The UCSF Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi) is a multi-year program funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Lynne and Marc Benioff. The initiative aims to reduce the global burden of preterm birth, which is the leading cause of death for newborns and the second leading cause of death for children under five. The PTBi is a cross-campus and multi-disciplinary initiative at UCSF, with leadership from the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, the Department of Ob/Gyn & RS, and Global Health Sciences.
The PTBi Program Coordinator (PC) reports directly to the PTBi Program Director. The PTBi PC is responsible for the coordination of administrative activities, budget communications, project management and general day-to-day operations within PTBi-CA. This position serves as the Program Director’s liaison with internal and external partners working with PTBi. This includes managing multiple calendars, composing high-level correspondence, reports and presentations for PTBi faculty and the PTBi Program Director.
The PTBi PC provides direct support for management and distribution of information that may be sensitive or confidential. The PTBi PC is expected to function as an integral part of a professional team in a fast-paced environment and to facilitate the smooth flow of work, ensuring accountability for all administrative needs for the unit. The PTBi Program Coordinator receives direction from the Program Director in the form of objectives with deadline driven goals. The PTBi PC will work on special projects or assignments with professionalism and discretion.
DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS, GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCES
The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences (Ob/Gyn & RS) is a major academic Department in the School of Medicine, engaged in clinical, research, and training activities at the Parnassus, Mt. Zion, Mission Bay and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Campuses, as well as satellite locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, with an annual operating budget of $129 million. The Department has ranked No. 1 in research funding from the National Institutes of Health for the fourth straight year.
The Department has 86 full-time faculty, 136 other academic appointees, 18 post-doctoral fellows, 20 clinical fellows, 32 residents, 113 voluntary clinical faculty, and 310 staff. The mission of the UCSF Ob/Gyn & RS Department is to improve the lives and health of all women through excellence, innovation and leadership in Patient Care, Scientific Discovery, Education, and Advocacy.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences, health professions and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.