calculator.
Must be able to stoop and bend to retrieve files and supplies, and sit, stand or move around for extended periods of time.
Contact with faculty at other institutions and in other departments, staff, vendors, potential recruits.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 510719
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