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Coordinator, Affiliate Relations
Reference No. IRC47890
Job Title Coordinator, Affiliate Relations
Posting Date 13-Jan-2021
Department Office of Clinical Affairs
Organization Name College of Medicine and Health Sciences
About University

Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering, and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing two of KU’s flagship research institutes: Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.

Brief Description

Reporting to the Manager for Affiliate Relations, the Coordinator for Affiliate Relations at Khalifa University’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) supports in development and implementation of clinical programs in the areas of medical student education.

Detailed Description
  • Provide support for the Manager for Affiliate Relations in the day-to-day operations of the program
  • Assist in the implementation of goals and project plans for Affiliate Relations, reporting progress against goals, and achieving results
  • Provide assistance to Manager in establishing partnerships with hospitals, clinics, and other health care organizations, in the UAE and abroad for clinical placement of medical students
  • Assist the Manager of Affiliate Relations in identifying and recruiting potential adjunct faculty
  • Assist the Manager in the evaluation of faculty development needs at each of the clinical affiliates and coordinate follow up with the Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs
  • Travels to affiliate locations as needed for relationship management
  • Travels to affiliate locations on a scheduled basis to obtain feedback on student performance in the clinical setting
  • Aid in the organization of clinical placements of medical students
  • Provide support for special projects as needed in support of Affiliate Relations
  • Manage communications to/from affiliate members and volunteers
  • Assist the Manager of Affiliate Relations in the production of regular reports on the performance of medical students and issues at each of the affiliate sites
  • Update program policies as needed
  • Develop resources available to students for clinical electives in the UAE and abroad
  • Ensure adherence to the University’s information security policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Ensure coordination with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and his line managers
Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or healthcare related area

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree, preferably in business or healthcare related area

Required Experiences

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Decisive judgment
  • Ability to work with attention to details
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience in medical education

Preferred Experiences

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in an administrative or program support role including volunteer management experience
  • Familiarity or experience with an educational institution in the Middle East
How To Apply A complete application includes curriculum vitae, cover letter, photo, and the names and contact information of three references.
Coordinator, Affiliate Relations