Salary Range: $79,920 - 93,960, commensurate with experience
Pay Frequency: Annual
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University
This is a fixed-term position with an end date of 6/30/2020. This position may be extended or converted to a regular position depending on business needs and funding.
The Director of is responsible for the design and implementation of all programs in the bioethics program area at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.
This program area explores the ethical issues in healthcare (including clinical ethics) and biotechnology as well as other aspects of bioethics. The Director is responsible for identification, development, and execution of projects and activities, including identifying funding opportunities, supervising the Health Care Ethics Internship and associated staff, providing contracted ethics consultation services, pursuing opportunities for continuous program improvement and development, and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Identify and respond to key ethical issues in health care, including health care equity, biotechnology, particularly data analytics and artificial intelligence, and other areas of bioethics and public health and provide written commentary through blog posting, the Ethics Center website, local and national news outlets, and other means Lead in the continuous development and execution of partnerships and programming in the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics bioethics program area both on-campus and in the community
Develop and execute content regarding ethical dilemmas encountered in health care and bioethics
Build and sustain the bioethics program advisory council
Respond as appropriate to media and other inquiries received by the Ethics Center Create on-line and other educational content appropriate for stakeholders and the general public in the bioethics area
Collaborate with the Director of External Relations to investigate funding opportunities and secure funds in support of the bioethics program in general and the Internship in particular
Expand and manage a pipeline of participants to engage in bioethics activities and programs by building robust relationships with stakeholders in the Santa Clara University and Silicon Valley communities
Provide ethics consultation services to our contracted hospital partners and establish new partnerships or lines of service as required
Provide direction to and further develop the Health Care Ethics Internship including developing and delivering content for reflection sessions and identifying new rotation opportunities
Work with the Managing Director on developing new consulting opportunities
Work with the Managing Director on contracting for consultation and Internship sites Prepare and manage the budget for the program area and Internship Additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director
PROVIDE WORK DIRECTION
Supervise and provide on-going direction to the Health Care Ethics Internship Manager and Honzel Fellow Help bioethics staff to develop activities to address the Center and program's strategic goals
Provide project management advice to bioethics staff Approve bioethics staff timesheets
Approve bioethics staff expenses and contracted hours for billing
Evaluate bioethics staff for annual University performance review
Serve on hiring committees for staff and students as requested
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience required or preferred.
Advanced education in bioethics as demonstrated by a master's or doctoral degree; or, a relevant master's or professional degree and demonstrated understanding of ethical analysis, preferably along with formal training in bioethics.
A minimum of 5 years' experience and demonstrated skill in bioethics in an academic and/or health care setting or equivalent
Experience in program design, evaluation, and continuous improvement, e.g., design thinking
Experience and demonstrated skill in consultation, education, and policy (institutional and public) development in bioethics or equivalent, preferably in a hospital or other health care setting
Experience and demonstrated teaching skill in university and/or professional environments or equivalent
Experience and demonstrated skill in program administration
Experience and demonstrated skill in qualitative and/or quantitative research in bioethics or equivalent
Experience in contracting highly desirable
Experience with Human Subject protocols highly desirable Excellent written and oral communications skills (general and professional audiences) including public speaking or equivalent
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders including social sector professionals, students, staff, and faculty
Ability to lead in complex program development
Ability to work collaboratively with Ethics Center staff, professionals, and community partners in a leadership position
Ability to work within a diverse and multicultural work environment
Understanding of the Jesuit commitment to social justice and to the education of the whole person
Appreciation of and commitment to further the mission, values, and goals of Santa Clara University and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the California Fair Employment & Housing Act, and all other applicable laws, SCU provides reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. A qualified individual is a person who meets skill, experience, education, or other requirements of the position, and who can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Evening hours expected (6 evenings/quarter)
Considerable time is spent at a desk using a computer terminal
May be required to travel to other buildings on the campus
May be required to attend conference and training sessions within Bay Area or in- or out-of-state locations
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
About Santa Clara University Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master's universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California's oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
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