Program Coordinator

Position Details

Position Information

Title Program Coordinator
Department Cellular & Molecular Medicine (0710)
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

The Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine welcomes applicants for the position of Program Coordinator. We are seeking a highly motivated, self-directed, innovative, and energetic graduate program coordinator responsible for assisting in coordination of PhD programs, CMM Master’s program and online/microcampus courses. Individuals with a commitment to student support and success are especially sought for this position. The ideal candidate will be an active listener, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Duties will include working collaboratively on the following:

  • Designing and preparing recruitment materials and program policy manual for the departmental graduate programs. Providing information and answers to procedural questions from faculty, current and prospective students.
  • Compiling data files on prospective students, reviewing files to determine best candidates based on established criteria and presenting best of new student applications for review of the departmental graduate studies committee; serving on the committee to advise faculty of procedures and policy interpretation.
  • Planning, preparing budget request, arranging itineraries and coordinating travel, lodging, and meals for personal interviews with potential graduate students. Planning and participating in departmental new student orientation program.
  • Monitoring students’ program of study and academic progress and advising student and Chair of the departmental graduate studies committee of potential problems. Conferring with students to provide technical advice and problem-solving assistance; answering questions about program goals and policy interpretation.
  • Serving as liaison to the Graduate College on behalf of the Department and the individual student. Interpreting Graduate College/University policy and procedures for same.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Effective organizational skills, problem solving abilities, and the ability to maintain discretion and diplomacy toward sensitive and confidential information are essential.
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $29,443 - $43,062 Annually, DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24587
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Sasha Verdugo

Open Date 02/08/2018
Review Start Date 02/12/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
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Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents