PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIDACTIC YEAR COORDINATOR

Job no: 236923-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/ACAD AFFAIRS/PHY ASST PRG
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support



Position Summary:

The Student Services Coordinator functions as a member of the Physician Assistant Program team to facilitate a variety of processes and protocols involved in the operation of a health professions Physician Assistant training program. This position is responsible for management and administration of instructional activities related to the didactic component of the Physician Assistant professional program including development and maintenance of complex schedules, instructional support, and problem-solving needs of numerous programs and guest lecturers; PA Program educational and infrastructure support including
management of the OASIS data management system and support for a comprehensive evaluation system for both the didactic and clinical years; development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of efficient processes and systems to support didactic year initiatives;
Establishes and maintains a strong working knowledge of the profession and the program necessary for addressing specific questions regarding the didactic year with problem-solving capability, as well as addressing concerns related to the program as a whole.
This position functions with a high degree of autonomy. Duties are performed under general supervision and the position reports to the Program Administrator.
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UW SMPH) Physician Assistant Program is a two-year master's degree program (MPAS), the first year providing didactic education and the second year consisting of clinical experience, leading to professional certification as a PA-C. The mission of this program is to educate professionals committed to the delivery of comprehensive health care in a culturally and ethnically sensitive manner, with an emphasis on primary health care for populations and regions in need. The program offers a highly-regarded two-year campus-based professional program and a premier alternative 36-month distance education track. Approximately 58 students enroll in the
PA program each year (30 Campus, 16 DE, and 12 wisPACT).The PA Program is under the direction of the Program Director.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree preferred

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Prefer candidates with a minimum of three year experience working with graduate or professional students.
Strong computer, communication and organization skills

Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Department(s):

A530376-MEDICAL SCHOOL/ACAD AFFAIRS/PHY ASST PRG

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 60% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $39,823 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "" to start the application process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they related to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

Contact:

Beth Miller
bmiller53@wisc.edu
608-265-8696
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

STUDENT SERVICES CORD(T25DN) or ASSOC STU SERV COORD(T25FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

236923-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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Applications Open: Jul 12 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 26 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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