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Academic Affairs Professional
The University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois
 
 
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Date Posted 11/17/2020
Category
Admin-Academic Advising
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Department
 

BSD OBG - Senior Staff


About the Department
 

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has 114 clinical providers, providing care at the main hospital in Hyde Park and seven off site locations. The Department consists of seven sections: General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Family Planning, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology, and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. We have More than 60,000 outpatient visits, 25,000 ultrasound visits, 2,800 deliveries, 3,000 gynecological surgeries per year. Teaching, research and the highest quality clinical care are top priorities for the Department. The residency and fellowship programs are highly ranked and have a history of training leaders in healthcare. The Department also has a significant research enterprise, engaging in population health studies, as well as research conducted in wet laboratories on tumor biology, fibroids and the mechanisms of hypertensive diseases in pregnancy. Additionally, the Section of Family Planning has established a unique research center, Ci3, which focuses on reproductive policy and innovations in sexual and reproductive health. The department was ranked #12 on the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 for Gynecology.


Job Summary
 

The job provides professional support to the department in the development and implementation of a variety of faculty support programs including recruitment, onboarding, privileging, academic reappointment and promotion, and human resource needs.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and documents faculty and other academic appointee searches using the University's applicant tracking system

  • Assumes comprehensive responsibility for the drafting, review, assembly, and submission of electronic and paper materials in support of departmental appointive actions

  • Onboards faculty, other academic appointees, postdoctoral researchers, and academic visitors, including coordination of privileging with the University of Chicago Medical Center's Medical Staff Office and Faculty Practice Plan

  • Processes visa materials, working with the University's Office of International Affairs

  • Serves as a resource to faculty and faculty administrative leaders on University policy and process matters and on BSD's academic guidelines and HR Policies and Procedures

  • Utilizes oral and written communication skills to promote and ensure efficient processing compliance

  • Contributes to process improvement in all areas of faculty and other academic appointee support

  • Drafts correspondence on faculty and other academic appointee matters on behalf of the department chair, vice chair and/or section chiefs

  • Assumes comprehensive responsibility for the Medical Staff Office appointment and reappointment process

  • Participates in Faculty Engagement initiatives

  • Assists with managing the day-to-day operations of faculty affair programs with a moderate level of guidance.

  • Serves as a resource for program information. Resolves problems or questions referred by program staff, University administrators, or other contingencies.

  • Gathers and analyzes data for possible solutions for faculty-related issues. Writes reports and expands knowledge and experience in areas.

  • May process job postings for faculty and other academic appointments.

  • Performs other related work as needed.


Minimum Qualifications
 

Education:

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

---
Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

---
Certifications:

---

Preferred Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's degree with at least three years relevant post-college work experience or at least eight years of progressively responsible work experience.
  • Advanced degree and/or advanced training/certification in academic or general HR. 

Experience

  • Work experience in a post-secondary academic, healthcare, non-profit, or equivalent setting.
  • Prior experience in working with faculty and/or academic appointees, especially in a faculty/academic affairs role.
  • Knowledge of visa processing requirements.     

Preferred Competencies

  • Strong attention to detail, and competence to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities effectively with limited guidance.
  • Ability to partner with different levels of the organization to achieve results.
  • Ability to foster a culture of inclusion by appreciating and respecting diversity. 
  • High degree of organization and follow-through.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with absolute discretion.
  • Ability to maintain calm and courteous demeanor and to work productively despite heavy workload, competing priorities, complex problems, and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to work independently and with minimal direction.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; Adobe document management; Interfolio document management portal; willingness and ability to learn new technology.

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)
  • Cover Letter (preferred)


When applying, the document(s) MUST  be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Resume/CV of the application.


Job Family
 

Academic Affairs


Role Impact
 

Individual Contributor


FLSA Status
 

Exempt


Pay Frequency
 

Monthly


Scheduled Weekly Hours
 

40


Benefits Eligible
 

Yes


Drug Test Required
 

No


Health Screen Required
 

No


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
 

No


Posting Statement
 

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity /Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

 

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form .

 

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history.  A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment.  Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.

 

The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu . Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.



Department
 

BSD OBG - Senior Staff


About the Department
 

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has 114 clinical providers, providing care at the main hospital in Hyde Park and seven off site locations. The Department consists of seven sections: General Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Family Planning, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecologic Oncology, Urogynecology, and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. We have More than 60,000 outpatient visits, 25,000 ultrasound visits, 2,800 deliveries, 3,000 gynecological surgeries per year. Teaching, research and the highest quality clinical care are top priorities for the Department. The residency and fellowship programs are highly ranked and have a history of training leaders in healthcare. The Department also has a significant research enterprise, engaging in population health studies, as well as research conducted in wet laboratories on tumor biology, fibroids and the mechanisms of hypertensive diseases in pregnancy. Additionally, the Section of Family Planning has established a unique research center, Ci3, which focuses on reproductive policy and innovations in sexual and reproductive health. The department was ranked #12 on the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report 2020-21 for Gynecology.


Job Summary
 

The job provides professional support to the department in the development and implementation of a variety of faculty support programs including recruitment, onboarding, privileging, academic reappointment and promotion, and human resource needs.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and documents faculty and other academic appointee searches using the University's applicant tracking system

  • Assumes comprehensive responsibility for the drafting, review, assembly, and submission of electronic and paper materials in support of departmental appointive actions

  • Onboards faculty, other academic appointees, postdoctoral researchers, and academic visitors, including coordination of privileging with the University of Chicago Medical Center's Medical Staff Office and Faculty Practice Plan

  • Processes visa materials, working with the University's Office of International Affairs

  • Serves as a resource to faculty and faculty administrative leaders on University policy and process matters and on BSD's academic guidelines and HR Policies and Procedures

  • Utilizes oral and written communication skills to promote and ensure efficient processing compliance

  • Contributes to process improvement in all areas of faculty and other academic appointee support

  • Drafts correspondence on faculty and other academic appointee matters on behalf of the department chair, vice chair and/or section chiefs

  • Assumes comprehensive responsibility for the Medical Staff Office appointment and reappointment process

  • Participates in Faculty Engagement initiatives

  • Assists with managing the day-to-day operations of faculty affair programs with a moderate level of guidance.

  • Serves as a resource for program information. Resolves problems or questions referred by program staff, University administrators, or other contingencies.

  • Gathers and analyzes data for possible solutions for faculty-related issues. Writes reports and expands knowledge and experience in areas.

  • May process job postings for faculty and other academic appointments.

  • Performs other related work as needed.


Minimum Qualifications
 

Education:

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

---
Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.

---
Certifications:

---

Preferred Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's degree with at least three years relevant post-college work experience or at least eight years of progressively responsible work experience.
  • Advanced degree and/or advanced training/certification in academic or general HR. 

Experience

  • Work experience in a post-secondary academic, healthcare, non-profit, or equivalent setting.
  • Prior experience in working with faculty and/or academic appointees, especially in a faculty/academic affairs role.
  • Knowledge of visa processing requirements.     

Preferred Competencies

  • Strong attention to detail, and competence to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities effectively with limited guidance.
  • Ability to partner with different levels of the organization to achieve results.
  • Ability to foster a culture of inclusion by appreciating and respecting diversity. 
  • High degree of organization and follow-through.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with absolute discretion.
  • Ability to maintain calm and courteous demeanor and to work productively despite heavy workload, competing priorities, complex problems, and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to work independently and with minimal direction.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; Adobe document management; Interfolio document management portal; willingness and ability to learn new technology.

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)
  • Cover Letter (preferred)


When applying, the document(s) MUST  be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Resume/CV of the application.


Job Family
 

Academic Affairs


Role Impact
 

Individual Contributor


FLSA Status
 

Exempt


Pay Frequency
 

Monthly


Scheduled Weekly Hours
 

40


Benefits Eligible
 

Yes


Drug Test Required
 

No


Health Screen Required
 

No


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
 

No


Posting Statement
 

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity /Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

 

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form .

 

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history.  A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment.  Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.

 

The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu . Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.


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