Special Projects Coordinator
Wake Forest University Health Sciences - Winston-Salem, NC

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Major Duties


Full-time Regular, 40 hours/week

Under administrative review of the department Chair, responsible for designing, developing, initiating, implementing and coordinating academic projects.
  • Support initiatives which seek to align better maintenance of professional accreditation through collaboration with peer processes in MD education and graduate medical education.
  • Increase working knowledge of PA competencies and educational standards through self study to guide future audits of program operations.
  • Collaborate with the Design Analysis Unit to create routine data analysis plans for longitudinal data on student performance, faculty effectiveness, and curricular compliance with standards.
  • Liaison with community partners and regional affiliates to support collaborative project planning for academic, workforce development and new business development initiatives
  • Organize meetings for Chair & Department as directed
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Please see generic description below

Generic Job Description


Job Summary: Under administrative review, responsible for designing, developing, initiating, implementing and coordinating academic enterprise projects.

Education / Experience: Requires a Bachelor?s degree in Business, Health Care Administration or related field and one year of project coordination experience; Or, equivalent combination of education and experience.

Reports To: Medical Center Senior Executive

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: N/A

Essential Functions:

1. Assume major responsibility for the successful and timely completion of tasks that comprise the implementation and analysis phases of various projects to include: planning, development, timeline implementation and evaluation.
2. Direct the development and preparation of data collection forms, procedural manuals and other documents.
3. Analyze data and prepare reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations and/or conclusions as requested.
4. Design forms, newsletters, web pages and other tools as needed.
5. Independently compose reports and correspondences outlining recommendations, decisions and courses of actions.
6. Attend meetings with appropriate staff and faculty as necessary to provide and gather information and assure the meetings/programs are carried out appropriate. Provide support for staff and faculty as needed.
7. Assist in implementing operational improvements through project support.
8. Maintain liaison with project participants, including faculty, staff and key administrators.

Skills and Qualifications:

Master?s degree preferred
Knowledge of organizational behavior
Knowledge of project material and project material software
Strong organizational skills
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
Ability to collect and analyze complex data
Ability to exercise considerable individual judgment and initiative
Ability to prepare and conduct effective presentations
Ability to coordinate project activities with diverse groups and individuals
Ability to resolve problems quickly and effective and determining appropriate courses of action

Physical Requirements:
Amount of time spent performing the following activities:
0% 35% 65%
to to to
35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
x Standing
x Walking
x Sitting
x Bending
x Reaching with arms
x Finger and hand dexterity
x Talking
x Hearing
x Seeing
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
x 20 lbs. maximum
x 50 lbs. maximum
x 100 lbs. maximum

Work Environment:
Clean, well lit area
Comfortable climate


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