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Academic Programs Officer I (Part Time)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Administrative Assistants

Posting Number: req11044

Department: Family and Community Medicine

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 655 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712 USA

Position Highlights

The American Indian Research Center for Health seeks an academic professional to oversee and administer the academic Fellowship program of the American Indian Research Center for Health at the UA, the Data Warriors program. This is an NIH grant funded, independent, non-degree granting program in partnership with the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona. The position is a 50%-75% FTE.

The Fellowship Program is for Graduate Students at the UA interested in a specialty in American Indian health data. The Program Officer, under the direction of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Teshia Solomon, will administer and evaluate the effectiveness of program, as well as oversee core program components including curricula and instruction. Additionally, the role includes administrative functions of budget management, recruitment, retention and support of Fellows and coordination with internal and external stakeholders, including faculty mentors.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with administration in the operation of the fellowship program to include policy development, human resources needs, and budgeting with expenditure and income forecasting,
  • Identify and pursue contract and grant funding opportunities, and contribute to the preparation of and tracking requests for proposals (RFPs), grant applications and other contracts.
  • Collaborate with principal investigators to construct program strategies and goals, and develop and implement core program elements.
  • Collect and analyze data to assess and evaluate effectiveness of the academic program.
  • Lead the drafting, editing, and managing of manuscripts for publication. Apply for grant funding. Keep a compendium of research at the Center.
  • Coordinate and teach seminars and workshops.
  • Mentor graduate students in health data science.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor'sdegree in Education, Sociology, American Indian Studies, other social/health science or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • 1 year of relevant work experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

*Master's or Doctoral degree in Education, Sociology, American Indian Studies, other social/health science.

FLSA: To Be Determined

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 20 - 30

Job FTE: .5 - .75

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Academic Administration

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $47,735 - 62,533

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Academic Program Mgmt

Job Function

Academic Administration

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Annette Morales |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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