Program Coordinator

Position Details

Position Information

Title Program Coordinator
Department Senior VP Health Sciences (6801)
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

This position coordinates activities and functions for the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center (ASTEC) to ensure that goals and objectives specified for the program are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications. This classification is intended for positions with incumbents that have responsibility for a particular program. A program provides a specific service or carries out specific activities as a separate entity or as a component program within a department such as student service programs or sponsored programs, but it is not a department itself.

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
  • Schedule and assist with the implementation of simulation training events in accordance with University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) curriculum specifications.
  • Prepare or assist in preparation of proposal for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors.
  • Coordinate activities of program, including maintenance of program learner management system, with departments or staff to ensure optimum efficiency and compliance with appropriate simulation center policy, procedures, and healthcare educational priorities.
  • Prepare and maintain periodic reports, records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
  • Evaluate administrative effectiveness to develop improved methods; devise evaluation methodology and implements; analyze results and recommend and/or takes appropriate action.
  • Develop, compile and write communications and promotional literature for distribution such as newsletters, brochures or flyers; coordinate process from development through printing and distribution.
  • Prioritize and arrange meetings, conferences and appointments for unit administrator; make necessary travel reservations and itineraries; determine and prepare background materials needed.
  • Investigate, evaluate and resolve typical administrative/operational problems or situations impacting staff/faculty work unit.
  • Plan and supervise the set up or sets up medical simulation training events including assembling equipment and preparing learner groups/faculty; assist with the disassembling or disassembles medical simulation equipment
  • Interact and maintain liaison (e.g. conducts tours) with students, faculty, staff and outside/community agencies in facilitating program objectives.
  • Assist with business transactions through the UAccess systems, including but not limited to, time and labor process, procurement of supplies, prepare disbursement vouchers and PCard purchases.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as it relates to the position.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of issues pertaining to area of assignment.
  • Knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of organizational practices.
  • Knowledge of experiential learning theory.
  • Skill in analyzing computer hardware and software problems.
  • Skill in organizing work of self and others.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
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
  • One year experience working with medical simulation and/or hospital equipment OR coordinating activities in a medical simulation training environment.
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: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24590
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

David Biffar

Open Date 02/09/2018
Review Start Date 02/13/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled
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 a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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