Regional Pharmacy Education Program Director UCSF School of Pharmacy
The UCSF School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, is seeking a full-time Academic Coordinator to serve as a Regional Program Director for the Experiential Pharmacy Training program. The Academic Coordinator position reports directly to the Vice Chair and Associate Dean of Experiential Education and Professional Development.
This is a leadership position based in Southern California, that requires an experienced individual who can make decisions, develop relationships with institutional and community pharmacy professionals and staff, and cultivate the experiential program in Southern California. The successful candidate will manage Southern California experiential education activities, develop and implement new experiential opportunities, and participate in ongoing preceptor development and training programs. The candidate will be responsible for the quality assurance of the experiential education programs and will work closely with the IPPE Program Director and other regional program directors throughout the state, and a large cohort of volunteer faculty. The candidate may also have responsibilities in didactic and experiential teaching within the PharmD program and pharmacy practice clinical activities.
Interested candidates must apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03949 with a curriculum vitae.
• PharmD from an accredited college/school of pharmacy
• Active California pharmacist license
• PGY-1 pharmacy residency or equivalent experience
• Experience managing educational, clinical research, or educational projects or programs
• Expert computer skills; Proficiency with or ability to rapidly learn personal computer programs including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, E*Value, CLE and Visio
• Experience managing cross-functional projects
• Demonstrated strong analytical and research skills using online sources and databases; able to seek and synthesize information
• Demonstrated ability to work with minimal oversight to manage deadlines and due dates
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to plan and develop projects, with milestones and timelines
• Excellent networking skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as an ability to present information to a wide range of audiences
• Capable of handling multiple projects at the same time
• Flexible with respect to projects, unique requests, and meeting client/organizational goals and expectations
• Ability to make decisions and work under pressure when timelines are critical
Responsibilities based on rank include:
• Academic Coordinator I – has responsibilities for programs of minimal to moderate complexity and administering programs with a small staff. The individual may be involved in the generation and/or coordination of funds.
• Academic Coordinator II – has responsibilities for programs of moderate complexity. The individual may coordinate a program independently with a moderately-sized staff or, in a small organization. Appointees are expected to manage the program with a great amount of independence while receiving general guidance from a faculty member, a department chair, an assistant/associate dean, or equivalent positions. Academic Coordinator II duties may include moderate involvement in the generation and/or coordinator of funds from different sources.
• Academic Coordinator III – has the primary responsibilities for the administration, management, and coordination of large programs with broad and substantial complexity. Appointees are expected to fulfill their responsibilities independently. The duties of an appointee at this level may include extensive involvement in the generation and/or coordination of funds. Appointees to this level will require demonstrated superior professional ability, outstanding accomplishment in job-related activities, and the assumption of greater responsibility than typically delegated to Academic Coordinators at other levels.
Appointees in the Academic Coordinator title are in administration and will be expected to administer academic programs that provide service related to the teaching or research mission of the University. The academic program overseen by an Academic Coordinator must be fundamentally academic in nature, involving University research activities or activities requiring judgments relating to University instruction. Appointees in the Academic Coordinator title must have a professional background of academic training and/or experience.
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.