Manager, Department of Medical Sciences

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Jan 25, 2024
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description


Manager, Department of Medical Sciences

Posting Number: A00674
Position Status:
Campus: Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department: 1609-Masters of Medical Sciences

Function: College of Health Sciences
Family: Academic Support Services
Classification Series Title: Manager

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $66,560.00
Maximum $66,560.00

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $66,560.00
Maximum: $66,560.00

Job Summary
The primary role of this position is to assist the Chair of the Department of Master of Sciences in Medical Sciences with matters pertinent to program development and enhancement, student engagement, budget and resource management, human resource management of faculty, program compliance and communication with program stakeholders. The program seeks a dynamic manager that will, in collaboration with the Department Chair, assist in the strategic development, supervision, and human resources management of the faculty within the department. An ideal candidate will be able to assist with the development and creation of initial yearly budget, as well as with the preparation of weekly/monthly/ quarterly financial and academic reviews as needed by the Department Chair.This position is directly responsible for managing the department operations, planning, and implementation of department goals and strategies. Additionally, supervision of student volunteers, supervision of special events and communications with other campus offices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.- Good computer skills necessary to set up document formats in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and any other software programs required by the position.- Ability to make decisions and handle detail-oriented assignments with accuracy, consistency, with minimal supervision.- Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.- Knowledge of accreditation processes and standards (preferred but not required)
- Experience with fax, copy machine, printer, and telephone operation.- Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential.

Required Qualifications
- Education: A bachelor’s degree in business administration, business management or related field.- Experience: 2-3 years of experience in program management within higher education.- Travel: May require overnight travel.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Date: 01/23/2024
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants
Office hours M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Essential Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty

Program Development and Enhancement – Collaborate with academic departments to design, develop, and enhance programs that align with our strategic goals – Recommend improvements to maximize program effectiveness

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Student Support – Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment by promoting student engagement and extracurricular activities. – Implement departmental strategies to promote student success and a fulfilling academic experience

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Budget and Resource Management – Develop and manage program budgets, ensuring efficient allocation of resources to support program objectives. – Support Department Chair in identifying initiatives to support the program

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Faculty and Staff Support – Coordinate and support faculty in delivering high-quality instruction. – Collaborate with staff to ensure seamless program administration and student support services.

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Compliance and Accreditation – Ensure program compliance with university policies, accreditation standards, and relevant regulations. – Lead efforts to maintain program accreditation and support accreditation processes.

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Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties are normally performed in a typical office setting. The noise level in this setting is typically low to moderate.

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