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Administrative Fellow

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
27285351 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $47,800 - $72,700

Position Information

Fellowship applications will be accepted through January 31, 2023. The fellowship year begins in August of the following year. Interested persons will apply online by filling out an application and uploading a resume, a cover letter which includes expected graduation date, and a statement of purpose.

Completion of a Master's degree before the beginning of the fellowship is required. Our selection process aims for a diverse set of skills, backgrounds, and experiences. No formal professional experience is health care is required beyond education.

Preference is given to candidates with ties to the Inland Empire of Southern California and demonstrated commitment to the UCR School of Medicine mission.

Interviews for the fellowship will commence in early 2023 with offers made in early spring for an August start date.

The School of Medicine Administrative Fellowship program seeks masters-prepared individuals who wish to develop their management and leadership skills in a fast-paced medical school environment. Fellows participate in projects and activities that build and strengthen essential administrative skills. Under the close supervision of the Director of Faculty Development and the Chief Financial and Administrative Office in the School of Medicine (SOM), this position will perform administrative and analytical duties in support of SOM operations. The duration of the position is 12 months. Fellows participate in projects and activities that build and strengthen essential administrative skills. Fellows for academic year 2023/2024 will rotate six months in a clinical department and six months in an administrative department. Fellows will complete projects during their rotation and will attend monthly didactic sessions. The budgeted salary amount for this position is up to $55,000/yr.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Business coursework in Accounting/Finance, Operations and Business Administration. Preferred
Master of Health Administration, Master of Business Administration with a Health concentration or Master of Public Health. Preferred


Experience Requirement
0 - 1 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Occasional local travel to various UCR/SOM locations and sites. Required
Applicants with a stated desire to pursue career in health administration. Required
Overtime Required
Travel Required

Minimum Requirements

Basic program and project management skills.
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Acquiring knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques.
Basic skills to analyze and research information and learn to synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities. Uses organizational skills to multi-task in a high-volume environment.
Basic communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to function as a member of a team.
Analytical skills that are typically acquired during the course of obtaining a Master's degree.
Broad customer service orientation and critical thinking skills.
Skills to learn organization-specific and other computer application programs.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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