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VICE CHAIR, ADMINISTRATION, DOM

Req ID:  2311
Date:  Nov 6, 2019
Location: 

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER

School of Medicine:

 

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.

 

Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

 

 

The Vice Chair, Administration serves as the administrative leader and senior management advisor to the Chair of Medicine and our physician faculty leadership within the Department of Medicine. The role provides overall administrative leadership, strategic insight, and financial oversight of the daily administrative operations throughout the Department.

Highlights:
* Serves as a liaison and strategic partner with all levels of administration, faculty, and outside organizations to coordinate Departmental business, accomplish directives, and facilitate administrative operational activity for the Department. Whether directly performed, assigned to Divisions, or delivered by other entities, Department operations are the responsibility of the Vice Chair.

* The Vice Chair is responsible for multiple direct reports to include finance, research administration, human resources, and clinical operations. Additional management oversight of the Division Administrators occurs in concert with the Division Chiefs.

* Actively leads and engages with other leaders throughout the strategic planning process for the Department. The Vice Chair drives forward solutions to improve current business processes and make them more efficient. Recognizes and implements continuous improvement in the fiscal and operational performance of the Department.

* The Vice Chair is responsible for the administrative management of clinical programs that are significant in value and reputation to Duke School of Medicine, Duke University Health System, and the Private Diagnostic Clinic. 

* The Department’s extensive research portfolio includes many clinical trials and science labs. The Vice Chair understands all grants and contracts funding sources and how they impact Departmental funds flow, faculty effort, etc. Directs faculty salary distribution on research fund codes, effort, and the distribution of faculty total professional effort via Medicine’s Office of Research. Manages research space, facilities and resources, equipment, and the disposition thereof.

* Provides financial oversight, controls, procedures and practices for the development, implementation and management of operational budgets, endowment, gifts, and Private Diagnostic Clinic revenues consistent with internal and external compliance and in support of the broader strategic goals of the Department. Ensures we have the appropriate fiduciary controls within the Department, consistent with School of Medicine and DukeHealth standards.

* Oversees financial reporting, analysis, forecasting and business planning. Negotiates institutional budgetary support for operational activities, recruitment packages, capital procurement, and facility improvement. Directs production and presentation of Departmental annual budgets to DukeHealth leadership.

* Provides necessary analyses and guidance to the Chair and Division Chiefs to support recruitment and retention of key faculty. Engages in personnel planning, analysis and assessment of administrative support to ensure an organizational structure that meets the needs of the Department and Divisions.

* Represents the Department Chair in meetings, conferences, and other affairs of an administrative nature. Works in partnership with other senior administrators across DukeHealth and the University. As Vice Chair of the School's largest department, this position leads many important initiatives which impact faculty and staff across the institution.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging.

Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education/Training

 

Masters degree in business or healthcare.

 

Experience

 

Minimum of eight years related work experience in finance and health care, managing large and complex organizations, minimally involving physician clinical practice and ideally including research administration

Relevant experience in healthcare, particularly an academic medical center. Significant management experience in a faculty-driven environment. Experience in using computerized accounting and financial information systems.

 

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

 

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

 


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh