Program Coordinator, Neurosurgery

Connecticut, United States
15 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Focus:

The candidate will be supporting the faculty affairs; grand rounds schedules and the chairs for the department of neurosurgery at Yale School of Medicine.

Essential Duties

  1. Supervises staff members in the day to day operations of an academic department, including the Chair’s Office. Ensures that the department will have unified staff procedures, back-up staffing when needed, and overall group support.
  2. Designs and implements efficient, time-saving administrative procedures. Prioritizes projects and assigns staff to complete tasks. Ensures that work flow is organized and staffed for quality efficient completion.
  3. Interviews, hires, counsels and trains staff. Establishes work standards and expectations and evaluates staff performance. Assesses and resolves or escalates problems arising within unit.
  4. Interacts with departmental and University staff to define work assignments, communicate progress of work, and plan and coordinate projects.
  5. Interacts with external sources to coordinate work necessary to fulfill projects and keep abreast of new products and technologies.
  6. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor degree and two years of relevant work experience in an academic or research environment or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Demonstrated Project Management skills.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Understanding policies and procedures around faculty affairs.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to support Executives' schedules.

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Background Check Requirements

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Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

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