The Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice offers unparalleled training for future careers in pharmacy, with the goal of training students in the classroom and in the field to improve our society's health and well-being. The faculty are clinical pharmacists involved in collaborative research across a range of foci, such as new drug clinical trials, drug adherence research, pharmacokinetics, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacogenomics, pharmacoeconomics, and outcomes research. The department is one of two departments in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Reporting to the department chair, the department administrator uses skills as a seasoned and experienced administrative operations professional to manage, plan, and administer the operations of a mid-sized academic department in support of the department's academic and research programs. Administrative operations include budgetary financial management, human resources, academic personnel, research, IT, facilities, student affairs, assessment, curriculum, events, and communications related to the department. Performs short- and long-term planning for the organization, ensuring alignment with strategic plans of the department and school. Researches solutions and provides recommendations, showing good judgement. Proactively identifies opportunities for faculty (e.g., research or media relations), and provides day-to-day support to faculty to resolve a wide range of requests. May supervise staff and/or students.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Intellectual capabilities to respond to a wide variety of work challenges and oversee the management of the Department. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills to work and communicate effectively with diverse groups. Skill to use tact, discretion, confidentiality in internal and external relations. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other departments and administrative offices. Demonstrated ability to work independently, show initiative, and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision. Knowledge of a variety of administrative operational activities such as event planning, basic fundraising processes, risk management planning, website design, accounting and payroll, and contracts and grants regulations and guidelines. Demonstrated management skills to work independently to determine which methods, procedures and policies will lead to the achievement of overall goals of the department. Ability to analyze financial data and trends. Demonstrated skills in planning, preparation, and administration of departmental budgets. Demonstrated planning and organizational skill to assess priorities in order to complete work in a timely manner when there are changes in workload, competing assignments and deadline constraints. 3-5 Years managing or performing the administrative services or managing the full general operations of an academic or non-academic organization.
Thorough knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for budget, accounting and fund management, and / or personnel management.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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