The Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy serves as a reference point for research, policy development and advocacy concerning science, biotechnology, bioethics and healthcare in the United States and abroad. The CBGHP engages multiple stakeholder communities: scholars, policy makers, civil society, healthcare providers, the judiciary and the general public, highlighting the collaborative role and function of law in responding to state, federal and international healthcare concerns. The Coordinator, Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy (CBGHP), is a vital contributor to ensuring the success of the CBGHP's initiatives, including the Reproductive Justice Initiative, its public health programming, and work on gun violence among other key initiatives and projects. The CBGHP Coordinator assumes ownership of a broad range of responsibilities including: Center operations, communications, event coordination, and financial administration. The ideal candidate has successful experience collaborating and engaging with high-level executives, lawyers, and/or others in leadership. The CBGHP Coordinator works under the direction of the Academic Director. The ideal candidate must be able to work independently and communicate effectively. Excellent communication skills and follow through are essential. The Coordinator executes tasks in an intense and fast-paced work environment. The CBGHP Coordinator must consistently exercise confidentiality, a high degree of initiative, independence, excellent judgment, flexibility in performing a wide variety of duties, and the ability to adjust to changing priorities while working well under pressure. Performance at this level requires independent critical thinking and problem solving, exceptional verbal and written communication skills, creativity, knowledge of Center operations and technology, and a commitment to seeing tasks and projects through to completion. The CBGHP Coordinator will work closely with the Academic Director of the CBGHP, visiting dignitaries, students, external constituents, and the University at large. Additional responsibilities will include facilitating research, providing analyses and oversight of daily operations, applying an understanding of School of Law and University policies and procedures. In addition, the CBGHP Coordinator is expected to be dynamic and flexible.
Bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience working in a similar environment Excellent skills in working with high-level executives, professionals, leaders, and/or practicing attorneys Broad knowledge and acumen in applying sound decision making and collaborative work methods in a fast-paced, dynamic environment Excellent computer skills and proficiency in MS Office Suite Excellent analytical skills with the ability to perform data analysis, pulling data from multiple sources and determining appropriate courses of action/solutions Skilled in event planning Ability to work effectively within a team environment, as well as independently Excellent interpersonal skills for working with diverse groups of students, faculty and staff as well as external professionals and community members Excellent organization, time management, and written and verbal communication skills Attention to detail and commitment to quality of output Demonstrated experience in project management Ability to multi-task and meet aggressive deadlines Ability to be forward thinking and anticipate problems and solutions Ability to treat sensitive matters with discretion and tact, and to maintain confidentiality Familiarity with academic and technical legal language
Experience working with organizations that serve women and/or legally underserved communities Experience and comfort working across diverse communities Experience in legal settings or knowledge of legal studies, the legal profession, and research environments Experience with project management software Experience in marketing/public relations Experience with web development/content-management
This is a part-time, limited position of approximately 17 hours per week. Weekly schedule may vary depending upon needs and as determined by the Director.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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