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Coordinator of Clinical Affairs/Pharmacy Practice (Jackson, MS)


Jackson, MS, US, 39216

Department:  Pharmacy Practice (10000937)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Definition of Class

This position coordinates administrative operations of the Office of Clinical Affairs/Department of Pharmacy Practice. The incumbent exercises discretion and independent judgment with regard to planning, developing long and short term goals and objectives, implementing and maintaining programs, and supervising subordinate staff, and determining best practices and streamlining processes within the Office of Clinical Affairs / Department of Pharmacy Practice. 

Examples of Work Performed

  • Manages activities of department staff and daily operations of the including, managing personnel issues, work assignments, goal implementation, and department budget.
  • Participates in selection processes for staff positions, annual creation of departmental budget, development of goals and objectives, as well as conduction of staff training, development and evaluations.
  • Prepares and submits various documents and reports required to support research, teaching and services activities.
  • Tracks department responsibilities, commitments, and deadlines and ensures appropriate actions are taken within the required timeframe.
  • Monitors departmental fiscal accounts and provides recommendations for necessary adjustments.
  • Serves as liaison with the School of Pharmacy Business Office and other internal administrative offices.
  • Works closely with the School of Pharmacy Business Office to coordinate appropriate paperwork related to creation of positions, new hires and assigning appropriate accounts for expenditures.
  • Oversees the contract process for external partners to ensure proper communication and timely renewal of various agreements.
  • Represents the Department/Office of Clinical Affairs on various committees.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Provides administrative support to the Associate Dean/Chair.
  2. Manages activities of department staff and daily operations.
  3. Serves as a liaison with the School of Pharmacy Business Office and other internal administrative offices.
  4. Facilitates relationships with the University of Mississippi Medical Center and other external agencies.


Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university.




Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties.


Substitution Statement:

Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Salary/Wage Information

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi