Assistant Dean - Finance And Administration, College of Health Professions - 21000000JD
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center seeks applications for an Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration in the College of Health Professions. The Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration works with the Dean to develop and coordinate the day-to-day operational, human resources, facilities, communications and internal relations, information management and technology, and budgetary and financial management of the College. This position functions as a key member of the Dean's management team and acts as the Dean's representative within the College in relation to these functions.
Primary responsibilities of the position are as follows:
Administers and manages the budget for the College of Health Professions departments and divisions.
Interpret and disseminate university-wide policies and guidelines for administrative and budget development activities. Attend business manager's meetings (College and University-wide).
Manage the College of Health Professions human resources functions, including job descriptions and posting, employee relations, compliance, leaves of absence, and other personnel administrative functions. Assist departments in ensuring they are properly staffed. Implement and monitor the performance appraisal program consistent with university policy and procedures.
Assist pre-award staff with grant proposal budget preparation, review and approval.
Supervise post-award grants and sub-award contracts management, including effort allocation and fund expense monitoring.
Answer, interpret and adjudicate fiscal questions presented by the department chairs
Supervise and manage staff who report to the Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration and the Dean's Office.
Partner with College of Health Profession senior leadership to identify and execute actions that drive profitable growth and capture market share; improve operational efficiencies and increase productivity within the budget process.
In consultation with department chairs, direct administrative support staff and participate in their reviews. Preside over regular office staff meetings.
Maintain confidential faculty records and all other required documentation for faculty as required by the University.
Act as the college liaison to various University departments (e.g., Finance, Sponsored Programs, Human Resources, Facilities, Information Technology, Foundation, Planning, and Operations).
Develop and implement appropriate training and professional development opportunities to meet individual and organizational needs.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Dean.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business or closely related area
Eight years of progressive experience in a university setting that includes administration, program management, or human resources responsibilities
Previous supervisory experience
Master's or Doctoral degree in business or related area
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Working experience with financial information management platforms (i.e., IRIS/SAP; Banner Finance; Jenzabar One) in addition to working experience with Oracle or relatable platform
SKILLS: Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to multi-task. Strong organizational skills with the ability to establish priorities to meet deadlines. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and a positive and respectful attitude with peers, students, supervisors, administrators, customers, and visitors. Experience with automated spreadsheets, financial databases, and a high level of analytical skills. Proficient computer skills (including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook). Ability to develop and present financial data and analysis. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects that require demonstrated leadership ability. Ability to interact with individuals of diverse cultures, religions, and languages. Ability to maintain sensitive, confidential, and personal issues and ethical quandaries.
Applications received by May 12, 2021, will receive priority consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to the chair of the Search Committee Chair to James Carson ( firstname.lastname@example.org ), Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The College of Health Professions
The College serves as an administrative home for allied health programs offered through the Departments of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Diagnostic and Health Sciences, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences. The College plans to add new departments, divisions, and programs over the next three years as it moves into an exciting phase of unprecedented growth in research, education, and clinical service. For more information about the College of Health Professions, go to: https://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/ .
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Admin-Coll Of Health Professions
Job Posting Apr 14, 2021, 2:48:18 PM
Internal Number: 21000000JD
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.
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