Program Manager - UCSF Center for Global Surgery and Health Equity (CGSHE) University of California, San Francisco
The Program Manager for the UCSF Center for Global Surgery and Health Equity (CGSHE) will provide administrative management and support for strategic development of the CGSHE. The Program Manager will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UCSF collaborators and local and international stakeholders; managing leadership events and activities; providing high-level academic support to the leadership and CGSHE faculty; supporting programmatic initiatives and activities; and establishing an innovative development strategy and donor outreach.
The Program Manager will aid the Director and program faculty in developing and implementing educational, research and capacity strengthening projects. Responsibilities may include assessing, identifying and overseeing regulatory needs; supervising non-clinical program staff and interfacing with program investigators, collaborators, and local and federal agencies. The individual will be expected to provide grant support through identification of funding opportunities, writing, editing and facilitating correspondence, and budget and resource management in coordination with UCSF administration.
The Program Manager will be responsible for supervising related operational, human resource, administrative and business functions within the program. S/he will meet regularly with leadership to review metrics, discuss program updates, address issues and communicate changes in the program as well as make suggestions for improving operational and financial performance. This may also require coordination of various existing services of moderate complexity and may include merging of services with other independent units or creating new services.
The Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing all leadership activities of CGSHE, with formats to include research symposiums, faculty meetings, committees, and working groups. The Program Manager will make decisions on the format and timing of events; create agendas, reports, and presentations for events; identify and communicate with UCSF and external participants; capture minutes and provide follow-up communication; and recommend and implement next steps and follow-up. The individual will also oversee development and donor outreach through direct communication and fundraising events.
The Program Manager must have the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks and work well with faculty, staff, and collaborators from a variety of local and international settings. A high degree of independence, initiative, assertiveness, tenacity, and diplomacy will be necessary to effectively nurture relationships with faculty, international partners, stakeholders, and donors.
A Master’s level degree in global health or a related field is required. On-the ground involvement with projects in low-and middle-income countries are preferred.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.