UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/21/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/03/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
UC San Diego Health Sciences is a top-ranking, $1 billion dollar plus future oriented organization, encompassing 14 departments (12 clinical, 2 basic sciences), 2 professional schools (School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences), 2 hospitals, and various other programs and units all dedicated towards fulfilling the Health Sciences missions. As a top-ranking, future oriented organization, UC San Diego Health Sciences offers challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment. The Vice Chancellor's Office follows a progressive philosophy of career-path development for its employees. The Medical Education Division supports the education, training and co-curricular activities of health professionals. This includes 536 medical students, 800 residents and fellows, as well as the faculty, physician and healthcare providers at UCSD's School of Medicine (SOM), its' Medical Centers, and affiliates. The Physician Assistant Education (PA) program is slated to enroll it's inaugural class in January 2024. The program will havean initial cohort of 20 students and a steady state enrollment of 30 students per year thereafter.
The SOM and PA programs jointly utilize the offices of Anatomical Preparation Services, Educational Computing, Events Management, the Simulation Training Center and a central business office. Other SOM offices within the Division include Admissions & Student Affairs (including Health Sciences Financial Aid), Undergraduate Medical Education, Graduate Medical Education, Continuing Medical Education, and Diversity & Community Partnerships. The School of Medicine Graduate Programs consist of the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, Neurosciences Graduate Program, Medical Scientist Training Program and the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program.
The Director of Learner Success and Wellness (DLSW) serves as founding Director of Learner Success and Wellness (DLSW). The position is created with an aim to maximize learner access to support services designed to address retention, sense of belonging, wellness, academic success, and professional identity development.
The incumbent applies extensive knowledge of professional health education programs and policies to manage program administration and operations, which may include teaching and learning activities, program curriculum, learner scheduling, maintaining databases, tracking learner compliance, and program accreditation. Participates in strategizing, planning, and implementation of substantial program improvements of large scope and high degrees of complexity.
Didactic teaching responsibilities include teaching, evaluating, and advising didactic and clinical year physician assistant students. This position includes a clinical release day to provide clinical care in the USCD Medical Center system. Additional duties include but are not limited to the following:
Attend meetings, committees, events, and activities of the Program, department, and University as assigned
Participate in scholarly activity, professional activity, and research as mutually agreed with the program director?
Other duties and activities as assigned by the program director?
Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR an Bachelor's degree in related area plus five (5) years of related experience/training.
Advanced knowledge relevant policies and regulatory requirements. Advanced knowledge of a health professions education program curriculum and requirements. Maintains a broad range of expertise in health professions education theory and industry best practices.
Advanced knowledge of administrative analysis and operations research. Ability to apply knowledge and skills to develop and implement complex processes and systems improving program quality and efficiency and reducing cost.
Excellent communicator; includes verbal and written, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills. Ability to handle sensitive personal information with appropriate discretion and judgment.
Effective interpersonal skills. Skills to work collaboratively coordinate and integrate with others throughout the organization.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.