Job Title:
Sr Dept Administrator
Job ID:
College of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Full/Part Time:
Shift Varies
FTE %:

Position summary

Sr Dept Administrator (Job Opening 445404) - Functions as Senior Department Administrator for Department of Internal Medicine, and its clinical practice plan (LLC); directs, leads and oversees all business, educational, research, clinical and administrative operations of department and clinical practice with full oversight and accountability for a total budget of over $330 Million, 15 divisions, 500+ faculty, 220 fellows and residents, and 650+ staff members; plays a key role in developing, establishing and communicating strategic plans, innovative initiatives and long-term goals and objectives to support the mission, vision and values of the organization in collaboration with Department Chair (Chair); researches and identifies current and emerging trends to facilitate development of innovative programs, services, and new initiatives to expand clinical, educational and research programs and services; defines scope of strategic plans and works with divisions to establish deliverable and measurable objectives and define action items; develops, implements and oversees mission area scorecards; regulates and ensures continuity of established business operation processing environment to reinforce adherence to established internal control structures; oversees fiscal, human resources, space and facilities management activities; forecasts, plans, develops and administers annual operating and capital budgets; ensures sound financial management; identifies opportunities to leverage and establish cross-departmental programs; leads, directs and oversees negotiations and management of contracts and affiliation agreements; oversees financial operations for the LLC to optimize billing and collections; initiates, develops and fosters collaboration between internal and external specialties, leadership, stakeholders and other affiliated organizations; advises chair in developing compensation and productivity models to support recruitment, retention and productivity of faculty and staff.

Education and experience

Master's degree in business or health services administration or equivalent combination of education and experience required; 10 years' experience in an administrative role managing a large academic program or department in a health care setting required, preferably in an academic medical center; knowledge of accounting & budgeting principles & applications required; considerable knowledge of medical billing regulations & processes required; supervisory experience required; knowledge of University policies, rules & regulations preferred; experience in a research setting preferred. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.