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#88119 MPH Program Coordinator

Extended Deadline: Mon 7/24/2017

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 5/23/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego career employees who have passed their trial period will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.


The Department of Family Medicine and Public Health has approximately 100 salaried faculty and is comprised of seven divisions: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Family Medicine, Health Policy, Global Health, Preventive Medicine, and Behavioral Health. Our mission is to improve Public Health through preventive, behavioral, epidemiologic and clinical research, education and clinical care. Our patient care is provided at several locations across the county as well as through multiple initiatives with the medically underserved in our community and includes training of over 60 residents and fellows. With over $125 million in research grants and contracts, our award-winning faculty conduct innovative Public Health research at the intersection of behavioral and medical sciences to assess and understand chronic disease etiology, improve human health, and prevent disease at the individual and population level.

Programmatic and administrative aspects of the Public Health Master’s program will be overseen by a Program Director (PD) and faculty committees (e.g., Steering, Executive, and Admissions Committees). The Public Health Graduate Program Coordinator is independently responsible and accountable for providing comprehensive program management and administrative support for the Masters Programs in Public Health. Duties include, but are not limited to, supporting the full range of activities involved in program and curriculum development, outreach, core course coordination, alumni and website development. The Public Health Graduate Program Coordinator will develop and manage all admissions, recruitment, and outreach activities; serve as consultant to the Graduate Program Director and Executive committee in analysis and formation of policy and key procedures for the program. The Public Health Graduate Program Coordinator is responsible for graduate program financial support, grant writing and administration, graduate enrichment, information exchange, and curriculum committees. The Public Health Graduate Program Coordinator will assist with strategic planning and reporting to institutions of higher education nationwide. The Public Health Graduate Program Coordinator will develop, prepare, and disseminate analytical data reports and surveys to evaluate program objectives. Report to campus, system wide, and national educators on matters pertaining to graduate education.


  • Three years of graduate program experience, degree in public health or a related field, or a combination of experience and education.

  • Experience in academic advising, program/curriculum development, and course selection. Ability to critically evaluate program processes in order to recommend workflow and process improvements and implement programmatic changes to increase efficiency and program satisfaction.

  • Demonstrated research abilities utilizing various resources to obtain information necessary to attain established objectives. Experience in retrieving, assessing, and to compiling information and presenting results in a complete and cohesive manner. Ability to make recommendations as needed.

  • Excellent analytical skills. Experience in developing, analyzing, and carrying out program objectives and working with others in achieving program goals. Experience to research, gather and organize information to produce concise reports using various resources.

  • Advanced level computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software and applications. Experience to navigate and utilize electronic mail systems and the internet. Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Efficient and accurate data entry and typing skills.

  • Experience in using WordPress software and use of social media for purposes of sharing program information and program promotion.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of research design and methods. Strong experience in planning, developing, and carrying out survey research, including the design and development of survey instruments.

  • Knowledge of data sources related to graduate student admissions, enrollments, financial support, degree completion, and employment.


  • Working knowledge of University policy and procedures related to online systems such as FinancialLink, TravelLink, EmployeeLink, StudentLink, Blink, IFIS, ISIS, and Personnel/Payroll System (PPS).

  • Knowledge of graduate program systems and working knowledge of the UCSD Graduate Procedures Manual and experience working with Graduate Division.

  • Knowledge of UCSD and UC campus structure and organization.

  • Master’s degree in Public Health or experience working with an MPH program.

  • Experience working with SOPHAS application system


  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

  • Overtime may be required.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. U.S. News and World Report’s annual "America’s Best Hospitals" report has repeatedly ranked UC San Diego Health as the #1 health system in San Diego. We invite you to join our dynamic team!


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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UCSD School of Medicine
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Family Medicine and Public Health
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Commensurate with Experience
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Days, 8 hrs/day