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Department Administrator C2

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The Department of Neurology is seeking an innovative, people-oriented leader for the Department Administrator position. Neurology is a highly active clinical department with an extensive research portfolio and active in its academic mission. The successful candidate would serve as an advisor to the departmental chairperson under limited supervision, and manage all administrative functions of the department. The role of administrator is both a challenging and varied field of work, previous experience at an academic institution is highly desirable.

This position requires strong organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, and an advanced level of strategic planning and practice management experience. Our department administrator may be called up to plan, develop and recommend new programs for the department. Propose and implement new programs to generate additional revenue. Effectively manage the various operational, fiscal and programmatic challenges presented with leading a clinical department that incorporates distinct programs, revenue structures and personnel. Oversee professional development, manages employee performance and talent acquisition. Develop talent succession plans for leadership and provide direction to and supervises subordinate management and department staff. Continuously encourages the raising of the performance of the staff to achieve the best possible outcome, and oversee daily functioning of the department. Additionally, knowledge and experience in areas covered by other staff in the department is also highly desirable. These areas may include scheduling, credentialing and practice management; fiscal and budgetary management; facility and departmental resource management, and grant administration and funding.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 4 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ACMPE or FACHE Certification
  • MBA or MHA degree
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic plans.
  • Demonstrated experience in senior level financial management, preferably in higher education, including overseeing the flow of cash and financial reporting; collecting, interpreting, and reviewing financial reports related to budgets and projections.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff and students; experienced in supervision of administrative and support staff personnel.
  • Ability to provide initiative, judgement and creativity in the resolution of complex problems.
  • Effective communication/presentation skills, and a proven track record of forming collaborative and effective working relationships with physicians and administrative leaders.
  • Ability to establish realistic and achievable priorities and the ability to lead staff to achieve institutional goals and objectives.

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