Takes strategic initiatives from development through successful execution under the guidance of executive leadership and in collaboration with leaders across the enterprise.
Act as a catalyst and driving force, building relationships to optimize organizational performance.
Accurately represent leadership for operational excellence in decision-making, meetings and discussions bringing understanding and alignment to establish outcomes.
Ensure communications are well-coordinated, timely, and effective.
Act as a proactive advisor on issues related to University, BSD and UCMC policy, process, and practice.
Facilitate strategic management process, provide expertise and program management for specific strategic initiatives out of the Deanâ™s office that are critical in meeting organizational goals.
Responsible for developing collegial and collaborative relationships regarding governance, budget management, engagement, project updates, proposals, and planning.
Serve as a subject matter expert, handling inquiries, developing action plans, preparing, and disseminating a broad range of communications.
Manage priorities to maximize relationships with the University, BSD, the Boards, hospital leaders, and leaders across the enterprise including department chairs.
Prepare reports, proposals, briefings, presentations, and responses on organizational and strategic issues that frequently require sensitivity, discretion, judgment, or negotiation.
Manage communications, develop message strategies and consistency, and prepare and coordinate special correspondence.
Represent the Chief Physician and Vice Dean to various constituencies, both internal and external to the University, and serve on committees.
Plans and develops program objectives and/or content. Researches and identifies trends and needs and establishes program directions accordingly.
Serves as a key resource for program information. Resolves problems or questions referred by program staff, University administrators, or other contingencies.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s degree in Business Administration or similar field
5+ years in a leadership or executive management role.
Proficient in strategic planning and implementation.
Experience communicating organizational goals and results to a broad audience.
Experience developing creative solutions to address organizational challenges.
Experience in operational productivity.
Strong project reporting skills.
Strong organizational communication experience.
Experience in data analysis.
Experience working in higher education or an academic medical center.
Experience in operations management.
Proven success in coordinating high impact or organizational projects.
Proven experience organizing and directing teams and departments.
Excellent communicator in written and verbal form.
Strong customer service approach.
Ability to handle complex issues, influence and problem-solve.
Ability to interact comfortably with senior executives, faculty and staff.
Ability to develop collaborative relationships throughout the University community.
Ability to effectively manage a heavy workload, competing priorities and tight deadlines.
Ability to effectively make decisions that represent the mission, values and strategic plan of the organization and leaders.
Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive materials and situations.
Ability to have words, actions and behavior reflect a high level of integrity.
Intermediate to Advanced skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
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