1. Onboarding and Orientation of Postdocs: Develop and implement engaging and dynamic postdoctoral onboarding and orientation. Hold orientations quarterly postdoc, review compensation and benefit materials with incoming postdocs, as well as provide comprehensive orientation to campuses \u2013 including both physical and digital overviews, manage postdoctoral preceptor program, be available to answer general questions and communicate updates to centers, institutes and schools.
2. Career and Professional Development: Develop innovative programs to serve the needs of the postdoctoral community at OHSU. Coordinate and leverage existing programs that provide professional development to ensure that postdocs are informed and that trainings are appropriate to their needs. Develop resources for postdocs, where needed, for professional development and serve as a point of contact for information about academic and alternative careers. Provide career advising, coaching, and other resources to ensure postdocs have the tools they need to succeed. Develop other trainings (or leverage existing trainings) to assist postdocs with presentation skills, conflict management, and effective communication skills.
3. Oversight of Postdoctoral Affairs: Establish policies, procedures and programs specific to the needs of the postdoc population as well as the needs of their mentors. Interact and communicate regularly with all work units that have postdocs training in them, use independent judgment and outstanding problem solving skills to initiate, coordinate, and assure the completion of routine and non-routine departmental and interdepartmental requests and activities. Track institutional information and work with requests for information from NIH, NSF, etc.
4. Serve as representative of OHSU postdocs at various function, associations and committees, e.g., National Postdoc Association meetings and events.
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