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Associate To, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

Provides high-level administrative support to the executive leadership team of the Department of Internal Medicine; requires a high degree of responsibility, accountability, flexibility, confidentiality, and discretion; plans, directs, and oversees administrative support functions of the Chair's office; acts as a liaison between the Department Chair and high-ranking university, College of Medicine and UC Health officials; interfaces with organizations outside of the university such as non-profit foundations, professional organizations, drug development companies, and governmental agencies; coordinates participation in national multi-institutional precision medicine study; handles confidential and time-sensitive communication with major philanthropic donors and investors; drafts, reviews, edits and processes correspondence and letters of recommendation; arranges national and international travel and processes reimbursement requests.


As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.


Essential Functions

  • Perform responsible administrative staff functions for a designated university official, frequently of a confidential nature, concerning administrative activities of substantial complexity. 
  • Recommend the development of operating policies and procedures, advise and assist administrator in policy and strategy formulation. 
  • Prepare responses to inquiries. 
  • Identify and review problem areas such as staffing levels, operating procedures, budgetary support, etc. 
  • Review and evaluate proposals concerning operational activities of designated units. 
  • Maintain liaison with designated unit directors and administrators, as well as external offices and agencies to insure conformity to external policies and procedures.
  • Prepare memos, speeches, and position statements, as required. 
  • Represent designated administrator, as needed, with moderate authority to make commitments on administrative policies and procedures. 
  • Assist in the development of budget request and narrative, as required.
  • Interview and recommend the employment of support staff. 
  • May provide direct supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.). 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and three (3) years’ experience; -OR- Associate's degree and five (5) years’ experience; -OR- seven (7) years’ experience.  Degree and experience must be in a related field.
  • Some positions may require experience in university administration.
  • Experience may also require at least one (1) year supervision.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 82664 


Associate To, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine

Date:  Jun 14, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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