Job Description

Operations Manager

Requisition IDreq12485
Working TitleOperations Manager
Position Grade13
Position Summary

The Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) has been an independent department at the UNM School of Medicine since April 1, 1967. Under the leadership of Dr. David Rakel, Chair, the Department is an enthusiastic and dynamic environment where faculty, staff, and students are engaged in academic scholarship, collaboration and providing effective healthcare and programs for rural and urban New Mexico. Our culturally diverse population is one of our strengths, with a spirit of equity, partnership and respect permeating our community, both internally and externally. Our curricula are designed to be innovative, practical and relevant to the community’s changing needs.

The Physician Assistant Program is administered within the Department of Family & Community Medicine and is a single focus program whose scope reaches outside of the city and state. The role of Physician Assistant was created 50 years ago to address practitioner shortages and has grown both in number of PAs and in scope of practice. Today, the Physician Assistant is a vital member of the medical team. Physician Assistants at UNM train side-by-side with medical students. Thus, they are prepared to seamlessly step into the team model with their medical peers.

The PA Program seeks an Operations Manager. The Operations Manager will be critical to the mission of the PA Program and will oversee the daily operations, participate in strategic planning and collaborate with a diverse team of internal and external constituencies.

The Operations Manager oversees and coordinates the integrated operational infrastructure of The PA Program. Participates in the development of, and oversees implementation and administration of, unit policies, systems, and procedures. Prepares financial and/or operational analyses and reports, and audits current procedures to monitor and improve efficiency of operations. Manage the day-to-day activities of one or more unit line functions as appropriate, and may represent the head of the unit as required.

Here is an example of some of the exciting and challenging opportunities associated with the position:

· Strategic planning

· Recruiting high qualified candidates

· Advising applicants

· Coordinating and participating in interviews and final admissions committee selection

· Catalog development and course scheduling

· Directing all facets of the PA events such as orientation, white coat ceremony and recruitment events

· Data collection and reporting, developing presentation and disseminating compliance information

· Supervising and delegating tasks and participating in performance management

· Providing fiscal direction to achieve goals and objectives

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 2 years of experience managing at least one of the following functional areas: fiscal services, administration and/or human resources AND 3 years of additional experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

· Ability to prioritize, manage, and pursue multiple projects simultaneously

· Outstanding verbal and written communications skills and customer service

· Ability to supervise and train employees and foster personal/professional development

· Knowledge of event planning and scheduling

· Knowledge of UNM budgeting and fiscal management principles and procedures

Knowledge of the admissions process for a medical education program

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentFCM Physician Assistant Program (160E)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3434.31-$5151.47 Monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date3/30/2020
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