Program Analyst - OBGYN Academic Affairs

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023


BSD OBG - Academic Affairs

About the Department

The University of Chicago's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, within the Biological Sciences Division, provides excellence in health care services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause.

The Department is organized into eight sections and has over 135 clinical providers offering care at the main hospital in Hyde Park and at seven off-site locations. Teaching, research, and the highest quality clinical care are top priorities for the department, which covers all areas of Women's Health.

Job Summary

The Program Analyst performs routine administrative assignments primarily related to the academic affairs unit within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the UChicago Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The main components of the position include administrative support for the senior academic affairs officer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, responsibility for the credentialing and privileging appointment process via the UChicago Medical Staff Office and performing routine assignments in support of day-to-day operations of the Academic Affairs under the guidance and direction of the Associate Director.


  • Performs routine assignments related to support of new faculty undergoing credentialing and privileging appointment process via the UChicago Medical Staff Office.

  • Assists Associate Director with general academic onboarding for new faculty, academic appointees, postdoctoral researchers and academic visitors.

  • Assists Associate Director with routine assignments related to processing of postdoctoral scholars and fellows, including collaboration with the University's Office of International Affairs.

  • Under the guidance of Associate Director for Academic Affairs, performs routine assignments related to faculty and other academic appointee searches.

  • Under the guidance of Associate Director, assists new faculty with processing of their verification files via external agency.

  • Communicates with the UChicago Medical Staff Office regarding weekly deficiency notices.

  • Provides administrative support and performs routine assignments related to day-to-day operations of academic affairs programs within OBGYN and UChicago Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  • Contributes to process improvement in area of MSO credentialing, privileging and re-credentialing for new and current faculty in the OBGYN and UChicago Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  • Uses general understanding and experience to administer the delivery of services to program participants and/or beneficiaries.

  • Plans and conducts quality assurance reviews and recommends changes as appropriate.

  • Performs other related work as needed.

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through < 2 years of work experience in a related job discipline.



Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree.


  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in an administrative position in a related job discipline.

Preferred Competencies

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to multitask and follow-through on assignments.

  • Solid communication skills.

  • Solid interpersonal customer services skills.

  • Ability to handle sensitive information with absolute discretion.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Ability to foster a culture of inclusion and respect for diversity.​

Working Conditions

  • Office environment.

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)

  • Cover Letter (required)

When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

Job Family

Administration & Management

Role Impact

Individual Contributor

FLSA Status


Pay Frequency


Scheduled Weekly Hours


Benefits Eligible


Drug Test Required


Health Screen Required


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required


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