Administrative Associate I/S, Operations Applications Manager

East Lansing, MI
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 4495

Internal Posting Date: 11-23-2016

Internal Closing Date: 11-29-2016

External Closing Date: 04-25-2017

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Administrative Associate I/S

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Multiple Position Numbers: No

Major Administrative Unit/College: MSU Health Team

Primary Department: 10055419 MSU HEALTH TEAM

Position Employee Group: Professional Supervisory-APSA

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Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Standard 8-5

Varied Work Hours (if applicable):

Limited Term/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information:

Faculty: Salary Range Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary Negotiable

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Pay Grade Level: 14

Position Summary: The Operations Applications Manager is responsible for coordinating the maintenance and enhancement of MSU Health. Specific areas of responsibility include the training function, content development, and reporting. Ensures the application is providing the optimal benefit to the respective clinics, and is well integrated into clinic workflows. Consults with the Chief Medical Information Officer and acts as the primary liaison with MSU IT, to ensure that the technical and infrastructure needs of the MSU Health clinical applications are met. Participates and coordinates strategic planning and budgetary planning with provider and practice representatives.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Business Administration, Accounting, Management or Healthcare; five to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in financial or accounting practices, developing research projects, funding and grant practices and/or experience in clinical operations, specifically utilizing an Electronic Medical Record system; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Desired Qualifications: Experience working in an outpatient physician practice or ambulatory setting with direct responsibility for patient care activities in a leadership capacity; experience working with health information technology, as an application analyst or other similar role; minimum of five years' experience in a leadership role; experience working with physicians, and allied health professionals; understanding of the healthcare industry; strong problem solving skills, ability to manage project tasks and timelines, and analytical ability; ability to set goals and assess results in accordance with the highest standards; to work cooperatively with others; to perform consistently under the pressure of deadlines and other administrative demands; able to adapt easily to change and engage with others in a team environment.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV

Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Other Document

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

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Union Affiliation: Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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