Posting Summary: The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking a Faculty Programs Generalist. The Department values the professional development and vitality of its faculty, and has established this position to support efforts promoting faculty development, inclusion, equity, and wellness within the Department of Surgery. The Faculty Programs Generalist will contribute to an environment of collegiality with an explicit commitment to achieving excellence through inclusion, equity, and engagement.
This position will be responsible for faculty advancement coordination, which includes assisting in preparation of department documentation relevant to the Promotion & Tenure (P&T) process, advising faculty on preparation of curriculum vitae and promotion portfolios in accordance with School of Medicine P&T requirements, and coordinating the activities of the Department's P&T committee. The Generalist will facilitate, develop, and maintain a database to track data relevant to faculty recruitment, retention, advancement and diversity, and at times write and edit articles for internal and external audiences regarding these topics. This position is also expected to assist in developing content and managing logistics for symposia and special programs related to faculty development, diversity and inclusion.
This position may occasionally require work at extended hours (evenings or weekends) to accommodate faculty schedules or symposia/special programs.
Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and two or more years of relevant experience. A combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelors. Candidates should have a strong interest or educational background in medical school environments, educational programs, professional development activities, program evaluation, and/or diversity and inclusion.
A Master's degree and two or more years of relevant experience is preferred. Experience conducting research and using basic statistical analysis and/or program administration is preferred; experience with database management is also preferred. Experience with website management is a plus.
This is a restricted position and is contingent on the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree and two or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Master's level degree and two or more years relevant experience.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Two or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience conducting research and using basic statistical analysis and/or program administration; experience with database management. Fundamental understanding of the challenges associated with running an academic program.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to exercise good judgment under pressure. Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Strong interest or educational background in medical school environments, educational programs, professional development activities, program evaluation, and/or diversity and inclusion. May occasionally require work at extended hours (evenings or weekends) to accommodate faculty schedules or symposia/special programs.
Required Computer Applications: Strong proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
Preferred Computer Applications: Experience with website management is a plus.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.