Under the direction of the Administrator for General Surgery, you will oversee all operations of the Center for Advanced Surgical & Interventional Technology, with primary responsibility for the surgical training program. You will collaboratively envision and then plan and carry out new education and training program development efforts both within UCLA and for courses offered to the community, nationally and internationally; arrange and supervise all CME and MOC programs.
You will expand and manage the CASIT Industry Affiliates program with a focus on training of emerging surgical and interventional technologies and will work with the American College of Surgeons and The American Board of Surgery to support and expand our accredited UCLA CASIT AEI, which will train and certify practicing surgeons in new, emerging surgical technologies and conduct research in learning and training of surgeons and interventionists with an emphasis on use of simulation in training.
As our Manager, you will be responsible for the education budget of the center, direct purchasing and maintenance of the equipment, coordinate operational technical support functions, interfacing with support organizations and collaborating with CASIT engineering staff. You will also provide direct instruction in key surgical assist technologies and proctoring of high stakes minimally invasive surgery skills tests.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with technical, administrative, clinical, and academic personnel at all levels both inside the University and in other institutions, agencies and corporations.
Ability to identify and prioritize new opportunities and unmet needs, to initiate selected projects for the enhancement of CASIT and to manage projects to completion.
Ability to understand a wide variety of technologies in order to prioritize and allocate resources across CASIT projects.
Working knowledge of engineering and technology research and development and management methods and processes preferred
Working knowledge of government contracting practices and regulations as they impact technology research programs preferred
Ability to supervise people, including administrative and support staff and, for selected projects, interdisciplinary technical teams.
Ability to write technical proposals and reports preferred
Ability to plan, analyze and manage budgets for ongoing operations and grant proposals.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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