Job opportunity: Academic Program Manager, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Ashley Brady
June 28, 2016

Academic Program Manager, Graduate School of Biomedical Science

Description

This position will assists the Sr. Associate Dean Graduate Education and Academic Program Development in a variety of administrative duties in support of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, as well as coordinating and administering policies and procedures.

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs:

  • Manage GSBS administrative issues for postdoctoral research fellows, including appointments.
  • Assist in executing a strategic plan for structured academic support activities to enhance BCM’s training environment for Postdoctoral Fellows.
  • Coordinate all assessment-related activities for the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and prepare reports for BCM Deans and other senior leaders.
  • Implement and maintain a centralized repository for BCM-wide postdoctoral achievement-related data as well as prepare reports and communicate with BCM and external constituencies.
  • Assist leadership in independently managing special and ongoing projects, including data collection and analysis to inform BCM leader’s decisions.
  • Lead orientations for new postdoctoral researchers and create events focused on integrating new postdoctoral researchers into the BCM community.
  • Serve postdoctoral scholars and their faculty mentors with onboarding and best practices pertaining to NIH recommendations and guidelines for research training.
  • Serve as a liaison to or representative of committees and working groups focused on postdoctoral fellows; strengthen existing and build new relationships.
  • Coordinates educational activities for postdoctoral research trainees; work closely with Career Development Office to create other opportunities for postdoctoral academic and professional development.
  • Develop content and/or coordinate communication pertaining to the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website, handbook, and policies.

General Administrative duties:

  • Distribute surveys, compiles, evaluates and reports relevant statistics, including event evaluation forms, periodic and exit evaluations. 
  • Manage all GSBS administrative aspects and verification requirements for graduate student graduation.
  • Coordinates GSBS (student and faculty) participation in BCM Graduation ceremony .

Education: 
Required: Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, Education or relevant degree determined by HR. 
Preferred: Master degree or PhD.

  • Required: Four years of relevant work experience.
  • Preferred: Experience working in higher education; experience working with Post-Doctoral Programs.
  • Experience using social media and other online resources as a communication tool
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse constituencies.
  • Understanding of biomedical postdoctoral training and NIH guidelines preferred.
  • Experience using social media and other online resources as a communication tool.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse constituencies.
  • Understanding of biomedical postdoctoral training and NIH guidelines preferred.

For more information and to apply:
https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BCM&cws=...
Job Posting # 276810DP