Essential Functions: Reporting to the Department Chair, the Department Administrator manages a team that provides a variety of administrative and business services including the management, leadership and oversight of the financial, operational, research, instructional, space and facility needs, compliance and outreach initiatives to support the Department's of Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Anesthesiology with research and their educational mission.Essential Functions Include:Provide oversight through assigned staff for regulatory compliance, budgeting, monitoring, stewardship, and safeguarding the assets and department resources. Evaluate requests for use of departmental funds and make decisions or recommendations as appropriate. Ensure the integrity of all transactions and financial reports. Represent department in budget meetings. Establish operating policies and procedures to ensure that expenditures of departmental funds meet the needs of the Department and are allowable within university policies. In collaboration with the Department Chair develops, establishes and communicates strategic plans, innovative initiatives and long-term goals and objectives to support the mission, vision and values of the organization. Through assigned staff, manage or assists in the oversight for the preparation of grant proposals and contractual agreements and associated budgets; ensure the timely submission of proposals or agreements and progress reports, which meet institutional or departmental mandates. Serve as a liaison to faculty, School of Medicine (SoM) Research Support team, Grants and Contract Administrator and Sponsored Program Administration (SPA), Oversee all aspects of research administration, including pre and post-award, and special education program grant management. Provide overall leadership and direction to staff. Set expectations & focus, assign duties, delegate responsibilities, evaluate activities, prepare performance appraisals & professional development plans. Facilitate, lead, and participate in projects and multidisciplinary teams. Develop and direct programs for development/philanthropy and other types of outreach. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: BA/BS Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Research Administration, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. At least seven years of progressively more responsible administrative experience, preferably in an academic medical center, physician practice, large multi-specialty clinic or other related health-services venture. At least three years of supervisory experience. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Demonstrated ability to write analytical and administrative reports and other communication.Demonstrated skill in management of space, equipment, and material resources including developing utilization plans and justifying acquisitions.Demonstrated computer skills to develop financial and administrative reporting systems for cost control and financial planning and analysis.Working knowledge of the principles and practices of contract and grant administration. Skilled in negotiating; exchanging ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions or solutions. Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate conferences and lectures.
Internal Number: 76_208043
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