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Faculty Affairs Manager

University of Utah
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 19, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty Affairs Manager

Job Summary

This position will be part of the DFPM Faculty Affairs and Providers Relations Team within Central Administration in the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine. 

Department faculty, providers, and faculty adjuncts rely on this position to manage all academic matters and governance issues as they relate to the Department's position within the School of Medicine and the University. 

Candidates for this position should have demonstrate strong teamworking abilities, good organization skills, a high level of attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.

1. Monitors and coordinates the formal review process for tenure-track faculty in connection with retention, promotion and tenure actions, and provides guidance to committees and individuals working with RPT and formal review processes. Serves as support for the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine “Department Advisory Committee” (DAC)

2. Monitors and coordinates the formal review process for auxiliary-track faculty in connection with reappointment and promotion actions, and provides guidance to committees and individuals working with formal reappointment processes. Serves as support for the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine Appointments Advisory Committee.

3. Plans and organizes activities surrounding faculty recruitment and onboarding to conform to University, Department and EEO guidelines. Works with Search Committee(s) and arranges on-campus interviews/visits. Responsible for planning agendas, meetings, luncheons, hotels, and flights and other transportation. Uses the PeopleAdmin online recruiting program to post faculty positions and hire new faculty.

4. Manages/Generates Contracts or Letters of Agreement for joint hires with other University entities. Coordinates the formal process for all new faculty appointments. Serves as support for the Department Level Search process meetings.

5. Receives, interprets and processes necessary information related to all faculty personnel actions, provides information and guidance, and serves as a resource to the Chair/Chief and faculty on matters of Department and University faculty-related policy. Ensures that faculty personnel actions conform to policy.

6. Coordinates faculty elections, as appropriate, for faculty service on Department and University committees and councils. Maintains record of faculty participation on such committees.

7. Administers formal processes for faculty resignations, retirements, requests for sabbatical leaves, and emeritus status.

8. Supports provider recruitment, hiring, credentialing, and onboarding for clinician hires across the Department.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically requiredNearly Continuously: Office environment.Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be requiredNearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience). Four years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Completion of provided supervisory training within one year of employment may be required.

Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Special Instructions

Requisition Number: PRN38894B
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary:
Department: 00958 - DFPM-Administration
Location: Campus
Pay Rate Range: $56,000 - $70,000
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

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