The Senior Program Manager/ Deputy Director for the UCSF Center for Health Equity in Surgery and Anesthesia will lead strategic development of CHESA. They will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UCSF collaborators and local and international stakeholders; directing leadership events and activities; providing high-level support to the leadership and CHESA faculty; developing programmatic initiatives and activities; advising and developing budget allocation plans; and establishing an innovative development strategy and donor outreach.
He/she will co-develop and lead educational, research, and capacity strengthening projects. Responsibilities will include assessing, identifying, and overseeing regulatory and human resource needs; supervising non-clinical program staff and interfacing with program investigators, collaborators, and local and federal agencies. The individual will be expected to identify funding opportunities, write, edit and facilitate correspondence, and budget and resource management in coordination with UCSF administration. They will lead the development and convening of the CHESA Advisory Board.
Senior Program Manager/Deputy Director will be responsible for supervising related operational, human resource, administrative and business functions within the program. Specifically, they will oversee and direct administrative roles of the CHESA Program Coordinator and other to-be-hired operational staff. They will regularly convene 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 Senior Program Manager/Deputy Director will be responsible for overseeing all leadership activities of CHESA, with formats to include research symposiums, faculty meetings, committees, and working groups. They will make decisions on the format and timing of events and may create agendas, reports, and presentations for events; identify and communicate with UCSF and external participants; 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 Senior Program Manager/Deputy Director will also liaise with IGHS program leads and explore opportunities to integrate programs with ongoing work at IGHS.
He/she 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.
Please note: This is a contract role high possibly of extension for at least 3 years, based on funding. Full benefits with retirement plans: pension & 401K option. PTO, sick days, holidays are available.
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.