Division Administrator

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine

Business Services Program Director / Division Administrator

Position 00734303 - Requisition 09809

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Division Administrator position.

Nature of Work

Jobs in this career family provide general business operations of the organization or a combination of operational responsibilities covering multiple career families. Functions include institutional research, statistical analysis, policy development and review, strategic planning and broad unit business operations such as parking and transportation services, risk management, childcare services, real estate and property management, retail services or job responsibilities that combine fiscal, HR and operational management responsibilities.

Program Directors are responsible for the ongoing leadership and oversight of a program or function, including the development of strategies and processes which contribute to the University and/or campus mission and accountability for services provided. These positions typically do not supervise others.

Position Emphasis:

The Division Administrator coordinates policies and procedures and oversees the implementation of teaching, research and clinical programs within the Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine. Working under the direction and guidance of the Division Head, the Administrator has authority over the business affairs, funds and resources of the division. This position is responsible for aligning the division activities with the policies and procedures of the department, School of Medicine, and University of Colorado. The Administrator represents the division within the department and the School of Medicine, and the University of Colorado, providing essential communication, and networking for the effective functioning of these entities

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities of the Division of Hospital Medicine may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Financial Management

  • Fiscal responsibility and management of all funds of the Division of Hospital Medicine including state, federal, auxiliary, gift, endowment funds, grant and contract funds, and CU Medicine/clinical funds. Also manages the financial aspects of operations and staffing, faculty recruitment, and other short- and long-term planning functions.
  • Oversees Division's incentive plan including monitoring, tracking, calculating and reporting, and regular distribution of payments per CU Medicine and Division guidelines.
  • Manages faculty practice plan and clinical revenues for the Division of Hospital Medicine.
  • Prepares budgets, controls, and regularly monitors revenue and expenditure activity for each source of funds.
  • Implements and oversees execution of financial policies and procedures related to all facets of the University and CU Medicine financial enterprise systems (PeopleSoft, Concur, CU Marketplace, etc.) including electronic and paper approval and submission (i.e., POs, SPOs, University Payment Vouchers, Travel Reconciliation, Employee Reimbursements, CU Medicine Travel and CU Medicine Accounts Payable, etc.).
  • Prepares faculty salary data and sources of funds for annual salary recommendation process and responds to requests from the department for fiscal budgetary information.
  • Monitors physician services billing and collection activity.
  • Assists faculty with budget and routing paperwork and processing for grants submissions. Manages payroll, subcontract preparation and execution, and expenditures from grants and prepares reports for faculty upon request.
  • Serves in an administrative and supervisory capacity for the Division's Research Faculty to provide regulatory and financial oversight and assist with staff recruiting, work assignments, training, and supervision. Prepares financial reports and oversight of all clinical research for Division Head as needed.

Policy Coordination

  • Administers policies, rules and regulations from federal, state, University, CU Medicine and other sources. Administers and coordinates regulations and standards related to business management, clinical, research and educational administration.
  • Monitors educational and teaching programs to ensure compliance with institutional and national policy and procedure.
  • Prepares reports for the division, department or other internal and external entities as requested to respond to ACGME surveys and reports, program reviews, audits, etc.
  • Coordinates, plans and attends divisional planning and management meetings, including faculty and educational planning meetings.

Faculty Affairs

  • Coordinates, manages, and participates in the appointment, re-appointment, evaluation, promotion and tenure activities for faculty in the division. Assists Division Head with faculty recruitment and credentialing (UCH and CU Medicine), including processing appropriate visa paperwork with the International Students and Scholars Service staff.


  • Coordinates personnel matters for the division, including position establishment, recruitment, affirmative action, hiring and supervision of staff, performance planning and appraisal, and termination processes.
  • Facilitates and promotes staff development and training classes, and provides orientation to faculty and staff as needed.
  • Processes a variety of personnel forms in multiple personnel systems and conducts required processes in PeopleSoft, CU Medicine or UCH systems. Maintains appropriate personnel records (e.g., administrative, vacation, sick leave). Monitors performance evaluation activities for all support staff to include implementation and maintenance of the appropriate performance planning/appraisal program.


  • Manages divisional purchasing activities, including delegation of purchasing responsibilities and adherence to purchasing policy, acquisition of capital equipment items and major capital building/renovation, and negotiation of leases.

Facilities Management

  • Oversees Division facilities, both on and off campus, to ensure efficiency of operations. Participates in construction and/or remodeling activities and space and equipment inventory to assist in the long range planning of facilities.


  • Participates in planning activities for the division, including long- and short-range planning. Works with the Division Head and other faculty members as needed or requested to analyze and report existing and/or new programs and ventures to interested parties.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is/is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, health care management or closely related field and five (5) years of professional experience in financial administration/management.
  • Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis, but not for the specific experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting/business/health care management, or finance.
  • Five years of responsible financial, administrative, and supervisory experience in a university or healthcare setting.
  • Prior experience with the University's PeopleSoft finance and human resources management system. Prior experience in managing clinical and/or grant revenue.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Strong financial management skills to include comprehensive understanding of academic medical institution financial structure and operational standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage funds effectively, from a variety of sources and with the use of a variety of financial management software applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and present analytical assessments and reports, and to communicate professionally and effectively.
  • Demonstrated excellence in establishing work priorities and providing follow through, and meeting established deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully plan, organize, implement and coordinate financial and administrative activities in a diverse and complicated system.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise staff and assign or reorganize tasks to meet the Division's overall strategic goals.

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter/letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Ethan Hagen at Ethan.Hagen@ucdenver.edu

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 3-5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Business Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20209 - SOM-MED-GIM

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 11, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Ethan Hagen

Posting Contact Email: Ethan.Hagen@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00734303


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